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Jun 16, 2019

Catalonia News Headlines June 2019: Time for Pacts to Govern Councils

Spanish Municipal Elections were held on May 26th so the month of June will be spent with parties reaching agreements. ERC were the largest party in Barcelona with 10 out of 41 but it seems that this is enough for him to become mayor.

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Jun 16, 2019

Sun June 16th 2019 Catalonia News: Colau renews in Barcelona

Colau renews in Barcelona and will govern with PSC after achieving 21 votes in a tense and emotional plenary as the PP regains Madrid after a pact with Cs and Vox that covers six capitals.

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Jun 15, 2019

Sat June 15th 2019: Macron warns against Rivera getting close to Vox

Macron warns against Rivera getting close to Vox as the Élysée rejects Cs' "ambiguities" regarding the far-right and PP and Cs govern Madrid City Council in coalition.

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Jun 14, 2019

Fri June 14th 2019: Colau & Collboni seal alliance for Barcelona today

Colau and Collboni seal their alliance for Barcelona today as the BComú leader asks party members to vote in favour of the agreement with PSC and there is maximum tension in Parliament between independentists and comuns.

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Jun 13, 2019

Th June 13 2019: 1-O accused call for political solution in final plea

The accused in 1-O call for a political solution in their final plea as Junqueras requests that the problem returns to dialogue and negotiation and the accused say they never called for violence at any time. The trial is now ready for sentencing in September or October.

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Jun 12, 2019

El Vallès Oriental: Industry, History and Natural Beauty

The section of El Vallès Oriental between Mollet del Vallès and capital Granollers is quite industrialised, but there are also beautiful nature reserves, such as the mountainous region of Montseny.

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Jun 12, 2019

Les Franqueses: Four Population Centres in El Vallès Oriental

Les Franqueses del Vallès is a municipality in the comarca of El Vallès Oriental with a population of around 20,000 inhabitants and comprises the four ancient parishes of Corró d'Avall, Corró d'Amunt, Marata and Llerona.

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Jun 12, 2019

Wed June 12th 2019: Defence lawyers centre plea on denying rebellion

The defence lawyers centre their plea on denying rebellion while accepting that there may have been disobedience and Forn's lawyer is the most explicit in admitting that the Constitutional Court was ignored.

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Jun 11, 2019

Tue June 11 2019: Sánchez pressurises right & left with more elections

Sánchez puts pressure on right and left with more elections as the PSOE leader rejects a coalition government and offers pacts to PP and Cs and Populars and Ciudadanos count out abstention in the investiture.

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Jun 10, 2019

Mon June 10 2019: Supreme Court leans to keeping prison until sentence

The Supreme Court inclines towards maintaining prison until the 1-O sentence and the defence lawyers will request freedom for the prisoners when the trial is over but the risk of escape and the Prosecutor's tough position weigh on the decision.

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Jun 09, 2019

Catalan Jews: A Community That Has Existed Since the Middle Ages

Historically, the Catalan Jews are Jewish populations that date back to the 6th century as there is a tombstone with a Hebrew inscription and a Hebrew text dating from this period.

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Jun 09, 2019

Sun June 9th 2019: Corruption takes 60 billion in investment in Spain

Corruption takes 60 billion in investment in Spain as the latest IMF report estimates that bad practices cost 1,200 billion euros, 1.25% of global GDP and the eradication of corrupt practices would elevate the country's wealth by 16% in fifteen years.

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Jun 08, 2019

Sat June 8th 2019: Colau gets support from bases to opt for mayorship

Sánchez only excludes independentism and Vox as PSOE includes towards getting the votes of UPN at the cost of not governing in Navarre and the majority is at 174 seat because the suspended prisoners won't renounce.

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Jun 07, 2019

Fri June 7th 2019 News: Sánchez only excludes independentism and Vox

Sánchez only excludes independentism and Vox as PSOE includes towards getting the votes of UPN at the cost of not governing in Navarre and the majority is at 174 seat because the suspended prisoners won't renounce.

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Jun 06, 2019

Thur June 6th 2019: Sánchez tries to unblock his investiture with UPN

Sánchez tries to unblock his investiture with UPN and to obtain support, the president stops a left-wing government in Navarre as the obligatory consultation of the PSN members complicates the operation.

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