13th April 2024

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Spanish government raises tone against Catalonia

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As anger rises over Catalonia’s continued push to secede from Spain, the Socialist (PSOE) government in Madrid has dropped its conciliatory tone towards the pro-independence
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Madrid threatens to send national police to Catalonia

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The Spanish government has warned authorities in Catalonia that it could take over responsibility for law and order in the region after radical activists blocked
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Comedian in court for blowing nose on national flag

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A Spanish comedian appeared in court on Monday for having blown his nose on the national flag in a television sketch, the latest case to
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Spanish artist defaces Franco tomb

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A Spanish artist, Enrique Terneiro, painted a red dove and the slogan ‘For Freedom‘ on Francisco Franco’s tomb on Wednesday, at the vast mausoleum near Madrid where
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MEPs visit pro-independence leaders in prison

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A group of 13 MEPs from several EU member states visited pro-independence Catalan leaders in jail on Friday. This is the first visit from members
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Spain deploys 600 police in Catalonia

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The Spanish government will deploy 500 police officers in Catalonia in the run up to ‘La Diada‘, the Catalan National Day, on 11 September, and