23rd June 2021

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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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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (15 Feb) Also read: Details of curfews & restrictions for all regions during new ‘State of Alarm’ PLEASE NOTE: We
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Supreme Court prosecutor to investigate former king Juan Carlos I

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Spain’s Supreme Court public prosecutor is opening an investigation into former Spanish king Juan Carlos I, regarding suspected commission payments for a contract for a high-speed AVE rail
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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
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All nine jailed Catalan leaders now granted temporary leave

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All nine of the Catalan political leaders and activists sentenced from 9-13 years in prison for their roles in the October 2017 independence referendum in
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Spanish prosecutors oppose leave granted to jailed Catalan leaders

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Spanish prosecutors have threatened to bring a Supreme Court action against the use of Article 100.2 of the Spanish Constitution by some of the jailed Catalan
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Spanish government will seek to reform definition of ‘sedition’ in criminal code

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The new Spanish coalition government said this week that it is open to modifying the crime of sedition, and intends to include it among other proposed
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Catalan president refuses to step down, despite court confirming suspension

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, has refused to step down from his post, despite the Spanish Supreme Court confirming the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC)’s decision to suspend him as
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The ‘Jordis’ granted permission for 48 hours prison leave

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The jailed Catalan activists, Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart, have been granted 48 hours leave from prison, after the Catalan government’s justice department authorised their leave,
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The new Spanish coalition cabinet gets to work

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, presided over his first new coalition cabinet meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, together with his