Spain

Mass rally in Madrid against trial of Catalan separatist leaders

Protesters waved Catalan flags and carried banners reading slogans such as 'self-determination is a right, not a crime'.

Spain

Spain's PM calls snap election for April 28

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez calls snap election after government's budget proposal was rejected.

Spain's PM calls snap election for April 28

Europe

Catalan leader on trial: 'I am a political prisoner'

Oriol Junqueras, former vice president of regional Catalan government, is on trial for rebellion in Madrid.

Catalan leader on trial: 'I am a political prisoner'

Spain

Catalan trial: Will Spanish Socialists survive snap polls?

Catalan parties voted against a national spending measure, ensuring snap polls that could mean right-wing gains.

Inside Story

What's the future for Catalonia's independence movement?

Organisers of 2017 secession referendum go on trial in Madrid in what their supporters are calling a 'show trial'.

Catalonia

Catalan separatists go on trial in Spain

In 'trial of the century', 12 separatists face up to 25 years in jail for the failed Catalonia independence bid in 2017.

Catalan separatists go on trial in Spain

Catalonia

Who are the 12 Catalan leaders facing years in prison?

Catalan secessionist leaders charged with rebellion were moved from Barcelona to Madrid for the 'trial of the century'.

Who are the 12 Catalan leaders facing years in prison?

Spain

Spanish nationalists call for Pedro Sanchez's resignation

After socialist PM's attempt to calm tensions with Catalonia, right wingers call him a traitor and demand elections.

Spanish nationalists call for Pedro Sanchez's resignation

Catalonia

Spanish PM travels to Strasbourg to 'defend' country's judiciary

Pedro Sanchez to meet EU rights court officials amid concerns over impartiality in trying pro-Catalonia leaders.

Spanish PM travels to Strasbourg to 'defend' country's judiciary

Spain

Lawyers of Catalan separatists accuse police of 'humiliation'

A dozen Catalan separatists will go on trial on February 12 over their bid to make the region independent from Spain.

Lawyers of Catalan separatists accuse police of 'humiliation'

Spain

Catalan protesters block roads over Spanish cabinet meeting

Weekly cabinet meeting usually takes place in Madrid but government decided to hold it in Barcelona on Friday.

Spain

Spain announces huge minimum wage rise

The largest rise in more than 40 years and could see the salaries of millions of low-paid workers grow by 22 percent.

Spain announces huge minimum wage rise amid Catalonia tensions

Catalonia

Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders begin hunger strike

Lawyer says Sanchez and Turull are taking step to 'raise awareness' of unfair treatment by Spain before trial.

Two jailed Catalan separatist leaders begin hunger strike

Spain

Spain prosecutor seeks up to 25 years jail for Catalan leaders

Call by prosecution office before trial is followed by the state attorney asking for shorter sentences.

Spain prosecutor seeks up to 25 years jail for Catalan leaders

Spain

Spain's Supreme Court orders trial of former Catalan leaders

Court says 18 ex-Catalan leaders, including nine who are jailed, should be tried over independence declaration last year

Spain's Supreme Court orders trial of former Catalan leaders