20th April 2019

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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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The ‘Jordis’ can now appeal to EU Court of Human Rights

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Spain’s Constitutional Court has turned down appeals for release by two activist leaders currently on trial in the Supreme Court for their part in the 2017
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Mariano Rajoy set to testify in Catalan trial today

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Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede, will testify today in the trial of Catalan independence leaders in
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Catalan Trial: Day 7 summary

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Catalan activist Jordi Cuixart defended the ‘right to vote’ in the Supreme Court today, as the third week and seventh day of the trial of Catalan independence
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Catalan Trial: Day 6 summary

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On the sixth day of the trial of the Catalan independence leaders, the former business minister, Santi Vila, said that the 2017 independence referendum became ‘a
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Felipe VI: ‘democracy not above respecting the law’

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Spain’s King Felipe VI has said democracy is not above respecting the law, in unusually outspoken comments widely interpreted as refuting claims by Catalan independence leaders
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Catalan trial starts: the accused, charges, accusers

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The trial against Catalan independence leaders, which is set to have a major political impact on Spain, has started today, Tuesday 12 February. Twelve people
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Quim Torra urges ‘credible, honest and bold dialogue’

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The president of the Catalan government, Quim Torra, urged the Spanish government to start ‘credible, honest and bold dialogue’ with Catalonia in order to find a
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Jailed Catalan leaders halt hunger strike

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Four jailed Catalan leaders have ended a hunger strike begun more than two weeks ago, their spokesman said Thursday. Jordi Sànchez, former spokesman for the
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Jordi Turull appeals for non-violence at protests

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Jordi Turull, the Catalan pro-independence leader in pre-trial detention for nearly a year, has urged people to avoid violence during protests planned against a Spanish