16th June 2019

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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
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EU Parliament VPs ask Tajani to clarify Puigdemont access

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Three of the 14 European Parliament vice presidents have questioned the decision to deny access to the chamber of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who
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76 Catalan MPs protest EU Parliament’s ‘arbitrary’ accreditation

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Catalan Parliament representatives of the three pro-independence parties Junts per Catalunya (JxCat), Esquerra Republicana (ERC) and CUP – as well as the Catalunya en Comú party – have all
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Update: Puigdemont files complaint against EU Parliament

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The former Catalan president and now MEP-elect, Carles Puigdemont, has filed a formal complaint to the president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, and the
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Junqueras: ‘They’ve suspended us in Spain, but won’t be able to in EU’

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On the eve of the EU elections and municipal elections in Spain, the decision by the committee of the Spanish Congress on Friday to suspend
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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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Catalan Trial: Day 37 summary

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Two members of the European Parliament (MEPs) gave testimony in the morning session of day 37 of the Catalan Trial, hailing Raül Romeva as a ‘defender of
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Catalan Trial: Day 35 summary

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On day 35 of the Catalan trial, the former director general of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that