Spanish court agrees to extradite Russian hacking suspect to US

Spanish court agrees to extradite Russian hacking suspect to US

Spain's High Court said Tuesday October 3rd that it had agreed to a US request to extradite a Russian man accused of controlling one of the world's top generators of spam and online extortion.

Shares of Spanish banks plummet on stock exchange as unrest continues in Catalunya

Shares of Spanish banks plummet on stock exchange as unrest continues in Catalunya

Spain's IBEX 35 stock market index lost 2 percent on Wednesday October 4th, primarily due to continued speculation about the political impasse in Catalunya.

Catalan police chief investigated for alleged ‘sedition’

Catalan police chief investigated for alleged ‘sedition’

A Spanish judge placed Catalonia's regional police chief under investigation for alleged sedition, a court spokesman said Wednesday, after the force was accused of failing to rein in pro-independence protesters.

Catalan president says he will declare independence by early next week

Catalan president says he will declare independence by early next week

Carles Puigdemont told the BBC Catalunya would declare independence once all votes had been formally counted.

Barcelona-based biotech company to relocate to Madrid

Barcelona-based biotech company to relocate to Madrid

Oryzon, a biotech company founded in Barcelona in 2000, announced only two days after the Catalan referendum that it would relocate its Spanish head office to Madrid.

Catalan crisis deepens after Spanish king condemns independence bid

Catalan crisis deepens after Spanish king condemns independence bid

Spain was braced for further political upheaval Wednesday as a crisis over Catalan demands for independence deepened after King Felipe VI urged authorities to defend "constitutional order".