• Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Spain

    Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls for dialogue with Spain0

    Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has made a renewed call for Spanish authorities to open negotiations over Catalonia’s secession claim, a day after he was released from a German prison. Mr Puigdemont told reporters he hoped a German court’s decision not to extradite him to Spain on charges of rebellion shows that “dialogue is

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  • Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison

    Defiant Catalan ex-leader released from German prison0

    Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has walked out of a German prison after posting 75,000 euros (£65,000) bail, demanding that Spanish authorities release fellow separatists and open a dialogue on his region’s future. Mr Puigdemont was detained by German police on March 25 after crossing the border from Denmark. Spain is seeking his extradition for

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