You are here

Catalan stand-off touches separatist hearts beyond Spain

A Spanish national flag, (above), hangs side by side with a Catalan flag, also known as a Senera, outside the window of a residential apartment in Madrid, Spain, on Thursday.


THE stand-off between Madrid and supporters of independence in Spain's wealthy Catalan region has stirred separatist feelings far beyond the Spanish borders.

Politicians across the globe criticised armed Spanish police who used truncheons and rubber bullets on voters,...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to