22nd January 2020

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Judge refuses to release Junqueras after family file for ‘Habeas Corpus’

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A judge at the local court in Manresa (Barcelona) has refused to release the jailed Catalan independence leader Oriol Junqueras, after the politician’s family filed a petition on
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Quim Torra disqualified from Catalan presidency

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Catalan president Quim Torra has said that he will not accept the order from the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC) ordering that he must be disqualified from his post.
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Pedro Sánchez starts discussions with other party heads

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Acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, started discussions with other party leaders on Monday, starting with Pablo Casado of the People’s Party (PP), followed by
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ERC reject investiture of Sánchez without agreed negotiation

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The Catalan pro-independence parties remain key to the possible investiture of Spain’s acting Socialist (PSOE) prime minister Pedro Sánchez in the role yet again, following on from
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Barcelona in turmoil again, Torra is criticised, and Spain to deploy more police

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has stressed that his government ‘will not accept violence taking over’ Catalonia as the streets of Barcelona entered a
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Catalan government commits to ‘moving forward’ towards republic

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The Catalan Government has reiterated that its commitment to work towards achieving independence. At an event held on Tuesday, the day marking the second anniversary
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Catalan government planning response to trial verdicts

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With the Spanish Supreme Court expected to deliver the verdicts in the Catalan Trial in late September or early October, the current Catalan coalition government
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Informants in Catalan police paid by Spain to fight independence, claim reports

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The Spanish National Police made ‘systematic payments’ to some officers of the Catalan police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, to act as informants on potential links between