14th June 2024

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Catalan amnesty bill back to Spanish Congress after ‘symbolic’ veto in Senate

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As predicted, Spain’s Senate House, which is dominated by the right-wing opposition, the People’s Party (PP), vetoed a controversial Catalan amnesty law on Tuesday, returning
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Fragility of Spain’s new coalition government exposed in first key vote

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Wednesday suffered a setback in the first key parliamentary vote of the new legislature, exposing the fragility of his
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Controversial Catalan amnesty bill passes first hurdle in Spanish Congress

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A controversial amnesty bill for Catalan pro-independence figures passed its first hurdle in the Spanish Congress on Tuesday, following a fierce debate. A total of 178
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Spain drafts bill of ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to redress victims and legacy of Franco regime

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The Spanish cabinet has approved a draft bill of the ‘Democratic Memory Act’ to ‘comprehensively redress the victims of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship’,
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Raül Romeva suspended from Spain’s Senate

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The Spanish Senate Bureau has approved the suspension of former Catalan minister Raül Romeva, who is currently in jail whilst a defendant in the Catalan Trial for
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Batet and Cruz confirmed as Congress and Senate speakers

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The Catalan Socialist (PSC) party’s most senior MP in Madrid Meritxell Batet has been voted speaker of Spain’s congress, while University of Barcelona professor Manuel
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PP and Cs to demand jailed Catalan MPs suspended

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Pablo Casado, the leader of the People’s Party (PP), has announced that his party ‘will demand that the necessary measures be taken to ensure that the
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Jailed Catalan leaders register as MPs in parliament

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The five jailed Catalan pro-independence leaders who were elected as MPs and senator in the 28 April Spanish General Election – and who are currently
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Jailed Catalan MPs to attend parliament Monday and Tuesday

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The Catalan pro-independence leaders who successfully stood for election in the Spanish General Election from prison, will be released on two separate occasions next week