Former Catalan minister granted bail in Edinburgh
A former Catalan minister who’s facing extradition to Spain on charges of rebellion has been granted bail, after she turned herself in to the authorities in Scotland. Clara Ponsati also works as a professor at the University of St Andrews. Her lawyer said the charges, which carry a sentence of up to 30 years in…
Professor Jaume Lopez: ‘Ball in court of Spanish government’
Professor Jaume Lopez, from Pompeu Fabra University, discusses Catalonian independence.
Anna Arqué: Spanish government’s behaviour ‘outrageous and appalling’
Anna Arqué, from the International Commission of European Citizens, discusses Catalonian independence.
Catalan President steps back from immediate independence declaration
Ever since the referendum on October 1, we have been waiting for the Catalan President Carles Puigdemont’s next move. There have been huge demonstrations in favour of independence and against the police brutality that marred that flawed vote. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets, not just in Madrid, but in Barcelona, calling for the…
Catalonia independence poll protests
In Barcelona thousands of protesters gathered outside a courthouse to demand the release of a dozen regional officials detained for their part in organising a Catalonian independence referendum. Now the constitutional court is planning to fine 22 electoral officials up to 12,000 euros a day for their defiance.