24th August 2019

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Barcelona City Council seeks inquiry into terrorist attacks

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Barcelona City Council has voted in favour of a motion demanding that the Spanish Congress sets up a committee of inquiry into the August 2017
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Media debate: do Barcelona terror reports contradict?

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With the second anniversary of the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils approaching on 17 August, more details surrounding the incidents continue to appear in
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Informants in Catalan police paid by Spain to fight independence, claim reports

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The Spanish National Police made ‘systematic payments’ to some officers of the Catalan police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, to act as informants on potential links between
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CNI tried to find Es Satty an imam position in Barcelona, say reports

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The Spanish Intelligence Service (CNI), tried to place Abdelbaki Es Satty – the alleged mastermind of the 2017 terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils –
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Terrorist mastermind helped by Spanish intelligence to become imam, say reports

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Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI) helped the mastermind of the 2017 Barcelona terror attacks to become an imam in Ripoll, where the subsequent cell was based,
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Focus: the ‘Catalan Trials’ still to come …

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The main Catalan Trial that was held at Spain’s Supreme Court in Madrid lasted from 12 February until 12 June – 52 days of court sessions
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Ada Colau renews her post as Mayor of Barcelona

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Ada Colau of Barcelona En Comú has been reinstated as Mayor of Barcelona, despite her narrow electoral loss against the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party’s Ernest Maragall, thanks
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Catalan Trial: Day 51 – defence summaries

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The closing arguments from the defence teams in the Catalan trial, on its 51st day, started at Spain’s Supreme Court with the lawyer representing for
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Catalan Trial: Day 49 summary

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On the 49th day of the Catalan Trial, the defence teams were finally able to start presenting their video evidence in court. Among their first videos were scenes