No Debate For Jailed Separatists: The Supreme Court judge investigating nearly two dozen Catalan separatists for rebellion, sedition and the misuse of public funds has rejected a request from three men to be able to attend a confidence debate in the Catalan Parliament. (Read now)

Puigdemont Asks For Protection: Carles Puigdemont has sent a letter to the new Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Roger Torrent, asking for legal protection as an elected representative of the regional chamber. (Read now)

PM Contacted Court On Puigdemont: Mariano Rajoy and several of his ministers personally made contact with justices on the Constitutional Court before the it issued an extraordinary decision on Saturday regarding Carles Puigdemont, El País reported on Monday. (Read now)