New Catalan leader vows to keep up independence fight

New Catalan leader vows to keep up independence fight

Moderate separatist leader Pere Aragones pledged to keep up Catalonia's fight for independence as he was elected Friday, president of the northern Spanish region which tried to break away four years ago, plunging the country into turmoil.

‘Germany treated me well even when I was behind bars’: Puigdemont

‘Germany treated me well even when I was behind bars’: Puigdemont

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

S&P drops debt downgrade warning for Catalonia

S&P drops debt downgrade warning for Catalonia

Spanish authorities under fire over cup final yellow ban

Spanish authorities under fire over cup final yellow ban

No economic risk for Spain from Catalan dispute: IMF

No economic risk for Spain from Catalan dispute: IMF

Spain detains Catalan policemen with Puigdemont in Germany

Spain detains Catalan policemen with Puigdemont in Germany

IN PICS: Roads blocked in Catalonia in Pro-Puigdemont protests

IN PICS: Roads blocked in Catalonia in Pro-Puigdemont protests

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont remanded in custody by German court

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont remanded in custody by German court

UN experts register claim Spain abusing Puigdemont’s rights

UN experts register claim Spain abusing Puigdemont’s rights

Wanted ex-Catalan minister set to surrender to Scottish police

Wanted ex-Catalan minister set to surrender to Scottish police

WATCH: Angry protest in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader arrested

WATCH: Angry protest in Barcelona after ex-Catalan leader arrested

Puigdemont to face court in Germany after arrest at Danish border

Puigdemont to face court in Germany after arrest at Danish border

Catalan separatists face rebellion charge as another key figure flees abroad

Catalan separatists face rebellion charge as another key figure flees abroad

Catalan separatist candidate fails to win regional presidency

Catalan separatist candidate fails to win regional presidency

Supreme Court summons Catalan separatists as trial nears

Supreme Court summons Catalan separatists as trial nears

Jailed Catalan separatist mulls dropping leadership bid

Jailed Catalan separatist mulls dropping leadership bid

Puigdemont refuses to rule out fresh elections in Catalonia

Puigdemont refuses to rule out fresh elections in Catalonia

Guardiola accepts FA charge over Catalonia ribbon

Guardiola accepts FA charge over Catalonia ribbon

Jailed separatist proposed as candidate for Catalan presidency

Jailed separatist proposed as candidate for Catalan presidency

Anti-separatists in Catalonia march for fictional ‘Tabarnia’ region

Anti-separatists in Catalonia march for fictional ‘Tabarnia’ region

Separatists mull appointing jailed leader as Catalan president

Separatists mull appointing jailed leader as Catalan president

Support for Catalan independence at lowest level since 2014

Support for Catalan independence at lowest level since 2014

VOICES: Catalonia’s independence movement is losing support

VOICES: Catalonia’s independence movement is losing support

Jailed Catalan leaders appeal to United Nations

Jailed Catalan leaders appeal to United Nations

Spain risks downgrade to ‘flawed democracy’ over Catalonia

Spain risks downgrade to ‘flawed democracy’ over Catalonia

Russian meddling in Catalonia polls ‘unacceptable’ and taken ‘very seriously’ by NATO

Russian meddling in Catalonia polls ‘unacceptable’ and taken ‘very seriously’ by NATO

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont says he can govern from Belgium

Ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont says he can govern from Belgium

Catalan parliament speaker latest separatist to step down

Catalan parliament speaker latest separatist to step down

Troll convicted over Facebook post calling for ‘gang rape’ of Catalan politician

Troll convicted over Facebook post calling for ‘gang rape’ of Catalan politician

Catalonia: what next?

Catalonia: what next?

