16th June 2019

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Catalan Trial: what happens next?

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The Catalan Trial lasted 52 sessions spanning four months, in which cross-examinations were heard from the 12 Catalan prosecuted leaders, 422 witnesses and various experts.
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Quim Torra requests ‘urgent meeting’ with Pedro Sánchez

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Catalan President Quim Torra has requested an ‘urgent meeting’ with acting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to discuss developments in the closing stages of the Catalan Trial,
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Spain asks UN to disqualify 2 members of panel

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The Spanish government is to formally ask the United Nations to disqualify two of the five members of the UN panel responsible for writing a
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Former speaker declines civil award over Twitter row

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The former Catalan Parliament speaker, Núria de Gispert, has declined the Creu de Sant Jordi (Cross of St.Jordi/George) awarded to her last week, due to a
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Puigdemont appeals ban on standing in EU elections

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The Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) party is appealing the decision by Spain’s electoral authority (JEC) to bar former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, and his former ministers
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General Election focus: the Vox party

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Spain has its own version of the far-right and the populist turned mainstream, part of a wave that has been surging through Europe: Vox, a