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Week 13-19 November

13 November. Spanish government informs EU partners about "Russian meddling" in Catalan crisis. 15 November. Barcelona town hall to use yellow lighting in...

Week 20-26 November

20 November. Over 1000 intellectuals and academics sign petition requesting release of political prisoners. 23 November. 109 University professors specialising in criminal law...

Week 16-22 October

16 October. Sánchez, Cuixart and Trapero questioned again in Madrid by judge Lamela. Sánchez and Cuixart charged with sedition (up to 15 years) and...

Week 18-24 December

21 December Elections are held in Catalonia. Extremely high turn-out (82%) yields results that are not very different from those of 2015. Pro-independence...

Week 25-29 October

24 October. Spanish government says article 155 will be applied regardless of whether Puigdemont calls elections before or not. 27 October. In simultaneous...

Week 8-14 January 2018

9 January. Former Catalan President, Artur Mas, resigns his position as chairman of PDeCat. He does so presumably for personal reasons as he is...

Week 30 October-5 November

30 October. State prosecutor presents charges of rebellion (up to 30 years), sedition, embezzlement, disobedience and prevarication against members of deposed government and...

Week 1-7 January 2018

3 January. Council of Europe report on implementation of recommended measures to fight corruption in Spain concludes they have not been implemented. 3 January. Spanish Tax...

Week 27 November-2 December

28 November. Electoral board (a central government body) issues harsh criticism of Catalan TV for talking about "jailed ministers" and "government in exile",...

Week 22-28 January

23 January. Puigdemont travels to Denmark. Spanish state prosecutor request for reactivation of European arrest warrant rejected by Supreme Court on grounds that...