PROFILE: Inés Arrimadas, thorn in side of Catalan separatists

PROFILE: Inés Arrimadas, thorn in side of Catalan separatists

Winners and losers: Five takeaways from the Catalan election

Winners and losers: Five takeaways from the Catalan election

A ‘bitter victory’ for separatists in Catalonia after divided vote

A ‘bitter victory’ for separatists in Catalonia after divided vote

Catalan separatists set to reclaim absolute majority

Catalan separatists set to reclaim absolute majority

What would an independent Catalonia look like?

What would an independent Catalonia look like?

As-it-happened: Catalans vote in decisive election

As-it-happened: Catalans vote in decisive election

Divided Catalans face moment of truth on independence bid

Divided Catalans face moment of truth on independence bid

ANALYSIS Even if separatist parties win the Catalan election, international law doesn’t provide a right to independence

ANALYSIS Even if separatist parties win the Catalan election, international law doesn’t provide a right to independence

What next for Catalonia?

What next for Catalonia?

What do Brexit and the Catalan crisis have in common?

What do Brexit and the Catalan crisis have in common?

Ousted Catalan government ditches unilateral independence push

Ousted Catalan government ditches unilateral independence push

Catalonia meddling claim has damaged Spanish relations with Russia, Kremlin warns

Catalonia meddling claim has damaged Spanish relations with Russia, Kremlin warns

Catalan separatists prepare to take independence push to the polls

Catalan separatists prepare to take independence push to the polls

Russia slams Catalonia meddling claims as ‘groundless’

Russia slams Catalonia meddling claims as ‘groundless’

Catalan politician pulls handcuffs stunt in Spain’s parliament

Catalan politician pulls handcuffs stunt in Spain’s parliament

Rajoy vows to defeat pro-independence parties in Catalan election

Rajoy vows to defeat pro-independence parties in Catalan election

Catalan executive ‘maybe wasn’t prepared’ for independence, government party admits

Catalan executive ‘maybe wasn’t prepared’ for independence, government party admits

Spain tells EU it suspects Russian meddling in Catalonia

Spain tells EU it suspects Russian meddling in Catalonia

Hundreds gather for Catalan independence in Brussels

Hundreds gather for Catalan independence in Brussels

Rajoy in Barcelona for first Catalonia visit since direct rule

Rajoy in Barcelona for first Catalonia visit since direct rule

Mass protest in Barcelona demands freedom for Catalan leaders

Mass protest in Barcelona demands freedom for Catalan leaders

Catalan parliament speaker to be freed on Friday, lawyer says

Catalan parliament speaker to be freed on Friday, lawyer says

NATO general tells Russia to ‘stop meddling’ following accusations of Catalonia interference

NATO general tells Russia to ‘stop meddling’ following accusations of Catalonia interference

Spain detains Catalan parliament speaker pending bail

Spain detains Catalan parliament speaker pending bail

Analysis: Could Catalonia crisis expose Belgian divisions?

Analysis: Could Catalonia crisis expose Belgian divisions?

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

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

General strike shuts down roads and railways in Catalonia

General strike shuts down roads and railways in Catalonia

Spain’s judiciary rejects claims it lacks independence

Spain’s judiciary rejects claims it lacks independence

Puigdemont slams EU for backing Spanish PM Rajoy in ‘coup’

Puigdemont slams EU for backing Spanish PM Rajoy in ‘coup’

Catalonia crisis will end in international courts, Puigdemont insists

Catalonia crisis will end in international courts, Puigdemont insists

Sacked Catalan president accuses Spain of being undemocratic

Sacked Catalan president accuses Spain of being undemocratic

Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

Puigdemont turns himself in to Belgian police

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

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

Puigdemont urges separatists to unite for Catalan vote

Puigdemont urges separatists to unite for Catalan vote

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader Puigdemont

Spain issues arrest warrant for Catalan leader Puigdemont

‘End this terrible situation’: Former Catalan business minister leaves jail after paying bond

‘End this terrible situation’: Former Catalan business minister leaves jail after paying bond

‘Nothing says democracy like jailing everyone the people elected’: Colbert mocks Catalan independence crisis

