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The Spokesperson for the Catalan Government, Francesc Homs, presenting the report on duplicities (by P. Mateos)

24 October 2012 01:15 AM

The Catalan Government accuses the Spanish Executive of invading competences and duplicating rules and services

The Spokesperson for the Catalan Government, Francesc Homs, presented a report that analyses the normative and organisation duplicities at Spanish and Catalan level. The study, compiled by a Catalan Government's institute, concludes that the...
From left to right: Romeva, Badia, Tremosa and Sedó (who did not sign the letter) (by A. Segura)

23 October 2012 01:17 AM

Catalan Euro MPs ask the EU to intervene if there is “a clear risk” of a military threat against Catalonia

They say that European legislation foresees the cancellation of the voting rights of an EU Member State if there is “a clear risk of serious […] and persistent breach” of the common values. The four MEPs denounce “the military threats”...
The Spanish Constitutional Court's building (by M. Codolar)

20 October 2012 12:51 AM

Judges will not have to know Catalan to work in Catalonia states the Constitutional Court

Spain’s Constitutional Court has responded to an appeal from the Catalan Parliament dating from 2004. The appeal was against the Judicial Power’s last reform, approved by the Spanish Parliament, in the time of José María Aznar. Now, the...
Jaime Mayor Oreja visiting Lleida in the last European Parliament Elections campaign (by L. Cortés)

16 October 2012 12:58 AM

The PP excludes any referendum and one of its leaders proposes “facing” Catalan independence as ETA

The day the United Kingdom and Scotland signed the agreement to organise the Scottish independence referendum in 2014, the Spanish Justice Minister, Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón, states that the Spanish Government will not agree to organise or even...
The Catalan Government’s will finally request €5.43 billion from the Spanish Government’s Liquidity Fund (by ACN)

12 October 2012 01:44 AM

The Catalan Government’s will finally request €5.43 billion from the Spanish Government’s Liquidity Fund

The Catalan Government increased the amount initially requested from the Spanish Government Liquidity Fund for the Autonomous Communities (FLA) adding €410 more million in order to include payments to service providers and local councils. The...
Pensioners at a social centre in Vilanova i la Geltrú (by M. Martí)

11 October 2012 11:42 PM

Catalonia had a €25 billion Social Security surplus between 1995 and 2010

An official study issued by the Catalan Finance Ministry shows that Catalan citizens have given €24.77 billion more to the Spanish pension and unemployment funds than they have received back from it. The study takes into account the...
The parties clearly supporting the self-determination (CiU, ERC and ICV-EUiA) would become Catalonia’s first three parties (ACN)

11 October 2012 01:29 AM

74% of Catalan citizens are in favour of holding an independence referendum in Catalonia

A poll taken by the Catalan Survey Institute points out that only 19.9% of Catalans would be against organising a referendum asking if Catalonia should be a new independent European state. 6% would be undecided. The poll also reflects electoral...
The Catalan Government receives the €568 million from the FLA and authorises delayed payments (by ACN)

10 October 2012 01:21 AM

The Catalan Government receives the €568 million from the FLA and authorises delayed payments

The Catalan Government’s Spokesperson, Francesc Homs, ruled out the Spanish Executive deciding to delay the payment as an answer to Catalonia’s self-determination process, as it would be “malfeasance”. However, he was angry about the €24...
The mosaic covering the entire Barça's stadium (by Reuters)

09 October 2012 12:54 AM

The massive presence of Catalan independence flags at FC Barcelona’s stadium annoys Spanish nationalists

The Spanish Foreign Affairs Minister, José Manuel García-Margallo, states that the claim for Catalonia’s independence during the last FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid Clásico football game “damages Spain’s brand”. On the contrary, the...
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