Europe

Fake news, referendum weigh on Catalonia national day

Catalans mark national day as tensions rise after Spanish high court suspended October referendum on independence.

Fake news, threats and referendum cast shadow on Diada

Europe

Catalan leader vows to push ahead with independence bid

Regional government 'more determined than ever' to hold plebiscite, Catalan leader says, despite Madrid's opposition.

Carles Puigdemont vows to see through independence vote

Europe

Spain to bring charges against Catalan parliamentarians

Members of Catalonia's parliament who voted in favour of a referendum on independence set to face legal challenge.

Spain to bring charges against Catalan parliamentarians

Europe

Catalonia parliament backs October 1 independence vote

Regional parliament adopts measure with with 72 votes in favour, as opposition boycotts procedure.

Catalonia passes law for October 1 independence vote

Opinion

The case against Catalan secession

Catalans should be wary of breaking a successful, historical partnership on a nationalist whim.

Nacho Martin Blanco

by Nacho Martin Blanco

Nacho Martin Blanco

Opinion

Why Catalonia should be given a say on its future

We, as Catalans, want to and have the right to change the terms of our relationship with Spain.

Rafa Perez Bel

by Rafa Perez Bel

Rafa Perez Bel

Politics

Catalonia announces October 1 independence referendum

Leader of Catalonia announces region will hold vote on splitting from Spain in defiance of central government in Madrid.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Catalan leader: What goes for Scotland, goes for us

As Catalan leaders push for an independence referendum, what would such a development mean for the future of the region?

Spain

Thousands protest as former Catalonia head stands trial

Ex-Catalonia head on trial for organising a symbolic independence referendum in 2014 despite a ban by Spanish courts.

Spain

Catalan separatists rally to push for break from Spain

Tens of thousands of Catalans gathered to demand their region speed up its drive to break away from Spain

Catalan separatists rally to push for break from Spain

War & Conflict

40 years on, DNA tests to identify Spain's war victims

Catalonia starts DNA project to identify some of the 114,000 who disappeared during Spain's civil war and dictatorship.

Catalonia: DNA tests to identify Spain's civil war dead

Spain

Spain seeks criminal charges against Catalan leader

Spanish government moves to nullify text by Catalonia's parliament urging the region to push ahead for independence.

Spain seeks criminal charges against Catalan leader

Opinion

Catalonia's declaration of independence

What the world could really use are more secessions from the neoliberal order.

Belen Fernandez

by Belen Fernandez

Belen Fernandez

Politics

Spanish court suspends Catalan secession resolution

Madrid had filed appeal with Constitutional Court to invalidate Catalan resolution declaring start of secession process.

Spanish court suspends Catalan secession resolution

Politics

Madrid 'will not discuss' the end of Spain's unity

Spain's PM says he will open dialogue with pro-separatists leaders in Catalonia, but vows to keep country united.

Madrid 'will not discuss' the end of Spain's unity