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Riot police clash with supporters of Catalan independence during a protest in Barcelona on Friday. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

A visit by Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez to Barcelona on Friday sparked street demonstrations by pro-independence activists and drew stinging r(...)

Spain’s new leader  Pedro Sánchez (left) shakes hands with deposed prime minister Mariano Rajoy  after Mr Sánchez won no-confidence motion in the Spanish parliament in Madrid on Friday. Photograph:  Pierre-Philippe Marcou/Getty Images

The seven-year tenure of Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy came to an abrupt end on Friday as he lost a parliamentary confidence vote led by Social(...)

Spain’s acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy could find his position bolstered by regional elections in Galicia and the Basque country. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

As the possibility looms of a third Spanish general election in a year due to an unprecedented political stalemate, there is a feeling that a solution(...)

Just when it seemed Spanish politicians had locked themselves into a third election within 12 months, to the despair of a weary electorate, one of the(...)

The surprise outcome of Spain’s general election last month, just three days after the Brexit referendum, was the first manifestation of its impact on(...)

Mariano Rajoy: his conservative Popular Party won the election but fell well short of a majority. Photograph: Julien Warnand/ EPA

Spain’s acting prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, is planning to form a new government by the end of July, while his defeated rivals take stock of their (...)

Before weary Spanish voters even cast their ballots on June 26th in the second general election in six months, they are learning from opinion polls, a(...)

It is indicative of the uncertain and rapidly changing state of European politics that post-election paralysis is becoming commonplace. Many establish(...)

Arnaldo Otegi, general secretary of the Basque pro-independence party Sortu, was released from prison yesterday after a controversial six-year sentenc(...)

Spain remains without a new government two months after an inconclusive general election. Its plight has been been cited by senior Fine Gael politicia(...)

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