UPDATE: Catalanpremier Quim Torra on Thursday announced that the region will exit the state of alarm at midnight. Some restrictions will still apply for a few days.
A Catalan court has found regional premier Quim Torra guilty of disobedience for his refusal to remove pro-independence symbols from public buildings. He has been banned from public office for 18 months but will stay in his role until an appeal is heard
A new candidate has been named by Carles Puigdemont for Catalan premier: Quim Torra. But the hard-line separatist is a controversial figure, as his anti-Spanish tweets reveal