Catalonia independence: Spanish Constitutional Court cancels Catalans’ declaration of independence Sacked president Carles Puigdemont could face decades behind bars as judge to hear rebellion case
Spain announces intent to sack Catalonia’s government Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has asked the Senate for the power to sack the Catalan government. Thousands protested in response and Catalan leader Puigedemont compared the move to the Franco dictatorship.
(CNN)The commanding victory of populist parties in Austria’s national election on Sunday is certain to reverberate beyond the borders of the nation of 8.5 million. Coming on the heels of record gains made by the far right in Germany last… Read More ›
SPANISH authorities are reportedly ready to arrest Carles Puigdemont amid speculation he is poised to formally declare independence in speech today. There is speculation he will announce a unilateral declaration of independence in his 4pm address. And Spanish authorities are… Read More ›
BARCELONA — Trade unions in Catalonia led a general strike Tuesday that closed down businesses and led to highway blockages in protest against police violence during the region’s chaotic independence vote. Huge crowds poured through the streets of Barcelona in the… Read More ›