4th February 2023

Junts per Catalunya (JxCat)

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Spanish MPs vote to reform penal code amid constitutional controversy

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Spanish MPs voted on Thursday in favour of a controversial criminal code reform that changes the crime of sedition to ‘aggravated public disorder’, in a move
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JxCat party vote to quit Catalan coalition government led by ERC

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Catalonia has found itself in a situation of political uncertainty again after the Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) party decided to pull out of the pro-independence
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Amid political in-fighting, Catalan independence takes to the streets again for ‘La Diada’

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While the local police in Barcelona calculated that 150,000 people attended a mass pro-independence rally in the city on Sunday, coinciding with ‘La Diada’ (the
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UN human rights committee says Spain at fault for suspension of Catalan MPs

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Independent human rights experts working with the United Nations have said that Spain violated the political rights of members of the Catalan government and parliament by
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Spain rules Franco regime ‘illegal’ with new ‘Democratic Memory Law’

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The Spanish Congress has approved a new ‘Democratic Memory Law’ that declares illegal the regime of former dictator Francisco Franco and makes the central government
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EU court restores immunity for Puigdemont, Ponsatí & Comín

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has decided to provisionally restore the parliamentary immunity of three Catalan pro-independence MEPs who fled Spain fearing arrest over
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Head of Spain’s intelligence agency under spotlight over phone hacking scandal

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Paz Esteban, the head of Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI), has appeared before a parliamentary committee for questioning over phone hacking revelations, first referred to as ‘CatalanGate’.
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Sánchez and Aragonès resume talks, despite ‘radically different’ views

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan President Pere Aragonès in Barcelona on Wednesday – at the start of resuming ‘dialogue’ between the two governments on resolving the Catalan
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Spain suspends Barcelona airport expansion plans due to lack of support from Catalan government

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The Spanish government and Aena, the country’s airport authority, have suspended a €1.7 billion investment plan to expand Barcelona El Prat airport, due to lack of