Showing posts with label Catalonia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Catalonia. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

European Court Says Belgium May Have To Extradite Catalan Politicians To Spain

The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled Tuesday that Belgium can no longer refuse to extradite Catalan independence leaders to Spain based on its current legal arguments.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont released until ruling on Oct.4 | Agencia EFE

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont

The Italian court of Sassari in Sardinia on Friday released former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont after he was detained Thursday on a European arrest warrant.

Exiled Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrested in Sardinia: Lawyer

Carles Puigdemont, the former president of Catalonia who fled Spain after leading a botched independence attempt, was arrested on the Italian island of Sardinia, his lawyer said Thursday.  

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Monday, September 28, 2020

Fresh uncertainty in Catalonia as court rules against leader

Fresh uncertainty in Catalonia as court rules against leader

Spain’s Supreme Court has barred Catalonia’s regional president from his office for refusing to remove a banner that called for the release of imprisoned separatist leaders and was displayed on a public building ahead of the 2019 general election.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Thousands protest in Barcelona for release of Catalan leaders

Thousands protest in Barcelona
Thousands of Catalans have protested in Barcelona for the release of separatist leaders held over their role in the region's secession bid and the return of those who fled abroad into self-exile.

Friday, June 1, 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018

22 arrested in Catalonia for rerouting public funds for independence bid

22 arrested in Catalonia for rerouting public funds for independence bid
National Police have been involved in raids in northeast Spain that have led to the arrest of 22 people on Thursday on suspicion they were linked to the alleged rerouting of public funds to entities connected to an illegal pro-independence bid launched by Catalonia last year, sources close to the investigation told EFE.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Parliament speaker in Spain's Catalonia delays presidential investiture vote

Spanish Constitutional Court
The speaker of the Catalonia regional parliament on Tuesday decided to postpone a debate session ahead of the investiture of the regional president until the Spanish Constitutional Court made a ruling regarding the re-election of the recently ousted leader.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Spanish govt ask court to block Puigdemont's bid to lead Catalonia

Constitutional Court
The Spanish government has asked the Constitutional Court to block former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont's bid to the region again, the country’s deputy prime minister has said.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Spanish Government Acts to Block Election of Puigdemont as Catalonia Head

The Catalan parliament
Spain’s government has taken a first step towards preventing the election of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont as head of the Spanish region, the deputy prime minister said on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Spanish government rumbles meeting involving Catalan ex-president in Brussels

Spanish government
A meeting that had been scheduled to take place between the current speaker of the Catalan regional parliament and the ousted former Catalan president in Brussels, where the latter lives in self-imposed exile, was blocked on Wednesday by order of the Spanish government, officials said.

Friday, January 5, 2018

Spanish Court Says Ex-Catalan Vice President to Stay in Jail

Ex-Catalan Vice President to Stay in Jail
 Supreme Court judges have ruled against allowing ousted Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras out of jail while he is investigated for rebellion and other charges stemming from the restive region's recent drive for independence from Spain.

Monday, January 1, 2018

Catalonia Independence Crisis Cost Spain €1B, FM Says

Spain's foreign minister claimed Monday that the Catalan independence crisis had cost the country "a billion" euros as fallout from the turmoil continued to hamper growth in the wealthy region.

Luis de Guindos said the slowdown in growth in Catalonia, which accounts to around a fifth of Spanish GDP, was hampering the Eurozone’s fourth largest economy as a whole.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Metro, Roads Disrupted in Catalonia Pro-Independence Protest

 spain metro stations in Barcelona
Barcelona metro stations were closed, pickets blocked main roads and civil servants walked out on Tuesday in response to a strike called by pro-independence groups after hundreds were injured in a Spanish police crackdown on a banned independence referendum.

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