Former Catalan leader ordered to pay €4.9 million over vote

Former Catalan leader ordered to pay €4.9 million over vote

Spain's audit office on Monday ordered former Catalan president Artur Mas and nine others to repay €4.9 million ($5.5 million) of public money spent on staging a 2014 independence referendum.

Ex-Catalan chief’s trial over independence vote ends

Ex-Catalan chief’s trial over independence vote ends

Catalonia’s former separatist leader Artur Mas warns Madrid of backlash

Catalonia’s former separatist leader Artur Mas warns Madrid of backlash

Ex-Catalan chief to stand trial for independence referendum

Ex-Catalan chief to stand trial for independence referendum

Ex-Catalan chief faces public office ban over referendum

Ex-Catalan chief faces public office ban over referendum

New Catalan leader takes office but won’t swear loyalty to King or Spain

New Catalan leader takes office but won’t swear loyalty to King or Spain

Catalonia’s separatist leader admits he is ‘ready’ to call fresh elections

Catalonia’s separatist leader admits he is ‘ready’ to call fresh elections

Separatists in deadlock as latest bid to form Catalan government fails

Separatists in deadlock as latest bid to form Catalan government fails

Catalonia lawmakers reject Artur Mas leadership bid for second time

Catalonia lawmakers reject Artur Mas leadership bid for second time

Catalan MPs to vote on secession plan in showdown with Madrid

Catalan MPs to vote on secession plan in showdown with Madrid

Mas accepts ‘full responsibility’ for staging Catalan independence vote

Mas accepts ‘full responsibility’ for staging Catalan independence vote

Artur Mas: How a technocrat was transformed into a patriotic leader

Artur Mas: How a technocrat was transformed into a patriotic leader

Catalonia calls early poll for independence vote

Catalonia calls early poll for independence vote

Catalan ministers step down over independence

Catalan ministers step down over independence

Catalan leader jumps on ‘Yes we can’ bandwagon

Catalan leader jumps on ‘Yes we can’ bandwagon

Catalan embassies to boost independence bid

Catalan embassies to boost independence bid

Catalan president calls early regional election

Catalan president calls early regional election

Spain’s top news in 2015: The Local’s predictions

Spain’s top news in 2015: The Local’s predictions

Court launches case against Catalan leader

Court launches case against Catalan leader

Spanish king praises unity on visit to Catalonia

Spanish king praises unity on visit to Catalonia

Catalan self-rule plans ‘road to nowhere’: PM

Catalan self-rule plans ‘road to nowhere’: PM

Catalan leader unveils 2016 independence plan

Catalan leader unveils 2016 independence plan

State prosecutor to sue Catalan president

State prosecutor to sue Catalan president

Catalan referendum is ‘impossible’: Spanish PM

Catalan referendum is ‘impossible’: Spanish PM

Cyberattack: Catalonia ‘hit during self-rule vote’

Cyberattack: Catalonia ‘hit during self-rule vote’

Prosecutor won’t ‘rush’ suit against Catalan boss

Prosecutor won’t ‘rush’ suit against Catalan boss

Over 2.3 million vote in Catalan self-rule poll

Over 2.3 million vote in Catalan self-rule poll

Catalonia praised for ‘calm’ independence poll

Catalonia praised for ‘calm’ independence poll

80 percent vote ‘yes’ to independent Catalonia

80 percent vote ‘yes’ to independent Catalonia

Madrid ‘willing to accept’ private Catalan poll

Madrid ‘willing to accept’ private Catalan poll

Volunteers drive Catalan vote on independence

Volunteers drive Catalan vote on independence

Madrid: fascists crash Catalan talkfest

Madrid: fascists crash Catalan talkfest

Madrid aims to block new poll on Catalan self-rule

Madrid aims to block new poll on Catalan self-rule

Expats given vote in poll on Catalan self-rule

Expats given vote in poll on Catalan self-rule

Calm Spanish PM cool on ‘new’ Catalonia vote

Calm Spanish PM cool on ‘new’ Catalonia vote

Madrid slams Catalonia’s ‘phoney’ vote plans

Madrid slams Catalonia’s ‘phoney’ vote plans

Catalan leader calls independence vote ‘lite’

Catalan leader calls independence vote ‘lite’

