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express
Catalonia’s independence plan REVEALED: Leaked report shows leader ADMITTING exit from EUalso accepts that the hypothetical scenario is unlikely to become a reality any
express / Posted 16 hours ago
also accepts that the hypothetical scenario is unlikely to become a reality anytime soon. GETTYCatalonia president Artur Mas and Oriol Junqueras claim victory after this month's referendum For Catalonia to be outside the EU or the euro,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Catalan defence committees ready to take to the streets"Estelada" or pro independence flags are waved in front of the President of Dem
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
"Estelada" or pro independence flags are waved in front of the President of Democratic Convergence of Catalonia Artur Mas, left and Oriol Junquieras, president of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya party in front of supporters in Barcelona,... Read more
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The Columbian
Catalan clock ticks; allies pressure Puigdemontthe framework of the law, she said. “Neither CUP nor the ANC lead the governme
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
the framework of the law, she said. “Neither CUP nor the ANC lead the government of Catalonia,” former Catalan President Artur Mas said in an interview with regional broadcaster TV3. “There is a government and a president that have to take the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
How Spain turned the Catalonian fringe issue into a full-blown crisiscourt ruled that 14 of the articles of the reformed Statute of Autonomy were un
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
court ruled that 14 of the articles of the reformed Statute of Autonomy were unconstitutional. "That was a disaster," said Artur Mas, who was Catalan president from 2010 to 2015 and became the driving force behind the independence movement. "It... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Juncker says Catalonian independence could cause domino effect across Europehave refused to rule out another general strike. The tensions within the movem
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
have refused to rule out another general strike. The tensions within the movement were on public display yesterday as Artur Mas, the former Catalan president and head of Mr Puigdemont's party, told Catalan TV that “neither the CUP nor the ANC... Read more
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Gulf News
Allies press Catalan leader to declare full independence, ignore Madrid deadlinesregional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence
Gulf News / Posted 4 days ago
regional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence).” But the leader of Puigdemont’s party, Artur Mas, who served as the region’s president until 2016 and is still believed to influence key decisions, said on Friday... Read more
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Reuters
Allies press Catalan leader to declare full independence, ignore Madrid deadlinesregional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence
Reuters / Posted 4 days ago
regional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence).” But the leader of Puigdemont’s party, Artur Mas, who served as the region’s president until 2016 and is still believed to influence key decisions, said on Friday... Read more
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Swissinfo
Allies press Catalan leader to declare full independence, ignore Madrid deadlinesregional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
regional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence)." But the leader of Puigdemont's party, Artur Mas, who served as the region's president until 2016 and is still believed to influence key decisions, said on Friday... Read more
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TribLIVE
Catalan leader stakes claim to independence, then delays itsaid. Socialist leader Miquel Iceta also was highly critical. "This is the ti
TribLIVE / Posted 6 days ago
said. Socialist leader Miquel Iceta also was highly critical. "This is the time for politics" former Catalan president Artur Mas says Catalonia wants negotiations with the central government #newsnight pic.twitter.com/f4piJM3Xna "You are... Read more
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Reuters
The Basque Country: Spain's effective but expensive antidote to secessionMadrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favor
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Madrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favors the poorer regions. Former Catalan leader Artur Mas tried to hold talks with Rajoy in 2012 about granting Catalonia powers to raise and spend its own taxes, but the... Read more
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EuroNews
The Basque: Spain's effective but expensive antidote to secessionMadrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favou
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
Madrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favours the poorer regions. Former Catalan leader Artur Mas tried to hold talks with Rajoy in 2012 about granting Catalonia powers to raise and spend its own taxes, but the... Read more
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Reuters
The Basque: Spain's effective but expensive antidote to secessionMadrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favor
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
Madrid which redistributes money back to them according to a formula that favors the poorer regions. Former Catalan leader Artur Mas tried to hold talks with Rajoy in 2012 about granting Catalonia powers to raise and spend its own taxes, but the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why are there so few footpaths in Canberra?about Canberra that you'd like an ABC reporter to investigate? Connect with AB
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
about Canberra that you'd like an ABC reporter to investigate? Connect with ABC News The former president of Catalonia, Artur Mas, says there could be a severe backlash from Madrid, if the local Parliament tries to declare independence from... Read more
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BBC News
Catalan declaration 'will have no effect'that the parliament will declare independence unilaterally at its next sitting.
