IN PICTURES: Day of protest across Catalonia

IN PICTURES: Day of protest across Catalonia

Shouting "occupation forces out" and "the streets will always be ours," tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Barcelona to protest police violence during a banned weekend independence referendum in Catalonia.

Spain accuses Catalan government of ‘inciting rebellion’

Spain accuses Catalan government of ‘inciting rebellion’

Spain's interior minister on Tuesday accused Catalonia's government of "inciting rebellion" after police sent to the region to block a weekend independence referendum were harassed by protesters.

Football: Proud Pique a lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

Football: Proud Pique a lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

Barcelona star Gerard Pique's tears of sadness and the vast empty stands as his team reluctantly played were two of the defining images of a violence-scarred independence referendum in Catalonia.

ANALYSIS Crisis in Catalonia: what happens next?

ANALYSIS Crisis in Catalonia: what happens next?

Spain has moved into uncharted waters after leaders in the wealthy Catalonia region signalled they may declare independence. This is what could happen next.

Catalan hotels evict Spanish police as crowds protest violence at the polls

Catalan hotels evict Spanish police as crowds protest violence at the polls

Hotels across Catalonia have evicted police sent in the region to stop the independence referendum after angry protests in the street.

Catalans take to the streets as general strike shuts down region

Catalans take to the streets as general strike shuts down region

Schools have closed, roads have been blocked and public transport is disrupted across the northeastern region as a general strike is observed.

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This little country is possibly Europe’s best-kept secret

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