19th September 2020

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Torra calls action to bar him from office for not removing banners as ‘utterly disproportionate’

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Catalan president Quim Torra faced a hearing at the Spanish Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday, regarding the final ruling on whether he will be
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Political fallout as former king ‘fleeing justice’ puts Spanish monarchy in ‘very compromised position’

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If Spain’s current king, Felipe VI, had hoped that the image and reputation of the Spanish Monarchy would improve following the decision of his father, former king
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Belgian court rejects extradition of former Catalan minister Lluís Puig

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A third attempt by Spain to extradite one of the former Catalan independence leaders, Lluís Puig, was blocked on Friday, after being denied by a court
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Seven of nine jailed Catalan leaders have ‘low category’ prison status revoked

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Of the nine Catalan pro-independence politicians and activists who were jailed for between 9-13 years by Spain’s Supreme Court on 14 October 2019, seven have had their
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‘Freedom is either total or it is not’ – jailed Catalan leaders react to being granted ‘low category’ status

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The justice department of the Catalan government has agreed to grant the lowest prison category to the nine pro-independence Catalan politicians and activists who were
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‘There’s no room for impunity,’ says Pedro Sánchez – calling news of former king Juan Carlos I as ‘disturbing’

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Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said that he is open to an amendment of the Spanish Constitution to limit the legal immunity of public officials, including
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Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases for all regions

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Final update in Spain on Sunday 21 June at 2am. PLEASE NOTE: We are no longer updating this report. Instead, please refer to our new report –
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Four Spanish ‘wolf pack’ rapists get further jail terms for earlier assault

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Four members of Spain’s ‘Wolf Pack’ (La Manada) – already sentenced for gang-raping a woman in Pamplona in July 2016 – have also received further jail terms for