Top Court Keeps Junqueras In Jail: Spain's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from former Catalan Deputy First Minister Oriol Junqueras (ERC, Esquerra) and ruled he must remain in prison on remand. The court rejected any idea he was a political prisoner. (Read now)

Tourism Figures Fall In Catalonia: Overnight stays by tourists in Catalonia fell by more than 12% in November, the month following a declaration of independence from Spain, new data published by the National Statistics Institute (INE) showed this week. (Read now)