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Spain government transfers four Catalan leaders to prisons close to their homes, seeks to ease tensions with separatists
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Spain government transfers four Catalan leaders to prisons close to their homes, seeks to ease tensions with separatists

Spain has transferred four out of the nine arrested Catalan separatist leaders to a prison close to home in order to east tensions before talks with regional president Quim Torra

Spain political unrest: Catalonia's Parliament fails to agree on new president in first round of polling
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Spain political unrest: Catalonia's Parliament fails to agree on new president in first round of polling

Catalonia's parliament failed to elect pro-independence candidate Quim Torra as regional president on Saturday amid a political unrest in the country

Spain unrest: Clashes erupt between Catalan separatists, police after Carles Puigdemont's arrest in Germany
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Spain unrest: Clashes erupt between Catalan separatists, police after Carles Puigdemont's arrest in Germany

Thousands of Catalan separatists faced off with police in Barcelona following the arrest in Germany of Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany on international arrest warrant issued by Spain
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Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany on international arrest warrant issued by Spain

Former Catalan secessionist leader Carles Puigdemont was detained in Germany by police acting on an international arrest warrant issued by Spain

Catalonia Parliament to vote on ex-govt spokesperson Jordi Turull's candidature as region's president today
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Catalonia Parliament to vote on ex-govt spokesperson Jordi Turull's candidature as region's president today

Catalonia's parliament is to hold a debate and vote on Thursday on a new candidate for regional president, Jordi Turull, who risks being disqualified from holding office over his role in the region's separatist drive.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola accepts FA charge for wearing yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalonia leaders
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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola accepts FA charge for wearing yellow ribbon in support of imprisoned Catalonia leaders

Pep Guardiola said, "I am in this country working and under the rules, but that doesn't mean that I agree whether they are right or wrong."

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrives in Denmark defying threat by Madrid
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrives in Denmark defying threat by Madrid

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrived in Copenhagen on Monday, defying a threat by Madrid to issue a warrant for his arrest if he leaves Belgium, where he has been in exile since a failed independence bid.

Spain will retain direct rule of Catalonia if exiled ex-leader Carles Puigdemont is reelected, says PM Mariano Rajoy
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Spain will retain direct rule of Catalonia if exiled ex-leader Carles Puigdemont is reelected, says PM Mariano Rajoy

Spain will continue to rule the regional administration of Catalonia directly from Madrid in the event that its self-exiled former leader Carles Puigdemont is chosen as president

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls on Spain government to grant him permission to return home
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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont calls on Spain government to grant him permission to return home

Catalonia’s separatist leader Carles Puigdemont called on Spain’s government on Saturday to allow him to return home in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament so that he can become the region’s next president.

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont faces Belgian extradition hearing over sedition charges
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont faces Belgian extradition hearing over sedition charges

Axed Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont arrived on Monday for an extradition hearing in Belgium as Spain seeks to have him sent back to face sedition charges over his region's independence drive

Carles Puigdemont released from jail, calls Spain 'undemocratic country' that unjustly jailed his colleagues
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Carles Puigdemont released from jail, calls Spain 'undemocratic country' that unjustly jailed his colleagues

Catalonia's sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont denounced Spain as an undemocratic country that "unjustly" jailed his colleagues, after he was freed on bail in Belgium

Belgium court releases Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont, four others under conditions
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Belgium court releases Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont, four others under conditions

A Belgian judge released Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont and four ex- ministers with conditions today after Spain issued an EU warrant for their arrest, prosecutors said.

Carles Puigdemont turns self in; polls show Catalan secessionists getting most seats in upcoming regional election
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Carles Puigdemont turns self in; polls show Catalan secessionists getting most seats in upcoming regional election

Sacked Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont and four associates turned themselves in to Belgian police following Spain’s issuing of an arrest warrant

Catalan separatist party likely to win December election but independence coalition may lose absolute majority, say opinion polls
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Catalan separatist party likely to win December election but independence coalition may lose absolute majority, say opinion polls

Catalonia's separatist ERC party would win December regional elections but the independence coalition as a whole could lose its absolute majority in parliament, according to opinion polls.

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may not return to Spain just yet; Belgium says it could take three months
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont may not return to Spain just yet; Belgium says it could take three months

It could take three months for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his ex-ministers to be returned to Spain under a European arrest warrant, Belgian authorities said on Saturday.

Germany supports Spain after Madrid detains eight ex-Catalan minsters for role in independence drive
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Germany supports Spain after Madrid detains eight ex-Catalan minsters for role in independence drive

The German government on Friday expressed its full support for Madrid following the detention of eight former Catalan ministers over their role in the region's independence drive.

Dismissed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont refuses to depose to Spanish judge till reassured of unbiased proceedings
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Dismissed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont refuses to depose to Spanish judge till reassured of unbiased proceedings

Dismissed Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont, who is in Brussels, is refusing to come according to his lawyer.

In Belgium for 'safety', axed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont summoned by Spain's top criminal court
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In Belgium for 'safety', axed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont summoned by Spain's top criminal court

Spain's top criminal court summoned Catalonia's axed separatist leader for questioning, hours after he appeared in Brussels insisting he remained the "legitimate president" of a region now under direct rule from Madrid.

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont accepts election called by Spain, says 'long road' to independence
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Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont accepts election called by Spain, says 'long road' to independence

Catalonia's ousted leader Carles Puigdemont said on Tuesday he accepted the snap election called by Spain’s central government after Madrid took control of the region to block its push for independence.

Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to hold press conference in Belgium after sedition charges
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Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to hold press conference in Belgium after sedition charges

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who was sacked when the Spanish government imposed direct-rule on the region, will hold a press conference in Brussels on Monday.