Rappler's latest stories on Catalonia independence referendum
Representatives of both executives meet for almost 4 hours at the headquarters of the regional government in Barcelona as part of a bilateral commission that has not met since 2011
(UPDATED) All eyes will be on whether Catalonia's separatist executive, led by Carles Puigdemont, will willingly step aside for caretaker envoys from Madrid
After regional lawmakers voted to declare a Catalan 'republic,' Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy moves swiftly to dissolve the rebel government and parliament, and calls December 21 elections to replace them
Teachers, parents, students and activists have leapt into action to defend the vote slated for Sunday, defying Madrid's warnings of repercussions
The vote is set for October 1 The northeastern region s separatists are determined to go ahead with it despite Madrid s refusal and a court ban as a struggle between Catalonia and Spain s central government escalates
The ballot papers will put two questions to voters: Do you want Catalonia to be a state? and if so Do you want that state to be independent?
The leader of Spain s economically powerful region of Catalonia is determined to press ahead with an independence referendum in November despite opposition from the national government