8th December 2019

Meritxell Batet

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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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Oriol Junqueras greets Pedro Sánchez at Congress

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Jailed former Catalan vice-president Oriol Junqueras, on temporary release for the opening of Spain’s Congress, took the opportunity to engage with acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro
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Batet and Cruz confirmed as Congress and Senate speakers

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The Catalan Socialist (PSC) party’s most senior MP in Madrid Meritxell Batet has been voted speaker of Spain’s congress, while University of Barcelona professor Manuel
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Former speaker declines civil award over Twitter row

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The former Catalan Parliament speaker, Núria de Gispert, has declined the Creu de Sant Jordi (Cross of St.Jordi/George) awarded to her last week, due to a
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Catalan government files lawsuit against ‘mock execution’

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The Catalan government has decided ‘unanimously’ to file a lawsuit against the act held in the southern Spanish town of Coripe during Easter, during which
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Cs want obligatory school lessons on ‘Spanish Constitution’

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The Spanish Constitution should be a new ‘obligatory’ subject in schools, according to the head of Spain’s Cuidadanos (Cs) party, Albert Rivera. ‘We will introduce a