22nd April 2019

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Pablo Iglesias tries to unite Podemos ahead of elections

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Spain’s left-wing Podemos party has launched its campaign for next month’s elections with its leader Pablo Iglesias trying to reunite the party, whilst returning to
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Right to defence being undermined, say lawyers

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Lawyers defending Catalan independence leaders on trial are increasingly protesting decisions by judges at Spain’s Supreme Court, which they argue undermine their clients’ right to
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Catalan Trial: Day 11 summary

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Some pro-independence protests were peaceful, but ‘others were violent, with harassment, and objects thrown,’ Enric Millo, the Spanish government delegate in Catalonia during the 2017 political
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Catalan Trial: Day 9 summary

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Basque leader Iñigo Urkullu revealed his mediation efforts in the Catalan crisis during his testimony on the 9th day of the trial of the 12
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Catalan Trial: Day 8 summary

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Witnesses began giving testimony today, on the 8th day of the trial of Catalan independence leaders in Spain’s Supreme Court, including Spain’s former prime minister,
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Mariano Rajoy set to testify in Catalan trial today

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Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede, will testify today in the trial of Catalan independence leaders in
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Catalan Trial week 3 – what to expect

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Leading political figures will be taking the stand during the third week of the Catalan independence trial, which resumes on Tuesday 26 February. Catalan Trial: click here
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Mariano Rajoy to testify on 26 Feb in Catalan trial

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Spain’s former prime minister Mariano Rajoy, who was in power when Catalonia’s executive tried to secede in 2017, will testify in the high-profile trial of
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Focus: Sánchez ‘rollercoaster’ and Spain’s ‘political instability’

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Eight months after ousting his rival and taking power in Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been forced to call early elections for 28 April, the latest
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Pedro Sánchez calls general election for 28 April

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced a general election for 28 April – the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was