Oriol Junqueras

Immunity won't save ex Catalan leader from arrest: Spain prosecutors

File: Earlier this month, the Supreme Court had decided not to free former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras, in custody since 2 November. …

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Catalan Parliament To Reopen At 11 AM And Must Decide On Proxy Votes On Behalf Of Absent Separatists

The first constituent session of the new Catalan Parliament will being at 11 a.m. Spanish time on Wednesday.<p>The oldest MP present chairs the first …

Spain

Spain’s Prime Minister Threatens to Extend Direct Rule Over Catalonia

BARCELONA — Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain threatened on Monday to prolong his government’s direct rule over Catalonia if separatists lawmakers try to allow Carles Puigdemont to run the region from exile.<p>Mr. Rajoy ousted Mr. Puidgemont and his government in October for leading Catalonia’s …

Europe

Spain warns Catalan leader against swearing-in from Brussels

Spain's prime minister has warned that the government will keep control over the restive region of Catalonia if ousted Catalan leader Carlos …

Carles Puigdemont

Fugitive former leader cannot rule Catalonia from abroad says Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government dismissed outright on Friday the possibility of former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont ruling the region from self-imposed exile in Brussels, and said Madrid would contest any attempt to do so in the courts.<p>Catalan separatists agreed on Wednesday to try to …

Carles Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont can't govern Catalonia from exile, Madrid says

Spain's government has dashed any hopes in Catalonia that former president Carles Puigdemont could lead the region from self-imposed exile. Madrid …

World News

The long Skype to freedom for Puigdemont

Carles Puigdemont, the former Catalan president, is in exile in Brussels, having unilaterally declared the region’s independence from Spain. However, …

Carles Puigdemont

Supreme Court Denies Oriol Junqueras Permission To Attend New Catalan Parliament

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Spain

Catalan separatists seek to elect exiled Puigdemont as leader

Catalan separatists have agreed to try to re-elect Carles Puigdemont as regional leader later this month, in a move that is set to re-ignite tensions …

Carles Puigdemont

Catalan parties to seek return of Puigdemont as president

Pro-independence parties agree deal to try to re-elect ousted leader, who fled to Belgium after referendum row<p>Catalonia’s two largest pro-independence parties have cut a deal that could see Carles Puigdemont re-elected as the region’s president, three months after he fled to Belgium following the …

Carles Puigdemont

Catalans planning to return exiled president - via Skype

Catalan independence parties have reached a deal to return Carles Puigdemont to the presidency with a long-distance inauguration from his self-imposed exile in Brussels, either by Skype or through a delegate.<p>Mr Puigdemont, of the platform Junts Per Catalunya, and Martina Rovira of the Republican …

Carles Puigdemont

Puigdemont or not? Catalan independence camp has to choose

Will he come back and risk jail for his role in Catalonia's independence drive as former regional president, or will the pro-independence camp pick …

Spain

Catalonia’s Separatists: In Exile. In Jail. In Power?

After a tight vote, politicians often squabble over how to form a coalition government. But the argument that has followed regional elections in Catalonia is more fundamental than most.<p>It’s not yet clear who could physically lead the next administration in Spain’s restive region: The coalition …

Carles Puigdemont

Spain's Supreme Court orders Catalan separatist leader Junqueras to remain jailed

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ordered that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras remain in custody after over two months in …

World Economy

Catalan ex-vice president Oriol Junqueras must stay in jail

Spain's Supreme Court has ruled Oriol Junqueras will continue to be held in prison, after more than two months behind bars. The decision means he …

World News

Spanish court says Catalan separatist Junqueras must stay in jail

Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras is to stay in custody after a Spanish court rejected his release.<p>Junqueras has already spent over two months in prison while authorities investigate his role in the Spanish region's independence movement.<p>The court's ruling states there was a risk that …

Mariano Rajoy

Spain's top court rules former Catalonia VP should remain jailed

Decision raises question of what ex-leader Puigdemont and 4 others now outside Spain will do<p>Spain's Supreme Court judges ruled Friday to keep …

Carles Puigdemont

Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice-president to stay in jail

MADRID — Supreme Court judges Friday ruled against allowing ousted Catalan Vice-President Oriol Junqueras out of jail while he is investigated for …

Carles Puigdemont

Spanish court keeps ex-Catalan vice president in jail

MADRID (AP) — Spain's Supreme Court judges ruled Friday to keep Catalonia's ousted vice president in jail while he is being investigated for rebellion and other charges stemming from the restive region's drive for independence from Spain.<p>The judges said there was a risk that Oriol Junqueras might …

World News

Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president must 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.<p>In the decision, the Spanish judges said there was a risk …

European News

Spanish court says ex-Catalan vice president to stay in jail

MADRID (AP) — 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.<p>In the decision Friday, the judges said there …

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Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras to remain in custody

Spanish supreme court say Junqueras must remain in custody for his role in Catalonia’s independence movement<p>Spain’s supreme court on Friday ordered that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras remain in custody after over two months in prison for his role in the region’s independence movement.<p>In …

Carles Puigdemont

Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras to remain in custody

Spain’s Supreme Court on Friday ruled that former Catalan Vice President Oriol Junqueras should remain in prison. He’s already spent more than two …

Carles Puigdemont

Supreme Court Rules Former Catalan Deputy First Minister Must Remain In Prison On Remand

Spain's Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by former Catalan Deputy First Minister Oriol Junqueras (ERC, Esquerra) and ruled he must remain in …

Spain

Catalan leader will not be released from jail while under investigation

Madrid — On Friday, Spain’s supreme court ordered that Catalan separatist leader Oriol Junqueras remain in custody after over two months in prison …

Business (South Africa)

Russian pig wars — Theresa’s fringe friends — Kosovo panic

<b>‘SLOPPY STEVE’ IN TRUMP’S FIRING LINE:</b> Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon’s scalding attack on Donald Trump and his family in Michael …

Mateusz Morawiecki

Jailed Catalan politician appeals for release ahead of trial

Oriol Junqueras a candidate to lead Catalonia if exiled president does not return<p>7 minutes ago Updated: 6 minutes ago<p>Deposed Catalan vice-president …

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Spain grapples with a new Catalonian problem

AFTER his final cabinet meeting of 2017 Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, admitted that it had been “an extraordinarily difficult year”. The …

Economics

Catalan separatist Junqueras seeks release from detention

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras appeared in court on Thursday to ask for his release after more than two months in detention for his role in the Spanish region’s illegal push for independence.<p>State prosecutors asked the Supreme Court to keep Junqueras in Estremera prison, …

Carles Puigdemont

Jailed ex-Catalan vice president appeals to Spanish court for bail

A Spanish court is reviewing an appeal by former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras against his jailing as he awaits formal charges over possible …

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