19th January 2020

Junts per Catalunya (JxCat)

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Puigdemont, Junqueras, Comín now officially recognised as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, his former jailed vice president Oriol Junqueras, and former minister Toni Comín, have all been officially recognised as MEPs by
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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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Quim Torra disqualified from Catalan presidency

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Catalan president Quim Torra has said that he will not accept the order from the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC) ordering that he must be disqualified from his post.
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Pedro Sánchez finally speaks to Quim Torra again – by telephone

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Acting Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez has finally spoken again to Catalan president Quim Torra – the first time since the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced nine
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Pedro Sánchez asked by Felipe VI to form government – but can he?

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Acting Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez, the leader of the Socialists (PSOE) party, has been given the go ahead to form a new government by King
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Spanish Parliament reconvenes, yet still no government

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The Spanish Parliament reconvened on Tuesday, with MPs who won seats in the general election of 10 November taking the oath – yet still without a majority
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ERC reject investiture of Sánchez without agreed negotiation

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The Catalan pro-independence parties remain key to the possible investiture of Spain’s acting Socialist (PSOE) prime minister Pedro Sánchez in the role yet again, following on from
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Pedro Sánchez confident he can secure support to form government

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez said on Wednesday that he is confident that a ‘full capacity’ government can be formed ‘in the next few weeks’,
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Opinion: Will the Basques be next?

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Ask Basques about whether they were shocked by the scale of the police brutality and judicial repression of the Catalan independence movement in recent weeks,
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Latest poll predicts big win for socialists (PSOE) in Spain

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With another general election in Spain on 10 November – the fourth in four years – the latest poll by the CIS public research institute