Tag archive for ‘Carles Puigdemont’
By news On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Catalan mayors defy Spanish courts ahead of independence vote

BARCELONA (Reuters) – More than 700 mayors from across Catalonia gathered in Barcelona on Saturday to confirm their support for a planned independence referendum that Madrid has declared illegal. (adsbygoogle More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

Catalonia independence referendum: Spain threatens to ARREST mayors in favour of vote | World | News

The move ratchets up tension in a struggle over the vote, the day after the Constitutional Court suspended the second of two laws paving the way for the controversial ballot. And if the mayors do not answer the More...

By news On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Catalonia announces law to formalize Oct. 1 vote on split from Spain

MADRID (Reuters) – Catalonia on Wednesday announced a law to make formal its plans for an Oct. 1 referendum on whether to declare independence from Spain, a vote the government says is illegal and has said More...

By news On Monday, July 17th, 2017

Catalan police chief resigns in run-up to independence referendum

MADRID (Reuters) – The head of Catalonia’s police force resigned on Monday, just two and a half months before a referendum on independence from Spain which has been planned by regional separatist leaders More...