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Catalonia Headlines for Friday May 18th 2018

Torra emphasises his temporary status with a ceremony that was almost a formality



Torra emphasises his temporary status with a ceremony that was almost a formality and takes possession without citing the Constitution or the presence of the Spanish Government but the restoration of the ex-consellers Turull, Rull, Puig and Comín is up in the air.

La Vanguardia Headlines

The front page headlines in La Vanguardia read:

  • Torra emphasises his temporary status with a ceremony that was almost a formality
  • The President takes possession without citing the Constitution or the presence of the Spanish Government
  • The restoration of the ex-consellers Turull, Rull, Puig and Comín is up in the air
  • Rajoy rejects the hardline application of 155 demanded by Rivera for now
  • Ciudadanos calls for an intervention on TV3, the Mossos and foreign policy now
  • Llarena asks Germany not to fall into the Belgian "error" in a letter
  • The Supreme Court judge specifies the order against Puigdemont in order to avoid another setback
  • The Italian government's programme challenges the EU and attacks immigration
  • The "Grillini" and La Lega want to stop sanctions against Russia, oblige imams to preach in Italian and limit aid to foreigners


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