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Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

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It was expected the court would grant the government’s request for an injunction […]. But analysts said another legal victory for Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ’s government wouldn’t resolve the political discontent simmering in Spain’s leading industrial region, which is increasingly at odds with the rest of Spain over economic and linguistic issues.

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Thursday News Roundup

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Vilaweb | Rajoy moves ahead with its challenge to independence vote, as it draws more support in Catalonia The eight members of the standing committee of the Spanish government’s Council of … Read More

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International press review

Catalan MonitorNews Roundup

The issue of Catalan independence attracts more and more international media attention as the November 9 scheduled vote approaches. Here are some of the highlights from this week: The Independent … Read More

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FC Barcelona state support to referendum

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FC Barcelona give support to Catalan National Pact for Self-Determination http://t.co/o0DZfuxwHJ pic.twitter.com/lPJAG1D9Jr — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) October 10, 2014 Representatives of Football Club Barcelona have made public the team’s engagement with the Pacte Nacional pel … Read More

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White paper: The National Transition of Catalonia

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The Catalan government has made available the white paper ‘The National Transition of Catalonia [pdf]’, a document that summarises the origins of the pro-independence surge and the roadmap to achieve statehood. It covers … Read More

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More media outlets warn Rajoy against immobilism

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As Catalan parties’ plight to be allowed to hold a non-binding independence referendum goes unheard, more international papers urge Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy to change its attitude towards Catalan demands, dealing with its … Read More

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