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Catalunya police raid printing firms over referendum documents
Politics Sat, Sep 9, 2017

Catalunya police raid printing firms over referendum...

POLICE in Catalunya are keeping close watch on – and even raiding – companies given the job of printing out referendum material such as voting slips, electoral lists and polling cards. In the last few days, the...

Mayor of Rasquera resigns over cannabis plantation referendum
Politics Wed, Apr 11, 2012

Mayor of Rasquera resigns over cannabis plantation...

The mayor of Rasquera, Bernat Pellisa, today announced his resignation after failing to get 75% of the votes in yesterday's referendum on the possibility of planting cannabis on public land. Meanwhile, Interior...

56% of Rasquera residents vote in favour of cannabis plantation
Politics Tue, Apr 10, 2012

56% of Rasquera residents vote in favour of cannabis...

56.3% of those who took part in the referendum held today in Rasquera have voted in favour of the "anti-crisis" plan passed by the municipal council on February 29th, that includes a cannabis plantation. A total...

Lady Gaga 'promotes' PP candidate Alejandro Fernández
Politics Sun, Feb 27, 2011

Lady Gaga 'promotes' PP candidate Alejandro...

NEW candidate for the PP in Tarragona has been 'serenaded' by Lady Gaga. Alejandro Fernández was said to be 'thrilled' to find out that supporters of his party had re-hashed the American pop...

Poor turnout for statute referendum
Politics Mon, Jun 19, 2006

Poor turnout for statute referendum

The revised text of the regional statute for Cataluña was approved yesterday by 74% of voters, with 21% voting against it and 5% abstaining. However, partly due to a welcome break in the weather, more than half of the...

Zapatero promises daily peace reports
Politics Mon, Jun 12, 2006

Zapatero promises daily peace reports

President Zapatero will offer PP leader Mariano Rajoy "an open channel of communication" including daily reports on the Basque peace process during their next meeting, that will not take place until after next...

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