11-Jul-19 TV News in 100 Seconds: ‘BCN regional authority pact shows new rifts between pro-independence bloc’
The election of a Socialist president for one of Catalonia’s most important institutions has brought new cracks among pro-independence parties. This is Catalan News in 100 seconds. At the Spanish level, as the Socialists stand firm in their ‘no’ to a coalition government with Podemos, the anti-austerity party has promised “full loyalty" over Catalonia, despite having a more lenient approach and being in favor of allowing a referendum. Meanwhile, Westminster politicians have condemned Spain's spying on them, Iberia grounding staff have called a strike for later this month, and a white bouncy castle comes to the National Art Museum as part of the Grec Theatre Festival.