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Catalonia Headlines for Saturday November 4th 2017

Puigdemont offers to be a candidate from Brussels



Puigdemont offers to be a candidate from Brussels and doesn't see guarantees for December 21st with the government as PDECat puts pressure on ERC to form a list together. International arrest warrant for ex-president and 4 ministers and Junqueras' lawyer confirms that on the journey the treatment was 'not correct'.

La Vanguardia Headlines

The front page headlines in La Vanguardia read:

  • Puigdemont offers to be a candidate from Brussels
  • The sacked president doesn't see guarantees for December 21st with the government
  • PDECat puts pressure on ERC to form a list together
  • ERC wants to incorporate 'discontented' with former Convergència
  • International arrest warrant for ex-president and 4 ministers
  • Junqueras' lawyer confirms that on the journey the treatment was 'not correct'
  • The Audiencia Nacional keeps Jordi Sànchez and Jordi Cuixart in prison
  • Catalonia leads the increase in unemployment in October
  • Minister Bañez attributes the low employment rate to the political uncertainty

There were also demonstrations demanding the release of the imprisoned members of the Catalan government, which were not considered sufficiently newsworthy to make the front page of La Vanguardia.

You can read more about what happened in Barcelona on my Two Months of Street Demonstrations in Catalonia: September to November 2017 page.



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