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#Catalan

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona Catalonia

Catalonia protests: Marches and strikes paralyse city of Barcelona

Highways were occupied by thousands of people joining five marches from inland towns.

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 Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid Independence

Spain's supreme court finds Catalan leaders guilty of sedition over failed independence bid

The leaders of the independence movement were found guilty on charges of sedition and misuse of public funds.

From TheJournal.ie Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem Backs Turned

Turbulent day in European parliament as Brexit Party MEPs turn backs on EU anthem

Irish MEPs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace wore t-shirts with an image of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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 The42 Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla Goat Status

Messi marks 50th career hat-trick as Barcelona beat Sevilla

The Catalan side rediscover their goalscoring mojo ahead of back-to-back Clasicos.

From TheJournal.ie 24 injured and two arrested during Barcelona rally and counter-protest Catalan

24 injured and two arrested during Barcelona rally and counter-protest

The rally was to pay tribute to police deployed to prevent the 2017 Catalan independence referendum – but people outraged at the rally also turned out.

From The42 Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour Trouble

Barcelona women's team relegated to economy while men's team fly business class in first mixed tour

Both sides are in the US for pre-season preparations.

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 Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison Germany

Former Catalan leader sent defiant message to Spanish authorities as he walked out of prison

A smiling Puigdemont emerged into the sunshine from the prison in Neumuenster where he has been held for nearly two weeks.

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 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 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 Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority Independence

Catalan separatists win absolute parliamentary majority

There was a record high turnout of over 80%.

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 Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium Rebellion

Catalan ex-leader freed by judge but told not to leave Belgium

Puigdemont and four former ministers had turned themselves into authorities to face a Spanish warrant for their arrest.

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 'Viva Espana': Pro-Spain protesters swarm Barcelona streets as Real Madrid head for rebel heartland Catalan Crisis

'Viva Espana': Pro-Spain protesters swarm Barcelona streets as Real Madrid head for rebel heartland

Today is another hugely significant day for the future of Catalonia.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence Spain

Sinn Féin calls on Irish government to recognise Catalan independence

“It is a travesty that in relation to Catalonia, this Fine Gael government ignores our country’s own history,” one MEP said.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

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 Opinion: 'We Catalans supported the Irish struggle from 1880 onwards' Catalan Independence

Opinion: 'We Catalans supported the Irish struggle from 1880 onwards'

All Catalans ask our international counterparts who called for dialogue, to call for the same from the Spanish government, writes Albert Royo-Mariné.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona Catalan Showdown

Pictures: Tens of thousands protest through streets of Barcelona

Around 200,000 people took part, a spokesman for Barcelona’s municipal police said.

From TheJournal.ie Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence Yay Or Nay

Spain gives Catalonia deadline of 9am Thursday to make up mind on independence

The Prime Minister of Spain is said to be prepared to take the “nuclear option” and suspend the Catalan regional government.

From TheJournal.ie The future of Catalonia: How did we get here and what happens next? Reign Of Spain?

The future of Catalonia: How did we get here and what happens next?

The restive Spanish region is facing a huge week.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia asserts right to statehood but suspends declaration of independence for 'a few weeks' Break Free

Catalonia asserts right to statehood but suspends declaration of independence for 'a few weeks'

Regional President Carles Puigdemont said today that Catalans had voted for independence.

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 'Rajoy, you wuss. Defend the nation': Thousands protest in Madrid for Spanish unity Catalonia

'Rajoy, you wuss. Defend the nation': Thousands protest in Madrid for Spanish unity

Madrid’s central Colon Square was transformed into a sea of Spanish flags today.

From TheJournal.ie Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended Mediation

Spain court orders Catalan independence session suspended

The Catalan leader had said it could declare independence after a meeting on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days' Showdown

Catalan leader says region will declare independence 'in a matter of days'

Angry protesters rallied outside Catalan hotels where state security forces were lodged yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest Catalonia

Spain's King Felipe VI declares Catalan vote illegal and warns against unrest

Spanish police have been criticised for violent scenes during Sunday’s referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked Spanish Imposition

Catalan crisis: Madrid's crackdown on the independence referendum may have worked

Authorities seized nearly 10 million ballot papers destined for the vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote Independence Bid

'We will not be intimidated': 700 Catalan mayors support holding independence vote

The mayors have all been threatened with arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote INDY REF

Pictures: Hundreds of thousands of Catalans turn out to say 'Goodbye Spain' ahead of vote

Some 400,000 people marched through central Barcelona today.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona Barcexit

Catalan independence referendum receives the backing of FC Barcelona

Catalonia is currently governed by the Junts Pel Si (Together for Yes) coalition that backs breaking away from the rest of Spain.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers Not Amused

Vatican dismisses gay priest who came out on eve of meeting regarding homosexual believers

Polish priest Krzystof Charamsa says he’s “out of the closet and very happy”.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: More than one million people hit the streets to demand Catalan independence Barcelona

WATCH: More than one million people hit the streets to demand Catalan independence

There were some astonishing, colour-coded scenes in Barcelona today.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia has a plan to leave Spain within 2 years On Yer Barcel-own-a

Catalonia has a plan to leave Spain within 2 years

The September vote will act as a “plebiscite”.

From TheJournal.ie Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote Independence

Spain rejects Catalan self-determination after vote

The Spanish Government has rejected the result and ruled out any further vote.

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