Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced that he will hold meetings with Catalan regional leader Quim Torra on the 9th July.
The meeting will take place as part of a series of discussions with all the autonomous regions presidents.
It’s understood the pair will meet at the Moncloa after discussions by phone with him shortly after coming to power.
The meeting was announced just hours after Mr. Torra sent a letter to King Felipe asking for a meeting to discuss the situation in the north-eastern region.
Twenty Nine people have been arrested in connection with a large scale anti-drug operation which saw nearly 5 million doses of drugs confiscated.
15 Raids were carried out in Madrid, Valencia and Malaga, after an investigation lasting nearly a year. It’s understood the drugs were sold in gyms around Madrid, as well as being sold in the Netherlands.
Chemicals were imported from China to produce the drugs, which included cocaine, heroin, LSD, MDMA, Speed and liquid testosterone.
Policia Nacional have arrested a motorcyclist who filmed himself driving at over 250km/h – who then posted the video onto a social media site.
The man, from Lloret de Mar, was detained after an indepth investigation into his posts on the photo-sharing website Instagram. During his arrest, a motorcycle helmet with an integrated camera and recording mediums were seized.
Footage showed the driver – who faces charges of dangerous driving and endangering life – reach speeds of 258 km / h on the C-32 motorway heading towards Gerona.