Former Catalonian business minister Santi Vila has now paid €50,000 bail, after one night in jail in "solidarity" with colleagues – report
National High Court tells us arrest warrant for Pugidemont and 4 other in Belgium has not yet been issued
WhatsApp is down in Spain and half of Europe
"Eminently democratic" independence movement being "persecuted by the Spanish powers," says @AlfredBosch
6 Civil Guard vans take 9 former Catalan regional ministers off to jail
Catalan president in exile will address the nation from Brussels today; sources.
Mayor of Barcelona, Ada Colau, says today a "black day for Catalonia", calls for "common front to obtain release of political prisoners".
Spanish prosecutor seeks EU arrest warrant for sacked Catalonia leader Puigdemont
Spain prosecutor also asks judge to issue arrest warrants for four former regional ministers with Puigdemont in Brussels
Spain's state prosecutor has asked a judge to issue a European arrest warrant for sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
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Hundreds of people are gathered in Barcelona in support of the pro-separation politicians
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Catalonia independence supporters gather outside regional government office in Barcelona as dismissed ministers face high court in Madrid
Prosecutors seek jail for eight members of deposed Catalan govt: court
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Only about three dozen people outside Omnium HQ in Barcelona to support Jordis in jail, former regional ministers in court
All former regional ministers who turned up in Madrid except one—Santi Vila—refused to answer judge's questions, El Confidencial reports
Puigdemont spotted having a coffee in Brussels when he was supposed to be in court in Madrid
La Vanguardia, "sources close to", reports Puigdemont + 4 are still in fact in Brussels and not about to appear late in Madrid.
Catalan separatist leaders arrive in court, but not Puigdemont
Catalan secessionist leaders to appear in court, without Puigdemont
TV3 has just published a statement from "the legitimate Catalan government" in Brussels. Puigdemont statement says accusations and court process "a political trial", says potential sentences "disproportionate".
New Puigdemont press conference at 12 p.m., this time in the small town of Tielt (near Ghent, Flanders) – report
Puigdemont will not appear before the National Court, according to his lawyer
Spanish court is preparing to charge the president of Catalonia
National High Court judge orders Puigdemont + 13 former regional ministers to appear in court on Thursday + Friday.
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Support for independence in Catalonia is at 48.7%, nearly 8 points higher than June'17 according to CEO's Political Opinion barometer
Belgian PM says Catalan ex-leader will be treated 'like any other European citizen'
Puigdemont says the problem started on October 1 with "violence from the Spanish side"
Former Catalan regional interior minister Forn says (in French) that Spanish government wants to jail them "like militants"
Press asked Puigdemont how long he will stay in Belgium, Puigdemont says "it depends" on circumstances
Puigdemont says title of Public Prosecutor's document, "harder will be the fall", shows Spain looking for "revenge", not justice