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

Hereford TimesThousands call for talks between Spanish and Catalan leadersHereford TimesThousands 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 ...and more »

Spain protesters demand action over Catalonia crisis - Yahoo Singapore News

Yahoo Singapore NewsSpain protesters demand action over Catalonia crisisYahoo Singapore NewsThousands 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 ...and more »

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

Channel NewsAsiaSpaniards take to streets as Catalonia independence tensions riseChannel NewsAsiaThousands 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 ...and more »

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

BBC NewsCatalonia referendum: Pro-unity rallies under way in SpainBBC NewsPro-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 ...and more »

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

Leigh JournalMember of Catalan government calls for 'ceasefire' with MadridLeigh JournalA 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 ...and more »

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

SFGateThe Latest: Thousands rally in Spain to avoid Catalan splitSFGateBARCELONA, 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 ...and more »

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

Business StandardSpain's third largest bank to exit Catalonia over voting tensionsBusiness StandardSpain'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 ...and more »

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

Sky NewsCatalan ministers 'outlaws' if they declare independenceSky NewsCatalan 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 ...and more »

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

BloombergSpanish Police Protest, Demanding More Pay Amid Catalan CrisisBloombergThousands 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 ...and more »

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

Luxemburger Wort - English EditionCatalonia's isolation grows as largest bank heads for the exitLuxemburger Wort - English EditionTwo 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 ...and more »

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

South China Morning Post'These are the critical hours': Catalan separatist leaders split over independence declarationSouth China Morning PostSplits 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 ...and more »

The Catalans who oppose a split from Spain - KITV Honolulu

The Catalans who oppose a split from SpainKITV HonoluluBARCELONA, 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 ...and more »

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

Cataluña crisis: Calls for pro-unity rallies in SpainEuro Weekly NewsSUPPORTERS 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 ...and more »

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

Wiltshire BusinessBank moves HQ from Barcelona to Valencia as Madrid eases relocation lawsWiltshire BusinessBosses 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 ...and more »

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

Yahoo News UKSpain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisisYahoo News UKSpain 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 ...and more »

The Key Players in Catalan Independence Crisis - News18

News18The Key Players in Catalan Independence CrisisNews18File 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 ...and more »

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

The GuardianAs Germany and Spain prove, history – with all its wounds – is not overThe GuardianHitler 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 ...and more »

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

DeathRattleSports.comGerman firms uneasy over Catalonia's futureDeathRattleSports.comAmid 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.and more »

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

Gears Of BizSpain to make it easier for firms to move base from CataloniaGears Of BizSpain'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 ...and more »

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

Spectator.co.uk (blog)The media is paying too much homage to CataloniaSpectator.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 ...and more »