Leader of Spanish party Ciudadanos Albert Rivera (C) attends an event against Catalan independence, in Barcelona. Photograph: Jesus Diges/EPA

One of the most prominent figures against independence for the Spanish region of Catalonia staged a counter-protest in Barcelona on Sunday after a wee(...)

Fires burn in Barcelona following an evening of rioting  over the jail sentences given to separatist politicians. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images.

Catalonia’s pro-independence regional chief Quim Torra has called for talks with Spain’s central government following five days of unrest triggered by(...)

Pro independence protesters march along a highway near Barcelona om Friday morning. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators waving pro-independence flags poured into Barcelona on Friday, the fifth day of sometimes violent protests over(...)

Spanish justice minister Dolores Delgado: relationship with a jailed former policeman is threatening to destabilise the Socialist government. Photograph:   Fernando Villar/EPA

The relationship between a Spanish minister and a jailed former policeman is threatening to destabilise the Socialist government as it grapples with a(...)