Spain’s Socialists again seek to rule without majority as Ciudadanos collapses

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalonia independence, Ciudadanos, News, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spanish elections, Vox|

The head of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos party quit on Monday (11 November) after heavy election losses, potentially making his party more amenable to backing a government led by the Socialists.

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Spain’s election candidates clash over Catalonia in TV debate

By |november 5th, 2019|Catalonia independence, Ciudadanos, far right, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spanish elections, Vox|

The main candidates to become Spain's next prime minister clashed on Monday (4 November) over how to handle Catalonia's independence drive, in a tense TV debate ahead of a repeat election that opinion polls show could be as inconclusive as the one in A...

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Ahead of election, Spain braces for weeks of violent protests after ‘historic’ sentence

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Less than a month before a fresh general election, Spain enters one of the most complex and volatile periods in its recent democratic history, after the Supreme Court sentenced on Monday nine Catalan independence leaders for their involvement in the ba...

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Spain’s Supreme Court jails Catalan leaders amid protests

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Catalan referendum, Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News|

Nine Catalan politicians and activists have on Monday been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison by Spain's Supreme Court for their involvement in a banned referendum in 2017, amid strong reactions from separatists. 

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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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Spain’s right, far-right rally against PM over Catalonia

By |februar 11th, 2019|Catalonia independence, European elections 2019, far right, Manuel Valls, News, Pablo Casado, Pedro Sanchez, Spain, Spanish elections|

Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags joined a rally on Sunday (10 February) in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, who they accuse of treachery over his negotiations with Catalan separatists. Police said around 45,000...

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Catalan separatist trial gives Spanish far right global platform

By |februar 11th, 2019|Catalonia independence, far right, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain, Vox|

Far-right Spanish party Vox is on track to get a global soapbox as it takes part in the much-hyped trial of Catalan pro-independence leaders as a "popular prosecutor" -- a Spain-specific legal mechanism that has left Madrid embarrassed.

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Catalan republicanism and European federalism

By |januar 14th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, Federalism, News, Spain|

Republicanism in Catalonia is inseparable from both Catalanism and European federalism, writes Oriol Junqueras, who argues that Europe faces a crucial crossroads: on the one hand, an increasingly extreme right, and on the other, a modern European feder...

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Spanish cabinet to meet in Catalonia amid separatist protests

By |december 21st, 2018|Catalonia independence, News, Pedro Sanchez, Quim Torra, separatism, Vox|

Catalan pro-independence groups plan to protest and block roads in Barcelona on Friday (21 December) as Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez holds a cabinet meeting in the city under tight security.

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Spanish PM hardens Catalonia stance with eye on election

By |december 13th, 2018|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, Ciudadanos, News, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, PSOE, Quim Torra, Spain, Vox|

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said on Wednesday (12 December) he would stand firm against what he called "inflammatory" Catalan separatist rhetoric, hardening his stance towards the region and upping the stakes in a broader political game.

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