22nd April 2019

Oriol Junqueras

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Political tension ahead of TV electoral debates

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The president of Spain’s People’s Party (PP), Pablo Casado, has said that the Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, ‘is only right when he amends’ previous decisions,
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Oriol Junqueras holds press conference from prison

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The leader of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party, Oriol Junqueras, has held a press conference from prison for the first time since his imprisonment in
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Catalan Trial: Day 31 summary

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A senior official from the Guardia Civil police was the first witness to take the stand in Spain’s Supreme Court on Monday morning, as week 10 and
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No election rallies or debates in prison for Catalans on trial

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The Spanish Government has turned down a petition from jailed Catalan pro-independence politicians currently on trial and running in Spain’s forthcoming general election, from holding
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Candidates must remain in jail during election campaign

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Spain’s Supreme Court has rejected a request from six jailed pro-independence politicians to leave prison in order to take part in the campaigns for the
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Catalan Trial: Day 28 summary

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Some 30 officers from the Spanish National Police are due to testify as witnesses in week 9 of the trial of Catalan independence leaders in
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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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Catalan Trial: Day 22 summary

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A senior Spanish police officer testifying on the 22nd day in the trial of Catalan independence leaders said the protests surrounding raids to disrupt the upcoming referendum
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Catalan Trial: Day 14 summary

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In the days leading up to the independence referendum on 1 October 2017, none of the three police forces charged with halting the vote expected
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Junqueras chosen as EFA candidate to head EU Commission

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Former Catalan vice president, Oriol Junqueras, one of the pro-independence leaders now on trial in Spain’s Supreme Court, has been chosen by the European Free