About: Catalan election

Future EU 27-10-2017

Rajoy sacks Catalan government, calls snap election

Spain on Friday (27 October) sacked Catalonia’s regional government, dissolved the Catalan parliament and called a snap election in the region for 21 December, in a bid to draw a line under Spain’s worst political crisis in 40 years.
Elections 23-09-2015

Catalan rep: The EU should push Madrid towards a ‘more constructive stance’

'We would have already expected a more explicit invitation of encouragement by EU leaders and institutions to Madrid to engage in some kind of political discussion,” said Amadeu Altafaj, the Permanent Representative of Catalonia in Brussels.
Languages & Culture 12-09-2013

Catalans form 400km human chain in independence push from Spain

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans held hands in a 400-km human chain across their region on Wednesday (11 September) to press the Spanish government to let them vote on breaking away and forming their own country.
Languages & Culture 26-11-2012

Catalan elections: What alternative to secession?

The results of the Catalan elections of November 25 show that a majority of Catalans are likely to vote in favour of independence in case a referendum is organised. However, this majority is not very ample and suggests that the high expectations that were put on these elections by national and international media were exaggerated, writes Joan Marc Simon.
Languages & Culture 26-11-2012

Catalan election leaves separatist camp divided

Separatists in Spain's Catalonia won regional elections yesterday (25 November) but failed to get a resounding mandate for a referendum on independence, which had threatened to pile political uncertainty on top of Spain's economic woes.

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