CATALONIA TRIAL

Protests erupt across Catalonia against Supreme Court verdict on separatists

Demonstrators have descended on El Prat airport in Barcelona, where there have already been police charges and disruption for passengers

CARTOONS

El Roto

El Roto cartoon, October 14, 2019

CATALONIA TRIAL

Judge reactivates European warrant for Carles Puigdemont’s arrest

In the wake of today’s ruling, the Supreme Court is seeking to persuade Belgium to hand the former Catalan premier over to the Spanish authorities to face trial

CATALONIA

Pedro Sánchez on jailed Catalan separatists: “No one is above the law”

The caretaker prime minister has promised to uphold the Supreme Court ruling, which has divided Spain’s main political parties

CATALONIA

Supreme Court finds jailed Catalan secession leaders guilty of sedition

None of the defendants has been convicted of the most serious charge, rebellion, but most are still facing prison terms ranging from nine to 13 years. Those who will serve jail time are eligible for a semi-open regime, a decision that will now be made by penitentiary authorities in Catalonia

CATALONIA

Speaker in Catalan parliament: “Today we have all been convicted”

Key figures from the independence movement – including those found guilty in the trial – have been swift to react to the Supreme Court ruling

Depopulation

Why migrant workers are wanted in Spain’s most depopulated area

Businesses in Soria say Spaniards are not willing to work in the northern province and are calling on authorities to make it easier to hire undocumented foreigners

Wealth in Spain

Welcome to Zagaleta, Spain’s most exclusive neighborhood

The residential area near the southern city of Marbella features two golf courses, a country club and is home to business magnates like Hans Snook, the founder of the UK cellphone company Orange