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The Secretary General of Manos Limpias, before filing the complaint against Jordi Pujol (by R. Garrido)

13 August 2014 10:01 PM

Extreme-right organisation files a complaint against former Catalan President Jordi Pujol for corruption

Manos Limpias, a Spanish far-right nationalist trade union, has finally filed a judicial complaint for corruption against the historical leader of Catalan nationalism and President of Catalonia between 1980 and 2003, Jordi Pujol, and his wife,...

The Vice President of the Catalan Government, Joana Ortega, a few weeks ago (by P. Francesch)

12 August 2014 09:04 PM

Self-determination forces clash over possibility to postpone 9th November vote if Spain blocks it

In the last few days, the centre-right pro-Catalan state coalition CiU, which runs the Catalan Government, has sent several messages suggesting that the self-determination vote scheduled for the 9th of November would not take place...

Jordi Pujol (centre) and his wife, Marta Ferrussola, in their house in Queralbs (by L. Busquets)

08 August 2014 08:55 PM

Tax and judicial authorities send the first enquiries to former Catalan President Jordi Pujol

On Friday the Spanish Tax Agency delivered a summons to the historical leader of Catalan nationalism, Jordi Pujol, who confessed two weeks ago that his family had non-declared money from his father's inheritance in fiscal paradises for more...

Catalans would live better in an independent state, says Credit Suisse

05 August 2014 10:20 PM

An independent Catalonia would improve quality of life, says study from Credit Suisse

An independent Catalonia would be totally viable, according to a report conducted by the research institute from the bank, Credit Suisse. In addition it would improve its ranking on the United Nation's Human Development Index (HDI) and reach...

The Catalan President, Artur Mas, in this Tuesday press conference (by L. Roma)

05 August 2014 10:17 PM

Catalan President: "We are ready" for the 9 November independence vote

The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, stated on Tuesday that the self-determination process is following 3 principles: respect for "the law and dialogue", "but also democracy", which will guarantee that citizens are able to vote....

The Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, in the press conference held before the summer break (by Moncloa)

01 August 2014 09:11 PM

Spanish PM admits that Catalonia's self-determination is not affecting the economy

Mariano Rajoy, Spain's Prime Minister, admitted that he "does not know what will happen on the 9th of November", the day on which a majority of Catalan parties agreed upon for holding a self-determination vote, which goes against the...

The presentation of the 'V' pro-independence demonstration (by P. Mateos)

01 August 2014 09:04 PM

The 3rd massive Catalan independence demonstration will be backed by events abroad

The Catalan National Assembly, a grass-roots organisation, and Òmnium Cultural, a non-profit association promoting Catalan culture, are behind the massive independence demonstrations of 2012, 2013 and 2014, and in July they presented...

The Spanish Finance Minister, Cristóbal Montoro (left), and the Catalan one, Andreu Mas-Colell (right) in the CPFF of July 2014 (by ACN)

31 July 2014 09:36 PM

Catalan Government will not meet 1% deficit target for 2014, imposed by Spanish Executive

On Thursday, the Catalan Finance Minister, Andreu Mas-Colell, admitted that Catalonia will not be able to meet the strict 1% deficit target imposed by the Spanish Government for 2014. In fact, the Catalan Executive had previously warned on...

The Spanish PM (left) and the Catalan President (right) before their meeting (by G. Sanz de Sandoval)

30 July 2014 09:29 PM

Rajoy doesn't offer an alternative and Catalan President will call self-determination vote anyway

The President of the Catalan Government, Artur Mas, and the Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, finally met this Wednesday in Madrid to talk about the self-determination process and also about economic, social and institutional issues. Mas...

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