Breaking News: CATALONIA  Declared Independence From Spain

CATALONIA has declared independence from Spain – is it safe to travel to the country? Latest travel advice and update here.

Catalonia has officially voted to declare independence from Spain after the parliament voted ahead of Madrid’s vote on whether to impose Article 155.

The Catalan parliament passed with 70 votes in favour, ten against and 2 blank ballots in the Catalan parliament in Barcelona.

Spain has been rocked by violence and protests regarding the issue since separatists first voted earlier this summer.

The FCO have yet to update their travel advice in the wake of the news, but their latest advice recommends travellers exercise caution.

Spain has been rocked by violence and protests regarding the issue since separatists first voted earlier this summer.

The FCO have yet to update their travel advice in the wake of the news, but their latest advice recommends travellers exercise caution.