The National High Court in Madrid and the Supreme Court have both agreed to investigate the Public Prosecutor's accusations of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds against the former First Minister of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, and all of his former regional ministers, and the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, and five former members of her Speaker's Committee in the regional chamber.

An investigating judge at the National High Court, Carmen Lamela, has ordered Mr. Puigdemont and all 13 of his former regional ministers (Oriol Junqueras, Raul Romeva, etc.)...