Catalan Parliament fails to select new Speaker in first round. Separatist candidate Roger Torrent (ERC) three votes short of required overall majority. Second round vote now, but only simple majority needed

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21 September 2018
Puigdemont urges Madrid to 'start political dialogue' in Catalonia row
Catalonia's Puigdemont leaves German jail on bail
Catalonia Parliament Appoints New Separatist Speaker
Catalan lawmakers elect separatist parliamentary speaker
Catalan Parliament fails to select new Speaker in first round. Separatist candidate Roger Torrent (ERC) three votes short of required overall majority. Second round vote now, but only simple majority needed
Arrimadas says new regional parliament "gets off on the wrong foot" by allowing proxy votes today, which she argues are not permitted with a strict reading of the rules
Ciudadanos asks temporary Speaker to reconsider decision to allow proxy votes on behalf of separatist MPs jailed on remand
Catalan parliament meets for first time since failed secession
Constituent session of new Catalan Parliament to begin at 11 a.m. Spanish time
Puigdemont renounces delegate their vote to the opening of the catalan Parliament which will take place this Wednesday, January 17
8 month ago
South Korea, Spain discuss defense cooperation
Venezolanos in Madrid Spain protests against the State of Nicolás Maduro and demonstrated in active mourning for the massacre of Oscar Pérez
Spanish prosecutors open money laundering investigation into €30m of proceeds from crime Sergei Magnitsky exposed. Money was spent by Russians on real estate. Case headed by Jose Grinda, famous prosecutor who brought down Russian mafia in Spain
Catalan separatists agree to re-elect fugitive Carles Puigdemont as regional leader later this month.
Artur Mas announced on Tuesday his resignation from the presidency of the PDeCAT
The top five worries for Spaniards in 2017. The Catalan crisis had most effect on corruption as a national priority, and also increased worries about politicians in general. Unemployment and economy relatively flat.
Liverpool have confirmed the much-anticipated sale of Phillipe Coutinho to Barçelona. He's repeatedly being sold for approximately £142 million.
Tornado in Almeria, E Spain this afternoon
Puigdemont Says Junqueras "Hostage" In Madrid Jail
Two dead and one wounded by a knife in a massive fight in Coín (Málaga)
Three injured, one of them in critical condition, after the collision with a taxi in Madrid
Rajoy calls constituent session of new Catalan parliament for January 17. A new deadline for Puigdemont, if he is thinking of returning from Brussels.
Spain's PM Rajoy says the only dark spot for economy is political instability in Catalonia
Ex-President of Catalonia, @KRLS Puigdemont, will make the traditional New Year's institutional message tomorrow, December 30
A police dog intercepts an armed man who was transporting drugs on a bus in Alicante
Rajoy and Albert Rivera meet in Moncloa to talk about the situation in Catalonia
Evacuated around 60 homes cause the fire in Coll de Síller de Mallorca. The origin of the fire is unknown, although everything points to an explosion in a high-voltage tower
Five minors were arrested who were persecuting a young man in Carabanchel (Madrid) with machetes of up to 52 centimeters
Declared a forest fire in Pollença (Mallorca). The northern part of the island is at risk from strong winds8 month ago
Declared a forest fire in Pollença (Mallorca). The northern part of the island is at risk from strong winds
Montoro approves new measures to keep control of Catalan finances
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