19th May 2022

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Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart can leave prison for paid or voluntary work

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The jailed Catalan pro-independence activists, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, have been given permission by Lledoners prison to leave the institution for a few days each
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Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra face ‘long talks process’

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Newly elected Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan president Quim Torra in Barcelona on Thursday, the first time they have held any official talks since December
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Clara Ponsatí joins Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comín as an MEP

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Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister who is currently living in Scotland, received her credentials as an MEP in Brussels on Wednesday, despite the
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Brexit has finally happened … but what happens next?

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Brexit has finally happened. After the 2016 referendum, followed by three prime ministers (David Cameron, Theresa May and now Boris Johnson), plus two general elections
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Clara Ponsatí becomes MEP, despite Spanish electoral board announcement

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The European Parliament has officially recognised as an MEP the former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsatí, who is currently living in Scotland and awaiting an extradition hearing. Ponsatí is fighting
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Catalan president Quim Torra calls for new elections in Catalonia

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Catalan president Quim Torra has announced new elections in Catalonia as soon as the budget is approved. ‘This term has reached the end of the road,’ he said
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Six of the jailed Catalan leaders attend Parliament hearing

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Six of the nine Catalan leaders who were sentenced to jail by the Spanish Supreme Court for their roles in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum,
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Clara Ponsatí’s forthcoming MEP status ‘could affect extradition’ from Scotland

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The full extradition hearing for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland, is scheduled to start on 11 May in Edinburgh. But it
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Spanish government will seek to reform definition of ‘sedition’ in criminal code

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The new Spanish coalition government said this week that it is open to modifying the crime of sedition, and intends to include it among other proposed