Hours after Pedro Sanchez takes the oath of office, one of the most critical issues facing his fragile government is pressed upon him: ending the Catalonia secession crisis.
Prime Minister-elect Pedro Sanchez vows to root out the corruption that helped bring down his county's outgoing conservative government.
Five politicians from Catalonia are jailed; warrants target Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and other lawmakers who seek secession from Spain.
Voters in Catalonia face a momentous choice for their regional parliament as they go to the polls.
In Brussels facing extradition to Spain on charges of rebellion and sedition, the ousted Catalonian president sees a disconnect between the people and "European elites."
Spain takes control of Catalonia, dismissing its separatist government a day after lawmakers passed a declaration of independence for the region.
Catalonia's Parliament voted for independence Friday morning, prompting widespread celebration in the region and immediate rebuke from the Spanish government.
Catalans pour into Barcelona streets after the Spanish prime minister announces he will move to take control of their region.
The government may activate Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which allows it to take over powers of the country's 17 autonomous regions.