22nd May 2019

Spanish electoral authority (JEC)

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Junqueras stopped from joining EU election TV debate

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Spain’s electoral authority (JEC) has stopped the jailed Catalan politician, Oriol Junqueras – who is currently on trial at the Supreme Court – from taking part
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Puigdemont, Comín, Ponsatí can stand in EU elections

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont will be able to run in the European Parliament elections after a local court in Madrid ruled in his favour,
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Supreme Court to decide if Puigdemont can stand in EU election

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The Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid will finally decide on whether the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont can stand in the European Parliament elections on 26 May.
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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 JxCat party

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The Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) (‘Together for Catalonia’) party led by exiled former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont was forced to forge its own path for the
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Iglesias the ‘referee’ in 2nd TV debate as others clash

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Spanish Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, the leader of the Podemos party, Pablo Iglesias, the People’s Party (PP) president, Pablo Casado, and the head of the Ciudadanos (Cs) party, Albert Rivera, all took part
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Clash over Catalonia in election TV debate

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The Catalonia crisis and independence was at the centre of the Spanish election’s first televised debate, on the public TVE channel on Monday evening. No Catalan
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Oriol Junqueras holds press conference from prison

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The leader of the Esquerra Republicana (ERC) party, Oriol Junqueras, has held a press conference from prison for the first time since his imprisonment in