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Constitutional Court prevents Òmnium from appearing in case of 25% Spanish quota

Constitutional Court prevents Òmnium from appearing in case of 25% Spanish quota

The court also agrees to hear an appeal against the Catalan law that obliges large landlords to offer "social" rent levels

Tuesday, 24 of january of 2023 - 20:12

Threat of anti-abortion protocol in Castilla y León prompts Spanish ministerial orders

Threat of anti-abortion protocol in Castilla y León prompts Spanish ministerial orders

Unclear women's health initiatives proposed by conservative Castilla y León executive alarm the Madrid government

Tuesday, 17 of january of 2023 - 21:37

Spanish government: Llarena's move "shows that 1st October will still be punished"

Spanish government: Llarena's move "shows that 1st October will still be punished"

Spanish executive spokesperson calls on Carles Puigdemont to "respond before Spanish justice"

Thursday, 12 of january of 2023 - 20:44

New top judge warns: "The Spanish Constitution does not permit self-determination"

New top judge warns: "The Spanish Constitution does not permit self-determination"

Cándido Conde-Pumpido, new president of the Spanish Constitutional Court, arrives with a warning to Catalan independentists

Wednesday, 11 of january of 2023 - 19:05

As Spanish court is renewed, judge lashes out at independentists and Sánchez government

As Spanish court is renewed, judge lashes out at independentists and Sánchez government

Ex-president of Constitutional Court criticises attempted judicial reform and defends the "sovereignty of the Spanish people"

Monday, 9 of january of 2023 - 19:51

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Spanish king warns of institutional "erosion" in Christmas speech addressing crisis

Spanish king warns of institutional "erosion" in Christmas speech addressing crisis

Felipe VI makes a call to "strengthen the institutions" as Spain breaks for Christmas with a political crisis smouldering

Saturday, 24 of december of 2022 - 23:01

Spain avoids new meetings on the conflict with Catalonia: "Dialogue has happened"

Spain avoids new meetings on the conflict with Catalonia: "Dialogue has happened"

Sánchez executive evades the issue of dialogue and considers that ERC accepts that the Catalan independence vote was a crime

Thursday, 22 of december of 2022 - 19:46

Sánchez accuses Feijóo of "silencing Parliament" as Senate debates trimmed version of bill

Sánchez accuses Feijóo of "silencing Parliament" as Senate debates trimmed version of bill

In Spanish Senate, PP leader paints PM as hostage to Catalan pro-independence parties and calls for early elections

Wednesday, 21 of december of 2022 - 21:30

Spanish government's counterattack against Constitutional Court: a new renewal bill

Spanish government's counterattack against Constitutional Court: a new renewal bill

The amendments suspended by the court's move will be presented by PSOE and Podemos as a new bill this week

Tuesday, 20 of december of 2022 - 22:12

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Sánchez will abide by court's ruling but will take "precise measures" to renew its judges

Sánchez will abide by court's ruling but will take "precise measures" to renew its judges

After Spanish Constitutional Court sparks crisis by halting judicial reform bill, executive says that it will obey the judges

Tuesday, 20 of december of 2022 - 18:01

Spanish Constitutional Court consummates its challenge to Sánchez and halts judicial reform

Spanish Constitutional Court consummates its challenge to Sánchez and halts judicial reform

A divided Court agrees on the interim measures demanded by the opposition PP and halts judicial reform bill in upper house

Monday, 19 of december of 2022 - 23:39

Spain's constitutional tension goes on: court admits PP appeal and refuses to recuse judges

Spain's constitutional tension goes on: court admits PP appeal and refuses to recuse judges

A divided Constitutional Court rejects PSOE and Podemos appeals and refuses to recuse its two judges with expired mandates

Monday, 19 of december of 2022 - 22:10

Spanish Congress passes fast-track reform of Penal Code amidst judicial offensive

Spanish Congress passes fast-track reform of Penal Code amidst judicial offensive

Reform of sedition, misuse of funds and judicial power passes in lower house, with Senate and Constitutional Court to come

Thursday, 15 of december of 2022 - 21:19

Spain's Constitutional Court postpones decision on judicial reform, while Congress debates it

Spain's Constitutional Court postpones decision on judicial reform, while Congress debates it

With the adjournment until Monday, the Court has stepped back from the brink of a constitutional crisis, for the moment

Thursday, 15 of december of 2022 - 19:43

Nowhere to go: Spanish government discards ERC's new Catalan referendum proposal

Nowhere to go: Spanish government discards ERC's new Catalan referendum proposal

Spokesperson takes pride in handling of Catalan conflict while recognizing that independence support exceeded 50% in 2017

