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Catalonia Separatists Urge a Show of Strength on the Streets

MADRID — Almost a year after failing to secede from Spain, the separatist politicians who govern Catalonia plan another show of force on Tuesday, with the celebration of the region’s national day. In a defiant speech this past week, Catalonia’s Read more…


Spain’s Popular Party Elects Pablo Casado, a Hard Liner, to Replace Rajoy

MADRID — Spain’s opposition Popular Party has elected Pablo Casado to replace Mariano Rajoy as its leader, choosing a hard liner who wants to stop the Socialist government from making concessions to Catalan separatists and from legalizing euthanasia. Mr. Casado, Read more…


Spain Swears In Pedro Sánchez as Prime Minister, Capping Week of Upheaval

Pedro Sánchez was sworn in on Saturday as Spain’s new prime minister, capping a remarkable personal comeback and a week of political upheaval that culminated in the first removal of an incumbent leader by Parliament in modern Spanish history. Little Read more…