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Politics & People news and information for Spain

Politics Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Puigdemont may speak in Senate ahead of Article 155 vote

CATALUNYA regional president Carles Puigdemont is considering speaking in the Senate on Friday when its members vote on whether to trigger Article 155 of the Constitution, which would place the north-eastern territory...

Politics Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Protests supporting and condemning Article 155 action

A SERIES of protests for and against the measures taken by Spain's government over Catalunya's disputed referendum took place yesterday (Sunday) evening – over 2,000 people wrapped in Spanish flags gathered...

Politics Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Dastis assures 'Brits' lives in Spain will not be...

SPAIN'S foreign affairs minister Alfonso Dastis was interviewed on the BBC's Andrew Marr show this week, and says he wants to make sure British expats in Spain did not have a rough time after Brexit. Dastis also...

Politics Fri, Oct 20, 2017

EU leaders back Rajoy over Catalunya

SPAIN'S president Mariano Rajoy received a wave of support during yesterday's (Thursday's) EU Summit in Brussels over the tension in Catalunya. Some of the bloc's most prominent leaders, including German...

Politics Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Theresa May: UK 'would not recognise Catalunya's...

BRITISH prime minister Theresa May says the UK 'would not recogise' a declaration of independence on the part of Catalunya. In a conversation with her Spanish counterpart, Mariano Rajoy this week, the...