Tuesday, 13 of december of 2022 - 22:10

ERC accepts PSOE misuse of funds amendment, aimed at cases like Catalan referendum

ERC accepts PSOE misuse of funds amendment, aimed at cases like Catalan referendum

Catalan party maintains that the new definition of misuse of public funds does not match facts of the October 1st referendum

Monday, 12 of december of 2022 - 22:30

ERC's deal with Sánchez executive: €900 million for projects which Catalonia itself will execute

ERC's deal with Sánchez executive: €900 million for projects which Catalonia itself will execute

ERC says that Spanish budget deal creates a new mechanism that will ensure Catalan rail and road infrastructures are built

Tuesday, 22 of november of 2022 - 21:24

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Spanish government falls silent over law reform on misuse of funds offences

Spanish government falls silent over law reform on misuse of funds offences

Spanish government spokesperson leaves position ambiguous on new reform called for by Catalonia's ERC government

Tuesday, 15 of november of 2022 - 22:33

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Sánchez announces a reform to change sedition to "aggravated public disorder"

Sánchez announces a reform to change sedition to "aggravated public disorder"

Spanish prime minister announces that Congress will address sedition law reform this Friday, in a bill supported by Podemos

Thursday, 10 of november of 2022 - 22:31

Defying European justice, Spain's JEC says Puigdemont must come to Madrid to be an MEP

Defying European justice, Spain's JEC says Puigdemont must come to Madrid to be an MEP

The Central Electoral Commission (JEC) repeats its view that all Spanish MEPs must swear on the constitution in Madrid

Thursday, 3 of november of 2022 - 19:49

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Spain's PSOE and PP veto giving official EU status to Catalan, Basque and Galician

Spain's PSOE and PP veto giving official EU status to Catalan, Basque and Galician

Despite Spain's claim that it supports EU use of these 3 languages, the major parties don't want to make them official

Wednesday, 2 of november of 2022 - 22:22

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Macron prevails over Sánchez: "green energy corridor" to replace MidCat gas link plan

Macron prevails over Sánchez: "green energy corridor" to replace MidCat gas link plan

Emmanuel Macron and Pedro Sánchez agree to create a submarine hydrogen "corridor" from Barcelona to Marseille

Thursday, 20 of october of 2022 - 22:15

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Lies about the Catalan school system slip into the debate between Sánchez and Feijóo

Lies about the Catalan school system slip into the debate between Sánchez and Feijóo

The leader of the PP, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, tells the Senate that "Spanish children cannot learn Spanish in Spain"

Tuesday, 18 of october of 2022 - 22:27

Aragonès discards Catalan elections after Junts withdrawl and proposes to govern alone

Aragonès discards Catalan elections after Junts withdrawl and proposes to govern alone

"I respect but do not share" the decision by Junts to leave the government, says the Catalan president

Friday, 7 of october of 2022 - 22:24

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Catalan government says court is "filibustering" and stands firm on school language regime

Catalan government says court is "filibustering" and stands firm on school language regime

Catalan education authorities "surprised" by court's change of criteria on Catalan use in two schools affected by new ruling

Thursday, 22 of september of 2022 - 22:12

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Giró responds to Andalusian president Moreno: "That's why we want to leave Spain"

Giró responds to Andalusian president Moreno: "That's why we want to leave Spain"

Catalan economy minister Giró criticises Andalusian leader for offering tax advantages to businesspeople from Catalonia

Wednesday, 21 of september of 2022 - 22:53

Rush-hour paralysis of Catalan commuter trains: rail operator blames IT problem

Rush-hour paralysis of Catalan commuter trains: rail operator blames IT problem

A computer hardware failure led Adif to paralyse all Rodalies and Catalan intercity trains for 3 hours on Friday morning

Friday, 9 of september of 2022 - 19:30

Macron will think again about Midcat gas pipeline after Germany-Spain alliance

Macron will think again about Midcat gas pipeline after Germany-Spain alliance

French economy minister states that France will always consider proposals made by "friendly" countries

Tuesday, 30 of august of 2022 - 20:35

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Diada 2022's march for Catalan independence will go from Paral·lel to Estació de França

Diada 2022's march for Catalan independence will go from Paral·lel to Estació de França

The ANC announces a central Barcelona route for this year's annual rally on the National Day of Catalonia, September 11th

Tuesday, 26 of july of 2022 - 21:38

Wildfires in Manresa: arsonist suspected

Wildfires in Manresa: arsonist suspected

The Mossos d'Esquadra Police are investigating whether a person started three fires in the area in less than a week.

