Catalonia

Catalan separatists projected to win snap election

Catalonia's secessionist parties projected to continue governing the breakaway region under threats from Madrid.

Catalan separatists projected to win snap election

Catalonia

Catalonia elections: how will the silent majority vote?

Catalonia's regional elections have started, with strong turnout and many people expressing their hope that it will lead to stability. It remains to be seen whether the resulting parliament will be secessionist or unionist.

Opinion

Cracking down on independence movements is a bad idea

If independence movements are given a legal path and engaged in negotiations, secession is much less likely to happen.

Jason Sorens

by Jason Sorens

Jason Sorens

Spain

Catalonia votes on future of separatist project

Highly-anticipated regional elections, aimed at resolving separatist crisis, could have EU-wide implications.

Catalonia elections: Poll aims to end separatist crisis

Europe

Catalonia make up or break up: Polls too close to call

Thursday's elections in Catalonia will gauge the feelings of the populace after Carles Puigdemont's government led a secession bid in October that was quashed by the Spanish national government.

Catalonia

Will Catalonia's election end its separatist crisis?

Catalonia will vote in snap elections on Thursday in a bid to end its separatist crisis. Where does the region stand?

Catalonia set to vote with separatists in jail, exile

Catalonia

Catalonia election campaigns set to end

Catalans head to the polls on Thursday for a vote that could decide if their province breaks away from Spain.

Inside Story

Who will Catalans vote for?

Spain's prime minister calls for a return to normality in Catalonia as the region prepares yet again to vote.

Europe

Spain: Secession bid a key factor in Catalonia election

Catalans go to the polls on Thursday to vote in an election that could decide if their province breaks away from Spain.

Catalonia

Catalonia snap election: campaign on final weekend

Politicians in Catalonia are holding final rallies before the election on Thursday.

Catalonia

Spain grants bail to arrested pro-independence politicians

Polls show next week's regional election in Catalonia is likely to leave its political crisis unresolved.

Catalonia

Not everyone has time for Catalan independence

The shepherds of Spain's Pyrenees have their own language, culture and concerns. They spoke to Al Jazeera about their views on Catalonia and Catalan independence.

The Listening Post

Tertulias: Talking heads on Spain's airwaves

How a wave of political talk shows in Spain helps to magnify politics, normalise informality and dramatise debate.

Catalonia

Spain withdraws request for Puigdemont's extradition

The international arrest warrant for the former president of Catalonia has been withdrawn. He is currently in Belgium.

Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Sacked Catalan leader and four former ministers no longer face arrest in Belgium, but could be held in Spain on return.

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Puigdemont