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Catalan premier Quim Torra is standing trial for disobedience over his refusal to take down politically-charged signs from government buildings during the European and municipal election campaign

Catalonia latest: Premier Quim Torra today applauded the demonstrations in the region, but condemned the acts of violence, calling for inquiries into the actions of the police. He has once again called for dialogue with Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez

In a surprise trip to Barcelona on Monday morning, Spain's Pedro Sánchez visited hospitalized police officers but did not meet with the Catalan premier Quim Torra.

Spain's caretaker PM was in Barcelona on Monday to show his support for the police officers who were injured in the clashes with violent protesters. The independence movement wonders why he did not meet with Catalan premier Quim Torra.

Catalan regional premier Quim Torra has still not expressly condemned the violent protests seen in Catalonia this week, instead calling today for “dialogue” and “talks” with Spain’s caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez

Catalan regional premier Quim Torra surprised even his closest colleagues on Thursday, when he suggested in parliament that a new referendum on independence was the way forward. Nobody in the chamber applauded the statement

The premier of Catalonia, Quim Torra, has come under attack for waiting until after midnight on Wednesday to explicitly condemn the violent protests that have been ongoing in the region since the Supreme Court sentenced nine separatist leaders to prison

Spain’s political leaders have spoken out about the ruling in the case against Catalan separatists. Caretaker PM Sánchez called the trial an “exemplary legal process,” while regional premier Quim Torra said the sentence was “unjust and undemocratic”

"We will advance toward the Catalan republic the only way we know how: democratically and peacefully." Catalan premier Quim Torra urged citizens to revive the spirit of the 2017 breakaway bid on the anniversary of the unauthorized independence referendum

Five separatists held for alleged terrorist activities also worked, investigators say, to create “a secure communication system” between Catalanpremier Quim Torra and Carles Puigdemont, the ex-leader who fled to Belgium after his 2017 breakaway attempt.


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Catalan premier Quim Torra has been given 48 hours to remove all pro-independence symbols" from public buildings after the National Electoral Commission ruled they violate the principle of political neutrality

Catalan premier Quim Torra on trip to US: “I have, more than hope, the firm conviction that Catalonia will soon join the rest of the free nations of the world”

Spanish prosecutors are considering legal action against Catalan premier Quim Torra over his offensive Twitter messages comparing Spaniards to "beasts"

Quim Torra, due to be sworn in today as the new Catalan regional premier, could already be headed for trouble in the courts as prosecutors probe alleged hate speech in a series of his articles and tweets

Will Quim Torra's plans for Catalan independence plunge the region into even greater conflict and chaos? New #editorial  from on the man set to be the next premier of #Catalonia 

BREAKING: As expected, candidate for Catalan premier Quim Torra falls short of majority in first investiture vote, paving way for success on Monday when just a simple majority is needed

A new candidate has been named by Carles Puigdemont for Catalan premier: Quim Torra. But the hard-line separatist is a controversial figure, as his anti-Spanish tweets reveal