8-Jan-18 TV News: 'Puigdemont taking office at a distance on the table'
As the Christmas period comes to an end, time for rest in Catalan politics does so as well. After the December 21 elections, won by the pro-independence parties, an intense January lies ahead. In the coming weeks, the new Parliament has to appoint its president and bureau, and soon afterwards, a new Catalan president for the next government. The candidate of the parties for a Catalan state is Carles Puigdemont, but he’s in Brussels and could be arrested as soon as he sets foot in Catalonia. Can he be appointed remotely? We’ll find out what the parties’ opinion on this possibility is, and we’ll also interview a doctor to talk about the new episode of the flu sweeping across the country.