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Catalonia Headlines for Friday January 5th 2018

Junqueras asks the Supreme Court for freedom to return to Parliament



Junqueras asks the Supreme Court for freedom to return to Parliament alleging that he's "a man of peace". In his declaration he confirmed that he favours "the negotiation route".

La Vanguardia Headlines

The front page headlines in La Vanguardia read:

  • Junqueras asks the Supreme Court for freedom to return to Parliament
  • The ex-vicepresident alleges that he's "a man of peace" to the judges
  • In his declaration he confirmed that he chooses "the negotiation route"
  • If he doesn't get out of prison, a transfer to Catalonia gains support
  • Cries from the autonomies against Montoro for freezing finances
  • The government reduces the account contributions because of the budget postponement
  • Barcelonas worried about the political instability
  • Concern increases over the city's image and over coexistence and the irritation over tourism decreases
  • The stock markets euphorically follows the lead of Wall Street 
  • Ibex goes up 2% and closes above 10,300
  • The flu triples in a week and collapses the hospitals
  • Emergencies go up 62% in the health clinics in Catalonia


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