21st February 2020

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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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ECHR rules Spain did not violate Human Rights with immediate deportations

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday that Spain did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights when it immediately deported two
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More of the jailed Catalan leaders allowed out of prison on leave

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Five of the nine Catalan independence leaders who are currently in jail for their role in the October 2017 referendum have now been given permission
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Ericsson, Nvidia follow LG, pulling out of Mobile World Congress over Coronavirus fears

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Ericsson, the Swedish technology corporation, has cancelled its participation at this year’s Mobile World Congress (MWC), due to take place in Barcelona from 24-27 February, citing fears
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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