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# catalonia - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Catalonia imposes regional lockdown on 200,000 people following surge in Covid-19 cases
# Segria
# Segria

Catalonia imposes regional lockdown on 200,000 people following surge in Covid-19 cases

Jul 4th 2020, 6:36 PM 45,219 Views 34 Comments

There was a significant rise in cases in the Segria area.

# catalonia - Friday 3 January, 2020

Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that
# Deadlock
# Deadlock

Spain has been struggling to form a government since April - but Catalan separatists could soon change that

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:48 AM 9,744 Views 2 Comments

Catalonia’s ERC party will abstain from a confidence vote next week.

# catalonia - Friday 18 October, 2019

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Oct 18th 2019, 10:45 PM 12,233 Views 26 Comments

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

El Clasico postponed for security reasons
# Political Unrest
From The42
# Political Unrest

El Clasico postponed for security reasons

Oct 18th 2019, 10:55 AM 10,143 Views 12 Comments

Next Saturday’s meeting between Barcelona and Real Madrid has been called off due to the Catalonia protests.

# catalonia - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders
# Spain
# Spain

Over 50 people arrested as protests continue over jailing of Catalan leaders

Oct 16th 2019, 12:02 PM 5,918 Views 17 Comments

The protests began after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders earlier this week.

# catalonia - Monday 14 October, 2019

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders
# Protests
# Protests

Chaos at Barcelona airport as thousands protest over sentencing of Catalan leaders

Oct 14th 2019, 8:34 PM 38,686 Views 43 Comments

Demonstrators flooded the streets of Barcelona before marching towards El Prat airport in Barcelona.

# catalonia - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal
# Go Your Own Way
From The42
# Go Your Own Way

'The Marc Overmars route' - Barcelona new boy De Jong reveals dream of joining Arsenal

Jul 10th 2019, 7:45 PM 10,256 Views 3 Comments

The former Ajax midfielder thought he would move to north London before he went to Spain, following in the footsteps of another Dutch great.

# catalonia - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Europe heatwave: 'Extreme risk' Spanish wildfires could spread after 13,500 acres destroyed
# Forest Fires
# Forest Fires

Europe heatwave: 'Extreme risk' Spanish wildfires could spread after 13,500 acres destroyed

Jun 27th 2019, 6:20 PM 24,937 Views 10 Comments

The forest fire is spreading through Catalonia.

# catalonia - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Catalan leaders charged with rebellion as Spain is gripped by 'trial of the century'
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Catalan leaders charged with rebellion as Spain is gripped by 'trial of the century'

Feb 12th 2019, 2:39 PM 10,490 Views 12 Comments

More than 600 journalists are accredited to a trial that is being broadcast on live TV.

# catalonia - Monday 20 August, 2018

Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'
# Spain
# Spain

Spanish police treating attempted knife assault on officers as 'terrorist attack'

Updated Aug 20th 2018, 2:40 PM 24,748 Views 59 Comments

The man was shot dead by a police officer during the incident in Catalonia.

# catalonia - Monday 14 May, 2018

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'
# Independence
# Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

May 14th 2018, 7:09 PM 10,641 Views 7 Comments

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

# catalonia - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Massive march in Barcelona against jailing of 9 Catalan leaders for rebelling
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Massive march in Barcelona against jailing of 9 Catalan leaders for rebelling

Apr 15th 2018, 4:44 PM 17,690 Views 35 Comments

“They need to demonstrate that there was violence to execute the sentences that they want, so they invent it,” one protester said.

# catalonia - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Apr 5th 2018, 10:27 PM 7,773 Views 24 Comments

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

# catalonia - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:26 AM 7,549 Views 82 Comments

German prosecutors have requested that the former Catalan leader be extradited back to Spain.

# catalonia - Monday 26 March, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests
# Independence
# Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

Mar 26th 2018, 7:33 AM 8,048 Views 40 Comments

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

# catalonia - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Thousands protest in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont arrested
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Thousands protest in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont arrested

Mar 25th 2018, 6:40 PM 22,932 Views 131 Comments

Carles Puigdemont will appear before a German court tomorrow.

# catalonia - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is
# Can't Finn-d Him
# Can't Finn-d Him

Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is

Mar 24th 2018, 2:06 PM 13,127 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont is wanted by Spain on charges of “rebellion” and “sedition”.

# catalonia - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid
# Exiled
# Exiled

Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid

Mar 1st 2018, 9:35 PM 12,142 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont, who is wanted in Spain for his role in the failed secession bid, is in self-exile in Belgium.

