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.

Catalonia

Thousands march in Barcelona for jailed Catalan leaders

Cuixart and Sanchez were imprisoned for their role in the independence referendum last October.

Germany

Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont hopes to return to Belgium

Puigdemont was released after he was arrested in Germany, pending a decision on extradition to Spain.

Exiled Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont hopes to return to Belgium

Catalonia

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont leaves German jail

Court rules he could be released on bail pending a decision on his extradition to Spain on Thursday.

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont released from German jail on bail

Catalonia

German prosecutors request Puigdemont's extradition to Spain

Catalonia's former leader has been in detention for almost 10 days after he was arrested on a European arrest warrant.

German prosecutors request Puigdemont's extradition to Spain

Catalonia

Catalonia mass graves: Victims of civil war exhumed

Many victims of the Spanish Civil War and the rule of General Franco were buried anonymously in mass graves, but a team of archaeologists is trying to identify some of the bodies and inform relatives of their fate.