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Catalan separatists squeezed further as Spain tightens grip

They ignore Spain's highest court to force a break; banks and big companies in Catalonia talking of moving out

Demonstrators marching through Barcelona on Tuesday to protest against alleged police violence. PM Mariano Rajoy is fighting to maintain his authority as hardliners from the anarchist party CUP are demanding a quick break with Spain.


SPANISH Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy convenes his Cabinet on Friday as the financial and political squeeze on the separatist government in Catalonia tightens.

After a week of political drama that rocked financial markets, Mr Rajoy will meet his ministers in Madrid as events...

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