Catalan bid for independence

There’s fake news in Catalonia too

With the circulation of exaggerations and biased reporting, the Catalan crisis has become a problem for the European Union

COMMENT

Predictable but still a source of disbelief

As the National Police arrived at polling stations in Catalonia, voters were surprised to find the law being enforced

Catalan bid for independence

Riot police operations called off early after outcry over violence in Catalonia

Original orders had officers entering polling stations even during ballot recounts, sources say

Cartoons

Ros

Ros cartoon, October 2, 2017

CRISIS in catalonia

Solved: the mystery of the missing Catalan ballot boxes

Hundreds of activists concealed them inside private homes, schools and churches across the region

Editorial

In the face of Catalan insurrection, the law but not just the law

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy must explain what he is prepared to do to ensure a peaceful and democratic future for the current Spanish system of autonomous regions

VERNE

The 15 most-shared photos of the Catalan independence referendum

Images from yesterday’s violent clashes spread widely across social media platforms