Catalan government allies say talks with Madrid ‘impossible’

Catalan government allies say talks with Madrid ‘impossible’

The far-left allies of Catalonia's separatist government said on Saturday talks with Madrid were "impossible" and called on regional leader Carles Puigdemont to push ahead with immediate independence. independence.

Catalan talks with Spain ‘would aim at independence’

Catalan talks with Spain ‘would aim at independence’

A senior Catalan official on Saturday said an offer of talks with Madrid over his region's independence push was aimed at negotiating secession from Spain, not stopping it.

Spain refuses to extradite author to Turkey

Spain refuses to extradite author to Turkey

Spain said on Friday it would not extradite a German-Turkish author accused by Turkey of "terrorism", weeks after freeing a journalist wanted by Ankara.