22nd January 2021

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Health minister to head socialist party in Catalan elections – and Cs party MP moves to PP

News Desk
Spain’s current health minister Salvador Illa will become the socialist PSOE party’s presidential candidate in the elections to be held in Catalonia on 14 February. It comes
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Spanish government secures 2021 Budget with ample majority

News Desk
Spain’s left-leaning PSOE–Podemos coalition government led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez secured passing its first budget in the Spanish Congress on Thursday, with 54% of the votes
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Sánchez to announce on Friday about general election

Tim Parfitt / AFP / Agencies
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will announce on Friday whether he calls an early general election, the government said, after right-wing and Catalan independence parties
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A ‘political trial’, ‘act of vengeance’, ‘outrageous’

SiE Newsdesk / Agencies
The trial of pro-independence leaders in the Spanish Supreme Court is ‘shameful,’ ‘painful’ and ‘outrageous’ according to several political leaders, speaking to the press at
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ERC party seek amendments to PM’s budget

SiE Newsdesk / ACN / Catalan News
The future of the Spanish government is uncertain after the Esquerra (ERC) party has ruled out any possibility of backing the general budget for 2019,
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Jailed Catalan leader to run for Barcelona mayor

Tim Parfitt / AFP / Agencies
A former Catalan pro-independence leader who is in jail for alleged rebellion pending a trial over the 2017 referendum is to run for mayor of
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Prosecutor to propose sentences for jailed leaders

Newsdesk / ACN
The Spanish Public Prosecutor will make public this week their proposed sentences for the 18 Catalan leaders, prosecuted over the 2017 independence push ahead of
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Focus: one year after Catalan independence bid

AFP
Catalonia‘s separatist movement appears split a year after the region’s fruitless declaration of independence from Spain, with some pressing ahead on an idealist path to