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The document that shows that Mariano Rajoy knew about Operation Catalonia by October 2012

The document that shows that Mariano Rajoy knew about Operation Catalonia by October 2012

Secret report confirms that PM knew what was happening in his government's dirty war against independentism

Monday, 6 of may of 2024 - 19:06

Spanish justice reopens case of Pegasus espionage against Pedro Sánchez due to new evidence

Spanish justice reopens case of Pegasus espionage against Pedro Sánchez due to new evidence

Court reopens case after receiving new data on the espionage software from France

Tuesday, 23 of april of 2024 - 22:50

A floating desalination plant in Barcelona port: the drought alternative to shipping in water

A floating desalination plant in Barcelona port: the drought alternative to shipping in water

With this new plan, the Catalan government discards satisfying Barcelona's water needs by ship

Thursday, 18 of april of 2024 - 19:59

Catalonia's drought: the rule change allowing "climate shelter" swimming pools to remain in use

Catalan government introduces water use maximums for tourist accommodation that match local residents' levels

Tuesday, 16 of april of 2024 - 22:46

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A second wave of Catalan independentists go into exile over Tsunami terrorism investigation

A second wave of Catalan independentists go into exile over Tsunami terrorism investigation

At least seven of the 12 investigated in the Tsunami case are currently residing outside Catalonia

Thursday, 11 of april of 2024 - 23:18

Carles Puigdemont will leave active politics if he is not made president after Catalan election

Carles Puigdemont will leave active politics if he is not made president after Catalan election

The Junts+ Puigdemont candidate says that if he cannot be invested as Catalan president, he will leave active politics

Tuesday, 9 of april of 2024 - 19:01

Dispute in Spanish judges' online chat after message explains how to avoid applying the amnesty

Dispute in Spanish judges' online chat after message explains how to avoid applying the amnesty

A judicial association shares a guide so that judges will know how to avoid applying the amnesty on pro-independence cases

Monday, 8 of april of 2024 - 22:09

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Silicon Valley executive Anna Navarro Schlegel will be number two on Puigdemont's electoral list

Silicon Valley executive Anna Navarro Schlegel will be number two on Puigdemont's electoral list

One of the tech industry's most influential women has joined the Junts+ Puigdemont list for Catalonia's May 12th election

Tuesday, 2 of april of 2024 - 21:03

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What is polyurethane, the cladding material used in the València tower destroyed by fire?

What is polyurethane, the cladding material used in the València tower destroyed by fire?

Some experts say that the València fire's rapid spread can be explained by a polyurethane layer in the building's cladding

Friday, 23 of february of 2024 - 23:22

PP forces European Parliament to demand probe of alleged Russian links to Catalan independence

PP forces European Parliament to demand probe of alleged Russian links to Catalan independence

After spying accusation against Latvian MEP, chamber calls for a Spanish probe of "alleged" independentist-Russia links

Thursday, 8 of february of 2024 - 23:26

Villarejo confirms authenticity of Operation Catalonia memos: judge and Spanish government had copies

Villarejo confirms authenticity of Operation Catalonia memos: judge and Spanish government had copies

Villarejo asks judge García-Castellón to investigate the "leaking" of the memos he sent to the interior ministry

Friday, 19 of january of 2024 - 22:46

TMB fares 2024: What will public transport fares be in Barcelona?

TMB fares 2024: What will public transport fares be in Barcelona?

The new agreed prices will not come into effect until the Spanish government officially enacts the contribution.

Wednesday, 27 of december of 2023 - 20:57

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Turull announces that Puigdemont and Sánchez are to hold a "proper meeting"

Turull announces that Puigdemont and Sánchez are to hold a "proper meeting"

Junts secretary says the date is not yet set, but it will have no mediator and will deal with conflict resolution issues

Thursday, 14 of december of 2023 - 20:08

Irene Rigau, on Catalonia's PISA results: "The system is disoriented"

Irene Rigau, on Catalonia's PISA results: "The system is disoriented"

Former education minister says that if we load too many tasks on schools, there is less time for maths and languages

Thursday, 7 of december of 2023 - 21:38

Sánchez, open to reducing CGPJ's powers to enable judicial renewal, if meeting with Feijoo fails

Sánchez, open to reducing CGPJ's powers to enable judicial renewal, if meeting with Feijoo fails

Spanish PM opens the door to 'Guilarte formula', removing appointments power from judicial organ, if PP meeting fails

Thursday, 7 of december of 2023 - 19:15

European lawyers' group defends Catalan amnesty: "An important step to resolving the conflict"

European lawyers' group defends Catalan amnesty: "An important step to resolving the conflict"

The ELDH association sees the amnesty as key to solving political conflicts through "democratic and parliamentary" processes

Tuesday, 5 of december of 2023 - 21:43

The rattle of Spanish sabres: ex-military personnel call for Sánchez's sacking and new elections

The rattle of Spanish sabres: ex-military personnel call for Sánchez's sacking and new elections

