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Aug 23, 2019

Catalonia Headlines August 2019: Holidays Are Here! Politics On Hold!

I don't expect anything other than an act of God to happen in August. Everyone's on holiday and it's time for Mickey Mouse news.

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Aug 23, 2019

Fri August 23rd 2019 News: The Autonomies demand outstanding payments

The Autonomies demand outstanding payments but keep their distance from the Generalitat and complain about the central government's debt but reject the judiciary route taken by Catalonia with only Castilla y León and Galicia not discounting going to court.

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Aug 22, 2019

Thur August 22nd 2019: Generalitat sues Govt over lack of finance

The Generalitat is suing the Government over lack of financen as Aragonès, who has accepted cuts of 6% in public companies, claims 1137 million euros in unpaid advances.

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Aug 21, 2019

Mon August 19th 2019: Sánchez offers the ports of Palma and Maó

Sánchez offers the ports of Palma and Maó but Open Arms insists on Italy as the NGO demands the urgent disembarcation in Lampedusa or a replacement boat while Salvini jokes about the polemic.

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Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21 2019: Torra disagrees with Junqueras and wants clash with State

Torra disagrees with Junqueras and prepares a clash with the State as the president sees dialogue as impossible and calls to take a risk to gain independence saying he supports civil disobedience and adds "I'm not a president to administer the autonomy".

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Aug 20, 2019

Tue August 20th 2019: Mossos send in riot squad due to security crisis

The Mossos send the riot squad into Ciutat Vella due to the security crisis as the ambassador of Afghanistan, a 91-year-old tourist and a German the latest injured in violent robberies.

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Aug 18, 2019

Sun August 18 2019: Salvini only allows Open Arms minors to disembark

Salvini only allows the disembarcation of Open Arms minors as the Italian minister acceeds "against his wishes" to the transfer of 27 youngsters to Lampedusa and the NGO warns that it can no longer guarantee the security of the migrants on board the ship.

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Aug 17, 2019

Sat August 17th 2019: "There was no previous knowledge of the atttack"

Anniversary of 17-A: Interview Eduard Sallent: Superintendant of Mossos d'Esquadra: Police chief evaluates collaboration with the State police forces after the jihadi attack saying "The situation is better than in 2017; we've had a year and a half without attacks in Europe".

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Aug 16, 2019

Fri August 16th 2019: Open Arm migrants shared between six countries

The Open Arm migrants are shared between six countries as an agreement between Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Luxembourg and Romania try to put an end to the crisis after two weeks waiting for a port.

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Aug 15, 2019

Thur August 15 2019: German fall and European break sink stockmarkets

The fall of Germany and the break in Europe sink the stockmarkets as the continent's main economy joins the recession and decreases to 0.1% until June while growth in the Eurozone falls by half.

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Aug 14, 2019

Aug 14th 2019: PP announces a historic income tax reduction in Madrid

The PP announces a "historic reduction" of income tax in Madrid as Diaz Ayuso wants to counter the measures of the Sánchez government with tax cuts and presents a neo-liberal plan with concessions to the Vox programme.

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Aug 13, 2019

Tue August 13 2019: Hong Kong closure airport aggravates China confict

The closure of the airport of Hong Kong aggravates the confict with China as the authorities cancel flights after the terminals were taken by thousands of democratic demonstrators who are accused of being "terrorists".

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Aug 12, 2019

August 12th 2019: Autonomies demand Govt relieve economic asphixiation

The autonomies demand the Government relieve their economic asphixiation as communities led by populars, socialists and independentists coincide in asking for funds to reduce the gap of 9,500 million.

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Aug 11, 2019

Sun August 11 2019: Sovereignists' disagreements block reply to ruling

The sovereignists' disagreements block the reply to the sentence as ERC, JxCat, ANC and Omnium opt for divergent strategies as the ruling of 1-0 trial approaches.

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Aug 10, 2019

Sat August 10th 2019: Sánchez offers a programme agreement to Podemos

Sánchez offers a programme agreement to Podemos and cites the independence parties as the president will open a round of contacts at the end of the month to bring about a new investiture facing criticism from the right.

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