17th April 2024

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Judge asks Puigdemont to testify voluntarily and by video in terrorism probe

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who is still sought by Spanish justice, has been called to testify by Spain’s Supreme Court as part of a terrorism investigation over
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Spanish government ‘absolutely rejects’ latest proposal for Catalan independence referendum

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The Spanish government has been quick to reject a new proposal for a Catalan independence referendum put forward by the current Catalan president, Pere Aragonès of
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Puigdemont says he will return to Spain if he can be elected as Catalan president

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Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president who fled the country after an unsuccessful bid for independence six years ago, stated on Thursday that he would
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Controversial Amnesty Law passed in Congress, will now proceed to Senate

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Spanish MPs on Thursday approved a controversial amnesty law for Catalan pro-independence figures with their figurehead Carles Puigdemont already mulling his return after years of self-imposed exile
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Catalan president dissolves parliament and calls for early election on 12 May

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The president of Catalonia, Pere Aragonès, announced on Wednesday that he had dissolved the Catalan parliament and called an early election for Sunday 12 May, after
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Thousands protest in central Madrid over government’s Catalan amnesty bill

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Thousands of people protested in Madrid on Saturday, demanding the resignation of socialist (PSOE) Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. They were protesting a controversial amnesty bill that the
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Spanish Supreme Court officially opens ‘terrorism’ investigation of Carles Puigdemont

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The Spanish Supreme Court said on Thursday that it was opening an investigation into fromer Catalan president Carles Puigdemont (main image) on ‘terrorism’ charges over protests
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PP tries to backtrack on whether Feijóo had been willing to pardon Puigdemont

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Spain’s main opposition party, the right-wing People’s Party (PP), has denied that any conversations with the Catalan pro-independence party Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) took place regarding a
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‘Junts per Catalunya’ vote against amnesty bill on grounds it doesn’t go far enough

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The Spanish Congress on Tuesday rejected a controversial amnesty law after the Catalan pro-independence party, Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), who had demanded it, finally voted