Catalonia calls independence referendum for October
Catalonia independence supporters unfurl a banner on a building next to the Palau de la Generalitat, the regional government headquarters, in Barcelona, on Friday.
Spain’s attempt to block Catalonia’s referendum is a violation of our basic rights
A Catalonia independence flag flies during a protest in Barcelona after police arrested a top official in the region’s economic affairs office.
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Girls stroll through the center of Figueras with the Spanish and a pro-independence Catalan flag
Madrid to take control of Catalonia’s finances
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Catalonia referendum: Catalonian government 'de facto' suspended by Spain, President of region says
Catalonia’s regional government has been “de facto” suspended by Spain’s central government in Madrid, the President of the would-be breakaway region has said. Carles Puigdemont said in a statement on Wednesday that Catalonia was experiencing a “state of emergency” and that the Madrid government had “crossed a red line” to authoritarianism.