As the stakes get higher for Catalonia and its leaders contemplate exile in Brussels, where does its independence movement go from here? Tim Sebastian meets Alfred Bosch from the pro-independence Republican Left of Catalonia party.
Ex-Catalan President Carles Puigdemont, wanted for rebellion in Spain, has met representatives from his JuntsxCat party in a Berlin hotel. The party insists it is open to talks with Mariano Rajoy's government in Madrid.
Socialist party leader Pedro Sanchez is set to take over as head of government after toppling long-time rival Mariano Rajoy in parliament. The 46-year-old Sanchez has pledged to open talks with the Catalan separatists.
After six months of standstill, Catalonia's regional government has chosen a new president. Quim Torra takes over from Carles Puigdemont, with his predecessor’s blessing and rapprochement with Madrid a long way off.
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