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Puigdemont refuses to rule out fresh elections in Catalonia

Carles Puigdemont has endorsed the currently-detained Jordi Sànchez as his candidate of choice for the Catalan presidency.

Catalonia parliament to vote next Monday on new regional chief

Because many who support secession are in self-imposed exile or abstaining, the likelihood of the vote leading to Catalan independence is slim.

Puigdemont pulls back from candidacy for Catalan leadership

Carles Puigdemont's decision comes as a blow to Catalonia's secessionist movement.

Guardiola will ditch ribbon if Man City results affected

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola will stop wearing a yellow protest ribbon if the Premier League-leading club's officials ask him to or if it adversely affects the team's form.

World’s largest phone show opens under Catalan secession cloud

The Mobile World Congress, currently taking place in Barcelona, has been overshadowed by the ongoing issue of Catalan secession.

Leading Catalan secessionist in Switzerland to evade justice

Anna Gabriel fled to Switzerland to avoid attending a court hearing, which she believed would be unfair.

Catalonia postpones vote for new president in stand-off with Madrid

Catalonia's quest for independence continues to pit it against the Spanish government and judiciary.

Catalan parliament to meet, but without sacked leader

Catalonia's parliament will meet without Carles Puigdemont, who is in self-imposed exile in Belgium.

Madrid to maintain direct rule if self-exiled Catalan separatist re-elected, PM...

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy also denied the idea of Carles Puigdemont leading Catalonia from exile, should he be elected president of Catalonia.

Spain sacks Catalan government after independence declaration

A new regional election will be held in Catalonia on Dec 21, says country's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a televised address on a day of high drama.