19th June 2021

2019 Budget

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Quim Torra: ‘they have not committed any crimes’

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A dozen Catalan pro-independence leaders will go on trial on 12 February over their bid to make the region independent from Spain, the Supreme Court
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Jailed Catalan leader denies any crime ahead of trial

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The former Catalan foreign minister, Raül Romeva, says that in the upcoming independence trial he will not acknowledge organising a referendum as a criminal offence.
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Spanish government and Catalan leaders in fresh talks

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Spain’s deputy prime minister met Catalan pro-independence leaders on Thursday as both sides pursue complex talks on the region’s future initiated by Prime Minister Pedro
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Sánchez seeks Catalan support for budget

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Spain’s Socialist government has presented its draft 2019 Budget, and which will start parliamentary procedures on Monday – but whether it will succeed remains far from certain.
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Poll: far-right Vox would win 43-45 seats

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Spain’s far-right party Vox would enter parliament with 43-45 seats if an election was held today, giving all parties on the right an absolute overall
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Sánchez says he aims to see out parliamentary term

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s Prime Minister, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office in June, said in an interview published Sunday
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Spanish PM pledges fresh dialogue with Catalan leader

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the pro-independence leader of the Catalan government, Quim Torra, have pledged fresh dialogue to try to resolve their dispute
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Sánchez to refer budget to parliament in January

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said his minority Socialist (PSOE) government will refer its 2019 budget to parliament for approval in January, possibly triggering
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Sánchez warns of election if budget blocked

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez warned Tuesday he will call an early general election unless parliament approves his minority government’s draft 2019 Budget, which is