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Catalonia Independence

Spain's Catalans Vote For Independence In Symbolic Ballot

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | World

By Inmaculada Sanz BARCELONA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Close to two million Catalans voted on Sunday in favor of seceding from Spain, the r...

Catalonia Calls Off Independence Vote

AP | JOSEPH WILSON and CIARAN GILES | Posted 10.14.2014 | World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The leader of Spain's wealthy Catalonia region on Tuesday called off an independence vote but said an unofficial poll will t...

Catalonia Pushes Ahead With Independence Referendum Plan

Reuters | Posted 10.04.2014 | World

By Tracy Rucinski and Emma Pinedo MADRID, Oct 3 (Reuters) - The leader of Catalonia has set up a panel to supervise a contested inde...

Catalonia Calls Secession Vote

AP | JOSEPH WILSON and CIARAN GILES | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The president of Spain's powerful northeastern region of Catalonia on Saturday formally called an independence referendum, t...

Scotland 'No' Fails To Stop Catalan Independence Push

AP | ALAN CLENDENNING and JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 11.19.2014 | World

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Despite Scotland's decision to reject independence, lawmakers in Spain's Catalonia region voted overwhelmingly Friday to giv...

Thousands March Against Catalan Independence

AP | HAROLD HECKLE and JOE WILSON | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

BARCELONA, Spain -- BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands of people gathered in Barcelona on Saturday to assert their right to be Spanish as well as Cat...

Catalans Form Human Chain To Press For Independence

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

By Julien Toyer BARCELONA, Spain, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Catalans held hands in a 400-km (250-mile) human chain...

Spain Reacts To Catalonia Sovereignty Declaration

AP | Posted 03.01.2013 | Latino Voices

MADRID -- The Spanish government says it will challenge a recent declaration by lawmakers in Catalonia that the region is a sovereign entity. Deputy ...

Catalonia Declares Sovereignty

AP | Posted 03.26.2013 | World

MADRID (AP) — The parliament of Spain's powerful northeastern region of Catalonia has approved a largely symbolic declaration stating the region is ...

Catalan Election Weakens Bid For Independence

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

By Fiona Ortiz and Braden Phillips BARCELONA, Spain, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Separatists in Catalonia won a large majority in regional elec...

Catalan Elections May Test Spain's Unity

AP | HAROLD HECKLE and JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 01.25.2013 | World

BARCELONA, Spain — Voters in the economically powerful region of Catalonia on Sunday punished the leader who made a referendum over breaking awa...

FC Barcelona More Than Just A Club Amid Catalan Independence

AP | JOSEPH WILSON | Posted 10.29.2012 | World

BARCELONA, Spain -- Nearly 20 minutes into the latest clash between Spain's most popular football teams, Barcelona's 98,000-seat Camp Nou stadium erup...