19th February 2019

Carles Puigdemont

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Catalan Trial: Day 4 summary

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Former Catalan minister, Jordi Turull, argued in Spain’s Supreme Court today, the fourth day of the Catalan trial, that the government followed the wishes of
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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 week 2: what to expect

The trial of the Catalan pro-independence leaders enters its second week on Tuesday. After the preliminary questions and the testimonies of two of the prosecuted
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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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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,
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Junqueras: ‘I consider myself a political prisoner’

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The lead defendant in a rebellion case against Catalan independence leaders refused to answer prosecutors’ questions as he took the stand today at Spain’s most
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Directors of Netflix Catalonia documentary return award

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The directors of Netflix documentary Two Catalonias have returned a German award because the involvement of Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont in the ceremony had ‘politicised’
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A ‘political trial’, ‘act of vengeance’, ‘outrageous’

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The trial of pro-independence leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court is ‘shameful,’ ‘painful’ and ‘outrageous’ according to several political leaders, speaking to the press at
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Puigdemont: trial a ‘stress test’ for Spanish democracy and judiciary

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Catalonia’s former leader Carles Puigdemont has said that the high-profile trial that started today in Madrid of 12 ex-colleagues involved in a secession bid was a
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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