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.
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 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.