Catalonia

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Shock, horror and the usual hairy suspects: everyone’s included at Sitges film festival
Prestigious fare such as Justin Kurzel’s Nitram rubbed shoulders with Taiwanese zombie movies and a werewolf retrospective at Spain’s fantasy and horror show

Anne Billson

19, Oct, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Carles Puigdemont freed after arrest in Sardinia, says lawyer
Former Catalan leader free to travel but must attend extradition hearing on 4 October

Sam Jones in Madrid and Angela Giuffrida in Rome

24, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Spanish hotel booking app to show working conditions of staff
Spanish chambermaids’ union to launch platform in response to outsourcing and low pay rates

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

01, Sep, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Scottish court drops extradition case of Catalan independence campaigner
Extradition request from Spain for Clara Ponsatí was halted after she moved to Belgium

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

26, Aug, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Church bells in Catalan town chime again after residents’ pot-banging protests
The bells on the Santa Maria dels Turers church in Banyoles stopped ringing at night after complaints from tourists

Ashifa Kassam in Madrid

04, Aug, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Catalonia: threat to impose massive fines on ex-minister prompts outcry
Dozens of Nobel laureates sign open letter condemning treatment of economist Andreu Mas-Colell

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

28, Jun, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Freed Catalan leader calls on Spain to ‘think about future generations’
Jordi Cuixart and eight others have left prison after being pardoned for their roles in the failed independence bid in 2017

Sam Jones in Madrid

23, Jun, 2021 @5:29 PM

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Spanish government pardons nine jailed Catalan leaders
Prime minister says controversial decision represents constitution’s ‘spirit of coexistence and harmony’

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Jun, 2021 @1:58 PM

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Spanish government set to pardon nine Catalan independence leaders
Prime minister says controversial decision opposed by many Spaniards will ‘open path to reconciliation’

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Jun, 2021 @4:00 AM

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Spanish public and government at odds as Catalan leaders set for pardons
The prime minister is expected to pardon those convicted over 2017’s attempted secession this week

Sam Jones in Madrid

20, Jun, 2021 @11:29 AM

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Barcelona mayor calls for rethink on evictions in wake of suicides
Ada Colau, a former housing activist, calls on courts to revise eviction criteria after 11k carried out this year

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

15, Jun, 2021 @2:17 PM

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The Guardian view on Catalonia’s jailed separatists: time for magnanimity | Editorial
Editorial: Spain’s prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, would be doing the right thing by pardoning the organisers of 2017’s illegal referendum

Editorial

13, Jun, 2021 @5:25 PM

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