16th June 2019

Manuel Valls

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Macron’s party warns Cs of alliances with far-right Vox

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The Ciudadanos (Cs) party has been warned about its recent talks with the far-right party Vox during negotiations to form local and regional governments across Spain.
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Ada Colau close to retaining post as Barcelona Mayor

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The acting Barcelona Mayor, Ada Colau, could now retain the post despite coming second in the 26 May local elections, behind Ernest Maragall the candidate heading
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Focus: who will become mayor of Barcelona?

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The results of the local elections of 26 May in which the pro-independence Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party candidate, Ernest Maragall, narrowly beat the left-wing Barcelona en
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Maragall ready to lead minority government in Barcelona

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The Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party celebrated their victory as the most voted group in Barcelona’s local elections and their candidate Ernest Maragall is now likely to
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Election Day (again) – and ‘Catalan question’ dominates again

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It’s Election Day across Spain (again) – and following on from the 28 April General Election the attention now turns to European, local and regional politics. Acting
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PP and Cs to demand jailed Catalan MPs suspended

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Pablo Casado, the leader of the People’s Party (PP), has announced that his party ‘will demand that the necessary measures be taken to ensure that the
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Former French minister visits Catalan leaders in prison

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Benoît Hamon, former French education minister under François Hollande, visited three of the Catalan pro-independence leaders at Soto del Real prison on Monday. The ex-Socialist
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Spain’s right and far-right unite at Madrid rally

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Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags joined a rally today in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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Jailed Catalan leader to run for Barcelona mayor

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A former Catalan pro-independence leader who is in jail for alleged rebellion pending a trial over the 2017 referendum is to run for mayor of
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Valls attacks literature award winner over ‘political prisoners’

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Manuel Valls, a candidate to be mayor of Barcelona, attacked a Catalan literature award winner on Sunday evening after he criticised the imprisonment of pro-independence political