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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont argues that the immunity waiver is driven by political persecution. File photograph: John Thys/AFP via Getty

The European Parliament is expected to withdraw the immunity of former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and two fellow MEPs next week, allowing pro(...)

Prime minister  Pedro Sánchez campaigning in Spain’s general election in Torremolinos on Wednesday. Photograph: Jorge Guerrero/AFP via Getty Images

Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez has had to apologise after he was accused of meddling in the judiciary as prosecutors attempt to extradite(...)

Carles Puigdemont: hopes to lead the pro-independence Together for Catalonia-Free for Europe (JxCat) electoral ticket in the May 26th ballot, even though he is in self-imposed exile in Belgium. Photograph: Clement Rossignol

Catalonia’s former president Carles Puigdemont has won a key legal battle in his bid to run as a candidate in the upcoming European elections, a move (...)

Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont at a press conference in Berlin in May 2018. A Spanish judge has dropped a European arrest warrant for Mr Puigdemont. Photograph:  Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images

Spain’s supreme court has withdrawn a request to extradite former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont from Germany and dropped a European arrest warra(...)

 Former Catalan minister Clara Ponsatí leaves after she was granted bail, following her appearance at Edinburgh Sheriff Court in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photograph: EPA/Andy Rain

Pro-independence parties in Catalonia’s parliament defied the Spanish judiciary on Wednesday by approving a motion asserting the right of Carles Puig(...)