Leftist Podemos chief to join talks with Catalan separatists

By |februar 11th, 2020|Catalan conflict, Catalan crisis, Catalan independence, News, Pablo Iglesias|

Pablo Iglesias, the leader of the leftist Unidas Podemos party who is also Spain's Minister for Social Rights, will take part in a “Mesa de Diálogo” (dialogue table) with Catalan separatist leaders, alongside members of the socialist party (PSOE), EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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Catalan president to call snap elections

By |januar 30th, 2020|Catalan conflict, Catalan crisis, Catalan elections, Catalan independence, News|

Quim Torra, the Separatist president of the Catalan regional government (the "Generalitat"), announced plans on Tuesday (28 January) to call snap parliamentary elections soon in the prosperous Spanish northeast region.

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Eyeing Catalan leaders, Spain open to discuss Penal Code reform

By |januar 23rd, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan crisis, Catalan independence, Catalan referendum, News|

In a move to favour Catalan independence leaders, the Spanish government said it was open to discussing the reform of its Penal Code, with the primary objective being to revise criminal penalties in cases of sedition and rebellion.

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European Parliament strip jailed Catalan MEP of seat

By |januar 11th, 2020|Catalan independence, David Sassoli, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, socialists, Spain|

The European Parliament declared Friday (10 January) that jailed Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras is no longer an MEP, stripping him of the immunity his supporters hoped would see him freed.

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Allied with far-left, Spain’s Sanchez stays on as PM

By |januar 8th, 2020|Catalan independence, Charles Michel, ERC, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, socialists, Spain, Spanish elections, Ursula von der Leyen, Vox|

Spain's parliament on Tuesday (7 January) narrowly confirmed Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez as premier for another term, paving the way for the country's first-ever coalition government since its return to democracy in the 1970s.

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Catalan independence protesters block major Spain-France highway

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalan independence, News|

Hundreds of Catalan pro-independence protesters blocked a border point on the AP-7 highway that connects Catalonia with France on Monday (11 November), stopping traffic in both directions the day after a parliamentary election in Spain.

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Spain’s far right doubles seats in hung parliament, difficult talks ahead

By |november 11th, 2019|Catalan independence, Ciudadanos, far right, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spanish elections, Vox|

Spain's far-right Vox party more than doubled its number of lawmakers in the country's fourth national election in four years on Sunday (10 November), which delivered a deeply fragmented parliament, setting the stage for very difficult government negot...

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Catalan separatists march for independence amid splits on tactics

By |september 12th, 2019|Catalan independence, Catalonia, Diada, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain|

Tens of thousands of Catalans waving pro-independence flags and chanting "Independence now!" gathered in Barcelona on Wednesday (11 September) to call for a break from Spain, but turnout was far less than at past such rallies amid divisions among separ...

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Catalan separatists pack Barcelona to demand split from Spain

By |september 12th, 2018|Catalan independence, Catalonia referendum, Ciudadanos, News, Pedro Sanchez, Quim Torra, separatism|

Around one million people filled central Barcelona on Tuesday to celebrate Catalonia's commemorative day and boost a bid for independence which has left deep divisions almost a year after it brought Spain to a constitutional crisis.

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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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