19th October 2021

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Barcelona airport expansion plan given go-ahead with €1.7bn investment

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The Spanish and Catalan governments have reached an agreement to move forward with the expansion of Barcelona airport with a huge €1.7 billion investment plan, aiming to transform
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Catalan leaders walk free from prison – first reactions

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The nine Catalan leaders and activists, jailed for their roles in the October 2017 independence referendum, walked free from prison on Wednesday, following the pardons granted
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Pedro Sánchez announces pardons for jailed Catalan leaders

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#LATEST update on Tuesday at 14.15h – Spain’s cabinet has unanimously approved the pardons for the nine jailed Catalan politicians and activists, following a four hour
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Pardons for jailed Catalan leaders expected soon, despite fierce opposition

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With the Spanish coalition government (PSOE–Podemos) led by socialist Pedro Sánchez currently considering granting pardons to the nine jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders, Spain’s right-wing and far-right opposition
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Catalan president Pere Aragonès promises ‘new era’ for Catalonia

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Pere Aragonès of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party has promised a ‘new era’ for Catalonia, after officially taking office as president on Wednesday to lead a coalition
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61 graves from Spanish Civil War uncovered in Móra d’Ebre in Catalonia

Catherine Howley
The Catalan government’s Department of Justice, in collaboration with the ‘Democratic Memory’ department, have located 61 graves on the grounds of an old country house,
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Quim Torra appeals against ban, seeks ‘justice in Europe’

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Quim Torra has appealed his ban from office before Spain’s Constitutional Court, and also pledged to seek ‘justice in Europe’ after being disqualified from the
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Catalonia celebrates low-key ‘Diada’ with de-centralised events

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Catalonia commemorates today (11 September) as its National Day – La Diada Nacional de Catalunya – marking the fall of Barcelona in the War of the Spanish Succession