17th June 2024

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Jailed Catalan leaders register as MPs in parliament

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The five jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders who were elected as MPs and senator in the 28 April Spanish General Election – and who are currently
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Jailed Catalan MPs to attend parliament Monday and Tuesday

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The Catalan pro-independence leaders who successfully stood for election in the Spanish General Election from prison, will be released on two separate occasions next week
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Jailed MPs to visit Congress on 21 May for swearing in

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Spain’s Supreme Court will allow the five newly-elected Catalan MPs – currently still in custody whilst on trial in Madrid – to swear in and
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Calls for national unity on ‘Constitution Day’

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‘Our democracy is firm and consolidated,’ Spain’s King Felipe VI stated during his address on Thursday to mark the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution.
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Leaked chats hint to ‘control’ of court trial

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According to leaked chats from Spain’s People’s Party (PP) spokesman in the Spanish Senate, the party could ‘control from the behind the scenes’ the trial prosecuting
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Ana Pastor invites Catalan president to Congress

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The Spanish parliament speaker, Ana Pastor, unexpectedly invited Quim Torra to the lower chamber in Madrid for him to be able to ‘defend his political
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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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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,