Spanish, Catalan leaders agree to start ‘constructive dialogue’ this month

By |februar 7th, 2020|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News|

Spain’s socialist prime minister Pedro Sánchez and Catalonia's regional president Quim Torra agreed on Thursday (6 February) to start a "constructive dialogue" in order to break the country's political impasse and solve the "political conflict" in Catalonia, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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Spain’s lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

By |januar 7th, 2020|Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, Spain, Spain elections|

Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday (7 January) to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

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Brussels court suspends extradition of ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, News|

A Brussels court has suspended the extradition of former Catalan pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont, his lawyer said on Thursday (2 January).

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Spain’s socialists and Catalan separatists inch closer to deal, despite tensions

By |december 19th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Spain, Spain elections|

An agreement between the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and caretaker socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is "within reach", paving the way for broader government  coalition talks. EURACTIV’s partner EuroEFE reports.

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Socialists and Podemos reach deal for a ‘progressive’ government in Spain

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalonia, far right, News, Pablo Iglesias, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spain|

Spain's ruling Socialists and the far-left Unidas Podemos have reached an agreement for a “progressive” government after Sunday's general elections, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the leader of Unidas Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, announced on Tuesday (12 November).

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EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalan conflict, Catalonia, EU court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain|

The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 

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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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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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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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