BBC News / Posted 9 days ago
that the parliament will declare independence unilaterally at its next sitting. Meanwhile, the former leader of Catalonia, Artur Mas, told the Financial Times newspaper that the region was not yet ready for real independence - even though he... Read more
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NZCity
Catalonia referendum: Former Catalan leader, Artur Mas, says region likely to suffer backlash from Madridhas warned there could be a severe backlash from Madrid if the local Parliament
NZCity / Posted 9 days ago
has warned there could be a severe backlash from Madrid if the local Parliament tries to declare independence from Spain. Artur Mas was the Catalan president between 2010 and 2015 and helped negotiate a new Statute of Autonomy with the Spanish... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Catalonia likely to suffer backlash from Madrid over independence move, former leader warnsCatalonia referendum: Former Catalan leader, Artur Mas, says region likely to s
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Catalonia referendum: Former Catalan leader, Artur Mas, says region likely to suffer backlash from Madrid Photo: Former Catalalan president Artur Mas says there should be no rush to declare independence. (ABC News: Tim Stevens) The man who drove... Read more
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express
Catalonia 'NOT READY' for independence:leader says rushed Catalexit would be a mistake'NOT READY' for independence: Ex-leader says rushed Catalexit would be a mistak
express / Posted 10 days ago
'NOT READY' for independence: Ex-leader says rushed Catalexit would be a mistake FORMER Catalonian First Minister Artur Mas has said that he doesn’t think the region is ready for “real” independence. Artur Mas thinks the region hasn't... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Splits emerge among Catalan separatistsself-determination has arrived," said CUP lawmaker Carles Riera. "SENSE OF REA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
self-determination has arrived," said CUP lawmaker Carles Riera. "SENSE OF REAL ALARM" Puigdemont's predecessor Artur Mas also weighed in, telling Britain's Financial Times that Catalan leaders should focus not on "how to proclaim... Read more
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EuroNews
leader Mas says Catalonia is not ready for 'real independence'Former Catalonian government leader Artur Mas has said the region is not yet re
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
Former Catalonian government leader Artur Mas has said the region is not yet ready for ‘real independence’. Mas, currently barred from public office for staging an informal independence referendum in 2014, told the Financial Times on Friday that... Read more
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BBC News
Spain set for pro-unity ralliesmight be a way to heal the fracture caused by the disputed referendum. Meanwhi
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
might be a way to heal the fracture caused by the disputed referendum. Meanwhile, the former leader of Catalonia, Artur Mas, told the Financial Times that the region was not yet ready for real independence - even though he believed it had... Read more
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express
Catalonia latest: Barcelona FC’s part in the Catalonia independence referendum explainedset it apart from Madrid, the region has been pushing for self-government and s
express / Posted 11 days ago
set it apart from Madrid, the region has been pushing for self-government and secession from Spain more assertively since Artur Mas became president of Catalonia in 2010, making independence a central part of his political agenda. While... Read more
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BBC News
The man who wants to break up Spainreferendum was marred by violence Mr Puigdemont talks the language of independ
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
referendum was marred by violence Mr Puigdemont talks the language of independence in a way his more cautious predecessor, Artur Mas, did not during the dry run referendum of 2014, which was also banned by Madrid. Speaking to the BBC following... Read more
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Reuters
Independence or bust: Catalan leader boxed in by his own angry basegovernment since it enabled larger parties to form a pro-independence coalition
Reuters / Posted 13 days ago
government since it enabled larger parties to form a pro-independence coalition in 2015. As a condition, it forced out Artur Mas as Catalan leader for Puigdemont due to the lack of progress towards independence since the 2014 vote. NUCLEAR... Read more
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Daily Mail
Meet the woman who would be Catalonia's First Ladysee Catalonia separate from the rest of Spain. Carles Puigdemont and Marcela T
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
see Catalonia separate from the rest of Spain. Carles Puigdemont and Marcela Topor pose with former President of Catalonia Artur Mas and his wife Helena Rakosnik after Puigdemont was elected president in 2016 In a rare interview on Catalan TV last... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. - March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the November 2014 vote. - June 9, 2017: Catalan... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. -- March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the November 2014 vote. -- June 9, 2017: Catalan... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. - March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the November 2014 vote. - June 9, 2017: Catalan... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Catalan lawmakers approve plan for secession from Spainderail the independence push. Later Monday, the parliament began what is expec
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
derail the independence push. Later Monday, the parliament began what is expected to be a long, heated debate over whether Artur Mas should continue for a third term as regional president. While his "Together for Yes" alliance backs him with 62... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'Violence on the streets of Catalonia has been several hundred years in making'of independence by refusing to discuss handing Catalonia greater tax raising po
Daily Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
of independence by refusing to discuss handing Catalonia greater tax raising powers. In October 2014, Catalan president Artur Mas held a non-binding referendum on independence – and 80% backed calls for a self-governing state. Madrid courts... Read more
