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Politics & People news and information for Spain

Politics Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Dublin flies Catalunya flag in 'support'

DUBLIN city hall has hoisted the Catalunya regional flag for a month in 'solidarity' with the north-eastern region, an initiative of the reigning council party People Before Profit. With 21 votes in favour and...

Politics Thu, Dec 14, 2017

Police enforce 'yellow ribbon ban' in Catalunya

CATALUNYA regional police have been inspecting public buildings in the region to check they are not displaying yellow loops, the pro-independence sign, and ordering them to be taken down when they are found. The Mossos...

Politics Tue, Dec 12, 2017

King and Queen issue official Royal Christmas card

KING Felipe VI and Queen Letizia have released their annual official Christmas card with a family photo taken on Spain's national day, October 12, on a balcony at the Royal Palace in Madrid. With the Plaza de la...

Politics Tue, Dec 12, 2017

Barcelona mayoress Ada Colau reveals she is bisexual

BARCELONA'S mayoress Ada Colau has revealed in a TV interview that she is bisexual and has had several girlfriends since her teens. Talking to Jorge Javier Vázquez on the programme on Telecinco, Spain's fifth...

Politics Thu, Dec 7, 2017

Catalunya separatists stage protest march in Brussels

PRO-INDEPENDENCE campaigners from Catalunya will stage a protest march in Brussels today (Thursday) calling for the release of four politicians who remain behind bars for their role in the disputed referendum on October...

Politics Wed, Dec 6, 2017

Spain marks 39 years of democracy on Constitution Day

TODAY'S (Wednesday's) bank holiday marks the 39 anniversary of the Spanish Constitution at one of its most challenged moments ever through the independence movement in Catalunya and calls for its reform from...