16th February 2019

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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.
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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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Quim Torra slammed for call to follow Slovenia

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Catalan president Quim Torra has been heavily criticised for advocating following Slovenia’s example to achieve Catalan independence. Quim Torra said on Saturday that ‘Slovenians were
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Borrell: Belgian minister’s comments ‘unacceptable’

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Spain’s Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell, has stated that the comments made by Belgium’s Defence Minister regarding Catalonia are ‘unacceptable’ and that they will be answered.
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Spain’s Foreign Minister fined €30k over share sale

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Spain’s Foreign Minister Josep Borrell has been fined €30,000 by the securities regulator (CNMV) for taking advantage of private information from a company to order
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Spanish PM repeats Brexit threat over Gibraltar

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has reiterated his threat to vote against the draft deal on Britain’s exit from the European Union at the weekend
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‘Fascist’ and spitting accusations in Congress

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The speaker of Spain’s Congress, Ana Pastor, expelled Catalan MP Gabriel Rufián  from the chamber on Wednesday after his confrontation with the Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell.
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Between The Rock and a Hard Brexit

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It has long been Northern Ireland that has bedevilled efforts to negotiate an orderly Brexit, but now another British territory has emerged to haunt the