21st July 2019

Esquerra Republicana (ERC)

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Ursula von der Leyen ‘uncomfortable’ when asked about missing Catalan MEPs

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The next president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, does not consider the situation of jailed and exiled Catalan leaders who have been
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Terrorist mastermind helped by Spanish intelligence to become imam, say reports

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Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI) helped the mastermind of the 2017 Barcelona terror attacks to become an imam in Ripoll, where the subsequent cell was based,
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Focus: the ‘Catalan Trials’ still to come …

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The main Catalan Trial that was held at Spain’s Supreme Court in Madrid lasted from 12 February until 12 June – 52 days of court sessions
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Focus: why Catalonia is key to the investiture of Pedro Sánchez

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Spain’s acting prime minister, the Socialist (PSOE) Pedro Sánchez, will take his bid to reclaim the post to a vote in the Spanish Congress at
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Poll predicts PSOE would increase gains in new election

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Spain’s Socialist Party (PSOE) led by acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez would result as the clear winner in a new general election, a new poll
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Supreme Court initiates proceedings to ask EU court about Junqueras immunity

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The Spanish Supreme Court has opened the door to asking the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) whether Oriol Junqueras, one of the jailed
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Ada Colau renews her post as Mayor of Barcelona

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Ada Colau of Barcelona En Comú has been reinstated as Mayor of Barcelona, despite her narrow electoral loss against the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party’s Ernest Maragall, thanks
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Court bars Oriol Junqueras from taking up seat as MEP

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Spain’s Supreme Court has denied the jailed pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras permission to leave prison in order to take the necessary steps in Madrid that