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Spain: Can the Socialist-Populist embrace last?

The November 10 parliamentary election in Spain, the second this year and the fourth since 2015, once again produced an unstable parliament with no absolute majority for any one party. Read more...

Catalonia: release the prisoners!

On 14 October, after a trial lasting four months, the Madrid Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for their part in the 2017 secession movemen Read more...

Spain: after Socialist Party victory - What Now?

With a turnout of more than 75 percent, one of the highest since 1982, the Spanish elections on April 28 saw the Partido Socialista Obrero Español PSOE – Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party, as the main Read more...

Spain: Sánchez ousts Rajoy, but what next?

Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), is now in the Moncloa Palace as prime minister of Spain. Read more...

Freedom for Carles Puigdemont. No Extradition to the Spanish State

Carles Puigdemont, the democratically elected president of Catalonia was arrested in Germany  on 25 March. Read more...

Rajoy pierde las elecciones catalanas; ahora es el momento de echarlo

Las elecciones en Cataluña no han deshecho el atasco de forma favorable a los intereses del presidente del gobierno español Mariano Rajoy. De hecho, su táctica ha fallado e incluso ha debilitado su po Read more...

Rajoy loses Catalan elections - now it's time to throw him out

The elections in Catalonia have not, as Spanish premier Mariano Rajoy gambled they would, broken the logjam in his favour. Indeed, his tactic has failed and even weakened his position. Read more...

Las elecciones catalanas del 21 de diciembre

La campaña está en marcha en Cataluña para las elecciones al parlamento autonómico el 21 de diciembre. Es probable que la participación sea alta: el 82 por ciento de los encuestados dice a los encuest Read more...

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