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# carles-puigdemont - Friday 24 September, 2021

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont freed from Sardinian jail ahead of extradition case
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont freed from Sardinian jail ahead of extradition case

Updated Sep 24th 2021, 6:55 PM 22,206 Views 13 Comments

The MEP is wanted in Spain for sedition for leading a secession bid for the Catalonia region.

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 18 October, 2019

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued
# Belgium
# Belgium

Fugitive ex-Catalan leader hands himself in to authorities after new warrant issued

Oct 18th 2019, 11:59 AM 12,898 Views 18 Comments

Carles Puigdemont’s office said he rejects the warrant and opposes any attempt to send him back to Spain.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 29 April, 2019

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections
# European Elections
# European Elections

Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont blocked from running in EU elections

Apr 29th 2019, 10:32 PM 13,611 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont slammed the move in a tweet as a “legal scandal and a coup to democracy”.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 14 May, 2018

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'
# Independence
# Independence

New Catalan president accused of being a 'puppet' and 'supremacist'

May 14th 2018, 7:09 PM 10,661 Views 7 Comments

Quim Torra said previous comments he made have been taken out of context.

# carles-puigdemont - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Exiled former Catalan leader freed on bail by German court

Apr 5th 2018, 10:27 PM 7,779 Views 24 Comments

Carles Puigdemont can leave custody if he fulfils court-imposed conditions including a payment of €75,000.

# carles-puigdemont - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

German court asked to extradite Puigdemont to Spain on rebellion charge

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:26 AM 7,560 Views 83 Comments

German prosecutors have requested that the former Catalan leader be extradited back to Spain.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 26 March, 2018

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests
# Independence
# Independence

Exiled former Catalan leader to appear in court as his arrest triggers protests

Mar 26th 2018, 7:33 AM 8,061 Views 39 Comments

German police arrested Carles Puigdemont after he crossed the border from Denmark.

# carles-puigdemont - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is
# Can't Finn-d Him
# Can't Finn-d Him

Finland wants to arrest exiled Catalan leader - but it doesn't know where he is

Mar 24th 2018, 2:06 PM 13,150 Views 18 Comments

Puigdemont is wanted by Spain on charges of “rebellion” and “sedition”.

# carles-puigdemont - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid
# Exiled
# Exiled

Carles Puigdemont, the face of Catalan independence push, abandons leadership bid

Mar 1st 2018, 9:35 PM 12,157 Views 10 Comments

Puigdemont, who is wanted in Spain for his role in the failed secession bid, is in self-exile in Belgium.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 22 January, 2018

Exiled Catalan leader vows to form new government despite Spanish 'threats'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Exiled Catalan leader vows to form new government despite Spanish 'threats'

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:29 PM 7,909 Views 37 Comments

Puigdemont faces arrest if he returns to Spain over his role in the last year’s independence drive.

# carles-puigdemont - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory
# Independence
# Independence

Ousted Catalan president wants to return to the region following election victory

Dec 24th 2017, 10:49 AM 5,769 Views 12 Comments

Puigdemont campaigned from Brussels, where he sought self-imposed exile after he was sacked by Madrid and a Spanish court charged him with rebellion.

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 22 December, 2017

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 13,179 Views 30 Comments

Independence is still a distant prospect despite yesterday’s election victory for separatists as Madrid reject appeal for meeting.

# carles-puigdemont - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont
# Catalonia
# Catalonia

Spain withdraws European arrest warrant for Carles Puigdemont

Dec 5th 2017, 12:04 PM 7,707 Views 6 Comments

The judge has maintained the Spanish arrest warrant meaning Puigdemont will be detained upon arrival in the country.