# catalonia - Saturday 27 January, 2018

The Catalan influence in today's Irish basketball final
# Unity
From The42
# Unity

The Catalan influence in today's Irish basketball final

Jan 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 4,167 Views 0 Comments

Joan Jordi Vall-Llobera chats to The42 ahead of UCD Marian’s clash with Templeogue today.

# catalonia - Friday 5 January, 2018

Lionel Messi can quit Barca, if Catalonia leaves Spain - reports
# Permutation
From The42
# Permutation

Lionel Messi can quit Barca, if Catalonia leaves Spain - reports

Jan 5th 2018, 1:23 PM 9,341 Views 14 Comments

According to a report in Madrid daily El Mundo, the contract the star signed last November includes a clause stating as much.

# catalonia - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory
# Independence
# Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Dec 24th 2017, 10:49 AM 5,755 Views 12 Comments

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

# catalonia - Friday 22 December, 2017

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 13,164 Views 34 Comments

Independence is still a distant prospect despite yesterday’s election victory for separatists as Madrid reject appeal for meeting.

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority
# Independence
# Independence

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:49 AM 16,460 Views 44 Comments

There was a record high turnout of over 80%.

# catalonia - Thursday 21 December, 2017

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Dec 21st 2017, 8:55 AM 8,672 Views 0 Comments

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

Catalans are voting in a decisive election today that could mark a turning point
# Decision Time
# Decision Time

Catalans are voting in a decisive election today that could mark a turning point

Dec 21st 2017, 8:19 AM 7,995 Views 23 Comments

The region takes to the polls to decide between pro-independence parties and those wanting to remain part of Spain.

# catalonia - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

Dec 5th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,698 Views 6 Comments

The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.

# catalonia - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign
# Regional Election
# Regional Election

'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign

Nov 25th 2017, 2:47 PM 8,731 Views 15 Comments

Puigdemont was sacked as Catalan president after Catalonia’s independence declaration on 27 October

# catalonia - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Spanish Prime Minister visits Catalonia and urges businesses not to leave
# The Barcelona Way
# The Barcelona Way

Spanish Prime Minister visits Catalonia and urges businesses not to leave

Nov 12th 2017, 6:19 PM 7,886 Views 26 Comments

Rajoy last month dismissed Catalonia’s government and parliament.

# catalonia - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Thousands demand the release of Catalan independence leaders at Barcelona protest
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Thousands demand the release of Catalan independence leaders at Barcelona protest

Nov 11th 2017, 5:45 PM 10,780 Views 34 Comments

Eight members of his former cabinet were detained last week on charges of sedition, rebellion and misuse of public funds.

# catalonia - Friday 10 November, 2017

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

Nov 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 8,000 Views 28 Comments

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

# catalonia - Monday 6 November, 2017

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Nov 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 7,573 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

# catalonia - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,398 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

# catalonia - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest
# Buying Time
# Buying Time

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest

Nov 4th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,118 Views 30 Comments

Belgian authorities have confirmed the receipt of a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

# catalonia - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?
# What Do You Think
# What Do You Think

Poll: Should the Catalan flag be flown over Dublin's City Hall?

Nov 2nd 2017, 8:47 AM 56,493 Views 257 Comments

A vote will be held this morning on whether the flag should be flown as a gesture of solidarity.

# catalonia - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion'

Nov 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 8,170 Views 36 Comments

Carles Puigdemont faces up to 30 years in prison.

# catalonia - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'

Oct 31st 2017, 12:59 PM 18,900 Views 86 Comments

Facing charges of rebellion following his region’s vote for independence, Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont has turned up in Brussels

Nadal hoping for improvements in Spain-Catalonia relations amid political tension
# Catalonia
From The42
# Catalonia

Nadal hoping for improvements in Spain-Catalonia relations amid political tension

Oct 31st 2017, 7:30 AM 2,157 Views 1 Comment

With tensions between Spain and Catalonia rising, tennis icon Rafael Nadal hopes for a positive outcome.

# catalonia - Monday 30 October, 2017

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members
# Opposition
# Opposition

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members

Oct 30th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,782 Views 56 Comments

Spanish authorities say deposed officials will be allowed to take their personal belongings from official buildings, but are barred from performing any official duties.

# catalonia - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence
# Spain
# Spain

Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence

Oct 28th 2017, 6:00 PM 30,172 Views 270 Comments

“It is a travesty that in relation to Catalonia, this Fine Gael government ignores our country’s own history,” one MEP said.

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover
# Independence
# Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

Oct 28th 2017, 3:05 PM 24,297 Views 55 Comments

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

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