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


Eight removed Catalan ministers jailed

Order comes as Spain state prosecutor requests a European arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

Catalonia: Judge jails eight removed ministers


Removed Catalan leaders appear in court

Several sacked Catalan leaders face charges of sedition, rebellion and embezzlement, as Puigdemont remains in Belgium.

Removed Catalonia leaders appear in Spanish court


'Independence' deadline looms for Catalan leader

Catalan president has less than a day to clarify independence declaratin, with far left and Spanish PM urging action.

Puigdemont pressured as 'independence' deadline looms

Inside Story

How will Spain deal with Catalan separatist campaign?

Thousands of people turned out across Catalonia on Sunday to vote in a secession referendum.


'We will vote': Barcelona youth defiant over referendum

High school and university students hold mass rally in Barcelona to Catalonia's right to vote.


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


Spain unites for 500,000-strong Barcelona march

Differences put aside as half-a-million people join major rally against violence following deadly attacks last week.

Reporter's Notebook

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues

More than 500 people were killed and 2,000 became homeless in one of Africa's worst disasters in living memory.

Under-reported: Sierra Leone's overflowing morgues


Charlie Hebdo draws ire with Barcelona attack cartoon

Reactions pour in over cover showing a van running over people with the caption: 'Islam: religion of peace...eternal'.

Charlie Hebdo draws ire with Barcelona attack cartoon


Barcelona van attack suspect shot dead, police say

Fugitive suspect was wearing what appeared to be an explosives belt when he was shot by police near Subirats.


Spain names Barcelona attack suspect, expands manhunt

Authorities identify driver in Barcelona van attack as 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub as manhunt spreads across Europe.

Spain names Barcelona attack suspect, expands manhunt


Spain says cell behind deadly attacks dismantled

Interior minister says cell behind attacks that killed more than a dozen people in Catalonia is fully dismantled.


Ronaldo guides Real Madrid to La Liga crown

Barcelona's win over Eibar not enough to overtake Real Madrid, who seal first league title since 2012.

Ronaldo helps Real Madrid bag La Liga crown


PSG coach battles for survival after 'absurd' comeback

Coach Unai Emery fighting to stay on after PSG were humiliated 6-1 by Barcelona in the Champions League.

Barcelona makes history with 6-1 comeback win over PSG