‘Nothing says democracy like jailing everyone the people elected’: Colbert mocks Catalan independence crisis

Catalonia at risk of recession if crisis drags on, Bank of Spain warns

Catalonia at risk of recession if crisis drags on, Bank of Spain warns

Spain detains eight members of Catalonia’s deposed government

Spain detains eight members of Catalonia’s deposed government

Spanish prosecutors seek EU arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Spanish prosecutors seek EU arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Prosecutors ask for Catalan separatist leaders to be detained

Prosecutors ask for Catalan separatist leaders to be detained

‘The more fuel you pour on the fire, the bigger it gets’: Catalan separatist leaders arrive for questioning in Madrid

‘The more fuel you pour on the fire, the bigger it gets’: Catalan separatist leaders arrive for questioning in Madrid

‘The people are angry’: Independence dream stalls for secessionist Catalans

‘The people are angry’: Independence dream stalls for secessionist Catalans

Spanish judge to grill deposed Catalan separatists, but not Puigdemont

Spanish judge to grill deposed Catalan separatists, but not Puigdemont

Catalonia declares independence but Spain’s allies back Madrid

Catalonia declares independence but Spain’s allies back Madrid

Puigdemont urges supporters to remain peaceful after independence declaration

Puigdemont urges supporters to remain peaceful after independence declaration

Spain’s Senate approves powers to remove Catalan government

Spain’s Senate approves powers to remove Catalan government

Madrid stocks slide before Catalonia votes

Madrid stocks slide before Catalonia votes

Catalan parliament passes resolution declaring independence

Catalan parliament passes resolution declaring independence

‘We establish the Catalan republic as an independent state’: Catalan separatists file resolution ahead of independence declaration

‘We establish the Catalan republic as an independent state’: Catalan separatists file resolution ahead of independence declaration

Catalan business minister resigns after ‘attempts at dialogue fail’

Catalan business minister resigns after ‘attempts at dialogue fail’

Spain prepares to roll back Catalan autonomy

Spain prepares to roll back Catalan autonomy

Puigdemont: No early elections in Catalonia

Puigdemont: No early elections in Catalonia

Spain anticipates Catalan civil servant resistance to power takeover

Spain anticipates Catalan civil servant resistance to power takeover

French Catalans offer help and refuge to separatists

French Catalans offer help and refuge to separatists

Confusion as Catalan president calls press conference, delays, then suspends it

Confusion as Catalan president calls press conference, delays, then suspends it

Catalan separatists prepare for peaceful resistance against Spanish authorities

Catalan separatists prepare for peaceful resistance against Spanish authorities

Final deadline looms in Spain-Catalonia standoff

Final deadline looms in Spain-Catalonia standoff

Cracks appear in Catalan independence camp as Madrid takeover looms

Cracks appear in Catalan independence camp as Madrid takeover looms

Independence declaration, elections, or both? Where the Catalonia crisis could go next

Independence declaration, elections, or both? Where the Catalonia crisis could go next

CaixaBank’s profits double before moving from Barcelona to Valencia

CaixaBank’s profits double before moving from Barcelona to Valencia

Calling election in Catalonia wouldn’t put Puigdemont in the clear, Spain’s justice minister warns

Calling election in Catalonia wouldn’t put Puigdemont in the clear, Spain’s justice minister warns

Media workers and unions slam Spanish government plan to take control of Catalan TV and radio

Media workers and unions slam Spanish government plan to take control of Catalan TV and radio

Spanish humorists try to find a funny side to Catalonia crisis

Spanish humorists try to find a funny side to Catalonia crisis

French Catalans offer to host Puigdemont’s governnment ‘in exile’

French Catalans offer to host Puigdemont’s governnment ‘in exile’

Catalan parliament to decide next steps before Madrid votes on dismissing Puigdemont

Catalan parliament to decide next steps before Madrid votes on dismissing Puigdemont

Firefighters, students and teachers to join Catalan government allies in ‘massive civil disobedience’

