9th May 2021

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EU Parliament lifts MEP immunity of Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí

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The European Parliament has voted to lift the immunity from prosecution of the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, and two of his former ministers, Toni
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Pro-independence groups sign a pact to not govern with Catalan Socialists (PSC)

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All the Catalan pro-independence groups participating in the elections to be held in Catalonia this Sunday 14 February have signed an agreement to not form a government with the Catalan
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Catalan election campaigns underway – as jailed leaders seek amnesty

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Campaigning is now well underway for the elections in Catalonia due to be held on 14 February, after the date was finally confirmed by Spain’s High Court in
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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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Over 100,000 attend Puigdemont rally in Perpignan

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont participated in a vast political rally in Perpignan in southern France near the Spanish border on Saturday, with over 100,000 pro-independence supporters in attendance.
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Spanish and Catalan governments to commence talks on Wednesday

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments will commence in Madrid on Wednesday 26 February, with the overall
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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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Clara Ponsatí becomes MEP, despite Spanish electoral board announcement

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The European Parliament has officially recognised as an MEP the former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsatí, who is currently living in Scotland and awaiting an extradition hearing. Ponsatí is fighting
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Clara Ponsatí’s forthcoming MEP status ‘could affect extradition’ from Scotland

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The full extradition hearing for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland, is scheduled to start on 11 May in Edinburgh. But it