16th June 2019

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PSOE win big in EU; Puigdemont, Junqueras MEPs; Colau, Carmena lose

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Spain’s acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez was the winner in the European Parliament elections on Sunday with his ruling Socialists party (PSOE) coming first. With
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Focus: the EU elections and ‘the Catalan question’

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‘It’s an internal affair.’ This has been one of the official answers over the past 18 months in Brussels when the EU institutions have been questioned
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Puigdemont appeals ban on standing in EU elections

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The Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) party is appealing the decision by Spain’s electoral authority (JEC) to bar former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, and his former ministers
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Junqueras chosen as EFA candidate to head EU Commission

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Former Catalan vice president, Oriol Junqueras, one of the pro-independence leaders now on trial in Spain’s Supreme Court, has been chosen by the European Free
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Trial focus: Spanish judiciary also on defensive

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As 12 Catalan independence leaders prepare to go on trial in Madrid, Spain has been forced to defend the independence and impartiality of its courts.
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Protests in Barcelona against Catalan trial

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Members of the Catalan National Assembly (ANC) occupied the European Union headquarters in Barcelona on Friday in protest over the upcoming trial of Catalan political leaders and to call