Catalonia’s ex-leader Puigdemont banned from EU polls

By |april 30th, 2019|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Spain, Spanish elections|

Spanish election authorities on Monday (29 April) banned Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont, who fled the country in 2017 after a secession attempt, from running in upcoming EU polls. Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal...

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Tensions rise between Madrid and Catalonia as political year begins

By |avgust 29th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

The recent change of government in Spain has helped ease tensions but a lawsuit filed by Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont in Belgium against the Spanish judge overseeing his case risks stoking the fires again.

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Spain drops arrest warrant for former Catalan leader

By |julij 20th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, European arrest warrant, News|

Spain's Supreme Court dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Thursday (19 July) after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year.

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Germany can extradite Puigdemont to Spain for graft, not rebellion: court

By |julij 12th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, extradition, News, public funds, treason law|

A German court ruled Thursday (12 July) that deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may be extradited to Spain, but only for alleged corruption and not on the more serious charge of rebellion.

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In ‘cordial’ meeting with Catalan leader, Sánchez signals thaw

By |julij 10th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia independence, News, Pedro Sanchez, Quim Torra, Spain|

Spain’s Prime Minister signaled a thaw in relations with Catalonia yesterday (9 July), signing up to joint initiatives in a first meeting with the region’s leader but again ruling out any moves toward Catalan independence.

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Puigdemont steps down, names successor for Catalonia’s presidency

By |maj 11th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, Catalonia referendum, Catalonian Nationalism, News, Quim Torra, Spain|

Carles Puigdemont, the former president of Catalonia who organised the illegal independence referendum in October 2017, nominated on Thursday (10 May) a pro-independence politician as his successor at the head of Spain’s rebellious region.

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Ex-French PM Manuel Valls: no separatist solution in Catalonia

By |april 19th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan independence, Catalonia, News, Spain|

The former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday (19 April) he believed there would be a political solution to the uncertainty in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia, but that the answer did not lie with the separatist campaign...

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The Brief – Spain’s judicial headaches

By |april 6th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan crisis, Catalonia referendum, judicial reform, News, Spain, The Brief|

Spain became embroiled this week in various judicial quagmires. Cases affecting two fugitives, one of its nationals abroad and a foreigner in the Peninsula, tested the relationship between politics and justice, and Spain’s handling of the Catalan issue.

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German court bails Puigdemont, rejects Spanish extradition request

By |april 6th, 2018|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan independence, extradition, Germany, News, Spain|

A German court yesterday (5 April) refused Spain's request to extradite Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont on a rebellion charge following his arrest in Germany last month, ordering his release on bail pending a hearing on a lesser charge.

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Stormy protest in Barcelona after Germany arrests Puigdemont

By |marec 26th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, Catalonia independence, Germany, News, separatism|

Thousands of Catalan separatists hit the streets of Barcelona on Sunday (25 March), vowing the arrest of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont in Germany would not stop their push for independence.

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