Eight police officers to be investigated over violence at Catalan referendum polls

Eight police officers to be investigated over violence at Catalan referendum polls

A Spanish court has ordered eight police officials to be put under formal investigation over their alleged role in a violent crackdown against a banned 2017 independence referendum in Catalonia, according to a ruling published Thursday.

Spanish police give their version of Catalan referendum violence

Spanish police give their version of Catalan referendum violence

Catalan parliament to vote on new president

Catalan parliament to vote on new president

Exiled Puigdemont abandons bid to return as Catalan leader

Exiled Puigdemont abandons bid to return as Catalan leader

Spain court orders arrest of Catalan separatist exiled in Switzerland

Spain court orders arrest of Catalan separatist exiled in Switzerland

Leading Catalan separatist flees to Switzerland to evade justice

Leading Catalan separatist flees to Switzerland to evade justice

Leading Catalan separatist walks free on bail

Leading Catalan separatist walks free on bail

Sacked Catalan leader vows to lead despite Spain ‘threats’

Sacked Catalan leader vows to lead despite Spain ‘threats’

Ex-Catalan leader insists he CAN govern from Belgium exile

Ex-Catalan leader insists he CAN govern from Belgium exile

Pro-separatist Catalan parties back ex-leader for top job

Pro-separatist Catalan parties back ex-leader for top job

Ex-Catalan leader’s party pledges to re-elect him remotely

Ex-Catalan leader’s party pledges to re-elect him remotely

Spain to oppose ex-Catalan leader being re-elected from Belgium exile

Spain to oppose ex-Catalan leader being re-elected from Belgium exile

Puigdemont or not? Catalan independence camp has to choose

Puigdemont or not? Catalan independence camp has to choose

Jailed Catalan ex-vice president in court to seek release

Jailed Catalan ex-vice president in court to seek release

From Belgium and jail with love: the surreal Catalan campaign

From Belgium and jail with love: the surreal Catalan campaign

How does the rest of Spain feel about Catalan independence demands?

How does the rest of Spain feel about Catalan independence demands?

Explainer: How the independence drive has stalled the Catalan economy

Explainer: How the independence drive has stalled the Catalan economy

Belgium ends extradition case against Catalan leader

Belgium ends extradition case against Catalan leader

Spanish judge expands probe into Catalan separatists

Spanish judge expands probe into Catalan separatists

Spain drops European arrest warrant for axed Catalan leader

Spain drops European arrest warrant for axed Catalan leader

Separatists may lose absolute majority in Catalonia: poll

Separatists may lose absolute majority in Catalonia: poll

Judge orders Catalan ex-vice president and three others to remain in jail

Judge orders Catalan ex-vice president and three others to remain in jail

Jailed Catalan leaders could be freed as they face judge

Jailed Catalan leaders could be freed as they face judge

Polls must ‘ratify’ Catalonia’s desire for independence: Puigdemont

Polls must ‘ratify’ Catalonia’s desire for independence: Puigdemont

Assange warned by Ecuador over support for Catalonia

Assange warned by Ecuador over support for Catalonia

Spanish police suing Catalan satirists for ‘insults’

Spanish police suing Catalan satirists for ‘insults’

Ousted Catalan leader freed on bail in Belgium

Ousted Catalan leader freed on bail in Belgium

Catalan talks with Spain ‘would aim at independence’

Catalan talks with Spain ‘would aim at independence’

Spain says it will file rebellion charges against Catalan leader Charles Puigdemont

Spain says it will file rebellion charges against Catalan leader Charles Puigdemont

Protesters rally against Catalan independence in Barcelona

Protesters rally against Catalan independence in Barcelona

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

Spain braces for more protests in Catalonia crisis

Spain government representative apologises for Catalan vote injuries

Spain government representative apologises for Catalan vote injuries

Catalan police chief appears in court accused of sedition

Catalan police chief appears in court accused of sedition

Spain’s constitutional court suspends key Catalan parliament session

Spain’s constitutional court suspends key Catalan parliament session

A major bank is considering ditching its headquarters in Catalonia

A major bank is considering ditching its headquarters in Catalonia

King’s speech on Catalonia ‘felt like a declaration of hostility’

King’s speech on Catalonia ‘felt like a declaration of hostility’

What happens next in Catalonia?

