Tagged: Madrid

Article 155: ‘The Nuclear Option’

It has been called the nuclear option – Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution under which Madrid has imposed direct rule on Catalonia. It allows the government to take control of any of the...


Thousands Rally in Madrid for Spanish Unity

Thousands of people took the streets of Madrid on Saturday to call for unity after the entire Catalan government was sacked. People of all ages joined the Spanish flag-waving rally along with a large...


Catalan Leader Urges Calm Opposition

The disputed Catalan president, dismissed on Friday by Spain’s central government, has refused to recognise the sacking of the regional government of Catalonia. In a televised message broadcast on Saturday (October 28), Carles Puigdemont...