21st June 2021

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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,