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Catalonia Headlines for Wednesday November 8th 2017

Puigdemont opens the campaign with attacks against Spain and the EU



Puigdemont opens the campaign with attacks against Spain and the EU accusing the Spanish Government of being "fascist" and doing "a coup de etat" and asking EU leaders Juncker and Tajani whether they'll accept the result of December 21st.

Breaking News: Catalan pro-independence parties fail to reach agreement on unitary list for December 21st elections.

La Vanguardia Headlines

The front page headlines in La Vanguardia read:

  • Puigdemont opens the campaign with attacks against Spain and the EU
  • The sacked president accuse the Executive of being "fascist" and doing "a coup de etat"
  • He asks the EU leaders Juncker and Tajani whether they'll accept the result of December 21st
  • The Accounts Court investigates the Catalan Government over the costs of October 1st
  • The investigations into the financing of the referendum also affect the ANC and √ímnium
  • ERC counts out going to the ballots in a pro-sovereignty single list
  • Some pro-independence parties continue searching for a pragmatic front
  • The electricity bill has gone up 12% so far this year
  • The lack of rain and wind explain the increase
  • The Spanish Government intervenes in Madrid's accounts
  • Minister Montoro obliges Mayor Carmena to justify the accounts each week 


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