Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a snap election, plunging the country into fresh political uncertainty.
Thousands of people have rallied in the Spanish capital, Madrid, crying for the resignation of the country’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez over his government’s negotiations with separatist Catalans.
The Catalan Police Force, in an anti-terror operation, have arrested at least 14 people.
Spain’s government on Tuesday said it rejected any ultimatum from Catalonia on moving towards self-determination .
Pro-independence protesters across Catalonia are blocking roads and train lines one year after independence referendum crushed.
Catalan independence supporters scuffled with police on Saturday as protests marked the first anniversary of the region's independence referendum.