catalonia

food news

Burger King Workers Must Be Allowed to Grow Beards, Catalan Government Rules

Burger King has also been sued in the U.S. by an employee who was fired for refusing to shave his beard.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.31.19
catalan independence

12 Catalan separatist leaders have gone on trial in Spain. Here’s what you need to know.

“Self-determination is synonymous with peace and not war.”
Tim Hume
2.12.19
Catalan crisis

Carles Puigdemont just got bail from a German court

“This political persecution has to end it is as it is driven by completely false narrative”
Tim Hume
4.6.18
catalonia

German prosecutors: Catalonia's former leader can be extradited back to Spain

Carles Puigdemont faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted.
Tim Hume
4.3.18
WikiLeaks

Ecuador Cut Off Julian Assange’s Internet For His Political Tirades on Twitter

The founder of WikiLeaks has been offline for a few hours after Ecuador suspended his internet access.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3.28.18
catalonia

Catalonians are not happy with the arrest of their former leader Carles Puigdemont

The German court has up to 60 days to determine whether to extradite Puigdemont to Spain.
Tim Hume
3.26.18
catalonia

Catalonia's exiled leader drops bid to be president again

He's nominated a jailed activist to replace him
Tim Hume
3.2.18
catalonia

Spain’s King Felipe got a frosty reception from Catalan separatists in Barcelona

King Felipe arrived in Catalonia’s capital for the first time since October’s illegal independence referendum.
Tim Hume
2.26.18
catalonia

Spain warns fugitive Catalan leader not to try to sneak back into the country

“We are going to make sure that he can’t even enter in the trunk of a car.”
Tim Hume
1.23.18
catalonia

Catalonia picks a fugitive president in new bid to break up with Spain

The announcement came as Spanish prosecutors sought to reactivate a European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont.
Tim Hume
1.22.18
soccer

'Barça is More Than a Club'

As Catalonia moves toward independence, we chronicled the intersection of soccer and politics in Barcelona in words and photos.
Jordi Mestre
12.28.17
soccer

FC Barcelona is Winning Matches and Losing its Fanbase

As Catalonia marches toward independence, supporters are identifying less and less with a club that was once closely linked with the movement.
Jordi Mestre
12.22.17
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