16th June 2019

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Montserrat Caballé tribute at Barcelona Cathedral

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Barcelona Cathedral has hosted the first major tribute to Montserrat Caballé since the world-class soprano passed away last October. Hailed as one of the world’s
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Spain to allow Kosovo athletes to use flag

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The Spanish government will allow athletes from Kosovo to use national symbols in international competitions organised in the country, even if Madrid doesn’t recognise the
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Government defends Attorney General jail demands

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The Spanish Government has defended as ‘professional, technical and juridical’ the decision of its Attorney General for asking between 7 and 12 years in jail
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National Day rally demands prison sentences for Catalan leaders

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A rally held in central Barcelona on Thursday in support of Spain’s National Day, the Dia de la Hispanidad (or Hispanic Day) was attended by some
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Spain threatens ‘legal measures’ over Catalan Parliament vote

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The Spanish government threatened ‘legal measures’ on Thursday after the Catalan Parliament passed a motion condemning the role of King Felipe VI in the independence bid,
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Opera star Montserrat Caballé laid to rest

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Spain’s world-famous opera singer Montserrat Caballé was laid to rest on Monday at a funeral in Barcelona where tenor Jose Carreras hailed her as ‘the greatest soprano
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Belgium: no extradition of Spanish rapper

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A Belgian court on Monday rejected an extradition request for a Spanish rapper, who has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail for allegedly praising terrorism
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Puigdemont makes surprise visit to Scotland

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Catalonia’s deposed president Carles Puigdemont arrived in Scotland on Friday, in his first trip abroad since he returned to Belgium after a four-month stay in