Firefighters, students and teachers to join Catalan government allies in ‘massive civil disobedience’

Catalan parties to announce response to Madrid moves

Catalan parties to announce response to Madrid moves

Pro-independence Catalans to protest in Barcelona

Pro-independence Catalans to protest in Barcelona

Spanish court website taken down by attack

Spanish court website taken down by attack

Spain to dismiss Catalonia’s government, call elections

Spain to dismiss Catalonia’s government, call elections

Spain to grab Catalonia powers as crisis intensifies

Spain to grab Catalonia powers as crisis intensifies

Catalan separatists make mass cash withdrawals in protest

Catalan separatists make mass cash withdrawals in protest

‘Critical point’ reached in Catalonia: PM Rajoy

‘Critical point’ reached in Catalonia: PM Rajoy

Catalan separatists still have time to change course: PP

Catalan separatists still have time to change course: PP

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalonia

Putin slams Western ‘double standards’ over Catalonia

Tusk: ‘No space for EU intervention’ in Catalonia

Tusk: ‘No space for EU intervention’ in Catalonia

European stocks falter as Catalonia tensions escalate

European stocks falter as Catalonia tensions escalate

Spanish government to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy

Spanish government to push ahead with suspending Catalan autonomy

Puigdemont threatens to activate independence declaration if Madrid ‘persists in impeding dialogue’

Puigdemont threatens to activate independence declaration if Madrid ‘persists in impeding dialogue’

Three of the key players in the Catalan independence dispute

Three of the key players in the Catalan independence dispute

FC Barcelona ask for dialogue in Catalonia crisis

FC Barcelona ask for dialogue in Catalonia crisis

Decision time for Puigdemont on Catalan independence push

Decision time for Puigdemont on Catalan independence push

Real Madrid president Perez cannot imagine La Liga without Barça

Real Madrid president Perez cannot imagine La Liga without Barça

How Spain could suspend Catalonia’s autonomy

How Spain could suspend Catalonia’s autonomy

‘Right now we’re seeing a blame game’: analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading

‘Right now we’re seeing a blame game’: analysts on where the Catalonia stalemate is heading

Spain threatens to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy unless Puigdemont backs down

Spain threatens to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy unless Puigdemont backs down

‘Our sales have dropped, it’s very worrying’: Catalonia independence row sparks tourism slump

‘Our sales have dropped, it’s very worrying’: Catalonia independence row sparks tourism slump

Catalonia crisis and terror attack are taking their toll, mental health workers say

Catalonia crisis and terror attack are taking their toll, mental health workers say

Thousands protest in Barcelona over separatist detentions

Thousands protest in Barcelona over separatist detentions

Catalonia tourism ‘down 15%’ since independence vote: lobby group

Catalonia tourism ‘down 15%’ since independence vote: lobby group

Protests in Catalonia over detention of key separatists

Protests in Catalonia over detention of key separatists

Spain’s Constitutional Court rules Catalan referendum law unconstitutional and void

Spain’s Constitutional Court rules Catalan referendum law unconstitutional and void

Spain cuts growth forecast for 2018 due to Catalonia crisis

Spain cuts growth forecast for 2018 due to Catalonia crisis

Spain detains high-profile Catalan independence activists

Spain detains high-profile Catalan independence activists

Catalan police chief walks free after sedition hearing

Catalan police chief walks free after sedition hearing

Spain gives Catalan leader until Thursday to pull back independence bid

Spain gives Catalan leader until Thursday to pull back independence bid

From zero to separatists’ hero: Catalan police chief Trapero back in court over sedition accusation

From zero to separatists’ hero: Catalan police chief Trapero back in court over sedition accusation

Puigdemont doesn’t clarify if he declared independence and proposes two months of dialogue

Puigdemont doesn’t clarify if he declared independence and proposes two months of dialogue

