Ex-Catalonia head on trial for organising a symbolic independence referendum in 2014 despite a ban by Spanish courts.
War & Conflict
by Belen Fernandez
Politics11 Nov 2015 20:18 GMT
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Europe11 Sep 2015 17:06 GMT
Catalans throng streets of Barcelona, two weeks ahead of regional polls billed as indirect vote on independence.
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Hundreds of thousands expected to rally on the streets of Barcelona demanding a referendum on splitting from Spain.
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Spain29 Jan 2015 10:24 GMT
For Europe's separatists, September is fast becoming the month to vote for independence.
Politics14 Jan 2015 21:47 GMT
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Politics11 Nov 2014 20:58 GMT
Spanish government indifferent to region's symbolic vote for independence in which two million people took part.
Politics09 Nov 2014 20:55 GMT
Regional government went ahead with the vote, drawing about 2 million voters to polls described by Madrid as useless.
Politics09 Nov 2014 01:20 GMT
Catalans hope for big turnout in a symbolic independence vote strongly opposed by the central government in Madrid.
Inside Story08 Nov 2014 22:05 GMT
Defiant Catalonians push ahead with symbolic independence referendum, despite Madrid's objections.
Politics08 Nov 2014 19:41 GMT
Sunday's vote is non-binding as Spanish government blocked an official referendum, calling it illegal.
Politics08 Nov 2014 16:53 GMT
Catalans expected to turn out in droves on Sunday for what is now a 'symbolic' independence referendum.
Politics28 Oct 2014 11:47 GMT
After succeeding in stopping official independence referendum, government now tries to stop symbolic vote.
Politics10 Oct 2014 09:22 GMT
Even if only a fraction of Catalonia's immigrants vote, they might have a key role in the final outcome of a referendum.
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