Joaquim Forn

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 Video-grab of defendant Oriol Junqueras, former Catalan regional deputy president, testifying in a   case against 12 Catalan pro-independence politicians involved in the illegal referendum in 2017. Photograph: Spanish Supreme Court’s Institute

Catalonia’s former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, gave an impassioned defence of his region’s independence cause and attacked the legal case against(...)

Jailed Catalan  leaders (from left) Jordi Sanchez, Oriol Junqueras, Jordi Turull, Joaquim Forn, Jordi Cuixart, Josep Rull and Raul Romeva photographed in Lledoners jail in Sant Joan de Vilatorrada, Spain, on Saturday. Photograph: Omnium Cultural handout via AFP

Four of the Catalan leaders facing trial over last year’s failed push for regional independence have gone on a hunger strike, claiming they are being(...)

Catalan independence leaders Jordi Cuixart (left) and Jordi Sanchez    arrive on Monday at the high court in Madrid, which ordered their detention. Photograph: Javier Barbancho/Reuters

A dispute over the actions of the judiciary has deepened Spain’s constitutional crisis, after the leaders of two civic independence organisations were(...)

Catalan police chief Josep Lluís Trapero  has gained folk-hero status, particularly among Catalans of a nationalist persuasion. Photograph: Andreu Dalmau/EPA

Of all the repercussions of the terrorist attacks in Spain last month, this was perhaps the least expected: the creation of a T-shirt design bearing t(...)

A CCTV grab made available by Spanish newspaper Ara shows Omar Hychami, Houssaine Abouyaaquob and Moussa Oukabir at a petrol  station hours before their attack in Cambril, Catalonia,  last Friday. Photograph: Diario Ara/EFE

The Catalan interior ministry has confirmed that it was warned by Belgian authorities in March 2016 about Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam who radicalised(...)