Barcelona protesters react to Puigdemont's speech"He didn't actually say in that speech that he would declare independence unilaterally" - FRANCE 24 correspondent Sarah Morris.
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.
Spain seeks to sack Catalan govt, call fresh regional electionsSpain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Saturday said he would curb the powers of the parliament of Catalonia, sack its government and call an election within six months in a…
Rajoy to invoke article 155, revokes Catalonia autonomy"The question is: who actually organises elections in Catalonia?" - FRANCE 24 International Affairs Editor Armen Georgian.
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.
Spain moves to suspend Catalan autonomyCatalonia’s leader on Thursday threatened to explicitly declare independence if no talks with the central government were offered. Spain then called a special Cabinet session to…
Sarah Morris reports on local press response to Catalan independenceFRANCE 24's Sarah Morris reports on the front-page stories in the local press to the Catalan independence declaration.
EU leaders back Spain PM in Catalonia furoreEU leaders back Spain's Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, ahead of a special Cabinet session held by the Spanish government on Saturday.
Spain 'goes nuclear' on CataloniaWe take a look at reactions to Madrid's decision to invoke Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution in order to suspend Catalonia's autonomy - a first in Spanish history. Also,…