30th July 2021

Catalan Independence

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Puigdemont, Comín and Ponsatí lose immunity again

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, together with two of his former ministers, Toni Comín and Clara Ponsatí, have again lost their parliamentary immunity after the European
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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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Pere Aragonès voted in as Catalan President after ERC and JxCat reach agreement

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UPDATE on Friday 21 May:  Pere Aragonès was voted as the 132nd president of Catalonia by the pro-independence majority in parliament on Friday 21 May,