Monday, 18 of july of 2022 - 19:44

The instructions sent to Catalan schools over the government's language decree

The instructions sent to Catalan schools over the government's language decree

As court deadline for 25% Spanish quota arrives, Catalan ministry has sent schools the information they need to avoid it

Tuesday, 31 of may of 2022 - 21:35

The Citizen Lab researcher's questions about the espionage against Pedro Sánchez

The Citizen Lab researcher's questions about the espionage against Pedro Sánchez

Canadian research centre that uncovered espionage calls on Spain to carry out a "comprehensive investigation" on Pegasus use

Monday, 2 of may of 2022 - 23:27

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Thousands march in Barcelona against court imposition of 25% Spanish in schools

Thousands march in Barcelona against court imposition of 25% Spanish in schools

7,500 protesters ask Catalan government to refuse to apply court-imposed Spanish language quota

Wednesday, 23 of march of 2022 - 19:50

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Òmnium begins courtroom battle in defence of Catalan language in schools

Òmnium begins courtroom battle in defence of Catalan language in schools

The cultural organization is to provide social support to the families of the Canet de Mar school

Tuesday, 22 of march of 2022 - 21:40

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From "Cambray, resign" to "sack him": third day of Catalan teachers' protests

From "Cambray, resign" to "sack him": third day of Catalan teachers' protests

10,000 teachers demonstrate once again, while the department claims that only 10% of Catalan teachers were striking today

Thursday, 17 of march of 2022 - 20:44

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Teachers again fill the streets of Barcelona despite minister's concession

Teachers again fill the streets of Barcelona despite minister's concession

On second day of education strike, minister Cambray gives way on one demand, but 10,000 teachers continue their protest

Wednesday, 16 of march of 2022 - 21:55

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Catalan teachers show strength as 22,000 march on first day of schools strike

Catalan teachers show strength as 22,000 march on first day of schools strike

Percentage of teachers following the strike is 31% according to the department, and 70% according to the unions

Tuesday, 15 of march of 2022 - 19:17

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Catalan teachers begin five days of strike: can students go to class?

Catalan teachers begin five days of strike: can students go to class?

Teachers' strike will affect - but not fully close - schools in Catalonia, with strike days spread over the rest of March

Monday, 14 of march of 2022 - 21:14

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Singer-songwriter Pau Riba dies: the godfather of Catalan counterculture

Singer-songwriter Pau Riba dies: the godfather of Catalan counterculture

Catalonia farewells an artistic icon, Pau Riba, who said that his mission was to transform Catalan culture by destroying it

Sunday, 6 of march of 2022 - 19:59

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FC Barcelona will have its own metaverse and cryptocurrency, says Laporta

FC Barcelona will have its own metaverse and cryptocurrency, says Laporta

Barça president Joan Laporta explained the club's digital plans on the first day of the 2022 Mobile World Congress

Monday, 28 of february of 2022 - 23:04

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Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez calls on the EU to "come to the aid of" Ukraine

Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez calls on the EU to "come to the aid of" Ukraine

The Spanish prime minister condemns the invasion perpetrated by Russia

Thursday, 24 of february of 2022 - 20:10

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Catalan teachers call 5-day strike in March in protest at school calendar change

Catalan teachers call 5-day strike in March in protest at school calendar change

Teachers threaten to boycott classes if education department maintains plan to start September term a week earlier than usual

Friday, 18 of february of 2022 - 22:05

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A call for Catalan speakers to help machines speak their language

A call for Catalan speakers to help machines speak their language

Government seeks a diverse range of Catalan speakers to read texts aloud, to enable use of the language with machines

Tuesday, 15 of february of 2022 - 22:35

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The next Catalan school year will start a week earlier, on September 5th

The next Catalan school year will start a week earlier, on September 5th

Decision is based on "educational criteria" and family work-life balance, but teachers union USTEC is unhappy

Friday, 11 of february of 2022 - 20:37

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Obrador proposes a "pause" in Mexico's relations with Spain: "Let them apologise"

Obrador proposes a "pause" in Mexico's relations with Spain: "Let them apologise"

Mexican president has tensed relations over Spain's refusal to recognize colonial-era crimes and continued "pillaging"

Wednesday, 9 of february of 2022 - 21:44

CEO survey: Catalan language immersion system has 76% support across Catalonia

CEO survey: Catalan language immersion system has 76% support across Catalonia

60% of Catalan speakers switch languages when someone speaks Spanish to them

Wednesday, 9 of february of 2022 - 20:47