16th June 2019

Josep Borrell

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Oriol Junqueras greets Pedro Sánchez at Congress

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Jailed former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras, on temporary release for the opening of Spain’s Congress, took the opportunity to engage with acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro
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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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Spain, Britain sign Gibraltar tax deal

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Spain and Britain have signed a fiscal treaty on Gibraltar as Brexit nears to fight tax fraud and money laundering via the British overseas territory.
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Spain’s foreign minister to stand for EU elections

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Spain’s Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, who was once president of the European parliament, will stand for European elections in May, his Socialist (PSOE) party said
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Spain’s image campaign to counteract ‘baseless attacks’

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The trial starting of 12 Catalan leaders over their role in Catalonia’s failed independence bid will be fought between Madrid and pro-independence supporters in the
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Sánchez a ‘felon, illegitimate, traitor’ for Catalan ‘rapporteur’

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Spain’s prime minister has been called a ‘felon,’ ‘illegitimate’, ‘traitor’ and ‘compulsive liar’ by the opposition head Pablo Casado after the government’s concession to Catalan pro-independence parties.