Week 2-8 October

  • 3 October. General strike and protests condemning police brutality (700,000 in Barcelona). King Felipe speaks on television, scolding Catalan government.

  • 6 October 2017. Spanish government passes express decree-law to facilitate corporations moving legal HQs away from Catalonia. Most of the biggest corporates headquartered in Catalonia change their legal head offices (not operational HQs) over the following days and weeks.

  • 7 October. Leaders of pro-independence civil society organisations, Sánchez and Cuixart, and head of Catalan police, Trapero, questioned by prosecutor and judge in Madrid in relation to events on 20 September.

  • 8 October. Spanish pro-unity march gathers 350,000 in Barcelona.
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