17th October 2019

Carles Puigdemont

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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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Brussels asks Spain to translate third arrest warrant for Puigdemont

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The prosecutor in Brussels has asked the Spanish authorities to provide a translation of the European arrest warrant issued on Monday for the detention of former Catalan
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Catalan Trial verdict: full details of each sentence

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Below are the details of each verdict and sentence announced by Spain’s Supreme Court for the Catalan political leaders and activists behind the 2017 independence bid. Also
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Catalonia prepares for trial verdict, expected early next week

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The verdict in the trial of the 2017 Catalan referendum leaders is about to be announced – with some reports claiming it will be out
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Jailed Catalan leaders to run in general election

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Catalan pro-independence parties are not giving up on their attempt to have their leaders running in the upcoming Spanish general election on 10 November –
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Acting PM Pedro Sánchez could suspend Catalonia’s self-rule ‘without a problem’

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has said he could suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and impose direct rule from Madrid ‘without a problem’ – despite having
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Catalan government commits to ‘moving forward’ towards republic

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The Catalan Government has reiterated that its commitment to work towards achieving independence. At an event held on Tuesday, the day marking the second anniversary
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‘No chance’ to extradite Puigdemont on ‘fabricated’ terrorism case, says lawyer

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With the arrest of Catalan pro-independence activists for plotting acts of violence, the Belgian lawyer of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has warned that if Spain tries