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Carles Puigdemont

New Spanish PM brings glimmer of hope for Catalan separatists

As Opposition leader, 46-year-old economist Sanchez was deeply critical of Catalonia’s secession bid last October.

04 Jun 2018 12:45 AM

Julian Assange ‘breaks promise’, Ecuador cuts off communication with world

The decision was taken because the Australian had broken a 2017 promise to not interfere in other countries’ affairs while in the mission.

29 Mar 2018 2:31 PM

Catalan independence crisis: Separatists win absolute majority

For Catalans on both sides of the divide the day had been a moment of truth.

22 Dec 2017 2:13 PM

Spain issues warrant for deposed Catalonia leader

Puigdemont calls for Catalan separatists to unite for December polls.

05 Nov 2017 5:26 AM

‘Peaceful democratic opposition’ to Madrid’s rule, says sacked Catalonia leader

The secessionists say a referendum on Oct 1 gave them a mandate for independence.

29 Oct 2017 5:47 PM


Fired Catalan leader urges resistance to Madrid rule

Defiant Puigdemont accuses Madrid of trampling on will of Catalans.

29 Oct 2017 7:13 AM

Spain’s Catalan dilemma

It may well be a test case in long running battles between European regionalism and federalism.

29 Oct 2017 12:30 AM

Spain shows unity on national day

Spain is in the midst of suffering from the worst political crisis in a generation

13 Oct 2017 7:12 AM

Catalan lessons for all diverse societies

Nearly 21 per cent of foreign investment goes to Catalonia, which draws workers from all over Spain.

10 Oct 2017 12:24 AM

Spaniards rally against Catalans

Spanish people continue to protest plans by Catalans to declare freedom.

09 Oct 2017 1:22 AM


Catalonia gears up for freedom

King Felipe VI branded the independence drive illegal and undemocratic, throwing his weight behind the national government.

05 Oct 2017 3:08 AM