19th February 2019

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Mariano Rajoy to testify on 26 Feb in Catalan trial

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Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who was in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede in 2017, will testify in the high-profile trial of
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

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The trial against Catalan independence leaders, which is set to have a major political impact on Spain, has started today, Tuesday 12 February. Twelve people
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Spanish government calls meeting ‘show of affection’ to Catalonia

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The Spanish government described its controversial cabinet meeting in Barcelona as a ‘show of affection’ towards Catalonia, despite major protests by pro-independence groups that brought tight
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Omnium HQ painted with swastikas

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The headquarters of Òmnium Cultural, the Catalan pro-independence civil group, has had its façade in Barcelona defaced with various red swastikas. The vice president of the group, Marcel
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Basque leader: jailed Catalan leaders ‘unfair’

Ben Norman / Catalan News ACN
The Basque leader, Íñigo Urkullu, has expressed his support for the nine Catalan leaders in pre-trial jail and has called their situation ‘unfair’. Talking to
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No anniversary celebration of independence declaration

Ben Norman / Catalan News ACN
On 27 October 2017, pro-independence parties in Catalonia defied Spain and declared independence after a heated debate in parliament -a move that was immediately blocked
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is
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Quim Torra: ‘words and votes are the only tools’

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Catalan President Quim Torra said on Monday that Catalans ‘must decide’ if they are to ‘settle for injustice, threats, fear, violence, prison and exile’ or
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Albert Rivera clashes with TV3 journalist

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During a live televised interview, Ciudadanos (Cs) leader Albert Rivera clashed with Catalan public broadcaster TV3 journalist Lídia Heredia. The head of the unionist party