Tagged: Spanish prime minister mariano rajoy

Spanish parliament approves direct rule over Catalonia 0

Spanish parliament approves direct rule over Catalonia

After a declaration of independence in Barcelona, Spain’s national government triggers article 155 of the constitution approving direct rule over Catalonia. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Spanish parliament approves direct rule over Catalonia

Restoring the law in Catalonia is our priority – PM Rajoy 0

Restoring the law in Catalonia is our priority – PM Rajoy

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday (Oct 25) the “exceptional” decision in triggering Article 155 is to restore the law in Catalonia. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Restoring the law in Catalonia...

Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia – Spanish PM 0

Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia – Spanish PM

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said there is “no alternative” other than to enact article 155, suspending Catalonia’s autonomy. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Madrid will impose direct rule on Catalonia – Spanish PM

Spanish PM asks Catalan leader to ‘act sensibly’ 0

Spanish PM asks Catalan leader to ‘act sensibly’

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia to “act sensibly” and to put “all citizens first” as the deadline approaches for withdrawing its independence bid. Rough cut (no reporrer narration). Spanish PM asks Catalan...

European Commission says Catalan vote was not legal 0

European Commission says Catalan vote was not legal

The European Commission’s chief spokesman says Sunday’s independence vote in Catalonia was not legal and the EU is urging a move from confrontation to dialogue. Rough cut (no reporter narration). European Commission says Catalan...

Spanish PM says Barcelona attack result of “jihadist terrorism” 0

Spanish PM says Barcelona attack result of “jihadist terrorism”

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday (August 18) that the van attack in the Catalan city of Barcelona that killed at least 13 people on Thursday was “jihadist terrorism” which required a...

Spain’s Rajoy appears in court for corruption trial 0

Spain’s Rajoy appears in court for corruption trial

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy arrived in court on Wednesday as a witness in the “Gurtel” corruption trial. Rough cut (no reporter narration). Spain’s Rajoy appears in court for corruption trial