Catalonia parliament: New representatives to be sworn in

A coalition of secessionist parties is expected to form a ruling majority and to try to reinstate former leader Carles Puigdemont, but judges warn that Puigdemont will be arrested if he tries to return.

by

    Spanish MPs elected in the Catalan regional vote last month will be sworn in on Wednesday.

    But parliament is expected to be emptier than usual, as many who won seats are either in jail or self-imposed exile.

    They're facing a criminal investigation following October's outlawed secession referendum.

    Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    The War in October: What Happened in 1973?

    Al Jazeera examines three weeks of war from which both Arabs and Israelis claimed to emerge victorious.