26th March 2019

Catalan Socialists (PSC)

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Quim Torra maintains yellow ribbons despite ultimatum

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Catalan president Quim Torra and his cabinet have decided to defy an ultimatum from the Spanish Electoral Authority and maintain the yellow ribbons on government
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Madrid to take ‘monarchy investigation committee’ to court

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The Spanish government is to take the Catalan parliament committee formed to investigate the monarchy to the Constitutional Court. The chamber, the seat of which is in Barcelona,
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Catalan Trial: Day 10 summary

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‘The force used was the minimum required,’ Spain’s former secretary of state for security said about the Spanish police operation to stop the 1 October
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ERC party seek amendments to PM’s budget

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The future of the Spanish government is uncertain after the Esquerra (ERC) party has ruled out any possibility of backing the general budget for 2019,
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Jailed Catalan leader to run for Barcelona mayor

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A former Catalan pro-independence leader who is in jail for alleged rebellion pending a trial over the 2017 referendum is to run for mayor of
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Opposition calls for 155, Torra a ‘public danger’

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The two main opposition parties in Spain, the People’s Party (PP) and Ciudadanos (Cs), insist Catalonia must be stripped of its self-government again. Both parties
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Quim Torra slammed for call to follow Slovenia

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Catalan president Quim Torra has been heavily criticised for advocating following Slovenia’s example to achieve Catalan independence. Quim Torra said on Saturday that ‘Slovenians were
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Omnium HQ painted with swastikas

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The headquarters of Òmnium Cultural, the Catalan pro-independence civil group, has had its façade in Barcelona defaced with various red swastikas. The vice president of the group, Marcel
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‘Council for the Republic’ launched

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An organisation led by exiled leaders called Council for the Republic was one of the three pillars announced by the Catalan president, Quim Torra, right
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Barcelona City Council: no to monarchy

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Barcelona City Council has passed a motion condemning the Spanish monarch, Felipe VI, and reasserting support for the abolition of ‘an outdated and anti-democratic institution