20th April 2019

Ciudadanos (Cs)

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Political tension ahead of TV electoral debates

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The president of Spain’s People’s Party (PP), Pablo Casado, has said that the Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, ‘is only right when he amends’ previous decisions,
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Oriol Junqueras holds press conference from prison

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The leader of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party, Oriol Junqueras, has held a press conference from prison for the first time since his imprisonment in
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Jordi Sànchez: ‘Nothing we’ve seen in our trial justifies prison’

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The main candidate in the forthcoming elections for the pro-independence Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) candidacy, Jordi Sànchez, one of the defendants in the on-going Catalan trial, has
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PP candidate: ‘Do you really say yes, yes, yes until the end?’

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The People’s Party (PP) candidate in Catalonia, Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo, sparked a controversy with her comments on sexual consent during a Spanish TV election debate.
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Spanish election campaign: ‘political police’, Catalonia & far-right

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The campaigns for the 28 April Spanish general election kicked off on Friday morning with several events being held by political groups on Thursday night,
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Cs want obligatory school lessons on ‘Spanish Constitution’

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The Spanish Constitution should be a new ‘obligatory’ subject in schools, according to the head of Spain’s Cuidadanos (Cs) party, Albert Rivera. ‘We will introduce a
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Catalan Parliament urges Quim Torra to call elections

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The Catalan Parliament has passed a motion urging president Quim Torra to ‘face a confidence vote immediately or call a snap election.’ Despite growing criticism
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Spain files criminal lawsuit against Catalan president over yellow ribbons

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Spain’s public prosecutor has launched a criminal lawsuit against Catalan president Quim Torra for ‘disobedience’, after he defied orders from Spain’s electoral authority requesting ‘partisan’ symbols to
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Torra removes ribbons, criticises violation of civil rights

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Catalan president Quim Torra has now removed banners and symbols from the government headquarters’ façade deemed as ‘partisan’ by Spain’s electoral authority. Torra took down