Spain

Spain: Police shoot dead knife attacker near Barcelona

Attack took place just days after anniversary of twin assaults that killed 16 people in the Catalonia region.

Spain: Police shoot dead knife attacker near Barcelona

Catalonia

Spain shelves arrest warrants for Catalan separatists

Madrid accuses ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont of rebellion for role in Catalonia's independence vote last year.

Spain drops arrest warrants for former Catalan leader Puigdemont

Germany

Germany can extradite Puigdemont: court

Court in Schleswig-Holstein rules Catalan fugitive ex-leader can be extradited on the charge of misuse of public funds.

German court authorises extradition of Carles Puigdemont

Roma

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Spain's Roma are famous for flamenco, but Catalonia has its own community and it's determined to save cultural heritage.

Catalonia's Roma: Fighting stereotypes 600 years after migration

Opinion

Not everyone is in awe of Spain's new progressive government

PM Pedro Sanchez has already disappointed Basque and Catalan nationalists who propped up his minority government.

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Europe

Catalonia leader 'to meet' Spain's new PM Pedro Sanchez

Quim Torra said he has communicated with Sanchez after the region's independence bid, but no date has yet been set for talks.

Spain

Catalonia government sworn in, ending Madrid's direct rule

Spain imposed direct rule over region in October after nationalists held vote to declare independence.

Catalonia government sworn in, ending Madrid's direct rule

Catalonia

German prosecutors apply for Puigdemont's extradition

The former Catalan leader is wanted in Spain on charges of rebellion and misuse of public funds.

German prosecutors apply for Puigdemont's extradition

Scotland

Catalan politician battles Madrid extradition bid

Former minister and pro-independence figure faces fight over possible extradition from Scotland over rebellion charges.

Scotland: Catalan separatist fighting Spanish extradition case

Catalonia

Catalonia: Pro-independence candidate wins presidency

Catalonia's parliament elects pro-independence politician Quim Torra as president, ending months of political stalemate.

Catalonia: Pro-independence candidate wins presidency

Catalonia

Catalonia separatists fail to elect new president

It remains likely that Torra will clinch the position in a second vote on Monday that requires only a simple majority.

Separatists fail to elect Quim Torra as new Catalonia leader

Catalonia

Catalan lawmakers to vote on new regional leader

A close vote is expected as Catalonia's parliament decides whether to appoint Quim Torra as regional president.

Catalan lawmakers to vote on new regional leader

Catalonia

Catalans propose dismissed leader as new president

Secessionists view Puigdemont as legitimate candidate for region's presidency but Spain wants him tried for rebellion.

Catalonia separatists propose Carles Puigdemont as new president

Football

The passion and the politics: Spain's football clubs

Politics has influenced the identity of a number of Spanish football clubs, from Barcelona to Real to Athletic Bilbao.

More than a game: How politics and football interplay in Spain

Europe

Spain: Catalan activists defiant despite crackdown

More than half a year has passed since the banned referendum in Catalonia and there has been no breakthrough in the crisis.