Barcelona name Sergi Barjuan as caretaker coach

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 03:46 GMT

Barcelona have announced on Thursday that Barcelona B coach Sergi Barjuan will be the head coach of the club's first team.

Barcelona rocked by violence as Catalan protesters clash with police

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 09:41 GMT

Hundreds of protesters faced off against police in the heart of Barcelona on Friday.

Trial of twelve Catalan secessionist leaders starts in Madrid

Tue, 12 Feb 2019 - 09:58 GMT

The trial of 12 political leaders from the northeastern Spanish region of Catalonia began in Madrid on Tuesday.

Protesters clash with police as Spain cabinet meets in Catalonia

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 12:51 GMT

Catalan pro-independence groups blocked roads and clashed with baton-wielding police in protests against a Spanish government cabinet meeting in Barcelona.

Police clash with Catalan separatists ahead of independence vote anniversary

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 12:00 GMT

Six people were arrested in Barcelona on Saturday after pro-independence protesters clashed with riot police.

Tensions in Barcelona as thousands protest for and against Catalan independence

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 01:41 GMT

Thousands of people demonstrating both for and against Catalan independence shut down parts of central Barcelona on Saturday.

Catalan separatists gear up for mass independence rally

Tue, 11 Sep 2018 - 10:13 GMT

Thousands of people are expected to fill the streets of Barcelona for Catalonia’s first commemorative day since it unilaterally declared independence.

Catalan ex-leader, in Belgium, vows to pursue independence bid

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Catalonia's deposed president Carles Puigdemont vowed Saturday to "defend the just cause of the Catalan people" as he returned to Belgium.

Deposed Catalan leader Puigdemont to return to Belgium

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 11:33 GMT

Puigdemont returns to Belgium on Saturday to keep pressing for his region's independence after a Spanish judge dropped a European arrest warrant for him.

Catalonia revamps cabinet list, paving way for Madrid to end direct rule

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 - 10:57 GMT

The news coincided with the departure of Mariano Rajoy as Spain's prime minister, voted out of office by parliament on Friday and replaced by Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez.

Catalonia's cabinet picks are "provocation" says Spain's ruling party

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 04:20 GMT

Catalonia's new leader denounced as provocation by Spain's ruling party.

Catalonia votes on new leader, Spain to lift direct rule

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 11:31 GMT

The Catalan parliament is expected to vote in a hard-line separatist as leader on Monday.

Catalan lawmakers vote on new regional leader who vows to push for independence

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 10:30 GMT

Catalonia's parliament is set to vote on Saturday on whether to appoint as regional president Quim Torra, handpicked by deposed leader Carles Puigdemont.

Spain moves to block Catalan ex-leader forming government

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 05:52 GMT

Spain acted on Wednesday to block pro-independence politicians in Catalonia from voting in ex-leader Carles Puigdemont.

Thousands protest in Barcelona against jailing of pro-Catalonia separatists

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 02:31 GMT

Hundreds of thousands of Catalan separatists rallied in downtown Barcelona on Sunday to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders.

German court refuses to extradite Puigdemont on rebellion charge

Thu, 05 Apr 2018 - 11:10 GMT

A German court refused a request from Spain to extradite Catalonia's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest.

German prosecutor seeks extradition for ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 09:32 GMT

German prosecutors decided on Tuesday to apply to a regional court for the extradition of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont.

Hundreds rally in Berlin calling for Puigdemont's release

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 12:30 GMT

Hundreds of Catalan independence supporters marched in Berlin on Sunday to demand the release of ex-regional president Carles Puigdemont.

Puigdemont to appear in German court after protests flare

Mon, 26 Mar 2018 - 01:46 GMT

Puigdemont was due to appear in a German court on Monday as Spain sought to extradite him over the region's independence fight after a night of protests.

German police confirm arrest of Catalonia's Puigdemont

Sun, 25 Mar 2018 - 12:01 GMT

German had arrested former Catalan secessionist leader Puigdemont in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein on a European arrest warrant issued by Spain.