What happens next in Catalonia?

Catalonia could declare independence on Monday

Catalonia could declare independence on Monday

Shares of Spanish banks plummet on stock exchange as unrest continues in Catalunya

Shares of Spanish banks plummet on stock exchange as unrest continues in Catalunya

Catalan president says he will declare independence by early next week

Catalan president says he will declare independence by early next week

Catalan police chief investigated for alleged ‘sedition’

Catalan police chief investigated for alleged ‘sedition’

Barcelona-based biotech company to relocate to Madrid

Barcelona-based biotech company to relocate to Madrid

Catalan crisis deepens after Spanish king condemns independence bid

Catalan crisis deepens after Spanish king condemns independence bid

IN PICTURES: Day of protest across Catalonia

IN PICTURES: Day of protest across Catalonia

Spain accuses Catalan government of ‘inciting rebellion’

Spain accuses Catalan government of ‘inciting rebellion’

Football: Proud Pique a lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

Football: Proud Pique a lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

ANALYSIS Crisis in Catalonia: what happens next?

ANALYSIS Crisis in Catalonia: what happens next?

Catalans take to the streets as general strike shuts down region

Catalans take to the streets as general strike shuts down region

ANALYSIS: Spanish government crushes Catalan independence dreams – at a high price

ANALYSIS: Spanish government crushes Catalan independence dreams – at a high price

UN calls on Spain to probe referendum violence

UN calls on Spain to probe referendum violence

Madrid vows to ‘do everything’ to stop Catalan independence declaration

Madrid vows to ‘do everything’ to stop Catalan independence declaration

EU urges ‘dialogue’ in Catalan crisis

EU urges ‘dialogue’ in Catalan crisis

Spanish press review: From repression to the ‘treachery’ of Catalan police

Spanish press review: From repression to the ‘treachery’ of Catalan police

Rajoy says rule of law prevailed by blocking Catalan vote

Rajoy says rule of law prevailed by blocking Catalan vote

Spain’s Day of Shame: How the world reacts to Catalonia crisis

Spain’s Day of Shame: How the world reacts to Catalonia crisis

General strike called across Catalonia

General strike called across Catalonia

‘We have won the right to an independent state’ insists Catalan leader

‘We have won the right to an independent state’ insists Catalan leader

ANALYSIS: Can PM Rajoy survive the Catalan crisis?

ANALYSIS: Can PM Rajoy survive the Catalan crisis?

Tensions hit football as Barça match played behind closed doors

Tensions hit football as Barça match played behind closed doors

AS IT HAPPENED: Clashes at polling stations as Catalonia holds independence referendum

AS IT HAPPENED: Clashes at polling stations as Catalonia holds independence referendum

Police surround polling station where Catalan president to vote

Police surround polling station where Catalan president to vote

Crunch time as Catalonia holds independence vote

Crunch time as Catalonia holds independence vote

Spain heads for showdown over Catalan independence referendum

Spain heads for showdown over Catalan independence referendum

Catalan government says over 2,300 polling stations are ready for referendum

Catalan government says over 2,300 polling stations are ready for referendum

‘Oppressive climate’ for media freedom in Catalonia ahead of referendum: report

‘Oppressive climate’ for media freedom in Catalonia ahead of referendum: report

VOICES: What Catalans really think about the vote for independence

VOICES: What Catalans really think about the vote for independence

Spanish curbs on Catalan referendum  ‘appear to violate fundamental rights’: UN experts

Spanish curbs on Catalan referendum ‘appear to violate fundamental rights’: UN experts

Millions of ballots seized by police ahead of Catalan vote

Millions of ballots seized by police ahead of Catalan vote

Analysis: Could Madrid do more to convince Catalans?

Analysis: Could Madrid do more to convince Catalans?

Thousands of students take to Barcelona’s streets in defence of Catalan vote

Thousands of students take to Barcelona’s streets in defence of Catalan vote

Video: Ballot papers printed at secret location ahead of Catalan referendum

Video: Ballot papers printed at secret location ahead of Catalan referendum

Mayor of Barcelona calls for EU to mediate in Catalonia

Mayor of Barcelona calls for EU to mediate in Catalonia

S&P says it’s thinking of downgrading Catalonia’s debt rating

S&P says it’s thinking of downgrading Catalonia’s debt rating

Catalan police warn of public disorder if polling stations are closed on referendum day

Catalan police warn of public disorder if polling stations are closed on referendum day

Basque terrorist group ETA slams Madrid’s opposition to Catalan independence vote

Basque terrorist group ETA slams Madrid’s opposition to Catalan independence vote

Trump: ‘I think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain’

Trump: ‘I think the people of Catalonia would stay with Spain’

Welcome to Catalonia’s most pro-independence town

Welcome to Catalonia’s most pro-independence town

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could face arrest over referendum

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

‘We are Catalans’: Scots voice referendum solidarity

‘We are Catalans’: Scots voice referendum solidarity

In southern Spain, concern and rejection of Catalan referendum

In southern Spain, concern and rejection of Catalan referendum

Rajoy asks Catalan leaders to admit referendum ‘won’t happen’

Rajoy asks Catalan leaders to admit referendum ‘won’t happen’

To vote or not, independence or not: Catalonia divided

To vote or not, independence or not: Catalonia divided

Catalonia’s independence referendum: how the disputed vote led to crackdown

Catalonia’s independence referendum: how the disputed vote led to crackdown

Spain is shipping in police to boost forces in Catalonia…on a Loony Tunes boat

Spain is shipping in police to boost forces in Catalonia…on a Loony Tunes boat

OPINION: Catalonia’s de facto independence

OPINION: Catalonia’s de facto independence

ANALYSIS: Catalonia closes ranks against Spain in referendum row

ANALYSIS: Catalonia closes ranks against Spain in referendum row

Scottish leader raises concern over Catalonia crisis

Scottish leader raises concern over Catalonia crisis

Catalans rally into the night after major escalation of tensions with Madrid

Catalans rally into the night after major escalation of tensions with Madrid

Protesters gather in Barcelona as Catalan referendum dealt a blow

Protesters gather in Barcelona as Catalan referendum dealt a blow

VIDEO: Angry protests break out in Barcelona as police detain Catalan officials

VIDEO: Angry protests break out in Barcelona as police detain Catalan officials

Madrid has imposed ‘de facto’ state of emergency in Catalonia

Madrid has imposed ‘de facto’ state of emergency in Catalonia

Spain takes control of Catalonia’s finances to block referendum

Spain takes control of Catalonia’s finances to block referendum

Spain police search Catalan govt headquarters amid referendum row

Spain police search Catalan govt headquarters amid referendum row

Spain seizes Catalan referendum posters and summons mayors

Spain seizes Catalan referendum posters and summons mayors

Catalonia will face ‘brutal impoverishment’ as an independent state, warns Spain

Catalonia will face ‘brutal impoverishment’ as an independent state, warns Spain

Spanish police seize pro-Catalan referendum pamphlets

Spanish police seize pro-Catalan referendum pamphlets

Worried Catalan employers make referendum back-up plans

Worried Catalan employers make referendum back-up plans

Catalonia’s mayors caught in referendum crossfire

Catalonia’s mayors caught in referendum crossfire

Thousands of Basques march in solidarity with Catalan independence vote

Thousands of Basques march in solidarity with Catalan independence vote

‘We will vote’ say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

‘We will vote’ say 700 Catalan mayors in referendum protest

Nine key pitfalls of Catalonia’s independence referendum

Nine key pitfalls of Catalonia’s independence referendum

Spain tightens control over Catalan spending as tensions soar

Spain tightens control over Catalan spending as tensions soar

Spanish PM due in Catalonia after fresh separatist challenge

Spanish PM due in Catalonia after fresh separatist challenge

Catalonia to launch campaign for independence referendum

Catalonia to launch campaign for independence referendum

Catalan independence vote divides region’s mayors

Catalan independence vote divides region’s mayors

Catalan leader vows to see through independence bid

Catalan leader vows to see through independence bid

Spain’s treasurer threatens to penalize companies that pay tax to Catalonia and not Spain

Spain’s treasurer threatens to penalize companies that pay tax to Catalonia and not Spain

Catalan leader says he won’t accept suspension over independence vote

Catalan leader says he won’t accept suspension over independence vote

Spain files legal challenge to Catalan referendum move

Spain files legal challenge to Catalan referendum move

Spanish court reins in Catalan foreign policy ambitions

Spanish court reins in Catalan foreign policy ambitions

Spain is bracing for rising tensions over Catalonia independence drive

Spain is bracing for rising tensions over Catalonia independence drive

Thousands rally in Barcelona for Catalan independence vote

Thousands rally in Barcelona for Catalan independence vote

Catalan public workers caught in referendum crossfire

Catalan public workers caught in referendum crossfire

‘I don’t want independence, I’m Spanish’: Thousands rally in Barcelona

‘I don’t want independence, I’m Spanish’: Thousands rally in Barcelona

Catalonia asks Spanish government for independence referendum (again)

Catalonia asks Spanish government for independence referendum (again)

Catalan president pledges referendum in New Year address

Catalan president pledges referendum in New Year address

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Brits: Why vote away your right to move in Europe?

Last chance! Expat Brits urged to register for EU vote

Last chance! Expat Brits urged to register for EU vote

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

Brits: don’t let bumbling councils steal your vote

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

British expats: have your say in this historic decision

Expats in Spain rush online to register their vote over Brexit

Expats in Spain rush online to register their vote over Brexit

Expats lose bid to scrap 15-year rule for EU referendum

Expats lose bid to scrap 15-year rule for EU referendum

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

British expats challenge voting block in EU referendum

British expats challenge voting block in EU referendum

British expat fury over EU referendum snub

British expat fury over EU referendum snub

Brits abroad will get to vote in EU referendum

Brits abroad will get to vote in EU referendum

Give us a vote: we’ve got most to lose if UK quits
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Give us a vote: we’ve got most to lose if UK quits

Rise in opposition to Catalan independence

Rise in opposition to Catalan independence

Most Catalans say no to independence: new poll

Most Catalans say no to independence: new poll

Rajoy: No challenges to Spain’s unity allowed

Rajoy: No challenges to Spain’s unity allowed

Prosecutor files criminal suit against Catalan boss

Prosecutor files criminal suit against Catalan boss

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief

Catalan cops to stop vote if ordered: security chief

Cabinet moves to block new Catalan ballot

Cabinet moves to block new Catalan ballot

‘We want independence in Catalonia this year’

‘We want independence in Catalonia this year’

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Catalan separatists score ‘footy’ ad to win fans

Catalan leader grilled on independence on CNN

Catalan leader grilled on independence on CNN

Catalonia chief vows to call independence poll

Catalonia chief vows to call independence poll

‘Catalonia independence vote is illegal’: judges

‘Catalonia independence vote is illegal’: judges

‘UK exit from EU would be disaster for Gibraltar’

‘UK exit from EU would be disaster for Gibraltar’

Madrid blocks Catalan vote on independence

Madrid blocks Catalan vote on independence

Catalonia talks down 2014 self-rule vote

Catalonia talks down 2014 self-rule vote

Ten things you didn’t know about Gibraltar

Ten things you didn’t know about Gibraltar

‘Most Catalans just want to get out of Spain’

‘Most Catalans just want to get out of Spain’