21st June 2021

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Puigdemont, Junqueras, Comín now officially recognised as MEPs

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, his former jailed vice president Oriol Junqueras, and former minister Toni Comín, have all been officially recognised as MEPs by
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Pedro Sánchez has to wait until second round vote on Tuesday

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Acting Spanish prime minister and Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez will now have to wait until Tuesday and the second round of votes in the Spanish
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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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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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Banner removed from Catalan government HQ – then replaced with new one

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The banner hanging from the Catalan government’s HQ in Barcelona in support of the jailed political leaders was finally removed by two public servants on Friday
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Catalan President to go on trial for ‘disobedience’

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The Catalan president, Quim Torra, will go on trial for ‘disobedience’ on 25-26 September at the Spanish High Court in Catalonia (TSJC). The reason for the trial