Spanish shares gain 2.51 pct Thursday - Xinhua

MADRID, Oct. 5 (Xinhua) -- Spanish shares gained on Thursday, with the benchmark Ibex-35 up 2.51 percent or 249.8 points, to close at 10,214.70 points. A total of 33 of the selected 35 large companies rose in the day. Spain's fourth largest bank Banc ...

Spanish court blocks Catalan Parliament's independence move - wtkr.com

Spain's highest court has suspended a meeting of Catalonia's regional parliament planned for Monday in an apparent attempt to prevent Catalan President Carles Puigdemont's expected declaration of independence. The Constitutional Court said Thursday it ...

Big banks plan to abandon Catalonia over its crisis with Spain - PRI

A man uses a cashpoint at a Sabadell bank branch in Pineda de Mar, north of Barcelona. Credit: Albert Gea/Reuters. Spanish judges ordered Catalan lawmakers Thursday to suspend a planned session that could see the region declare independence as the ...

Former Catalan leader fears violence on the streets if army sent in - KLFM 96.7

Artur Mas has warned of possible civil unrest if the Spanish government strips the region of its autonomy and sends in the army following the referendum on Catalonian independence. The former Catalan president, who was barred from public office for two ...

Last Sunday In Catalonia: Pirates 1, The Invincible Armada 0 - Common Dreams

"The events of the day demonstrated many things to the world. The most self-evident of these is the underlying brutality and lack of imagination of the current Spanish Government led by Mariano Rajoy, as well as the many other parties (including the ...

Spain blocks Catalan parliament session - Sky News Australia

Spain's constitutional court has suspended a session of the Catalan parliament where separatists were planning to declare independence. A debate and vote had been lined up for Monday, with a declaration thought likely to follow some time after.

Iniesta calls for more negotiating in Spain-Catalonia crisis - MetroNews Canada

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain midfielder and Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta has called for more dialogue in the dispute over Catalonia's push for independence that has the country on edge, including the national football team. Iniesta wrote on Twitter on ...

Spain to Make It Easier for Firms to Move Base From Catalonia as Business Alarm Deepens - U.S. News & World Report

A man enters a Sabadell bank branch in Pineda de Mar, north of Barcelona, Spain October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Albert Gea Reuters. By Carlos Ruano and Andrés González. MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's government will issue a decree on Friday making it ...

Sabadell bank to shift domicile from Catalonia - Yahoo7 News

Madrid (AFP) - Spain's fifth-biggest bank Sabadell will shift its registered domicile away from Catalonia, a company spokesman said Thursday, after threats by the region's leaders to declare independence. The bank will on Friday launch "rapid ...

No decision yet on whether to go ahead with Monday's Catalan parliament session: speaker - Reuters

Catalan regional Parliament speaker Carme Forcadell speaks to reporters inside the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain, October 5, 2017. REUTERS/Yves Herman. (Reuters) - A Spanish Constitutional Court ruling suspending a session of the ...

Barcelona, Iniesta call for dialogue over Catalonia crisis - WHTC

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona have joined captain Andres Iniesta in calling for dialogue between the Spanish government and leaders in Catalonia to resolve the crisis between the central government and its richest region following Sunday's disputed ...

Spanish court suspends Catalan parliament session - Anadolu Agency

Spain's constitutional court has suspended the Catalan parliamentary session planned for Monday, in which the pro-separatist coalition was expected to make a unilateral declaration of independence from Spain. This comes days after Sunday's ...

Big bank to move headquarters out of Catalonia - Financial Times

The second-largest bank based in Catalonia has decided to move its legal headquarters out of the region as Catalan separatists and the Spanish authorities hurtle towards a showdown on Monday over the region's push for independence. The decision on ...

Caixabank to decide on Friday on moving base out of Catalonia - source - Reuters

FILE PHOTO - CaixaBank's logo is seen at the company's headquarters, next to a streetlight, in Barcelona, Spain, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Albert Gea -. MADRID (Reuters) - The board of Spanish lender Caixabank (CABK.MC) will meet on Friday to study a ...

The Latest: Barcelona mayor calls for European mediation - San Francisco Chronicle

In this photo taken on Oct. 2, 2017, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy begins a meeting with socialist opposition leader Pedro Sanchez at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain. Spain's Prime Minister on ... more. Photo: Paul White, AP. Image 2 of 3.

Barcelona demand respect for wishes of the Catalan people amid referendum tensions - Goal.com

Barcelona have demanded that the wishes of the Catalan people be respected amid growing tension in Spain following Catalunya's independence referendum. Voting took place on October 1 and resulted in clashes between protesters and riot police in the ...

Catalan Separatists Tap Brakes as Banks Consider Departure - Bloomberg

Separatist leaders in Catalonia are seeking to avoid an immediate declaration of independence from Spain as officials in Madrid and business leaders in Barcelona ratchet up pressure on the nationalist camp. With the movement's leaders divided on the ...

Catalan Separatists Plan Parliament Debate Monday, Defying Spain - Bloomberg

Spanish national police officers wearing riot gear confront pro Catalan referendum supporters in Sabadell, Spain, on Oct. 1, 2017. Photographer: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg. The leader of the most powerful civic group in the Catalan separatist movement said ...

In Catalonia, the concern of a “silent majority” against the independence - The Sherbrooke Times

A large part of Catalans, perhaps the majority, do not feel concerned by the process of independence initiated by the government of a separatist movement. Story. “There are too many people who throw oil on the fire”. In his stand of dietary products ...

Spain court suspends Catalonia's parliament session over independence motion - Rudaw

A television set broadcasts an institutional statement by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in a bar in Barcelona on October 4, 2017. Catalonia could declare independence on Monday, October 9. Photyo/ AFP / Pau Barrena. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region ...