Catalonia uncertainty could lead Spain to cut 2018 growth forecast

Catalonia uncertainty could lead Spain to cut 2018 growth forecast

Ratings agency warns of Catalan recession if crisis drags on

Ratings agency warns of Catalan recession if crisis drags on

Show of unity in Madrid and far-right rally in Barcelona mark Spain’s National Day

Show of unity in Madrid and far-right rally in Barcelona mark Spain’s National Day

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’

Opinion: ‘Much of Spain’s political history has been a tale of savage partisan strife’

Don’t make dialogue impossible, European Council head Tusk tells Catalan leader

Don’t make dialogue impossible, European Council head Tusk tells Catalan leader

Catalan leader ‘assumes mandate for independent state’ but asks to suspend declaration

Catalan leader ‘assumes mandate for independent state’ but asks to suspend declaration

Spain warns Catalan leader not to do anything ‘irreversible’ ahead of independence showdown

Spain warns Catalan leader not to do anything ‘irreversible’ ahead of independence showdown

Catalan legal body rules against regional government over referendum

Catalan legal body rules against regional government over referendum

Spanish court suspends Catalonia independence vote

Spanish court suspends Catalonia independence vote

Ex-Catalan chief to stand trial for independence referendum

Ex-Catalan chief to stand trial for independence referendum

Catalan leader promises 2017 independence referendum

Catalan leader promises 2017 independence referendum

Catalan parliament defies court in independence drive

Catalan parliament defies court in independence drive

Catalan separatists overtake ‘remainers’ for the first time

Catalan separatists overtake ‘remainers’ for the first time

Catalonia ex-president faces trial over illegal ‘referendum’

Catalonia ex-president faces trial over illegal ‘referendum’

Catalan leader rules out independence during mandate

Catalan leader rules out independence during mandate

Spain’s Constitutional Court annuls Catalan independence motion

Spain’s Constitutional Court annuls Catalan independence motion

Spain’s Constitutional Court blocks Catalonia independence process

Spain’s Constitutional Court blocks Catalonia independence process

Madrid will go to court if Catalonia launches secession bid, govt warns

Madrid will go to court if Catalonia launches secession bid, govt warns

Top Spanish court rejects blocking motion on Catalan independence

Top Spanish court rejects blocking motion on Catalan independence

PM vows ‘all political, legal means’ to block Catalan independence bid

PM vows ‘all political, legal means’ to block Catalan independence bid

Barcelona to take Uefa to court over fine for Catalan independence flags

Barcelona to take Uefa to court over fine for Catalan independence flags

Police arrest treasurer of Catalonia separatist party in corruption probe

Police arrest treasurer of Catalonia separatist party in corruption probe

Mas accepts ‘full responsibility’ for staging Catalan independence vote

Mas accepts ‘full responsibility’ for staging Catalan independence vote

Cher wades into Catalan row: ‘You can’t put toothpaste back into tube’

Cher wades into Catalan row: ‘You can’t put toothpaste back into tube’

Catalan regional election results: Independence parties claim victory

Catalan regional election results: Independence parties claim victory

What would change if Catalonia declared independence from Spain?

What would change if Catalonia declared independence from Spain?

For or against? Famous people have their say on Catalan independence

For or against? Famous people have their say on Catalan independence

Catalonia elections: The key players

Catalonia elections: The key players

Spain’s central bank warns against prospect of Catalan independence

Spain’s central bank warns against prospect of Catalan independence

Barcelona football club will remain ‘neutral’ in the debate on Catalonia

Barcelona football club will remain ‘neutral’ in the debate on Catalonia

Spain shrugs off capital flight risk from Catalan independence push

Spain shrugs off capital flight risk from Catalan independence push

Spain ‘would block Scotland from joining EU’

Spain ‘would block Scotland from joining EU’

Spanish PM warns Scots on independence

Spanish PM warns Scots on independence

‘Silent majority’ rallies for Spanish Catalonia

‘Silent majority’ rallies for Spanish Catalonia