Trial of Catalonia independence leaders
The trial of the leaders involved in the Catalan declaration of independence ends and is remitted to decision. A verdict is not expected until after August.
The Spanish government pardons the nine jailed Catalan separatists convicted for their roles in the failed 2017 declaration of independence.
Thousands of Spaniards protest in Madrid the possible pardons to Catalonian independence advocates. Deputy Spanish Prime Minister Carmen Calvo had said that the move was "close" and had asked the People's Party "not to confront Catalonia". Polls show that 63% of Spanish citizens oppose the pardons as a threat to national unity and 25% support the pardons.
The former leadership of the Mossos d'Esquadra, the Catalan regional police, whose defendants are Major Josep Lluís Trapero, Pere Soler, Cèsar Puig, and Lieutenant Teresa Laplana, are acquitted by the National Audience of the crimes of sedition and disobedience for their role during the 2017 Catalan independence referendum.
The violence of the protests in Tarragona, Girona, Lleida and Barcelona increases, while there are clashes with Mossos d'Esquadra in Reus. Four protesters and one policeman are injured in a pro-independence protest in Madrid.
Clashes erupts between Mossos d'Esquadra and the protesters that occupied the Barcelona–El Prat Josep Tarradellas Airport. Several flights are cancelled.
The Board of the Congress of Deputies suspends Jordi Turull, Josep Rull, Oriol Junqueras and Jordi Sànchez Catalan leaders elected lawmakers due to they judicial situation.
Thousands of demonstrators protest in Madrid against the trial of Catalan independence leaders and the ongoing detention of some of them. Local police say around 18,000 protestors were involved; organisers claim almost 120,000.
Voters in Catalonia go to the polls for a snap election called by the Spanish government after the former regional government unsuccessfully declared independence.