20th February 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 4 summary

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Former Catalan minister, Jordi Turull, argued in Spain’s Supreme Court today, the fourth day of the Catalan trial, that the government followed the wishes of
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Catalan Trial week 2: what to expect

The trial of the Catalan pro-independence leaders enters its second week on Tuesday. After the preliminary questions and the testimonies of two of the prosecuted
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Vox: pro-independence ‘coup d’état is alive’

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The head of the far-right Vox party, Santiago Abascal, says that the fact that the Catalan president, Quim Torra, is in the courtroom during the
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Government celebrates failure of ‘rage of the right’

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The Spanish government has celebrated the ‘failure’ of Sunday’s rally against its Catalonia policy in Madrid, according to executive sources. For them, the low number of
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Ada Colau to EU: trial can affect EU ‘political stability’

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The Barcelona mayor Ada Colau has warned Brussels that the trial against independence leaders can affect the European Union ‘political stability’. In a letter to Jean-Claude
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Outrage as prosecutor doubts Catalan judges’ impartiality

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A prosecutor in Spain’s National Court has cast doubts over the ‘impartiality’ of Catalan judges to try former Catalan police chief Josep Lluís Trapero and
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Artur Mas banned from office until 2020 confirmed

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Spain’s High Court of Justice in Catalonia (TSJC) has confirmed the sentence against former Catalan president Artur Mas, banning him from public office until February
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Jailed Catalan leaders demand trial delay

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Five of the jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders have requested a delay in the beginning of their trial, currently set for 12 February. The Supreme Court
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ERC party seek amendments to PM’s budget

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The future of the Spanish government is uncertain after the Esquerra (ERC) party has ruled out any possibility of backing the general budget for 2019,