15th October 2019

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EU high court admits appeal from Catalan MEPs-elect

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Two exiled former Catalan officials who were elected MEPs in May’s EU election have lodged an appeal in the Court of Justice of the European
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6,000 expected to travel to Strasbourg for EU Parliament protest

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Around 6,000 people are expected to travel to Strasbourg for a protest on Tuesday 2 July, to coincide with the first plenary session of the new
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Tajani: ‘It’s Spain’s problem’ that MEP seats not filled

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Antonio Tajani, the president of the European Parliament, has said that ‘it is Spain’s problem’ that some of their seats have been not been filled after
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EU Parliament VPs ask Tajani to clarify Puigdemont access

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Three of the 14 European Parliament vice presidents have questioned the decision to deny access to the chamber of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who
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76 Catalan MPs protest EU Parliament’s ‘arbitrary’ accreditation

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Catalan Parliament representatives of the three pro-independence parties Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), Esquerra Republicana (ERC) and CUP – as well as the Catalunya en Comú party – have all
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Update: Puigdemont files complaint against EU Parliament

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The former Catalan president and now MEP-elect, Carles Puigdemont, has filed a formal complaint to the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, and the
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Puigdemont pays surprise visit to EU Parliament

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Former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, paid a surprise visit to the European Parliament on Monday afternoon, just a couple of weeks after the institution’s president,
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EU cancels Puigdemont event citing ‘security threats’

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The European Parliament has cancelled an event that was to be attended by former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, as well as the current president, Quim Torra,
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Ada Colau to EU: trial can affect EU ‘political stability’

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The Barcelona mayor Ada Colau has warned Brussels that the trial against independence leaders can affect the European Union ‘political stability’. In a letter to Jean-Claude