24th July 2021

Oriol Junqueras

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Supreme Court rejects suspending JEC ruling that prevents Junqueras becoming MEP

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The Spanish Supreme Court has rejected suspending the decision of Spain’s Electoral Authority (JEC) that prevents Oriol Junqueras taking up his seat as an MEP. The Catalan pro-independence
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Oriol Junqueras elected president of EFA group in EU Parliament

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Oriol Junqueras, the jailed former Catalan vice-president, has been elected president of the European Free Alliance (EFA) group in the European Parliament. Alongside former Catalan president Carles
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Pedro Sánchez voted in as PM of Spain’s first ever coalition government

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Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez has been officially voted in as Spanish Prime Minister on Tuesday, after a second round vote gave him 167 votes
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Puigdemont, Junqueras, Comín now officially recognised as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, his former jailed vice president Oriol Junqueras, and former minister Toni Comín, have all been officially recognised as MEPs by
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Pedro Sánchez has to wait until second round vote on Tuesday

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Acting Spanish prime minister and Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez will now have to wait until Tuesday and the second round of votes in the Spanish
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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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Pedro Sánchez still on course (just) to be voted in as PM

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A fierce three-day debate commenced in the Spanish Congress on Saturday, with the Socialist (PSOE) leader and Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez still on
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Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Iglesias set out coalition agreement

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Socialist (PSOE) party, and Pablo Iglesias, leader of the Podemos party, presented their coalition agreement on Monday, still hoping
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Attorney General asks for Oriol Junqueras to be freed to collect MEP credentials

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Spain’s Attorney General office has issued its recommendation to the Supreme Court that jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras should be allowed out of prison in