Spain releases Swedish-Turkish writer wanted by Turkey

Spain releases Swedish-Turkish writer wanted by Turkey

Hamza Yalcin was being held in a Spanish jail after Turkey requested an international arrest warrant.

Thousands of students take to Barcelona’s streets in defence of Catalan vote

Thousands of students take to Barcelona’s streets in defence of Catalan vote

Thousands of striking students have taken to the streets of Barcelona to defend the forthcoming Catala independence referendum, while firefighters also held a similar protest.

Spanish police make major marijuana and underwear bust

Spanish police make major marijuana and underwear bust

Spanish police have seized 300 kilos of marijuana and more than 30,000 examples of fake designer underwear following a raid in the Valencian autonomous community.

Video: Ballot papers printed at secret location ahead of Catalan referendum

Video: Ballot papers printed at secret location ahead of Catalan referendum

"None of us know where it is."

Mayor of Barcelona calls for EU to mediate in Catalonia

Mayor of Barcelona calls for EU to mediate in Catalonia

Ada Colau is against independence but says Mariano Rajoy's government has worsened the standoff with the Catalan regional government.

Anti-independence Catalans keep low profile but could be ‘silent majority’

Anti-independence Catalans keep low profile but could be ‘silent majority’

A Catalan flag marked with a "No" flies from the balcony of Luis Filgueras, stating his rejection of independence in a region where leaders are bent on holding a referendum on October 1st.

Catalan police warn of public disorder if polling stations are closed on referendum day

Catalan police warn of public disorder if polling stations are closed on referendum day

Catalan police warned on Wednesday that public disorder may erupt as Spain orders the authorities to seal polling stations and stop the region holding a referendum on independence.