22nd May 2019

Spanish Senate

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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
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Miquel Iceta’s bid to lead Senate blocked

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The leader of the Catalan Socialists (PSC), Miquel Iceta, will not become the speaker of the Spanish Senate after the pro-independence parties in the Catalan
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Jailed MPs to visit Congress on 21 May for swearing in

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Spain’s Supreme Court will allow the five newly-elected Catalan MPs – currently still in custody whilst on trial in Madrid – to swear in and
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Leaked chats hint to ‘control’ of court trial

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According to leaked chats from Spain’s People’s Party (PP) spokesman in the Spanish Senate, the party could ‘control from the behind the scenes’ the trial prosecuting