CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

Ciudadanos leaders remove yellow ribbons in Catalan town

Party chiefs Albert Rivera and Inés Arrimadas made the symbolic gesture in front of reporters on Wednesday in Alella (Barcelona), to jeers and whistles from local residents

CARTOONS

Ros

Ros cartoon, August 29, 2018

HISTORICAL MEMORY

Spanish PM backtracks on turning Valley of the Fallen into a museum

Pedro Sánchez argues that the memorial site, where former dictator Francisco Franco is buried, is too charged with symbolic meaning to be a place of reconciliation

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE

Eighty people wearing white suits and masks remove yellow ribbons in Catalonia

The members of a self-styled brigade to “free the region from the pro-Independence movement” took to the streets of La Bisbal d’Empordà at around 2am

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE DRIVE

Government arranges defense lawyer for judge after former Catalan premier files lawsuit

Carles Puigdemont is suing magistrate Pablo Llarena for the symbolic amount of one euro, accusing him of impartiality and violating his rights

EDITORIAL

Carles Puigdemont’s smokescreen

The lawsuit the former Catalan premier has filed in Belgium against a Supreme Court judge is nothing more than a political ruse