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A demonstrator holds up a Catalan independence flag during a protest in Barcelona

Spain set to suspend Catalonia's regional autonomy

20/10/2017 17:27

The Spanish government has said it will meet on Saturday to trigger Article 155, suspending Catalonia’s regional autonomy

Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont

Catalan regional President Carles Puigdemont

Spain's Government threatens direct rule over Catalonia

16/10/2017 18:44

The Spanish government says it may impose direct rule over Catalonia and that it has given the region's leader until Thursday morning to clarify whether he has declared independence from Spain. 

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont

Catalan President Carles Piugdemont, who has yet to declare his intention, after the controversial referendum

Catalan political crisis continues

16/10/2017 11:36

The political crisis in the Spanish region of Catalonia continues

 

Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 34 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Spanish priest Blessed Faustino Míguez, one of the 35 to be canonised by Pope Francis

Child martyrs and priests to become saints

09/10/2017 16:52

Dozens of martyrs from the Americas along with two zelous priests of Italy and Spain are to be canonised by Pope Francis.

 

Catalan's chief of police

Catalan's chief of police Josep Luis Trapero arrives at the High Court in Madrid where he was investigated for sedition

Spain apologies to injured as political standoff continues

06/10/2017 16:23

Spain’s representative in Catalonia has apologised to those injured in a police crackdown during Sunday's independence referendum, but there are no solutions in sight to the political standoff

Protesters wave a Catalan pro-independence flag

Protesters wave a Catalan pro-independence flag outside the Spanish police headquarters in Barcelona on Monday

Catalonia calls for international mediation

02/10/2017 19:13

Catalonia’s president has called for international mediation, after a violent crackdown by Spanish police trying to block an independence referendum on Sunday

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis sends telegrams on return trip from visit to Colombia

11/09/2017 12:38

Pope Francis has sent telegrams to the countries over which he flew on his return flight to Rome at the conclusion of his Apostolic Visit to the Colombia, which were Colombia, the Netherlands, United States, Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy.