Skip to main content
Category

Catalonia

Catalonia

Spyware use on separatists in Spain ‘extensive’…

MADRID (AP) — The phones of dozens of pro-independence supporters in Spain’s northeastern Catalonia, including the regional chief and other elected officials, were hacked with controversial spyware available only to governments, a cybersecurity rights group said Monday. Citizen Lab, a research group affiliated with the University of Toronto, said a…
bubmag
April 18, 2022
Catalonia

Spain PM in Barcelona to reopen Catalan separatist talks

Updated 21 hours ago · Published on 15 Sep 2021 10:30AM · Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez believes that nothing will be achieved if the government and separatists enter talks with maximalist demands. – EPA pic, September 15, 2021. SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez visits Barcelona today to resume dialogue…
bubmag
September 15, 2021
Catalonia

Catalans jeer Spanish king amid efforts to ease tensions

Supporters of independence for Catalonia have protested against a visit to its regional capital Barcelona by Spain’s King Felipe VI ByThe Associated Press June 28, 2021, 12:30 AM • 2 min read BARCELONA, Spain -- Supporters of independence for Catalonia protested Sunday against a visit to its regional capital Barcelona…
bubmag
June 27, 2021
Catalonia

Catalan separatist parties agree to renew governing coalition

BARCELONA (Reuters) -Two separatist parties in Catalonia agreed to renew their coalition, one of them said on Wednesday, paving the way for a new pro-independence government in the northeastern Spanish region three months after an inconclusive election. Leftist Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya and centre-right Junts finished second and third in…
bubmag
May 19, 2021
Catalonia

Catalan separatist parties agree to renew governing coalition

The Catalan leader of the Republican Left Party (ERC), Pere Aragones and Junts Per Catalunya's Jordi Sanchez pose for pictures at a news conference on the agreement to form Catalonia regional government, in Barcelona, Spain, May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Albert Gea Two separatist parties in Catalonia agreed to renew their coalition,…
bubmag
May 19, 2021
Catalonia

Spain’s Catalonia holds key vote under cloud of pandemic

BARCELONA: Catalonia voted Sunday in an election overshadowed by the pandemic and which Madrid hopes will unseat the region’s ruling separatists more than three years after a failed bid to break away from Spain. The vote in the wealthy northeastern region could see a high level of abstentions as Spain…
bubmag
February 14, 2021
Catalonia

Catalonia to hold Feb. 14 vote to choose new regional chief

MADRID (AP) - The Spanish region of Catalonia will hold an election on Feb. 14 if regional lawmakers don’t elect a candidate to replace ousted president Quim Torra, parliamentary speaker Roger Torrent announced on Friday. The competing pro-independence parties in Catalonia’s ruling coalition say they refuse to put forward a…
bubmag
October 2, 2020