Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

Catalonia's sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday after Spain issued a warrant for their arrest.

Analysis: How ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont became Spain’s most wanted

Analysis: How ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont became Spain’s most wanted

Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont, who has fled to Belgium and is facing an EU arrest warrant, has been a convinced secessionist since his youth, long before the issue moved to the centre of Catalan politics.