• Catalonia keeps waiting for the government leader

    Catalonia keeps waiting for the government leader

    barcelona May 12, 2018 20:21 Hot Recent News

    Even the latest attempt by the separatists to form a government in Catalonia failed initially. At the ballot, Quim Torra did not get the absolute majority required to become direct regional prime minister. This required the support of 68 parliamentarians. He was short of two.

  • Another hardliner boss in Catalonia

    Another hardliner boss in Catalonia

    barcelona May 12, 2018 17:57 Hot Recent News

    Catalan has, after months of political chaos- in all likelihood- a new prime minister: Quim Torra. But Madrid is certainly not pleased with this straw man from Puigdemont. Because Torra is again a separatist hardliner.

  • Show hundreds of thousands in Barcelona

    Show hundreds of thousands in Barcelona

    barcelona April 15, 2018 13:24 Hot Recent News

    Approximately 300,000 people have taken to the streets in Barcelona to demand the release of the separatist leaders imprisoned by Spain. They are stuck because of the organization of the illegal referendum on independence on 1 October.

  • Tug of war in Puigdemont

    Tug of war in Puigdemont

    barcelona March 26, 2018 05:33 Hot Recent News

    Five months after he fled to Belgium after his failed attempt to declare Catalan independence, the deposed separatist leader Carles Puigdemont was caught in the collar.

  • Catalans street on after arrest Puigdemont

    Catalans street on after arrest Puigdemont

    barcelona March 25, 2018 17:45 Hot Recent News

    Thousands of Catalans took to the streets in Barcelona on Sunday to protest against the arrest of former leader Carles Puigdemont. He was arrested after entering Germany from Germany because of an international arrest warrant issued by Spain.

  • Demonstrations in Spain for higher pension

    Demonstrations in Spain for higher pension

    madrid March 17, 2018 16:27 Hot Recent News

    Tens of thousands of pensioners have demonstrated throughout Spain to raise their pensions. In the center of Madrid a huge crowd gathered Saturday despite the pouring rain. On banners were texts like: 'I am a pensioner, not an idiot!' And 'thieves! They steal our pensions! '

  • Spain mourns murdered boy

    Spain mourns murdered boy

    barcelona March 12, 2018 21:27 Hot Recent News

    The story has kept Spain in the grip for two weeks: the missing of eight-year-old boy Gabriel Cruz from Andalusia. On Sunday, the story got its gruesome denouement after the father's girlfriend was arrested, with his little body in the trunk of her car.

  • Palace dictator Franco is for sale
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    Palace dictator Franco is for sale

    barcelona March 6, 2018 04:33 Hot Recent News

    For those who are looking for a special country retreat, have a big bag of money- and do not worry about a 'wrong' historical past, there is a great opportunity: the summer house of the former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco is for sale. Estate agency Mikeli Luxury Estate offers the property, for a sloppy 8 million euros.

  • Transport independent Catalonia is shrinking considerably

    Transport independent Catalonia is shrinking considerably

    barcelona February 23, 2018 13:21 Hot Recent News

    The percentage of Catalans who are in favor of secession from Spain is declining sharply according to opinion pollers of the Catalan government. The Catalonian Center of Opini Studies (CEO) states that now 40.8 percent of respondents want independence and 53.9 percent want to stay with Spain.

  • Catalan parliament has not yet met

    Catalan parliament has not yet met

    barcelona January 30, 2018 09:45 Hot Recent News

    The Catalonian parliament president Roger Torrent has postponed the session meant for choosing a head of government for the Spanish region. At first, Torrent wanted to have Carles Puigdemont, who had been deposed in October, elected prime minister again.

  • Former Prime Minister Catalonia can reign in Brussels

    Former Prime Minister Catalonia can reign in Brussels

    barcelona January 19, 2018 12:48 Hot Recent News

    The ex-premier of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, told the Catalan broadcaster that it is best possible to lead the regional government from Belgium. It is much easier to hold that function in Brussels than in a Spanish cell, according to Puigdemont. The Spanish judicial authorities are looking for him because of a series of offenses committed when he, as the regional prime minister, wanted to separate Catalonia from Spain in October with an illegal referendum.

  • Separatists take a move

    Separatists take a move

    barcelona January 18, 2018 04:39 Hot Recent News

    The new Catalan parliament has immediately thrown the club into the henhouse. 'El Parliament' has once again elected a separatist face in its first session with Roger Torrent. The 'Mesa del Parlament', a kind of Speaker Table, will also consist mainly of members of separatist parties with four of the seven parliamentarians.

  • The Catalan Parliament for the first time

    The Catalan Parliament for the first time

    barcelona January 17, 2018 12:09 Hot Recent News

    The Catalan Parliament, chosen last month, met for the first time on Wednesday. Two parties seeking independence, the PDeCat (Democratic European Catalan Party) and the ERC (Republican Left of Catalonia) want to reinstate former Prime Minister Carles Puigdemont (PDeCat) as head of government.

  • Family has been living at Thai airport for months

    bangkok December 29, 2017 10:03 Hot Recent News

    A Zimbabwean family has been camping for months at a Bangkok airport. The travelers refuse to return to their homeland, but also do not enter Europe. The Thai immigration service informed the BBC that airport staff has taken care of the family.

  • Separatists win a majority with 70 seats

    barcelona December 22, 2017 06:06 Hot Recent News

    The separatist parties in Catalonia have won a majority in the regional parliamentary elections. After 99.89 percent of the votes were counted, it appeared that the three parties that strive for independence together had 70 seats, a narrow majority in the 135-seat Catalan parliament.

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