24th July 2021

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Far-right Vox seeks to make independence parties illegal

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Spain’s far-right Vox party has submitted a draft bill to the Spanish Congress to amend the law on political parties, with the objective of making pro-independence
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Pedro Sánchez still on course (just) to be voted in as PM

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A fierce three-day debate commenced in the Spanish Congress on Saturday, with the Socialist (PSOE) leader and Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez still 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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Clara Ponsatí’s lawyers seek to summon Sánchez and Rajoy to Edinburgh court

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The defence team for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland and fighting extradition to Spain for her role in the 2017 Catalan
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Final results: PSOE win, far-right Vox 3rd largest party, Cs party decimated

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The Socialists (PSOE) led by Pedro Sánchez won Spain’s fourth General Election in four years on Sunday, winning 120 seats (compared to 123 won in the April election),  but
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Franco removed, but ‘Francoism still very present’ argue many

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‘Today, Spain is fulfilling its duty to itself,’ said acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, on Thursday, as the remains of the late dictator Francisco
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Carles Puigdemont’s sister denies ‘go-between’ claims

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Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president, has suggested that the Spanish Judiciary is trying to embroil him in terrorism allegations in order to persuade Belgium
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Focus: Spain is trapped in political instability. The main reason? Catalonia

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As Spain braces itself for its fourth general election in just as many years, one has to look at Catalonia and the Catalan independence movement