16th June 2019

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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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Catalan Trial: Day 51 – defence summaries

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The closing arguments from the defence teams in the Catalan trial, on its 51st day, started at Spain’s Supreme Court with the lawyer representing for
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Catalan Trial: Day 50 – prosecution summaries

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called the 2017 Catalan independence push “a coup d’état” during the closing arguments on Tuesday – at the Supreme Court trial of
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Catalan Trial: Day 49 summary

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On the 49th day of the Catalan Trial, the defence teams were finally able to start presenting their video evidence in court. Among their first videos were scenes
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Update: Full details of UN group’s report demanding release

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A United Nations (UN) Working Group on Arbitrary Detention has called for the immediate release of three jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders: Jordi Cuixart, Jordi Sànchez and
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Maragall ready to lead minority government in Barcelona

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The Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party celebrated their victory as the most voted group in Barcelona’s local elections and their candidate Ernest Maragall is now likely to
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Catalan Trial: Day 40 summary

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Day 40 of the Catalan Trial saw citizens and voters in the October 2017 referendum giving testimonies at Madrid’s Supreme Court. They were called to
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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