21st October 2021

Lorena Roldán

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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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Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra face ‘long talks process’

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Newly elected Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan president Quim Torra in Barcelona on Thursday, the first time they have held any official talks since December
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Six of the jailed Catalan leaders attend Parliament hearing

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Six of the nine Catalan leaders who were sentenced to jail by the Spanish Supreme Court for their roles in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum,
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Catalan president refuses to step down, despite court confirming suspension

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, has refused to step down from his post, despite the Spanish Supreme Court confirming the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC)’s decision to suspend him as
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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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Pedro Sánchez still on course (just) to be voted in as PM

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A fierce three-day debate commenced in the Spanish Congress on Saturday, with the Socialist (PSOE) leader and Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez still on