14th May 2021

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Pro-independence bloc grows majority in Catalonia, despite Socialist narrow win

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Catalan pro-independence groups have secured over 50% of the votes for the first time in the Catalan elections held on Sunday 14 February – despite the
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Pro-independence groups sign a pact to not govern with Catalan Socialists (PSC)

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All the Catalan pro-independence groups participating in the elections to be held in Catalonia this Sunday 14 February have signed an agreement to not form a government with the Catalan
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Catalan election campaigns underway – as jailed leaders seek amnesty

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Campaigning is now well underway for the elections in Catalonia due to be held on 14 February, after the date was finally confirmed by Spain’s High Court in
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Health minister to head socialist party in Catalan elections – and Cs party MP moves to PP

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Spain’s current health minister Salvador Illa will become the socialist PSOE party’s presidential candidate in the elections to be held in Catalonia on 14 February. It comes
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Spanish government secures 2021 Budget with ample majority

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Spain’s left-leaning PSOE–Podemos coalition government led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez secured passing its first budget in the Spanish Congress on Thursday, with 54% of the votes
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Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘State of Alarm’ until 9 May 2021

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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (15 Feb) Also read: Details of curfews & restrictions for all regions of Spain during ‘State of Alarm’ The Spanish
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Catalonia celebrates low-key ‘Diada’ with de-centralised events

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Catalonia commemorates today (11 September) as its National Day – La Diada Nacional de Catalunya – marking the fall of Barcelona in the War of the Spanish Succession
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Barcelona City Council withdraws top honour from Juan Carlos I

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Barcelona City Council has voted to withdraw the Gold Medal top honour that was awarded to Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I back in 1992, the year of
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Political fallout as former king ‘fleeing justice’ puts Spanish monarchy in ‘very compromised position’

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If Spain’s current king, Felipe VI, had hoped that the image and reputation of the Spanish Monarchy would improve following the decision of his father, former king
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Seven of nine jailed Catalan leaders have ‘low category’ prison status revoked

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Of the nine Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists who were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court on 14 October 2019, seven have had their