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From TheJournal.ie Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued Belgium

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections European Elections

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections

Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal and a coup to democracy”.

From TheJournal.ie New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist' Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

From TheJournal.ie Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court Carles Puigdemont

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

From TheJournal.ie German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge Catalonia

German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge

German prosecutors have requested that the former Catalan leader be extradited back to Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

From TheJournal.ie Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is Can't Finn-d Him

Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is

Puigdemont is wanted by Spain on charges of “rebellion” and “sedition”.

From TheJournal.ie Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid Exiled

Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid

Puigdemont, who is wanted in Spain for his role in the failed secession bid, is in self-exile in Belgium.

From TheJournal.ie Exiled Catalan leader vows to form new government despite Spanish 'threats' Carles Puigdemont

Exiled Catalan leader vows to form new government despite Spanish 'threats'

Puigdemont faces arrest if he returns to Spain over his role in the last year’s independence drive.

From TheJournal.ie Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory? Indyref 2

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?

Independence is still a distant prospect despite yesterday’s election victory for separatists as Madrid reject appeal for meeting.

From TheJournal.ie Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.

From TheJournal.ie 'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign Regional Election

'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign

Puigdemont was sacked as Catalan president after Catalonia’s independence declaration on 27 October

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

From TheJournal.ie Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest Buying Time

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest

Belgian authorities have confirmed the receipt of a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

From The42 'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much' Speaking Out

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his thoughts on the decision to imprison Catalan politicians.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion' Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion'

Carles Puigdemont faces up to 30 years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom' Carles Puigdemont

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'

Facing charges of rebellion following his region’s vote for independence, Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont has turned up in Brussels

From TheJournal.ie Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December Escalating Quickly

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December

Earlier, the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a new republic.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis No End In Sight

Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis

Carles Puigdemont said there were no “guarantees” in place “to justify calling elections today”.

From TheJournal.ie 450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco' Spain

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers' Article 155

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'

The move had been widely expected in the wake of Catalonia’s recent disputed vote for independence.

From TheJournal.ie Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum Spain In Crisis

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is required by law to announce independence by tomorrow evening.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain Catexit

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain

A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.