29th March 2020

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Spanish and Catalan governments to commence talks on Wednesday

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments will commence in Madrid on Wednesday 26 February, with the overall
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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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Pedro Sánchez finally speaks to Quim Torra again – by telephone

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Acting Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez has finally spoken again to Catalan president Quim Torra – the first time since the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine
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Spanish Parliament reconvenes, yet still no government

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The Spanish Parliament reconvened on Tuesday, with MPs who won seats in the general election of 10 November taking the oath – yet still without a majority
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ERC reject investiture of Sánchez without agreed negotiation

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The Catalan pro-independence parties remain key to the possible investiture of Spain’s acting Socialist (PSOE) prime minister Pedro Sánchez in the role yet again, following on from
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Pedro Sánchez confident he can secure support to form government

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez said on Wednesday that he is confident that a ‘full capacity’ government can be formed ‘in the next few weeks’,
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Number-crunching: who will Pedro Sánchez pact with (if anyone)?

Daniel Schwartz
Only one of the major parties competing for votes in Spain’s 10 November general election ought to be happy. The far-right Vox, which had no
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Opinion: Will the Basques be next?

Ben Wray
Ask Basques about whether they were shocked by the scale of the police brutality and judicial repression of the Catalan independence movement in recent weeks,
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Update: arrest warrants now issued for three former Catalan officials

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This is an update to our earlier report: Spain’s Supreme Court has now sent new extradition requests against Clara Ponsatí, Toni Comín and Lluís Puig
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Latest poll predicts big win for socialists (PSOE) in Spain

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With another general election in Spain on 10 November – the fourth in four years – the latest poll by the CIS public research institute