Marta Planes

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'Yes' wins Catalonia independence vote marred by chaos

Catalonia's regional leader opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain after voters defied a violent police crackdown and voted 90 percent in favour of breaking away.<p>Carles Puigdemont's comments followed a television address by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy who …

Europe

Catalan separatists claim poll win despite 'savage' police crackdown

Catalonia's defiant bid to hold a referendum on independence from Spain degenerated into ugly scenes of mayhem on Sunday, with more than 800 people …

Europe

Catalan leader opens door to secession from Spain

Barcelona - Catalonia's regional leader opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain on Sunday after voters defied a …

Europe

Police use rubber bullets on crowds to disrupt Catalonia independence referendum

Catalonia's regional leader has opened the door to a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain after voters defied a violent police crackdown …

Europe

The violent images of the Catalonian independence vote are a disaster for the Spanish government

Catalonia, a region in northeast Spain, is attempting to hold a referendum today on whether it should seek independence against the will of the central government. The country’s constitutional court has ruled the vote illegal, and police have blocked entry at thousands of polling stations across …

Europe