21st June 2021

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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is
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Spain’s Justice Minister facing calls to resign

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Spain’s Justice Minister, Dolores Delgado, faced calls to resign on Tuesday after audio recordings emerged of her having lunch nearly a decade ago with a
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Sánchez: Franco mausoleum cannot be ‘place of reconciliation’

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has ruled out transforming dictator Francisco Franco‘s controversial mausoleum into a place of reconciliation, going against suggestions by an expert commission
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Spain hires lawyer for judge Llarena sued in Belgium

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The Spanish government has taken the first steps to hire a Belgian firm of lawyers in order to ‘defend Spain’s interests’ in the judicial process
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Puigdemont asks Sánchez for ‘specific proposals’

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont says that Pedro Sánchez becoming the Spanish Prime Minister is a new ‘opportunity’ for dialogue between the Catalan and Spanish
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Franco exhumation: Spain passes decree

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) government passed a decree on Friday allowing the exhumation of the remains of Franco from his vast mausoleum, a decision that divides
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Franco exhumation creates political row

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For over 40 years the remains of dictator Francisco Franco have lain in the mausoleum outside Madrid known as the Valley of the Fallen. However,