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Spain could get right-wing government, survey suggests

Right-of-center parties could win enough votes to oust Spain’s Socialist government in April’s snap election, according to a survey published Saturday by El País.

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Catalan separatists go on trial laying bare Spain’s ruptures

A sensitive trial against a dozen Catalan separatist politicians and activists got underway on Tuesday in Spain’s Supreme Court amid protests by pro-independence supporters and a highly volatile political environment.

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Trial of former Catalan leaders: what you need to know

Twelve former Catalan leaders go on trial on Tuesday at Spain’s Supreme Court for their role in a failed 2017 bid to break away from Spain.

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Spain: ‘Disinformation’ surrounds Catalan separatists’ trial

The trial of 12 Catalan separatist leaders in Madrid is of “paramount importance to Spain’s reputation as a modern democracy”, the Spanish ambassador to London, Carlos Bastarreche, has said in a rare public intervention intended to convince the world the trial is not political.

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Spanish prime minister promises to back dialogue in Venezuela

Pedro Sanchez, speaking on his first tour of Latin America since becoming Spain’s prime minister in June, promised to support any effort to use dialogue in Venezuela to end an economic and political crisis that he said had deeply worried him.

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Doctor in Spain faces court over Franco-era ‘stolen babies’

It was almost half a century ago that Ines Madrigal was born in Spain and handed to a woman who was not her mother.

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World Cup: The dream goes on for Iran despite Spain defeat

Iran’s dream of reaching the knockout stage of the World Cup survived Wednesday’s loss to Spain and coach Carlos Queiroz promised his team would give their absolute all to take their second chance against his native Portugal next week.

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In-form Ronaldo looms for Morocco, Spain face Iran

Cristiano Ronaldo will hone in on Morocco on Wednesday after his stunning hat-trick in Portugal’s World Cup opener, while 2010 winners Spain play Iran in Group B.

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Carles Puigdemont: German court rules arrested ex Catalonian leader must remain in custody

Catalonia‘s former president must remain in custody in Germany while the country’s courts decide whether to extradite him to Spain.

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Man seeks €۱٫۸m in compensation for wrongful jailing over 9/11

A man seeking €۱٫۸m in compensation after being wrongly jailed for five years over 9/11 has said he wants to put Britain and Spain “on the spot” over a gross injustice that left his life in tatters.

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Man seeks €۱٫۸m in compensation for wrongful jailing over 9/11

A man seeking €۱٫۸m in compensation after being wrongly jailed for five years over 9/11 has said he wants to put Britain and Spain “on the spot” over a gross injustice that left his life in tatters.

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Catalonia Spain: Protests greet King Felipe at MWC

King Felipe of Spain has been met with protests on his first visit to Catalonia since last October’s failed independence bid in the Spanish region.

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Catalonia election: Mariano Rajoy rejects call for talks outside Spain from Carles Puigdemont

Hopes of early negotiations between the exiled president of Catalonia and Madrid following the landmark election in the region have faded, after Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy rejected an offer of immediate talks outside the country.

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Catalonia’s Independence Movement Draws on History in Bid to Break From Spain

In the heart of Barcelona lies a foreboding reminder of Spain’s past. La Modelo prison is located just a few blocks from the Catalan capital’s main railway station and many of the city’s major tourist attractions.

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Ousted Catalan Leader Carles Puigdemont Has Been Released From Custody

Ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and four close separatist allies regained their freedom at the end of a tumultuous Sunday that started when they surrendered in Brussels to face possible extradition to Spain for allegedly plotting a rebellion.

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Crisis as Catalan leaders call for ‘peaceful defiance’ of Madrid

fired leaders will continue “working to build a free country”, its ousted separatist president said yesterday, as he called for peaceful opposition to Spain’s imposition of direct rule in the region.

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