19th June 2021

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Barcelona airport expansion plans: environmentalists at odds with business groups

Steph Osborn
There is increasing pressure to expand Barcelona El Prat Airport to raise capacity to create jobs and economic growth, with local business leaders joining forces
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Pardons for jailed Catalan leaders expected soon, despite fierce opposition

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With the Spanish coalition government (PSOE–Podemos) led by socialist Pedro Sánchez currently considering granting pardons to the nine jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders, Spain’s right-wing and far-right opposition
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Catalan president Pere Aragonès promises ‘new era’ for Catalonia

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Pere Aragonès of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party has promised a ‘new era’ for Catalonia, after officially taking office as president on Wednesday to lead a coalition
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Pere Aragonès voted in as Catalan President after ERC and JxCat reach agreement

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UPDATE on Friday 21 May:  Pere Aragonès was voted as the 132nd president of Catalonia by the pro-independence majority in parliament on Friday 21 May,
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Pro-independence bloc grows majority in Catalonia, despite Socialist narrow win

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Catalan pro-independence groups have secured over 50% of the votes for the first time in the Catalan elections held on Sunday 14 February – despite the
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Pro-independence groups sign a pact to not govern with Catalan Socialists (PSC)

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All the Catalan pro-independence groups participating in the elections to be held in Catalonia this Sunday 14 February have signed an agreement to not form a government with the Catalan
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Catalan election campaigns underway – as jailed leaders seek amnesty

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Campaigning is now well underway for the elections in Catalonia due to be held on 14 February, after the date was finally confirmed by Spain’s High Court in