16th February 2019

Constitutional Court

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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
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Jordi Turull on hunger strike taken to prison hospital

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Jordi Turull, one of the jailed Catalan pro-indendepence leaders who has been on a hunger strike for two weeks, has been hospitalised in the prison
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Two more Catalan leaders join hunger strike

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Two more former Catalan ministers, Joaquim Forn and Josep Rull, currently in pre-trial detention, have joined a hunger strike to protest against the judicial process of
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Two jailed Catalan leaders to go on hunger strike

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Two of the Catalan pro-independence leaders in pre-trial detention have begun a hunger strike to protest against the hearings due to start in early 2019. Jordi
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Franco exhumation creates political row

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For over 40 years the remains of dictator Francisco Franco have lain in the mausoleum outside Madrid known as the Valley of the Fallen. However,