# carles-puigdemont - Saturday 25 November, 2017

'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign
# Regional Election
# Regional Election

'We must ratify this': Deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont launches election campaign

Nov 25th 2017, 2:47 PM 8,737 Views 15 Comments

Puigdemont was sacked as Catalan president after Catalonia’s independence declaration on 27 October

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 10 November, 2017

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive
# Rebellion
# Rebellion

Catalonia: Ex-parliament speaker spends night in jail for involvement in independence drive

Nov 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 8,012 Views 28 Comments

A judge at Spain’s Supreme Court has ordered Carme Forcadell to be detained on charges of “rebellion”.

# carles-puigdemont - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers
# Independence Bid
# Independence Bid

Judge has 24 hours to decide fate of former Catalan leader and ministers

Nov 5th 2017, 4:15 PM 15,423 Views 44 Comments

The five men handed themselves in to police in Belgium this morning.

# carles-puigdemont - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest
# Buying Time
# Buying Time

Catalan leader could stay in Belgium for three months despite Spain demanding arrest

Nov 4th 2017, 12:50 PM 7,128 Views 30 Comments

Belgian authorities have confirmed the receipt of a European arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 3 November, 2017

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'
# Speaking Out
From The42
# Speaking Out

'It's a little bit scary - we are going backwards in a democratic state, we've regressed so much'

Nov 3rd 2017, 11:00 PM 9,490 Views 12 Comments

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has given his thoughts on the decision to imprison Catalan politicians.

# carles-puigdemont - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalonia leader summoned to Madrid to face questioning over 'rebellion'

Nov 1st 2017, 7:15 AM 8,182 Views 36 Comments

Carles Puigdemont faces up to 30 years in prison.

# carles-puigdemont - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'
# Carles Puigdemont
# Carles Puigdemont

Catalan leader says he isn't in Belgium to claim asylum, but rather for 'safety purposes and freedom'

Oct 31st 2017, 12:59 PM 18,906 Views 79 Comments

Facing charges of rebellion following his region’s vote for independence, Catalonia’s ousted leader Carles Puigdemont has turned up in Brussels

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 27 October, 2017

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December
# Escalating Quickly
# Escalating Quickly

Spain has dissolved the Catalan parliament, removed its leader, and called an election for late December

Oct 27th 2017, 8:12 PM 39,677 Views 170 Comments

Earlier, the Catalan parliament voted overwhelmingly to declare independence from Spain and proclaim a new republic.

# carles-puigdemont - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis
# No End In Sight
# No End In Sight

Catalan leader cancels - then re-arranges - speech, says he won't call elections to ease crisis

Oct 26th 2017, 4:57 PM 7,230 Views 21 Comments

Carles Puigdemont said there were no “guarantees” in place “to justify calling elections today”.

# carles-puigdemont - Sunday 22 October, 2017

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'
# Spain
# Spain

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Oct 22nd 2017, 7:48 AM 10,853 Views 43 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

# carles-puigdemont - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'
# Article 155
# Article 155

Spain's government has stripped Catalonia of its 'autonomous powers'

Oct 21st 2017, 12:56 PM 16,616 Views 126 Comments

The move had been widely expected in the wake of Catalonia’s recent disputed vote for independence.

# carles-puigdemont - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push
# Tension
# Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

Oct 18th 2017, 9:45 AM 6,426 Views 21 Comments

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

# carles-puigdemont - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain
# Referendum
# Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

Oct 10th 2017, 7:44 AM 8,227 Views 63 Comments

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 9 October, 2017

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum
# Spain In Crisis
# Spain In Crisis

Catalan leader says he must 'apply the law' after independence referendum

Oct 9th 2017, 7:30 AM 14,557 Views 51 Comments

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is required by law to announce independence by tomorrow evening.

# carles-puigdemont - Monday 2 October, 2017

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

Oct 2nd 2017, 7:08 AM 19,247 Views 63 Comments

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.

# carles-puigdemont - Friday 9 June, 2017

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain
# Catexit
# Catexit

Catalonia is set to vote on independence from Spain

Jun 9th 2017, 12:08 PM 20,523 Views 30 Comments

A referendum is set to be held on 1 October.