19th September 2020

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Seven of nine jailed Catalan leaders have ‘low category’ prison status revoked

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Of the nine Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists who were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court on 14 October 2019, seven have had their
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Segrià in Lleida (Catalonia) in lockdown, affecting 210,000 residents

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Last updated in Spain at 18h on Saturday 4 July. The Catalan government has ordered the comarca (county) of Segrià in Lleida, west of Catalonia, to be under lockdown
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Spanish and Catalan governments to commence talks on Wednesday

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments will commence in Madrid on Wednesday 26 February, with the overall
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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