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BBC News
A tale of two Spanish cities - and one divisive votecaption Hundreds of people queued to vote outside this school in Barcelona Whe
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
caption Hundreds of people queued to vote outside this school in Barcelona When we spoke to former regional leader Artur Mas after he cast his vote, he crystallised what many here are thinking: "Everywhere there are peaceful people who are... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
What we know about Catalan independence vote"Estelada" or pro independence flags are waved in front of the President of Dem
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
"Estelada" or pro independence flags are waved in front of the President of Democratic Convergence of Catalonia Artur Mas, left and Oriol Junquieras, president of the Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya party in front of supporters in Barcelona,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Catalonia's Puigdemont, a dyed-in-the-wool partisan of independencethose for and against independence." 'ENORMOUS FREEDOM' Puigdemont speaks Eng
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
those for and against independence." 'ENORMOUS FREEDOM' Puigdemont speaks English and French, as did his predecessor Artur Mas. But the current Catalan leader also speaks Romanian - his wife Marcela Topor, with whom he has two daughters,... Read more
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FOX News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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FOX News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
The Register Citizen / Posted 15 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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heraldscotland
Scourge of Madrid: the guitar-playing president of Cataloniaelected as president. His appointment came as the result of a last-gasp deal be
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
elected as president. His appointment came as the result of a last-gasp deal between Catalan separatist parties to replace Artur Mas as leader of the region. Mas personally chose him as his successor. He told the regional parliament: "A few hours... Read more
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Business Insider
Julian Assange is rallying behind Catalan separatists ahead of a historic referendum — and Russia has taken noticeahead of large sporting events in the past. Catalonia's regional President Car
Business Insider / Posted 16 days ago
ahead of large sporting events in the past. Catalonia's regional President Carles Puigdemont and former regional President Artur Mas salute the crowd in BarcelonaThomson Reuters Spanish newspaper El Pais reported on Thursday that the Kremlin was... Read more
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FOX News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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FOX News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
FOX News / Posted 16 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. -March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. -June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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CTV News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
The Middletown Press / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. -March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. -June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Timeline of recent events in Catalonia's independence drivethat a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutiona
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 17 days ago
that a pro-independence resolution at the Catalan parliament is unconstitutional. —March 2017: Former Catalan president Artur Mas is barred from holding public office for two years for holding the Nov. 2014 ballot. —June 9 2017: Catalan... Read more
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EuroNews
Catalonia: to secede or not to secede? A question of pride?trying to fool us?” In 2012, Mariano Rajoy’s government rejected the Fiscal Pa
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
trying to fool us?” In 2012, Mariano Rajoy’s government rejected the Fiscal Pact proposed by the former Catalan president, Artur Mas. The idea of a Spain that does not want to listen to Catalonia’s demands and humiliates them has permeated in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Catalan independence vote. Why is Catalonia trying to break from Spain?of Spain. Its demands for greater tax raising powers were also rebuffed by Mad
Daily Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
of Spain. Its demands for greater tax raising powers were also rebuffed by Madrid. In October 2014 the Catalan president Artur Mas held a non-binding referendum on independence. Of the two million who voted 80% backed calls for Catalonia to be an... Read more
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DW
Catalonia conflict: Barcelona's mayor calls on EU to mediate |Calou said the Spanish state has been "witnessing a judicialization of politics
DW / Posted 19 days ago
Calou said the Spanish state has been "witnessing a judicialization of politics ever since," which involved disqualifying Artur Mas, the former president of Catalonia, and two of his aides from politics for going ahead with the vote. "By proving... Read more
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Gulf News
Timeline to Catalan independenceis criticised by the regional government.2010 November: The centre-right nation
Gulf News / Posted 19 days ago
is criticised by the regional government.2010 November: The centre-right nationalists Convergence and Union — led by Artur Mas returns to power after regional elections.2012August: Catalonia asks the Spanish government for a €5 billion (Dh22... Read more
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express
Catalan independence: What happens after the vote? Will Catalonia leave the EU?2014 ballot, voting overwhelmingly towards independence. Many opponents, howev
express / Posted 20 days ago
2014 ballot, voting overwhelmingly towards independence. Many opponents, however, boycotted the vote. Former President Artur Mas hailed the poll "a great success," and said that it should pave the way for a formal referendum - he has since been... Read more
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