Three suspected Russian spies traveled to Barcelona in 2016 and 2017 – media According to information obtained by EL PAÍS, the members of the elite military group Unit 29155 made a total of four trips to the Catalan capital.
19:32, 28 December 2019
Russia behind online trolls in EU, Africa, and Latin America – report Studies show that the same accounts in social networks are involved in the developments both in Chile and Barcelona.
21:45, 04 December 2019
Spain opens investigation into Russian spies working to destabilize Catalonia – media The court is probing whether an elite military group known as Unit 29155 carried out actions aimed at destabilizing the region during the separatist push.
20:30, 21 November 2019
Two trains collide in Spain leaving at least one dead, 100 injured Three passengers were seriously injured.
11:40, 09 February 2019
Police, protesters clash in Barcelona for Catalan referendum anniversary (Photo) Elsewhere in the region, hundreds of protesters attempted during the morning to block train tracks and roads, with some laying tires across a motorway, but they were quickly dispersed.
09:00, 02 October 2018
Ex-Catalan president detained in Germany He earlier slipped out of Finland on Friday before authorities could arrest him.
15:40, 25 March 2018
Spain sees Russian interference in Catalonia separatist vote - Reuters <p>Madrid believes Russian-based groups used online social media to heavily promote Catalonia’s independence referendum last month in an attempt to destabilize Spain, Spanish ministers said on Monday, Reuters wrote.</p>
10:00, 14 November 2017
Government confirms intervention of Russian hackers in Catalan crisis – media <p>Speaking after the weekly Cabinet meeting on Friday, government spokesperson Inigo Mendez de Vigo and Defense Minister Maria Dolores de Cospedal confirmed that Russian and Venezuelan hackers have been interfering in the ongoing crisis in Catalonia, and announced that they would be dealing with the issue at the next European Union Foreign Affairs Council meeting, which will take place this Monday, according to El Pais.</p>
12:52, 11 November 2017
Spanish court annuls Catalonia's declaration of independence - media <p>Spain's Constitutional Court has officially annulled the Catalan parliament's unilateral declaration of independence, according to The Independent.</p>
21:10, 08 November 2017
Catalonia ex-officials surrender to Belgian police - media <p>Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont and four former advisers have turned themselves in to Belgian police, says a prosecutors' spokesman, according to BBC.</p>
19:40, 05 November 2017
Sacked Catalan leader Puigdemont says accepts snap election, not seeking asylum – media <p>Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday said he accepted the snap elections called by Spain's central government in Catalonia and he was not seeking asylum in Belgium at a press conference given in Brussels, Reuters reported.</p>
15:43, 31 October 2017
DW: Madrid calls for sedition charges against Catalan leaders <p>Spain's state prosecutor has called for rebellion, sedition and missue of public funds charges to be brought against Catalan's separatist leaders, according to Deutsche Welle.</p>
16:01, 30 October 2017
Spain's control over Catalonia to be tested on Monday as work resumes – media <p>Spain's control over Catalonia will be tested on Monday when politicians and civil servants return to work amid uncertainty over whether they will accept direct rule imposed by the central government to stop the region's independence bid, according to Reuters.</p>
12:21, 30 October 2017
Ukraine supports territorial integrity of Spain within internationally recognized borders – MFA <p>Ukraine supports the state sovereignty and territorial integrity of Spain within internationally recognized borders, according to a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.</p>
20:22, 27 October 2017
BBC: Madrid suspends Catalonia's autonomy, imposes direct rule <p>Soon after the vote at the regional parliament, the Senate – Spain's upper house – made the unprecedented step of approving measures allowing the Spanish government to impose direct rule over Catalonia, according to the BBC.</p>
18:18, 27 October 2017
The Guardian: Catalan parliament votes to declare independence from Spain <p>The Catalan parliament has voted to establish an independent republic in defiance of the Spanish government, which is expected to fire the region's president and impose direct rule within the next few hours, according to The Guardian.</p>
16:45, 27 October 2017
EU leaders rule out involvement in Catalan crisis <p>European Council President Donald Tusk has explicitly ruled out any EU action over Catalonia, despite the "concerning" situation, according to BBC.</p>
11:05, 20 October 2017
Spain threatens Catalonia with direct rule from Madrid <p>Spain’s central government threatened on Thursday to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy after the region’s leader said it could go ahead with a formal declaration of independence if Madrid continued its “repression”, Reuters reports.</p>
15:40, 19 October 2017
Spain rejects Catalonia's response on independence <p>Spain appeared to reject Catalonia's latest response on independence Monday, saying that it was not valid, according to CNBC citing Reuters.</p>
13:40, 16 October 2017