Spain has prevented three former Catalan ministers from taking their seats in the European Parliament.
The deposed regional president is refusing to go away, much to the chagrin of his ally, the Republican Left.
Donald Trump’s personnel changes hint at a future war with Iran. The Catalan independence leader awaits extradition.
The deposed Catalan president is winning more support for his independence list than he did leading the Democratic Party.
The Catalan leader will probably urge resistance to Spanish rule or declare independence for the region.
Separatists are disappointed Carles Puigdemont did not declare independence, but Madrid is still not satisfied.
Spain raids Catalan government buildings and arrests top officials in actions the regional president calls “totalitarian”.
The Catalan leader puts down a rebellion inside his coalition and presses ahead with plans to secede from Spain.
Carles Puigdemont now says the region will not secede from Spain during his time in office.
Carles Puigdemont says there would be no other way to independence if Madrid rejects an agreement.