19th February 2019

Esquerra (ERC)

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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,
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Junqueras: ‘I consider myself a political prisoner’

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The lead defendant in a rebellion case against Catalan independence leaders refused to answer prosecutors’ questions as he took the stand today at Spain’s most
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Sánchez to announce on Friday about general election

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will announce on Friday whether he calls an early general election, the government said, after right-wing and Catalan independence parties
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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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Trial focus: ‘It’s Oriol Junqueras’s moment’

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It’s been a tumultuous few years for Oriol Junqueras, the Catalan professor who became vice-president of a government that tried to break away from Spain,
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ERC party seek amendments to PM’s budget

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The future of the Spanish government is uncertain after the Esquerra (ERC) party has ruled out any possibility of backing the general budget for 2019,
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Mariano Rajoy to be called as witness in Catalan trial

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Spain’s Supreme Court will call former Spanish Prime Minster Mariano Rajoy to give evidence in the upcoming trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders, now confirmed to start
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Jailed Catalan leader to run for Barcelona mayor

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A former Catalan pro-independence leader who is in jail for alleged rebellion pending a trial over the 2017 referendum is to run for mayor of
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Jailed Catalan leader denies any crime ahead of trial

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The former Catalan foreign minister, Raül Romeva, says that in the upcoming independence trial he will not acknowledge organising a referendum as a criminal offence.
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Sánchez seeks Catalan support for budget

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Spain’s Socialist government has presented its draft 2019 Budget, and which will start parliamentary procedures on Monday – but whether it will succeed remains far from certain.