Madrid toasts lockdown easing as outdoor terraces partially reopen

By |maj 27th, 2020|Catalonia, coronavirus economic response, coronavirus exit strategy, Madrid, News, Spain, tourism|

Four friends sat around a table in Madrid’s central La Latina neighbourhood and enjoyed a round of beers in the late Monday morning sun, a toast to rediscovered freedoms. A year ago, it would have seemed like a perfectly ordinary spring day, but for most Madrid residents today, it was almost a landmark event.

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Coronavirus waste: Burn it or dump it?

By |maj 6th, 2020|Catalonia, Coronavirus waste, COVID-19, enviroment, Health, Madrid, News, Spain|

Masks, gloves, and other contaminated garbage from hospitals and households, which have been piling up by the thousands of tons as Spain battled through the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, have undermined recycling chains and overwhelmed processing plants.

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Catalan separatists pave the way for Spain’s future ‘progressive’ budget

By |februar 28th, 2020|Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spain|

The Spanish left-wing coalition government on Thursday (27 February) scored its first major political success, after the Parliament in Madrid approved the expenditure ceiling, a preliminary step for approving the new budget for the four-year legislatur...

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Spanish, Catalan leaders agree to start ‘constructive dialogue’ this month

By |februar 7th, 2020|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News|

Spain’s socialist prime minister Pedro Sánchez and Catalonia's regional president Quim Torra agreed on Thursday (6 February) to start a "constructive dialogue" in order to break the country's political impasse and solve the "political conflict" in Catalonia, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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Spain’s lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

By |januar 7th, 2020|Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, Spain, Spain elections|

Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday (7 January) to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

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Brussels court suspends extradition of ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

By |januar 3rd, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, News|

A Brussels court has suspended the extradition of former Catalan pro-independence leader Carles Puigdemont, his lawyer said on Thursday (2 January).

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Spain’s socialists and Catalan separatists inch closer to deal, despite tensions

By |december 19th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Spain, Spain elections|

An agreement between the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and caretaker socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is "within reach", paving the way for broader government  coalition talks. EURACTIV’s partner EuroEFE reports.

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Socialists and Podemos reach deal for a ‘progressive’ government in Spain

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalonia, far right, News, Pablo Iglesias, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, Spain|

Spain's ruling Socialists and the far-left Unidas Podemos have reached an agreement for a “progressive” government after Sunday's general elections, acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the leader of Unidas Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, announced on Tuesday (12 November).

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EU advocate general: jailed Catalan leader has right to immunity as MEP-elect

By |november 12th, 2019|Catalan conflict, Catalonia, EU court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Spain|

The jailed Catalan pro-independence leader Oriol Junqueras has the right to immunity as a result of being elected member of the European Parliament in May, the EU Advocate General Maciej Szpunar said in his conclusions on Tuesday (12 November). 

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Ahead of election, Spain braces for weeks of violent protests after ‘historic’ sentence

By |oktober 16th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Less than a month before a fresh general election, Spain enters one of the most complex and volatile periods in its recent democratic history, after the Supreme Court sentenced on Monday nine Catalan independence leaders for their involvement in the ba...

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