Catalonia crisis could impact Spanish economic growth: European Commission

Catalonia crisis could impact Spanish economic growth: European Commission

The Catalonia crisis could put Spain's future economic growth at risk, according to a new forecast by the European Commission.

Messi: Spain would be worst team to face at World Cup

Messi: Spain would be worst team to face at World Cup

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi says the worst possible draw for his Argentina side at next year's World Cup would be Spain in the first round.

Analysis: Could Catalonia crisis expose Belgian divisions?

Analysis: Could Catalonia crisis expose Belgian divisions?

Carles Puigdemont's exile in Brussels is proving a stiff test for the fragile government of Belgium, a country with a history of communal divisions that run as deeply as Catalonia's, analysts said.

Catalan parliament speaker Forcadell due in court for ‘sedition’ hearing

Catalan parliament speaker Forcadell due in court for ‘sedition’ hearing

The magistrate could decide to place Carme Forcadell and five other officials in pre-trial detention, joining the majority of Catalan leaders who organised a referendum on independence last month.