10th July 2020

Brexit

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Opinion: London, Madrid, Covid-19 and populism

David Rouse
Right-wing populists in London and Madrid are at last getting a much-deserved kicking. There have been some intriguing parallels and divergencies between Spain and the
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Brexit has finally happened … but what happens next?

News Desk
Brexit has finally happened. After the 2016 referendum, followed by three prime ministers (David Cameron, Theresa May and now Boris Johnson), plus two general elections
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Clara Ponsatí becomes MEP, despite Spanish electoral board announcement

News Desk
The European Parliament has officially recognised as an MEP the former Catalan education minister Clara Ponsatí, who is currently living in Scotland and awaiting an extradition hearing. Ponsatí is fighting
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Clara Ponsatí’s forthcoming MEP status ‘could affect extradition’ from Scotland

News Desk
The full extradition hearing for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland, is scheduled to start on 11 May in Edinburgh. But it
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Boris Johnson secures biggest Conservative majority since Margaret Thatcher

News Desk
Boris Johnson has secured the biggest Conservative Party majority in a General Election since Margaret Thatcher in the 1980s, after Britain went to the polls