19th October 2019

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Cs and PP party leaders demand firmer action in Catalonia

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After clashes between Catalan pro-independence protestors with police forces following the Supreme Court verdict sentencing nine Catalan leaders to up to 13 years in prison, Spain’s
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Spain’s far-right Vox party: Catalan sentences not harsh enough

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The Spanish far-right Vox party that acted as ‘popular prosecutor’ in the Catalan Trial, has expressed disappointment with the verdict, claiming the sentences are not harsh
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Pedro Sánchez: court’s handling of trial ‘exemplary’

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Spain’s acting prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, said in press conference on Monday that ‘complying with the [Catalan Trial] verdict implies following the ruling completely,’ thereby
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Acting PM Pedro Sánchez could suspend Catalonia’s self-rule ‘without a problem’

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has said he could suspend Catalonia’s political autonomy and impose direct rule from Madrid ‘without a problem’ – despite having
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Carles Puigdemont’s sister denies ‘go-between’ claims

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Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president, has suggested that the Spanish Judiciary is trying to embroil him in terrorism allegations in order to persuade Belgium
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Strong reactions from politicians following arrest of nine activists

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The arrest of nine Catalan pro-independence activists being accused of ‘terrorism’ has provoked outrage among the parties in favour of a self-determination referendum. The Catalan president,
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PP MPs defend Spanish democracy in ‘Le Monde’

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Spain’s right-wing People’s Party (PP) has responded to the 52 French MPs who called for an end to the ‘repression’ of Catalan pro-independence leaders. In an
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Sánchez blames Iglesias for failure in 2nd investiture vote

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Pedro Sánchez has failed again in the second round of votes to be named prime minister in the Spanish Congress. The Socialists (PSOE) won only 124
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Pedro Sánchez to form new Spanish Government

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Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is to form a new government in Spain, after receiving and accepting the order from Felipe VI to be the