Spanish court orders seizure of ex-Catalan leader's homeWed, 13 Dec 2017 10:27:24 +0100
Spain's Court of Auditors ordered on Tuesday the seizure of former Catalan president Artur Mas's home to cover costs generated by the nonbinding independence referendum his government organised
Spanish judge expands probe into Catalan separatistsWed, 13 Dec 2017 09:17:10 +0100
A Spanish judge who is investigating ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his fallen government has expanded the probe to include more separatist leaders ahead of elections next week.
Iberia staff announce Christmas strikeTue, 12 Dec 2017 14:06:56 +0100
Iberia staff at Barcelona’s El Prat airport have announced a strike for the four days leading up to Christmas, threatening to bring delays and travel misery for hundreds of travellers on their way home for the holidays.
Scuffles break out as art is 'plundered' from Catalan museumTue, 12 Dec 2017 08:38:23 +0100
Scuffles broke out on Monday between police and demonstrators gathered outside a museum in the Catalan city of Lleida to protest at the removal of 44 works of art that a Spanish court ordered be returned to a neighbouring region.
OPINION: Four things the Catalan crisis can teach us about social unityMon, 11 Dec 2017 14:18:35 +0100
The Catalan crisis has made headlines numerous times around the world over the past few months. It has sparked heated arguments between pro-independance and anti-independence supporters. And in many of the reports, the Catalan people – especially pro-independants...
Cyclone Ana sweeps across SpainMon, 11 Dec 2017 11:58:01 +0100
Spain experienced strong winds, torrential rain and dangerous seas as the Cyclone Ana swept across the Iberian peninsula on Sunday.
Bale and Varane to travel to Club World Cup: ZidaneSat, 09 Dec 2017 10:26:28 +0100
Gareth Bale and France international Raphaël Varane will travel with the Real Madrid squad to the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, coach Zinedine Zidane said on Friday.
Catalan impasse damaging tourism prospects for 2018Thu, 07 Dec 2017 09:01:03 +0100
Hotel reservations in Barcelona are down by 10 percent in the first quarter of 2018 over the same time last year due to Catalonia's separatist crisis, which could lead to job losses in the sector, industry lobby group Exceltur said Tuesday.
How the Catalonia crisis has paralyzed Spanish politicsWed, 06 Dec 2017 09:55:36 +0100
A 2018 budget that has still not been approved, a constitutional reform left hanging in the air... Far from a mere territorial issue, the Catalan crisis has also paralyzed Spanish politics as a whole.
Spain makes one of 'Europe's biggest' cocaine bustsTue, 05 Dec 2017 14:13:37 +0100
Spanish authorities have netted nearly six tonnes of high-grade cocaine worth €210 million ($249 million), in one of the biggest seizures of the drug ever made in Europe, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Spain drops European arrest warrant for axed Catalan leaderTue, 05 Dec 2017 11:54:20 +0100
Spain has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers, who fled to Belgium after the regional parliament declared
unilateral independence, the Supreme Court said Tuesday.