Manifesto is published the day after the investiture of Pedro Sánchez as Spanish prime minister

Friday, 17 of november of 2023 - 19:20

Council of the Republic's members vote to dissolve its Assembly of Representatives

Council of the Republic's members vote to dissolve its Assembly of Representatives

The 'yes' option got 76.5% of the votes, 'no' 19.5% and 'blank' 4%, but turnout was extremely low at 6.53%

Tuesday, 17 of october of 2023 - 20:24

Spanish government confirms death of Maya Villalobo, young Sevilla woman missing in Israel

Spanish government confirms death of Maya Villalobo, young Sevilla woman missing in Israel

The 19-year-old from Sevilla had double Israeli-Spanish nationalisty and was doing military service in Israel

Wednesday, 11 of october of 2023 - 16:21

Spain's Animal Welfare Law comes into effect: what are pet owners' obligations?

Spain's Animal Welfare Law comes into effect: what are pet owners' obligations?

The law prohibits the slaughtering of animals due to lack of space or for economic reasons

Thursday, 28 of september of 2023 - 22:58

Carme Junyent, renowned Catalan linguist, dies

Carme Junyent, renowned Catalan linguist, dies

Carme Junyent, an outspoken voice in defence of Catalan and all minoritized languages, has died of pancreatic cancer

Sunday, 3 of september of 2023 - 12:26

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"For independence, Via Fora!" - ANC's spot for Diada 2023 uses mediaeval Catalan call to action

"For independence, Via Fora!" - ANC's spot for Diada 2023 uses mediaeval Catalan call to action

The Catalan National Assembly's spot for the Diada march on September 11th employs the traditional rallying cry, "Via Fora!"

Friday, 1 of september of 2023 - 19:34

Puigdemont moves to restructure Catalan exile body, the Council of the Republic

Puigdemont moves to restructure Catalan exile body, the Council of the Republic

The dissolution of the Council's Assembly of Representatives, elected in October 2021, will be subject to a consultation

Tuesday, 29 of august of 2023 - 20:05

Luis Rubiales' mother begins hunger strike over "inhumane and bloodthirsty hunt" of her son

Luis Rubiales' mother begins hunger strike over "inhumane and bloodthirsty hunt" of her son

The Spanish football federation has called a new urgent meeting this Monday afternoon to analyze the Rubiales case

Monday, 28 of august of 2023 - 13:14

Catalan government demands resignation of Spanish football head Rubiales over forced kiss of Hermoso

Catalan government demands resignation of Spanish football head Rubiales over forced kiss of Hermoso

The Generalitat's sports secretary, Anna Caula, denounces Luis Rubiales's forced kiss on the lips to footballer Jenni Hermoso

Monday, 21 of august of 2023 - 14:26

Spain's 'patriotic police' paid €25,000 to French official over false Trias account

Spain's 'patriotic police' paid €25,000 to French official over false Trias account

A Spanish newspaper published the false account number of then-Barcelona mayor Xavier Trias on its front page in 2014

Wednesday, 19 of april of 2023 - 20:33

Andalusian politician regrets "wave of Catalanophobia" over TV3 satire of Catholic icon

Andalusian politician regrets "wave of Catalanophobia" over TV3 satire of Catholic icon

Teresa Rodríguez regrets her criticism of the Catalan TV send-up of the Virgin of Rocío which prompted angry protests

Wednesday, 12 of april of 2023 - 21:31

New survey on use of Valencian shows that 29% always speak the language at home

New survey on use of Valencian shows that 29% always speak the language at home

The Valencian Country government introduces annual surveys of usage of the language in order to respond more quickly

Monday, 3 of april of 2023 - 20:15

Zoido defends Spain's use of Pegasus to investigate Catalan independence movement

Zoido defends Spain's use of Pegasus to investigate Catalan independence movement

Former Spanish interior minister justifies spying on pro-independence leaders to investigate their alleged "crimes"

Monday, 20 of march of 2023 - 17:24

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Spanish police ask minister to defend "the 45 heroes": officers charged over referendum violence

Spanish police ask minister to defend "the 45 heroes": officers charged over referendum violence

Police unions want Marlaska to help the 45 officers being prosecuted over violence at the 1st October 2017 vote in Barcelona

Friday, 27 of january of 2023 - 22:13

Spanish state solicitors ask for Junqueras's ban from office to be cut from 13 to 7 years

Spanish state solicitors ask for Junqueras's ban from office to be cut from 13 to 7 years

State solicitors seek shorter bans from office for the convicted Catalan leaders, but in four cases, prosecutors don't agree

Thursday, 26 of january of 2023 - 23:08

After February 7th, face masks will no longer be required on Spanish public transport

After February 7th, face masks will no longer be required on Spanish public transport

On February 7th, Spanish cabinet is to approve the end of compulsory face mask wearing for users of trains, buses and taxis

Thursday, 26 of january of 2023 - 20:58

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45 Spanish police officers to go to trial over violence at 2017 Catalan referendum

