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The building hosting Schleswig-Holstein's high court, in Germany, as well as the prosecutor office (by Guifré Jordan)

22 May 2018 11:24 AM

German court turns down prison request for Puigdemont

Schleswig-Holstein general prosecutor “preparing” extradition request after receiving “new information” from Spain

Mariano Rajoy during a press conference in Madrid on April 13 2018 (by Tània Tàpia)

21 May 2018 02:42 PM

Rajoy demands ‘viable’ Catalan government

The Spanish president expressed he wants an executive capable of “serious” dialogue to recover “institutional normality”
Catalan president Quim Torra (right) in an interview with Punt Avui with its director Xevi Xirgo (left) on May 19 2018 (image courtesy of El Punt Avui Televisió)

20 May 2018 02:06 PM

Torra to send letter to European leaders requesting help in solving crisis

In an interview, the new Catalan president insisted on the legitimacy of nominations for ministers
Leader of Socialists in Catalonia Miquel Iceta during an interview with the Catalan News Agency on May 20 2018 (by Núria Julià)

20 May 2018 01:18 PM

‘No grounds’ to challenge nominated ministers, argues head of PSC

Appointing officials in prison or abroad is “not illegal” but it is “a big mistake,” says Miquel Iceta
Spanish president Mariano Rajoy during a press conference in Madrid on April 13 2018 (by Tània Tàpia)

20 May 2018 12:29 PM

Spain won’t lift Article 155

The decision was made by Spanish president Mariano Rajoy in meeting with PSOE and Cs party following Quim Torra’s minister nominations
Spanish president Mariano Rajoy on February 8 2017 (photo courtesy of La Moncloa)

19 May 2018 08:05 PM

Nominated ministers are ‘provocation,’ warns Spain

Deposed Catalan president celebrated news, as did pro-independence parties and proposed officials
Catalan president Quim Torra signs the nomination for the new ministers of the Catalan government on May 19 2018 (Catalan government)

19 May 2018 03:05 PM

Torra nominates new government including jailed and exiled officials

The nominees for the new executive include incarcerated officials Josep Rull and Jordi Turull as well as deposed ministers abroad Toni Comín and Lluís Puig

Lluís Puig gives an exclusive interview with the Catalan News Agency

19 May 2018 12:03 PM

If Spain ‘censures’ reinstatement of officials it will be acting like ‘dictatorship,’ says deposed minister

Lluís Puig, minister of culture deposed by the Spanish government, criticizes that “Spain is lecturing” Belgium and Germany over European arrest warrants and the judicial system
Roger Torrent alongside Quim Torra on Thursday (by ACN)

18 May 2018 08:18 PM

Catalan president writes to Rajoy calling for meeting to engage in dialogue

Quim Torra wrote to the Spanish president to speak "without conditions"
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