17th January 2020

January 2020

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Jordi Cuixart leaves prison on 48 hour leave

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Jordi Cuixart, the jailed Catalan activist and head of the civil society Òmnium Cultural group, left prison on Thursday evening after being granted 48 hours leave, as
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EU Parliament to consider immunity status for Puigdemont, Comín

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The European Parliament has now officially received the petition from the Spanish Supreme Court to waive the immunity as MEPs of the Catalan pro-independence leaders Carles
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The ‘Jordis’ granted permission for 48 hours prison leave

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The jailed Catalan activists, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, have been granted 48 hours leave from prison, after the Catalan government’s justice department authorised their leave,
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The new Spanish coalition cabinet gets to work

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, presided over his first new coalition cabinet meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, together with his
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Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín debut as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and his former minister Toni Comín made their debut as MEPs in the European Parliament on Monday, just over seven months after winning
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Pedro Sánchez names his cabinet: four deputy PMs and 18 other ministers

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, announced his full new coalition cabinet on Sunday, which includes left-wing Podemos head
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Electoral board declares Catalan president’s MP seat vacant

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Catalan president Quim Torra has had his seat in the Catalan Parliament declared vacant by the provincial electoral board of Barcelona. It followed Friday’s decision
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EU Parliament reverses decision on Oriol Junqueras MEP status

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The European Parliament has reversed its decision on the status of jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras as an MEP, and instead endorsed this week’s ruling by