A judge at the Supreme Court in Madrid set bail of €150,000 for the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell (Esquerra, ERC) on Thursday, the court confirmed at 10:30 p.m., after a series of individual hearings that lasted all day with her and five former members of her Speaker's Committee.

Carles Pugidemont's lawyer, Jaume Alonso Cuevas, tweeted "Stay strong, Forcadell, we'll have you home again soon", indicating that the Speaker would be detained until the money could be found.

If and when she posts bail, Forcadell will be prohibited from leaving the country and will have...