14th December 2019

Carles Puigdemont

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Spanish Parliament reconvenes, yet still no government

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The Spanish Parliament reconvened on Tuesday, with MPs who won seats in the general election of 10 November taking the oath – yet still without a majority
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ERC reject investiture of Sánchez without agreed negotiation

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The Catalan pro-independence parties remain key to the possible investiture of Spain’s acting Socialist (PSOE) prime minister Pedro Sánchez in the role yet again, following on from
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Puigdemont, Comín and Puig extradition hearings set for 16 December

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Extradition hearings for the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont, together with two of his former ministers, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig, will be held together in Belgium on Monday
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Clara Ponsatí to oppose extradition ‘robustly’, as ‘not a crime to vote for independence’

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Clara Ponsatí, former Catalan education minister and now living and working in Scotland, has been released on bail and allowed to keep her passport after
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Final results: PSOE win, far-right Vox 3rd largest party, Cs party decimated

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The Socialists (PSOE) led by Pedro Sánchez won Spain’s fourth General Election in four years on Sunday, winning 120 seats (compared to 123 won in the April election),  but
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Catalan president denies any link to activists held on terrorism charges

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Catalan president Quim Torra has denied ‘any link’ with detained activists held on terrorism charges and who have implicated him in testimonies regarding a plan
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Confusion over ‘disproportionate’ rectification in ‘shambolic’ arrest warrant

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Confusion continues over details of Spain’s latest arrest warrant for the former Catalan education minister, Clara Ponsatí, who is living and working in Scotland. The current
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Prosecutors’ Association reminds Spanish PM about its independence

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Spain’s Prosecutors’ Association [the Asociación de Fiscales (AF)] issued a statement on Wednesday to remind Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, of its independence, and that
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Update: arrest warrants now issued for three former Catalan officials

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This is an update to our earlier report: Spain’s Supreme Court has now sent new extradition requests against Clara Ponsatí, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig