Image of the new Catalan Government, constituted today, with President Carles Puigdemont, Vice President and Catalan Minister for Economy, Oriol Junqueras, Catalan Minister for Presidency, Neus Munté and Catalan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Raül Romeva (

14.01.16 - 17:49

New Catalan Government set to work

The members of the new Catalan executive took office this Thursday, more than three months after the 27th of September Catalan Elections resulted in the victory of pro-independence forces. Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont, called them to be...
The recently invested as new Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont resigned from Mayor of the city of Girona (by ACN)

11.01.16 - 14:03

Carles Puigdemont, the mayor who became Catalan President number 130

Carles Puigdemont was invested as Catalan President number 130 with the absolute majority of the Catalan Parliament. A last-minute agreement between pro-independence forces cross-party list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ and radical left CUP...

Image of current Catalan President, Artur Mas and the upcoming Catalan President and, Carles Pugidemont (by ACN)

09.01.16 - 17:48

Pro-independence forces reach an agreement and Artur Mas won’t be president

Just when calling for new elections seemed to be unavoidable, cross-party list ‘Junts Pel Sí’ and radical left CUP have finally reached an agreement to resolve the presidency of the new Catalan...

Image of Current Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy during a press conference after Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont's investiture (by ACN)

13.01.16 - 17:08

The Spanish Government may impugn Puigdemont’s taking office

Current Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy insisted that the Spanish Government’s legal services will “write a report” to evaluate the procedure used in new Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont’s, take office. During...

Current President, Artur Mas embracing the new Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont (by ACN)

10.01.16 - 21:51

Carles Puigdemont instated as the new Catalan President

Association of Municipalities for Independence (AMI) president and mayor of Girona city Carles Puigdemont has been instated as Catalan President number 130 by an absolute majority of the Parliament. Puigdemont, a member of cross-party list...

New Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont took office this Tuesday (by ACN)

12.01.16 - 20:51

New Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont takes office

Carles Puigdemont took office this Tuesday and became Catalan President number 130. “We will respond to the people’s hopes” stated Puigdemont during his speech and added that it is “not possible to guarantee” a...

Current Catalan President, Artur Mas and recently invested as new Catalan President, Carles Puigdemont talking at the end of the investiture debate (by ACN)

10.01.16 - 17:52

The investiture debate to elect a new President starts

The Spokesperson Bureau has convened this Sunday and the investiture debate to elect a new President has been scheduled straight away, just before all the legal deadlines are due to expire and new elections would have had to...