Thousands call for talks between Spanish and Catalan leaders - Hereford Times

Thousands of people have rallied in Madrid and Barcelona in a last-ditch call for Spanish and Catalan leaders to stave off a national crisis amid Catalonia's imminent threat to secede from the rest of Spain. The demonstrations in the Spanish capital ...

Spain protesters demand action over Catalonia crisis - Yahoo Singapore News

Thousands of demonstrators rallied across Madrid on Saturday calling for Spanish unity and demanding action to resolve a volatile political crisis over plans by Catalan separatists to declare independence. Madrid's central Colon Square was transformed ...

Spaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions rise - Channel NewsAsia

Thousands of people gathered in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday as Catalonia prepared to declare independence, many dressed in white and calling for talks to defuse Spain's worst political crisis for decades. People wave Spain´s flag at a pro-union ...

Catalonia referendum: Pro-unity rallies under way in Spain - BBC News

Pro-unity rallies are under way in the Spanish capital after Sunday's disputed referendum for Catalan independence. Tens of thousands have protested in Madrid, while other demonstrations have been held in the Catalan city of Barcelona urging political ...

Member of Catalan government calls for 'ceasefire' with Madrid - Leigh Journal

A member of Catalonia's separatist-led government has called for a “ceasefire” with Spain to decrease tensions after a disputed referendum on independence by the prosperous region. Santi Vila, Catalonia's regional chief for business, told Cadena SER ...

The Latest: Thousands rally in Spain to avoid Catalan split - SFGate

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's push for independence (all times local):. 12:45 p.m.. Thousands are gathering at simultaneous rallies in Madrid and Barcelona in a call for dialogue amid a political ...

Spain's third largest bank to exit Catalonia over voting tensions - Business Standard

Spain's third largest bank will move its headquarters from Catalonia due to increased tensions post voting on an independence referendum. Caixa Bank took the decision to move out after an order from the government in Madrid made it easier for companies ...

Catalan ministers 'outlaws' if they declare independence - Sky News

Catalan ministers will be "outlaws" if they defy courts and declare independence, the Spanish government has warned. Ildefonso Castro, secretary of state for foreign affairs, has insisted a violent police crackdown against Catalan voters was ...

Spanish Police Protest, Demanding More Pay Amid Catalan Crisis - Bloomberg

Thousands of police officers protested outside government offices in Madrid to demand pay increases with the country immersed in a political crisis that has thrown security forces into the public spotlight. More than 3,000 police officers joined a ...

Catalonia's isolation grows as largest bank heads for the exit - Luxemburger Wort - English Edition

Two million Catalans backed independence out of 2.3 million votes cast, with just over 5 million people eligible to vote. Photo: LW Archives. Published on Saturday, 7 October, 2017 at 10:05. (Bloomberg) Catalonia's separatists looked increasingly ...

'These are the critical hours': Catalan separatist leaders split over independence declaration - South China Morning Post

Splits have emerged among Catalan separatist leaders over their plans to unilaterally declare independence following a secession referendum deemed illegal by Madrid. Catalonia's leader Carles Puigdemont has threatened to declare independence “within ...

The Catalans who oppose a split from Spain - KITV Honolulu

BARCELONA, Spain (CNN) -- The Catalan government says 90% of voters in the banned independence referendum chose to split from Spain. In the aftermath of the vote, 700,000 people demonstrated against police violence on referendum day. The region ...

Cataluña crisis: Calls for pro-unity rallies in Spain - Euro Weekly News

SUPPORTERS of a unified Spain are planning a rally in Madrid following last weekend's illegal referendum for Catalonian independence that turned violent as police tried to stop the voting. A demonstration is planned in Spain's capital city and ...

Bank moves HQ from Barcelona to Valencia as Madrid eases relocation laws - Wiltshire Business

Bosses at Caixabank have agreed to move its base from Barcelona to the eastern city of Valencia, outside Spain's Catalonia region. The move confirms a trend that started after Catalans voted on Sunday for secession from Spain in a poll not recognised ...

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis - Yahoo News UK

Spain braced for more protests Saturday despite tentative signs that the sides may be seeking to defuse the crisis after Madrid offered a first apology to Catalans injured by police during their outlawed independence vote. Catalan leaders had ...

The Key Players in Catalan Independence Crisis - News18

File photo: Catalan President Carles Puigdemont meets with members of the Independent Comission for Mediation and Dialogue at the Palau de la Generalitat, the regional government headquarters in Barcelona, Spain. (Image: Reuters). Madrid: Catalonia's ...

As Germany and Spain prove, history – with all its wounds – is not over - The Guardian

Hitler meets Francp in 1940, in Hendaye on the French-Spanish border. 'Germany and Spain today find themselves confronted by ghosts of the past.' Photograph: KEYSTONE-FRANCE/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images. Europe · Opinion ...

German firms uneasy over Catalonia's future - DeathRattleSports.com

Amid fears that Catalonia could announce it is breaking away from Spanish rule on Monday, German firms are anxious about their investments. Alone in 2015, Germany invested half a billion euros in the autonomous region. SEAT production line in Catalonia.

Spain to make it easier for firms to move base from Catalonia - Gears Of Biz

Spain's government will issue a decree today making it easier for firms to transfer their legal base out of Catalonia, two sources said. The move could deal a serious blow to the region's finances as it considers declaring independence. The decree is ...

The media is paying too much homage to Catalonia - Spectator.co.uk (blog)

However much we try — and lots of us don't — we fall for the power of the photo-image. So the news, as reported in Britain, was simple: Spanish police brutal; Catalan democracy assailed. I am not in a position to know the real facts about the ...