ANALYSIS: Spanish government crushes Catalan independence dreams – at a high price

ANALYSIS: Spanish government crushes Catalan independence dreams – at a high price

The referendum-that-wasn’t may be over, but the stakes remain high.

UN calls on Spain to probe referendum violence

UN calls on Spain to probe referendum violence

The UN human rights chief said he was disturbed by the violence during a police crackdown on the banned independence referendum in the Spanish region of Catalonia and urged Madrid to investigate any possible misconduct.

Madrid vows to ‘do everything’ to stop Catalan independence declaration

Madrid vows to ‘do everything’ to stop Catalan independence declaration

Spain will do "everything within the law" to prevent Catalonia from declaring independence.

EU urges ‘dialogue’ in Catalan crisis

EU urges ‘dialogue’ in Catalan crisis

The European Commission on Monday urged all sides in the crisis over Catalonia's banned independence referendum to move "very swiftly" to dialogue.

Spanish press review: From repression to the ‘treachery’ of Catalan police

Spanish press review: From repression to the ‘treachery’ of Catalan police

Events in Catalonia on Sunday made for some interesting coverage in the Spanish press, with widely divided opinions on what had gone down.

Spain’s Day of Shame: How the world reacts to Catalonia crisis

Spain’s Day of Shame: How the world reacts to Catalonia crisis

Front pages from around the world showed images of police violence at polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday as Catalans went to vote in a referendum banned by the government of Spain.

General strike called across Catalonia

General strike called across Catalonia

More than 40 unions and Catalan associations called a region-wide strike for Tuesday, after a major police crackdown on a banned independence referendum.

‘We have won the right to an independent state’ insists Catalan leader

‘We have won the right to an independent state’ insists Catalan leader

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said on Sunday night that the northeastern Spanish region he governs had "won the right to an independent state" after "millions" turned out to vote in a banned independence referendum.