8th April 2020

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Over 100,000 attend Puigdemont rally in Perpignan

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont participated in a vast political rally in Perpignan in southern France near the Spanish border on Saturday, with over 100,000 pro-independence supporters in attendance.
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Talks commence between Spanish and Catalan governments

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments kicked off in Madrid on Wednesday, with the overall objective to
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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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ECHR rules Spain did not violate Human Rights with immediate deportations

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday that Spain did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights when it immediately deported two
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Pedro Sánchez and Quim Torra face ‘long talks process’

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Newly elected Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan president Quim Torra in Barcelona on Thursday, the first time they have held any official talks since December
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Six of the jailed Catalan leaders attend Parliament hearing

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Six of the nine Catalan leaders who were sentenced to jail by the Spanish Supreme Court for their roles in the 2017 Catalan independence referendum,
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Catalan president refuses to step down, despite court confirming suspension

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, has refused to step down from his post, despite the Spanish Supreme Court confirming the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC)’s decision to suspend him as
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Far-right Vox seeks to make independence parties illegal

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Spain’s far-right Vox party has submitted a draft bill to the Spanish Congress to amend the law on political parties, with the objective of making pro-independence
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Amid controversy, Dolores Delgado set to become Attorney General

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The Spanish General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), a constitutional council that oversees the Spanish judiciary, has backed the nomination of the former socialist (PSOE) justice
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EU Parliament to consider immunity status for Puigdemont, Comín

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The European Parliament has now officially received the petition from the Spanish Supreme Court to waive the immunity as MEPs of the Catalan pro-independence leaders Carles