17th September 2019

Elsa Artadi

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Maragall ready to lead minority government in Barcelona

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The Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party celebrated their victory as the most voted group in Barcelona’s local elections and their candidate Ernest Maragall is now likely to
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Spanish local, regional and EU elections – full round-up

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Spain’s ruling PSOE socialist party, led by acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, secured an overall victory during the municipal and regional elections across Spain on Sunday
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Catalan Trial: Day 21 summary

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The trial of Catalan independence leaders in Spain’s Supreme Court entered its 7th week and 21st day on Monday, with witness testimonies from two Guardia Civil
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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, Catalans accuse each other of ‘stalled’ talks

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Spain’s socialist government and the Catalan pro-independence parties have accused each other of breaking off negotiations aimed at easing the secession crisis. The mutual accusations
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Sánchez a ‘felon, illegitimate, traitor’ for Catalan ‘rapporteur’

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Spain’s prime minister has been called a ‘felon,’ ‘illegitimate’, ‘traitor’ and ‘compulsive liar’ by the opposition head Pablo Casado after the government’s concession to Catalan pro-independence parties.
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Spanish government and Catalan leaders in fresh talks

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Spain’s deputy prime minister met Catalan pro-independence leaders on Thursday as both sides pursue complex talks on the region’s future initiated by Prime Minister Pedro
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Spanish PM pledges fresh dialogue with Catalan leader

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the pro-independence leader of the Catalan government, Quim Torra, have pledged fresh dialogue to try to resolve their dispute
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A possible Sánchez-Torra ‘mini-summit’

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The Spanish and Catalan governments could convene on Friday as Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and his ministers travel to Barcelona, where they will hold
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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