26th November 2020

Mariano Rajoy

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All Spain’s regional presidents attend conference – except Quim Torra

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The 21st Conference of Regional Presidents of Spain was held in situ in the town of San Millán de la Cogolla (La Rioja) on Friday –
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ECHR rules Spain did not violate Human Rights with immediate deportations

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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Thursday that Spain did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights when it immediately deported two
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Trial of former Catalan police chief, Josep Lluís Trapero, starts

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The trial of Josep Lluís Trapero, former head of the Catalan police (the Mossos d’Esquadra) starts at Spain’s National Court in Madrid on Monday. Trapero is
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Pedro Sánchez voted in as PM of Spain’s first ever coalition government

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Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez has been officially voted in as Spanish Prime Minister on Tuesday, after a second round vote gave him 167 votes
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Clara Ponsatí’s lawyers seek to summon Sánchez and Rajoy to Edinburgh court

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The defence team for Clara Ponsatí, the former Catalan education minister now living in Scotland and fighting extradition to Spain for her role in the 2017 Catalan
Basque Country Opinion Spotlight

Opinion: Will the Basques be next?

Ben Wray
Ask Basques about whether they were shocked by the scale of the police brutality and judicial repression of the Catalan independence movement in recent weeks,
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The far-right and Catalonia mark the end of the election campaign

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Spanish political parties concluded a short but intensive campaign on Friday in preparation for the country’s general election on Sunday 10 November – the fourth
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Focus: Spain is trapped in political instability. The main reason? Catalonia

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As Spain braces itself for its fourth general election in just as many years, one has to look at Catalonia and the Catalan independence movement
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Seven years of pro-independence rallies during Catalonia’s ‘La Diada’

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Catalonia’s pro-independence supporters are planning a huge rally this Wednesday 11 September to again coincide with La Diada (Catalonia’s National Day). It will also be a test
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Informants in Catalan police paid by Spain to fight independence, claim reports

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The Spanish National Police made ‘systematic payments’ to some officers of the Catalan police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, to act as informants on potential links between