Judge orders 9 Catalan leaders to be held in custody pending trial


world
 Judge orders 9 Catalan leaders to be held in custody pending trial

An independence flag is waved during a demonstration outside the regional presidential palace in Sant Jaume Square in Barcelona, Spain, on Thursday, Nov. 2. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)A Spanish judge on Thursday said she had ordered nine Catalan leaders, including former regional vice-president Oriol Junqueras, to be remanded in custody pending an investigation into Catalonia's independence push and a potential trial.

One of them, Santi Vila, who stepped down from the Catalan cabinet before a unilateral declaration of independence last Friday and has since then been pushing for a negotiated solution with the government, was granted bail of 50,000 euros ($58,300).

Reporting by Emma Pinedo; writing by Julien Toyer; editing by Jesus Aguado

By: Reuters

« world

  CITIES NEWS
LONDON
DUBAI
BEDMINSTER, New Jersey
SEOUL
TAIPEI
MOSCOW
BERLIN
STOCKHOLM
WASHINGTON
LOS ANGELES
BRASILIA
SILVERSTONE, England
SAYLORSBURG, Pa
AMSTERDAM
BERGERAC, France
KABUL
BARCELONA
PARIS
MOSUL, Iraq
BRUSSELS
DOHA
CAIRO
FRANKFURT
LAUSANNE
  DATE NEWS
2018/11/16
Trump says he 'easily' answered Russia probe questions


2018/11/15
Avenatti blames pro-Trump conspiracy theorist for arrest


2018/11/14
Mueller protection bill: Jeff Flake threatens to vote against judges after GOP blocks bill


2018/11/13
Trump considers ousting top aide who feuded with Melania


2018/11/12
Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its most prestigious human rights award


2018/11/11
After a weekend in Paris, President Trump faces challenges back home