Andrew Dowling, Cardiff University, on the destabilizing effect of the Catalan independence movement"It could potentially be destabilising for bigger countries in the EU" - Andrew Dowling, Spain expert at Cardiff University.
Puigdemont says Madrid's steps are worst attacks on Catalonia since Franco"To cut a long story short, only 46% of Catalans voted for independence" - Jean-Marc Sanchez, founder of French-Spanish Bar Association.
Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont delivers speech after Spain invokes Article 155The Catalan leader asks the regional parliament to debate the measures taken by Madrid.
Catalonia crisis: 450,000 join pro-independence protest in Barcelona"They are calling on Carles Puigdemont to declare the independent republic" - FRANCE 24 Spain correspondent Sarah Morris.
Hundreds of thousands protest in Catalonia"They will be prepared to surround public buildings" - FRANCE 24 Spain correspondent Sarah Morris.
Barca chief says football club won't be used as political toolBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu insisted on Saturday the Catalan giants cannot be used by either side of a political battle over Catalonia's drive to gain independence…
Spain to grab Catalonia powers as crisis intensifies"It doesn''t look as if Carles Puigdemont wants to climb down" - FRANCE 24 Spain correspondent Sarah Morris.