29th September 2022

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Amid political in-fighting, Catalan independence takes to the streets again for ‘La Diada’

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While the local police in Barcelona calculated that 150,000 people attended a mass pro-independence rally in the city on Sunday, coinciding with ‘La Diada’ (the
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UN human rights committee says Spain at fault for suspension of Catalan MPs

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Independent human rights experts working with the United Nations have said that Spain violated the political rights of members of the Catalan government and parliament by
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Spain rules Franco regime ‘illegal’ with new ‘Democratic Memory Law’

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The Spanish Congress has approved a new ‘Democratic Memory Law’ that declares illegal the regime of former dictator Francisco Franco and makes the central government
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Head of Spain’s intelligence agency under spotlight over phone hacking scandal

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Paz Esteban, the head of Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI), has appeared before a parliamentary committee for questioning over phone hacking revelations, first referred to as ‘CatalanGate’.
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Spanish Congress backs move for inquiry into child abuse in Catholic Church

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The Spanish Congress agreed on Tuesday to consider opening an inquiry into child sex abuse within the Catholic Church. Up to now, there has never
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Sánchez and Aragonès resume talks, despite ‘radically different’ views

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan President Pere Aragonès in Barcelona on Wednesday – at the start of resuming ‘dialogue’ between the two governments on resolving the Catalan
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Spain suspends Barcelona airport expansion plans due to lack of support from Catalan government

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The Spanish government and Aena, the country’s airport authority, have suspended a €1.7 billion investment plan to expand Barcelona El Prat airport, due to lack of
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Catalan leaders walk free from prison

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The nine Catalan leaders and activists, jailed for their roles in the October 2017 independence referendum, walked free from prison on Wednesday, following the pardons granted