All the latest breaking news on catalan independence browse the independent's complete collection of articles and commentary on catalan independence. Catalonia's parliament has declared independence from spain as madrid prepares to impose direct rule on the spanish region but what. Spain dismissed catalonia's president and cabinet and dissolved its parliament on friday hours after lawmakers in the region voted to declare. The catalan declaration of independence (catalan: declaració d'independència de catalunya spanish: declaración de independencia de cataluña) was a.
The wealthy region of catalonia has been pushing for independence from spain since the 1700s bloomberg quicktake explains how the. It has been claimed in spain that the catalan-born manchester city manager is catalonia independence: pep guardiola says spain must. Mariano rajoy may have been reluctant to leave office on friday, but it is unlikely he will miss having to deal with one of the defining issues of.
Lawmakers in catalonia have voted to declare independence from spain here's everything to know about the crisis. The catalan independence movement is a political movement historically derived from catalan nationalism, which seeks independence of catalonia from spain. The catalan election on thursday is shaping up to be a messy and inconclusive affair, but officials in madrid claim that at least one thing is.
People wave pro-independence catalan flags at a demonstration on sept 11, 2017, in barcelona, spain, during the national day of catalonia. The result of the election held in catalonia on dec 21 appears contradictory on the one hand, parties advocating independence collectively. The drive for catalan independence captured the world's attention in october, when a banned referendum on the issue was met with a heavy.
Barcelona, spain — catalonia's defiant attempt to stage an independence referendum descended into chaos on sunday, with hundreds. Catalonia is a region of northeastern spain: it's home to barcelona, 75 million people, and a proud tradition of independence dating back nearly 1,000 years. Madrid (reuters) - spain's government said on friday it would appeal against a motion by catalonia to press on with its independence drive,.
In catalonia on sunday, spanish forces cracked down on the region for attempting to stage an independence referendum hundreds were. Carles puigdemont has said he will continue to campaign for a sovereign catalan republic from his self-imposed exile in belgium, after a. Protesters demonstrate against the catalonia independence movement in the excitement of a democratic constitution granting catalonia.
John lee anderson on the building crisis over the catalan government's unilateral declaration of independence from spain. Catalonia's parliament elects pro-independence politician quim torra as president, ending months of political stalemate.