Tuesday, 25 January 2022

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Catalan leader’s party shelves independence push

MADRID: The party of ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont now favours talks with Madrid to achieve independence instead of pushing to break away from Spain unilaterally, its coordinator said Thursday, the latest sign it was softening its position. Spanish media have reported that Puigdemont’s PdeCat party and its former government ...

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Catalan leader to announce regional elections

Catalonian president Carles Puigdemont is set to call a snap regional election for 20 December, according to local media reports. The move could help break a one-month deadlock between the Spanish government and Catalan separatists seeking independence from Spain. Barcelona-based La Vanguardia said Mr Puigdemont had taken the decision in ...

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Spain court strikes down Catalan referendum law

MADRID: Spain’s Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that a referendum law passed in Catalonia, which paved the way for a contested October 1 secession referendum, was not valid. The court temporarily suspended the law after it was passed by Catalonia’s regional parliament on September 6 while judges considered an appeal ...

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