22nd October 2021

1 October Referendum

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Sánchez and Aragonès resume talks, despite ‘radically different’ views

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan President Pere Aragonès in Barcelona on Wednesday – at the start of resuming ‘dialogue’ between the two governments on resolving the Catalan
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Pere Aragonès voted in as Catalan President after ERC and JxCat reach agreement

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UPDATE on Friday 21 May:  Pere Aragonès was voted as the 132nd president of Catalonia by the pro-independence majority in parliament on Friday 21 May,
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‘Freedom is either total or it is not’ – jailed Catalan leaders react to being granted ‘low category’ status

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The justice department of the Catalan government has agreed to grant the lowest prison category to the nine pro-independence Catalan politicians and activists who were
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Catalan leaders in prison could be granted ‘low category’ status

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Prison authorities where the nine jailed Catalan independence leaders are currently serving their sentences for their roles in the 1 October 2017 referendum –  Lledoners,
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Over 100,000 attend Puigdemont rally in Perpignan

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont participated in a vast political rally in Perpignan in southern France near the Spanish border on Saturday, with over 100,000 pro-independence supporters in attendance.
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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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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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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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Ex-Mossos chief Trapero denies any ‘close relationship’ with Puigdemont

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (Mossos d’Esquadra) began at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is charged with
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Trial of former Catalan police chief, Josep Lluís Trapero, starts

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) starts at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is