45 Spanish police officers to go to trial over violence at 2017 Catalan referendum

Judge sends police officers to trial for alleged violent actions against voters in Barcelona on 1st October 2017

Wednesday, 25 of january of 2023 - 22:37

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Aragonès assures Sánchez that "Catalonia will keep progressing on self-determination"

Aragonès assures Sánchez that "Catalonia will keep progressing on self-determination"

Independence and lawfare issues will remain as priorities says Catalan leader, after Spanish PM again rules out referendum

Tuesday, 27 of december of 2022 - 21:16

Ciudadanos break-up: Bal will compete against Arrimadas for party leadership

Ciudadanos break-up: Bal will compete against Arrimadas for party leadership

MP Edmundo Bal is to seek leadership of the Spanish party Ciudadanos, once an electoral contender, now close to disappearing

Friday, 2 of december of 2022 - 20:41

'Wolf pack' rapist to demand sentence reduction under Spain's new law on sex offences

'Wolf pack' rapist to demand sentence reduction under Spain's new law on sex offences

Outrage after 2016 'wolf pack' gang rape case was one of the factors that led to Spain's new 'Only yes means yes' law

Thursday, 17 of november of 2022 - 22:54

Laura Borràs to challenge judge Barrientos, designated to preside over ILC trial

Laura Borràs to challenge judge Barrientos, designated to preside over ILC trial

Suspended parliamentary speaker will seek recusal of Jesús María Barrientos, president of the TSJC court, in contracts case

Thursday, 17 of november of 2022 - 21:29

"In Spanish, smart-arse": 99 cases of linguistic discrimination for speaking Catalan

"In Spanish, smart-arse": 99 cases of linguistic discrimination for speaking Catalan

The NGO Plataforma per la Llengua presents a report highlighting 99 cases of linguistic discrimination for speaking Catalan

Tuesday, 8 of november of 2022 - 22:31

Jordi Turull, forceful to ERC and Sánchez: "The offence of sedition must be removed"

Jordi Turull, forceful to ERC and Sánchez: "The offence of sedition must be removed"

The Junts leader is committed to repealing the Spanish crime of sedition in the face of the PSOE's new plan to water it down

Monday, 24 of october of 2022 - 20:57

Spanish authorities carried out mass phone tapping of Catalan pro-independence left

Spanish authorities carried out mass phone tapping of Catalan pro-independence left

The Spanish Civil Guard and National Police tapped the phones of around 40 CDR and left-wing pro-independence activists

Monday, 10 of october of 2022 - 20:36

Will Spain's Juan Carlos I attend the funeral of Elizabeth II?

Will Spain's Juan Carlos I attend the funeral of Elizabeth II?

Spain's king emeritus Juan Carlos I is related to the British royal family through Queen Victoria

Friday, 9 of september of 2022 - 21:25

Catalan government announces a new rent subsidy for those aged up to 35

Catalan government announces a new rent subsidy for those aged up to 35

The minister Cervera says the Spanish state's rent scheme for young people created expectations but lacked resources

Friday, 26 of august of 2022 - 18:53

Jorge Fernández Díaz: instigator of Operation Catalonia against the Pujol family

Jorge Fernández Díaz: instigator of Operation Catalonia against the Pujol family

Audio shows that Rajoy's interior minister met with Spanish police leaders to plot against the Catalan independence movement

Thursday, 23 of june of 2022 - 18:13

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Òmnium Cultural tells UN about massive espionage against pro-independence Catalans

Òmnium Cultural tells UN about massive espionage against pro-independence Catalans

Xavier Antich, president of the Catalan cultural organization, calls for the UN to take action in Pegasus spyware case

Monday, 20 of june of 2022 - 20:33

Feijóo effect is fading, says CIS poll: PSOE increases lead to 2.2% over PP

Feijóo effect is fading, says CIS poll: PSOE increases lead to 2.2% over PP

While a CIS poll suggests the Socialists will bomb in this Sunday's Andalusian election, their lead at Spanish level rises

Monday, 13 of june of 2022 - 19:31

One of Spain's "patriotic police" brigade convicted for adulterating Pujol case

One of Spain's "patriotic police" brigade convicted for adulterating Pujol case

Madrid court revokes acquittal of Eugenio Pino, sentencing him to 1 year's jail in case linked to Catalan ex-president Pujol

Friday, 20 of may of 2022 - 19:53

The reasons Spanish spies gave (and a judge accepted) to spy on independence movement

The reasons Spanish spies gave (and a judge accepted) to spy on independence movement

Judge cites "possible attack on national unity"; Carles Puigdemont notes that this shows the state's "repressive logic".

Friday, 13 of may of 2022 - 20:12

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European Parliament to debate espionage by states using Pegasus spyware

European Parliament to debate espionage by states using Pegasus spyware

Debate to be held on Wednesday, May 4th, in Strasbourg

Thursday, 28 of april of 2022 - 21:04