Catalan leader should call plebiscite poll: aid

Catalan leader should call plebiscite poll: aid

Catalan leader scraps independence vote

Catalan leader scraps independence vote

Thousands march to halt Catalan independence

Thousands march to halt Catalan independence

Independence vote in the air: Catalan government

Independence vote in the air: Catalan government

Catalan leaders stick to independence guns

Catalan leaders stick to independence guns

Madrid to appeal Catalan electoral team

Madrid to appeal Catalan electoral team

I will not back down on vote: Catalan leader

I will not back down on vote: Catalan leader

Catalans take to streets to back vote on self-rule

Catalans take to streets to back vote on self-rule

Catalan government axes pro-independence ads

Catalan government axes pro-independence ads

Spanish court suspends Catalan self-rule vote

Spanish court suspends Catalan self-rule vote

Court to study appeal of Catalan self-rule vote

Court to study appeal of Catalan self-rule vote

Catalan self-rule vote to be called on Saturday

Catalan self-rule vote to be called on Saturday

Catalonia to call self-rule vote ‘this week’

Catalonia to call self-rule vote ‘this week’

Catalan parliament okays independence vote law

Catalan parliament okays independence vote law

‘Liberty comes at a price’: Catalan leader

‘Liberty comes at a price’: Catalan leader

Catalan boss ‘may scrap independence vote’

Catalan boss ‘may scrap independence vote’

‘Independence vote will go ahead’: Catalan boss

‘Independence vote will go ahead’: Catalan boss

Spaniards ready to give ground on Catalonia: Poll

Spaniards ready to give ground on Catalonia: Poll

It’s a date: Spanish PM to meet with Catalan leader

It’s a date: Spanish PM to meet with Catalan leader

Spanish celebs say no to independent Catalonia

Spanish celebs say no to independent Catalonia

Spain must find third way on Catalonia: UK daily

Spain must find third way on Catalonia: UK daily

Catalonia chief vows to call independence poll

Catalonia chief vows to call independence poll

50% of Spaniards believe Catalonia will vote: Poll

50% of Spaniards believe Catalonia will vote: Poll

Catalan report is wrong on independence: EU

Catalan report is wrong on independence: EU

Independent Catalonia can stay in EU: Report

Independent Catalonia can stay in EU: Report

Spain wakes up to Catalan-sized hangover

Spain wakes up to Catalan-sized hangover

Spanish MPs reject Catalan referendum bid

Spanish MPs reject Catalan referendum bid

Madrid set to veto Catalonia vote plans

Madrid set to veto Catalonia vote plans

60 percent of Catalans want own state: Poll

60 percent of Catalans want own state: Poll

‘I am open to dialogue on Catalonia’: Spanish PM

‘I am open to dialogue on Catalonia’: Spanish PM

Catalonia seeks right to vote on independence

Catalonia seeks right to vote on independence

‘Catalonia is a matter for Spain’: Brussels

‘Catalonia is a matter for Spain’: Brussels

‘I want my own life back’

‘I want my own life back’

Spain’s top news in 2014: a sneak preview

Spain’s top news in 2014: a sneak preview

Spanish book takes Catalonia fight overseas

Spanish book takes Catalonia fight overseas

‘We may have to leave EU’: Catalan president

‘We may have to leave EU’: Catalan president

‘Catalonia is Spain’s next crisis’: Financial Times

‘Catalonia is Spain’s next crisis’: Financial Times

Defiant Catalonia plans 2014 independence vote

Defiant Catalonia plans 2014 independence vote

Catalans back away from independence: Poll

Catalans back away from independence: Poll

Catalonia’s cava makers flat on independence

Catalonia’s cava makers flat on independence

Dope charges for Catalan President’s bodyguard

Dope charges for Catalan President’s bodyguard

‘Our home is Europe’: Catalan President

‘Our home is Europe’: Catalan President

Catalans maintain push for indepedence vote

Catalans maintain push for indepedence vote

‘Short-changed’ Catalans push for 2014 vote

‘Short-changed’ Catalans push for 2014 vote

‘We want to be Spain’s brother’: Catalan leader

‘We want to be Spain’s brother’: Catalan leader

Catalan chain aims to break Spanish bonds

Catalan chain aims to break Spanish bonds

‘Catalonia’s welfare state depends on deficit relief’

‘Catalonia’s welfare state depends on deficit relief’

Madrid stymies Catalan independence push

Madrid stymies Catalan independence push

Catalan President steps up independence drive

Catalan President steps up independence drive