30th July 2021

Junts per Catalunya (JxCat)

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Catalan leaders walk free from prison – first reactions

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The nine Catalan leaders and activists, jailed for their roles in the October 2017 independence referendum, walked free from prison on Wednesday, following the pardons granted
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Catalan president Pere Aragonès promises ‘new era’ for Catalonia

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Pere Aragonès of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party has promised a ‘new era’ for Catalonia, after officially taking office as president on Wednesday to lead a coalition
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Pere Aragonès voted in as Catalan President after ERC and JxCat reach agreement

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UPDATE on Friday 21 May:  Pere Aragonès was voted as the 132nd president of Catalonia by the pro-independence majority in parliament on Friday 21 May,
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Pro-independence bloc grows majority in Catalonia, despite Socialist narrow win

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Catalan pro-independence groups have secured over 50% of the votes for the first time in the Catalan elections held on Sunday 14 February – despite the
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Pro-independence groups sign a pact to not govern with Catalan Socialists (PSC)

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All the Catalan pro-independence groups participating in the elections to be held in Catalonia this Sunday 14 February have signed an agreement to not form a government with the Catalan
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Catalan election campaigns underway – as jailed leaders seek amnesty

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Campaigning is now well underway for the elections in Catalonia due to be held on 14 February, after the date was finally confirmed by Spain’s High Court in
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Health minister to head socialist party in Catalan elections – and Cs party MP moves to PP

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Spain’s current health minister Salvador Illa will become the socialist PSOE party’s presidential candidate in the elections to be held in Catalonia on 14 February. It comes
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Spanish government secures 2021 Budget with ample majority

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Spain’s left-leaning PSOE–Podemos coalition government led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez secured passing its first budget in the Spanish Congress on Thursday, with 54% of the votes
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Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘State of Alarm’ until 9 May 2021

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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (15 Feb) Also read: Details of curfews & restrictions for all regions of Spain during ‘State of Alarm’ The Spanish