29th June 2022

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Spain’s chosen judiciary head backs out

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Manuel Marchena, the judge chosen to preside over the Spanish judiciary following an agreement between the ruling Socialists (PSOE) and People’s Party (PP), has decided
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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
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Sánchez to override court on mortgage tax

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The Spanish government will put forward legislation so banks, not clients, pay the tax on new mortgages, thus overriding a widely criticised Supreme Court ruling.
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Spanish PM ‘accomplice of repression,’ says Quim Torra

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Quim Torra, the Catalan president, accused Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez of being an ‘accomplice of repression’ after reacting to the proposed sentences by Spain’s
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Prosecutors: ‘rebellion’, up to 25 years jail

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Spain’s Public Prosecutor called Friday for Catalan independence leaders to be jailed for up to 25 years on charges of rebellion or misuse of public
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Prosecutor to propose sentences for jailed leaders

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The Spanish Public Prosecutor will make public this week their proposed sentences for the 18 Catalan leaders, prosecuted over the 2017 independence push ahead of
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Supreme Court orders trial of Catalan leaders

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Spain’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered 18 former Catalan leaders to stand trial over their role in last year’s declaration of independence. The trial is
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Spanish government: ‘political paralysis’ in Catalonia

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The Spanish government has accused pro-independence parties of causing ‘political paralysis in Catalonia’ and blocking both the government and the parliament due to their internal