Spain refuses talks until Catalonia toes the line

Catalonia will move on Monday to declare independence from Spain after holding a banned referendum.

published on : 5th October 2017

337 injured during Catalan independence referendum vote

Nearly 337 people have been injured, some seriously, after Spanish police in riot gear cracked down on voters by firing rubber bullets and stormed polling stations to confiscate ballot boxes.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Catalans cheer as Spanish President Rajoy slams independence vote

Celebrations in the streets of Barcelona contrast starkly with anger from Madrid, where Mariano Rajoy is slamming Catalonia's independence vote as an illegal affront to the rule of law.

published on : 2nd October 2017

Spanish police move to prevent Catalonia independence vote

Spanish national police moved to shut down a banned independence referendum in Catalonia on Sunday, confronting crowds of angry voters at some polling stations. 

published on : 1st October 2017

Catalans wake at dawn for vote to split from Spain

Catalans occupying polling stations overnight wake at dawn to set up voting areas for a banned referendum to become an independent state.

published on : 1st October 2017

Voting starts in Iraqi Kurdistan's independence referendum

Voters head to the polls in an independence referendum in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, ignoring the threats and fears of further instability.

published on : 25th September 2017