16th February 2019

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Catalan Trial: Day 2 summary

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On the second day of the Catalan trial, a Spanish public prosecutor today accused Catalan independence leaders of trying to use ‘human shields’ to block
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Spanish government calls meeting ‘show of affection’ to Catalonia

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The Spanish government described its controversial cabinet meeting in Barcelona as a ‘show of affection’ towards Catalonia, despite major protests by pro-independence groups that brought tight
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Sánchez to meet Torra today, as protests gear up

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will hold a cabinet meeting in Barcelona on Friday amid tight security as Catalan pro-independence groups plan to hold protests
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Spanish government raises tone against Catalonia

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As anger rises over Catalonia’s continued push to secede from Spain, the Socialist (PSOE) government in Madrid has dropped its conciliatory tone towards the pro-independence
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Madrid threatens to send national police to Catalonia

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The Spanish government has warned authorities in Catalonia that it could take over responsibility for law and order in the region after radical activists blocked
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is