Complaints filed against four civil guards for removing flags and signs in Espolla, Alt Empordà
The Catalan Police have filed complaints against four Civil Guard officers who this morning were observed removing flags and banners from the Town Hall and private houses, in Espolla, in the upper Ampurdan region.
Puigdemont's second letter to Rajoy
This is the letter which President Puigdemont sent Spain's PM Rajoy this morning. Deemed by observers to be intelligent and designed to deal with EU's grey leadership in a pedagogical fashion, the letter, in a "matter-of-fact style", tells Rajoy that, due to his continued repression against Catalonia, if he were to apply article 155 of the Constitution (which theoretically -yet in a criptical fashion- would strip Catalonia of her...
Spain threatens the Belgian government for the PM’s support of dialogue with Catalonia
De Morgen newspaper publishes that the Spanish government has taken several statements by Charles Michel as “an unacceptable attack” which could put bilateral relations between the two countries at risk.
Puigdemont and the coalition parties refine their strategy: a declaration of independence as response to 155
The president guarantees to PDECat that he will “press play” and move towards an extraordinary plenary within a few days. Government members consider the “less worse” option of calling new elections but ERC, Democrats and the CUP reject it. The parties prepare for the "decisive phase" if an intervention into self-government is declared.