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 ...

Splits emerge among Catalan separatists - Channel NewsAsia

Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has threatened to declare independence but has put off appearing at Catalonia's parliament until Tuesday. AFP/LLUIS GENE. 3 related media assets (image or videos) available. Click to see the gallery. 07 Oct 2017 04: ...

The Catalans who oppose a split from Spain - YourErie

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 is ...

Catalonia referendum: Call for pro-unity rallies in Spain - BBC News

Rallies are expected in Spain against Catalonian independence, after Sunday's disputed referendum. Demonstrations are planned in the capital Madrid and other cities, with supporters calling for a similar rally in Catalonia's capital Barcelona ...

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 ...

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.

Catalonia crisis: Thousands call for protest marches in Barcelona against independence - Hindustan Times

Catalan leaders had threatened to declare independence unilaterally and Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy vowed to stop them; If Catalonia declares independence, Spain could respond by suspending the region's existing autonomous status and ...

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 ...

Kevin McKenna: Be wary of hitching the wagons of Scottish nationalism to the Catalan cause - HeraldScotland

Students in Barcelona hold a silent protest against the violence that marred last weekend's independence referendum. 0 comments. Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day. Sign up. IN Glasgow at around 11am on Monday, the second day of ...

Fitch joins S&P in Catalonia downgrade warning - DeathRattleSports.com

Ratings agency Fitch has warned it may downgrade the sovereign debt rating of Catalonia as tensions with Madrid escalate over the region's push for independence. It comes a day after agency S&P issued a similar warning. USA Wirtschaft Ratingagentur ...

Comment: Homage to Catalonia? - Travel Weekly UK

I am as astonished as anyone at events in Spain and Catalonia – at the referendum last Sunday, at the paramilitary police batoning people in occupied schools, at the vote for separation, at the imminent prospect of an independence declaration and of ...

Catalan crisis poses fresh challenge to battered EU - DeathRattleSports.com

BRUSSELS – Catalonia's independence stand-off with Spain risks deepening the European Union's woes just as it was beginning to contemplate the end of the Brexit and migrant crises and a bright new future for the bloc. Only days ago EU leaders held a ...

Spain: No dialogue until Catalonia drops independence bid - San Mateo Daily Journal

MADRID — The spokesman for Spain's government declared Friday that “coexistence is broken” in Catalonia, blaming separatist authorities in the wealthy northeastern region for pushing ahead with their independence bid. Government spokesman Inigo ...

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis - Yahoo7 News

Madrid (AFP) - 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 ...

Business manoeuvres pressure Catalonia in crisis - Yahoo Singapore News

After the judges, police and politicians, Spanish business leaders are stepping into the ring to resist Catalan separatists' efforts to break the region away from Spain. Several big companies have announced plans to shift their legal headquarters out ...

Spain suspends Catalonia parliament session on independence - Gears Of Biz

Spain's Constitutional Court has ordered the suspension of a special session in Catalonia's parliament, during which top officials of the region are expected to declare independence. The court released a statement on Thursday and confirmed that its ...