14th December 2019

Spanish Constitution

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Cs and PP party leaders demand firmer action in Catalonia

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After clashes between Catalan pro-independence protestors with police forces following the Supreme Court verdict sentencing nine Catalan leaders to up to 13 years in prison, Spain’s
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Pedro Sánchez: suspending Catalonia’s self-rule still an option

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s acting prime minister, has insisted that suspending Catalonia‘s self-rule is still on the table. This comes in the wake of the failed
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Catalan Trial: how might the defence try to refute the charges?

Guifre Jordan
Spain’s public prosecutor is requesting prison sentences totalling 177 years for the 12 Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists in the dock at the Supreme Court,
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Focus: the EU elections and ‘the Catalan question’

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‘It’s an internal affair.’ This has been one of the official answers over the past 18 months in Brussels when the EU institutions have been questioned
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Cs want obligatory school lessons on ‘Spanish Constitution’

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The Spanish Constitution should be a new ‘obligatory’ subject in schools, according to the head of Spain’s Cuidadanos (Cs) party, Albert Rivera. ‘We will introduce a
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Felipe VI: ‘democracy not above respecting the law’

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Spain’s King Felipe VI has said democracy is not above respecting the law, in unusually outspoken comments widely interpreted as refuting claims by Catalan independence leaders
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Sánchez to announce on Friday about general election

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will announce on Friday whether he calls an early general election, the government said, after right-wing and Catalan independence parties
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Opposition calls for 155, Torra a ‘public danger’

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The two main opposition parties in Spain, the People’s Party (PP) and Ciudadanos (Cs), insist Catalonia must be stripped of its self-government again. Both parties
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Supreme Court holds first hearing for Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court held a preliminary hearing on Tuesday ahead of the start of a high-profile trial of 18 Catalan pro-independence leaders over their role