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Catalan vote favours segregationists

Political clouds will continue over Cataluña following today's  (Thursday) regional elección in which pro-independency parties have obtained an overall majority. With practically all votes processed...

Cataluña goes to decisive vote

Poll stations in Cataluña open at 09.00 today (Thursday) for the decisive regional election that could see the end of the segregation crisis -...

Thanks Mrs May

PM Mariano Rajoy once again thanked his British counterpart Theresa May for her support in the Catalan crisis during his visit to Number 10...

Theresa May ‘will not acknowledge’ Catalan independence

British PM Theresa May told her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy today (Tuesday) that she 'will not acknowledge'' an independent Cataluña. A statement released this...

Rain to the rescue in Galicia

Rain is falling in the Galicia region today and largely helping extinguish the forest fires that have devasted the area since the weekend and...

Companies exodus continues – Codorniu heads for La Rioja

One of Cataluña's most emblematic companies, cava-producers Codorniu (established in 1551), has announced it is moving its fiscal address to La Rioja (Spain's most...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Ultimatum for Catalan president

PM Mariano Rajoy has given Catalan president Puigdemont until Monday to clarify if he yesterday (Tuesday) declared unilateral independence for Cataluña or not. The...

Cataluña’s one minute of independence

Cataluña was independent for one minute this evening (Tuesday, October 10). Regional president Puigdemont addressed the Catalan Parliament to 'declare the independence of Cataluña...

Independence Day for Cataluña?

Catalán regional president Carles Puigdemont is expected to declare unilateral Catalan independence (in some form that has not yet been disclosed) when he addresses...

Foreign Office advises on traveling to Cataluña

The British Foreign Office has issued a warning for visitors to Cataluña to be cautious, but it does not recomend not to travel to...

Banks lead companies moving out of Cataluña

The decision taken yesterday (Thursday) evening by the two main Cataluña-based banks, Caixabank and Sabadell, to move their fiscal addresses to the Balearics and...

Cataluña in crisis

“WE ARE going to declare independence 48 hours after all the votes are in and the results are official.” These were the words of the...

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