Press TV, Barcelona
Catalonia's former regional leader has been suspended from holding public office for a period of two years by the region's Superior Court of Justice. Artur Mas, along with two of his aides, was found guilty of criminal disobedience for holding a symbolic referendum on independence in November 2014. Mas announced that he will appeal the verdict to the Spanish Constitutional Court and to the European court in Strasbourg.
Our correspondent in Barcelona, Kusai Khedri, has more details.