16th June 2019

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Miquel Iceta’s bid to lead Senate blocked

Newsdesk / ACN
The leader of the Catalan Socialists (PSC), Miquel Iceta, will not become the speaker of the Spanish Senate after the pro-independence parties in the Catalan
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Sánchez unlikely to form government until June

News Desk
With Spain due to return to the polls on 26 May for the regional, local and European Parliament elections, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will be in no
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Opinion: Violations of ‘presumption of innocence’ in Catalan Trial

Joe Brew
The ‘presumption of innocence‘ is a human right, enshrined in Article 11 of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In criminal matters, everyone
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Madrid, Catalans accuse each other of ‘stalled’ talks

SiE Newsdesk / AFP / Agencies
Spain’s socialist government and the Catalan pro-independence parties have accused each other of breaking off negotiations aimed at easing the secession crisis. The mutual accusations
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Right and far-right to jointly protest against Sánchez

SiE Newsdesk / AFP / Agencies
Accusing him of ‘high treason’, Spain’s right-wing and far-right parties have said they will protest together for the first time against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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Spanish government and Catalan leaders in fresh talks

AFP
Spain’s deputy prime minister met Catalan pro-independence leaders on Thursday as both sides pursue complex talks on the region’s future initiated by Prime Minister Pedro