19th October 2019

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Belgian court: Puigdemont remains free whilst extradition considered

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A court in Belgium has let Carles Puigdemont walk free on Friday whilst it decides on Spain’s extradition request for the former Catalan president. The
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General strike in Catalonia – updates

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Catalonia is holding a general strike today, Friday 18 October, in protest at the guilty verdict of the 2017 referendum leaders, including other demands. Pro-independence
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Barcelona in turmoil again, Torra is criticised, and Spain to deploy more police

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has stressed that his government ‘will not accept violence taking over’ Catalonia as the streets of Barcelona entered a
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Cs and PP party leaders demand firmer action in Catalonia

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After clashes between Catalan pro-independence protestors with police forces following the Supreme Court verdict sentencing nine Catalan leaders to up to 13 years in prison, Spain’s
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Spain’s far-right Vox party: Catalan sentences not harsh enough

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The Spanish far-right Vox party that acted as ‘popular prosecutor’ in the Catalan Trial, has expressed disappointment with the verdict, claiming the sentences are not harsh
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Defence lawyers on verdict: ‘This has been a political trial’

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Several of the defence lawyers for the Catalan political leaders and activists convicted on Monday morning in the Catalan trial have expressed their reactions to
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Catalan Trial verdict and sentences – up to 13 years

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Nine Catalan pro-independence leaders have been convicted to 9 to 13 years in jail, guilty of sedition and some of them also misuse of funds.
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Catalonia prepares for trial verdict, expected early next week

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The verdict in the trial of the 2017 Catalan referendum leaders is about to be announced – with some reports claiming it will be out
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‘Serious irregularities’ in Catalan trial claim two human rights groups

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Two human rights groups have denounced ‘serious irregularities’ in the Catalan independence trial, with its verdict expected to be announced by Spain’s Supreme Court in