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Torra had installed a toned-down symbol in front of the Catalan government building on Thursday morning

21 March 2019 07:34 PM

President referred to Spanish public prosecutor over yellow ribbons

Electoral Authority has also asked Catalan police to remove banners and symbols backing jailed and exiled leaders

Ada Colau speaking after the Eurocities group meeting in Brussels

21 March 2019 05:12 PM

Barcelona Mayor lobbies EU leaders to make city life more affordable

Ada Colau leads network of cities campaigning for three-point plan to cut rent prices, prioritizing regeneration over gentrification
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont speaks to the press after leaving Neumünster prison (by Guifré Jordan)

21 March 2019 02:05 PM

Puigdemont will travel to Germany on the first anniversary of his detention

Former Catalan president to give a press conference in front of Neumünster prison on Monday

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont (left) and Basque president Íñigo Urkullu (by Jordi Bedmar)

21 March 2019 01:09 PM

Basque nationalists break from EU election coalition with Puigdemont’s party

PDeCAT and PNB disagree over whether exiled former Catalan president should be candidate

The new banner and ribbon that adorns the Catalan Government HQ with the same message as the yellow ribbon

21 March 2019 10:54 AM

President replaces yellow ribbon on government HQ with white one

Torra was ordered to remove sign by the Spanish Electoral Authority; new banner keeps message in favor of jailed leaders

Rafael Ribó gives ombudsman recommendations to remove ribbons

20 March 2019 08:53 PM

President to take down ribbons from government building

The decision follows a recommendation to remove the symbols by the Catalan ombudsman, after the president asked for the institution's opinion
The leader of Ciutadans in Catalonia, Inés Arrimadas, holding a picture with a yellow ribbon in the Catalan parliament on March 20, 2019 (by Guillem Roset)

20 March 2019 05:50 PM

Cs alleges Catalan police officer 'covertly' acted as bodyguard for Carles Puigdemont

Prosecutor to investigate claims while unionist party takes president to task over his refusal to remove yellow ribbon symbols from public buildings

New 24-hour deadline to remove yellow ribbons runs out Tuesday evening

19 March 2019 02:07 PM

Government keeps yellow ribbons on public buildings despite electoral authority ultimatum

Torra now "in terrain of disobedience" says Cs party as president's request for 24-hour deadline extension while he consults Catalan ombudsman is denied

Meritxell Budó campaigning alongside Catalan president Quim Torra

19 March 2019 10:51 AM

Catalan president promotes local mayor to prominent government spokesperson role

Quim Torra is set to install Meritxell Budó as the new face of his administration
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