The Catalan law remained suspended since last May
According to a survey by Catalonia’s Centre d'Estudis d'Opinió (Centre for Opinion Studies), 60% of Catalans believe that the taxes paid by Catalonia to the state are “excessive” with respect to the services that it receives.
All parties except the PP back launching probe into Interior Ministry maneuvers
Since 2012, Spain has sought out scandals involving Catalan pro-independence leaders
On the condition that Catalan president Artur Mas did not make a public appearance on polling night
65% of passengers arriving in El Prat through August came on cheap flights
Bringing politicians to court, banning them from holding public office and finding them guilty will achieve nothing. Others will take their place
Catalan Minister Neus Munté denounces "persecution of the democratic spirit" by Spanish government during Madrid visit
The Minister for the Presidency stressed the Catalan government's support for Homs and Forcadell at an institutional event held in Madrid on occasion of the Diada, Catalonia’s National Holiday.
Number of cruise ship passengers up 7%
The Catalan Minister will give two talks on immigration management
Acting Spanish President addresses plenary of the PP in Madrid’s parliament, focuses on vote of confidence
The journalist refused to sign off on a piece about the wiretaps on Interior Minister Jorge Fernández Díaz
The Spanish Constitutional Court is pondering over the law that would allow it to impeach Carme Forcadell, the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament
The Catalan independence movement again took to the streets to assert its validity
The Cabinet is studying the most secure legal mechanisms to complete the independence process in the summer of 2017
El Prat de Llobregat
The low-cost carrier Norwegian Airlines to fly from Barcelona to San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami and New York from this summer and to open a regional hub in El Prat airport
They think that the methods used against ETA in the Basque Country could prove useful in a case as different as that of Catalonia
Copenhagen, Warsaw, Zagreb, and Geneva will host the new headquarters
Madrigal warns against the pro-independence movement’s ‘total contempt’ for the Constitution. Meanwhile, Munté criticises those who seek to use the law as a ‘gag’.
Before November, a general tax law will be presented to define the taxes in an eventual republic
The Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, met me just minutes after the Bureau of the chamber unanimously agreed to appeal the Constitutional Court’s injunction. She states that “you must never waive your right to defend yourself, you must leave every possibility open”.
The Catalan government believes that Carme Forcadell, the Speaker of the parliament, “merely practiced parliamentarianism”
49.2 per cent of all Regional train services in Catalonia are never on time
Ciudadanos are looking to offset concessions made on corruption with policies on Catalonia and welfare
There will be simultaneous rallies in Barcelona, Tarragona, Lleida, Salt, and Berga. Over 100,000 people have registered already.
"Sánchez’s move is a desperate one and he is a weak leader who has had to endure two painful defeats at the polls and an unsuccessful confidence vote"
Thursday’s opening speeches represent two very real Barcelonas, capable of living side by side and building a common future
Europe doesn’t understand the disdain leveled at Catalans by the Spanish government
What is sometimes referred to as the "Catalan problem" is also, to a lesser, yet increasing extent, something of a problem for the international community, too
The Spanish government thought it inappropriate for a writer in Catalan to win the Nobel
This September 11 is no longer about "pressuring the government", but rather about conveying the assurance that everyone will stand their ground until the very end
Once again, Spain will fail to meet the deficit spending target set by Europe for 2016
The political agreement between Spain’s Partido Popular and Ciudadanos has one glaring omission: it does not provide any solutions to the Catalan problem
TV3 committed an unforgivable sin: Joaquim Purito Rodríguez, a member of Spain’s cycling team for the Rio Olympics, was identified using a Catalan flag.
The same leaders who don't know how to negotiate among themselves to form a government also don't know how to reach an agreement with Catalonia
In the case of the Catalan fiscal deficit, neither is it destined for the poorest territories nor are they supported by the richest
In Catalonia the electorate is showing signs of maturity and, therefore, it might be better prepared for independence than we tend to think
Sooner or later, whether through negotiation or along the journey towards disconnection that has now begun, the end result will be a referendum
The pro-independence majority in the Catalan parliament has broken away from the Spanish project and renounced any participation in the country’s regeneration
The former director of Catalonia’s Anti-Fraud Office, judge Daniel de Alfonso, is back in court. Back on the bench, to be precise. And Spain’s hitherto acting Home Secretary, Jorge Fernández, is a likely candidate to become the next Spanish ambassador to the Vatican City