26th February 2021

Laura Borràs

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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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Coronavirus in Spain full update (8 April)

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Report updated in Spain at 20h on Wednesday 8 April. Official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry at 11.30am on Wednesday 8 April confirm 146,690 known cases
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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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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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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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Franco removed, but ‘Francoism still very present’ argue many

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‘Today, Spain is fulfilling its duty to itself,’ said acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, on Thursday, as the remains of the late dictator Francisco
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Strong reactions from politicians following arrest of nine activists

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The arrest of nine Catalan pro-independence activists being accused of ‘terrorism’ has provoked outrage among the parties in favour of a self-determination referendum. The Catalan president,