• Spanish police arrest seven in connection with Catalan secession

    Spanish police arrest seven in connection with Catalan secession0

    Spanish authorities have detained seven people in Catalonia as part of a crackdown on disturbances associated with the region’s attempts to secede from Spain, saying one of those arrested is suspected of terrorism. The Guardia Civil said it arrested a woman believed to be a leader of Catalonia’s so-called Committees for the Defence of the

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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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