17th October 2019

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Cs and PP party leaders demand firmer action in Catalonia

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After clashes between Catalan pro-independence protestors with police forces following the Supreme Court verdict sentencing nine Catalan leaders to up to 13 years in prison, Spain’s
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Spain’s far-right Vox party: Catalan sentences not harsh enough

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The Spanish far-right Vox party that acted as ‘popular prosecutor’ in the Catalan Trial, has expressed disappointment with the verdict, claiming the sentences are not harsh
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Pedro Sánchez: court’s handling of trial ‘exemplary’

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Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, said in press conference on Monday that ‘complying with the [Catalan Trial] verdict implies following the ruling completely,’ thereby
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Pedro Sánchez: suspending Catalonia’s self-rule still an option

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s acting prime minister, has insisted that suspending Catalonia‘s self-rule is still on the table. This comes in the wake of the failed
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Spain to hold 4th general election in 4 years on 10 November

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Spain braces itself for even greater political instability. Acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has announced a new general election on 10 November – the fourth in four years
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Albert Rivera offers to enable PSOE government if pardon for Catalan leaders is ruled out

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As Spain braces for another snap election after months of fruitless negotiations, the Ciudadanos (Cs) has made a surprise proposal to prevent fresh polls: enabling
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Albert Rivera to Quim Torra: ‘either accept verdict or end up like them’

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Albert Rivera, the head of the Ciudadanos (Cs) party in Spain, addressed Catalan president Quim Torra in a Tweet on Thursday, by saying: ‘In a
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Talks to form government to resume at end of August

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In his efforts to find support for his bid to officially become reinstated as Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez has said on a number of
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PSOE on PP’s request for new candidate: ‘fantasy, insulting, delirium’

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The acting Spanish government of the Socialist PSOE party has described calls from the right-wing People’s Party (PP) to nominate a new candidate for prime minister
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Sánchez blames Iglesias for failure in 2nd investiture vote

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Pedro Sánchez has failed again in the second round of votes to be named prime minister in the Spanish Congress. The Socialists (PSOE) won only 124