Spain’s Electoral Authority (JEC) has banned Carles Puigdemont, the pro-secessionist former president of Spain's Catalonia region, from running as an MEP in the upcoming European elections.
Puigdemont intended to run as a candidate in the European Parliament elections for the Together for Catalonia platform, but the electoral board accepted a petition from the conservative People’s Party and centre-right Ciudadanos party that the candidacy of Puigdemont and two other Catalan separatist politici...

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