24th August 2019

Carlos Lesmes

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Trial focus: Spanish judiciary also on defensive

AFP
As 12 Catalan independence leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.
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Trial focus: ‘popular prosecution has no equivalent elsewhere in EU’

AFP
Far-right Spanish party Vox is on track to get a global soapbox as it takes part in the much-hyped trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders as
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Quim Torra: ‘they have not committed any crimes’

SiE Newsdesk / AFP / Agencies
A dozen Catalan pro-independence leaders will go on trial on 12 February over their bid to make the region independent from Spain, the Supreme Court
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Catalan trial to start 12 February

SiE Newsdesk / AFP / Agencies
The trial of 12 Catalan pro-independence leaders involved in a bid to secede from Spain will start on 7 or 12 February, Supreme Court president
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Sánchez to override court on mortgage tax

Newsdesk / ACN
The Spanish government will put forward legislation so banks, not clients, pay the tax on new mortgages, thus overriding a widely criticised Supreme Court ruling.