General secretary of Citizens Inés Arrimadas: “There is nothing more anti-Catalan than wanting to take Catalonia out of Spain.” Photograph: Oscar Gonzalez/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The frontline political career of Inés Arrimadas is only five years old, but at the age of 35, she has become the leader of the opposition in Cataloni(...)

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont (left) with his predecessor Artur Mas following the conclusion of Mr Mas’s trial for organising an informal independence referendum in 2014. Photograph: Marta Perez/EPA

After several years of steadily increasing tensions between Madrid and Catalonia, in recent weeks the relationship has become particularly strained. (...)

In the wake of June’s Brexit vote, a rapidly increasing number of British Sephardic Jews have been applying for Portuguese citizenship.

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has fuelled an 80-fold increase in the number of British Sephardic Jews seeking Portuguese citizenship (...)

Catalan parliament president Carme Forcadell  greets people  as she leaves Catalonia’s Superior Court of Justice in Barcelona on December 16th, 2016. Photograph: Pau Barrena/AFP/Getty Images

The Catalan parliamentary speaker, Carme Forcadell, has appeared in court on Friday accused of overstepping her powers and defying the judiciary by al(...)

Representatives of Spain’s governing Popular Party hold Spanish flags in the Catalan parliament in Barcelona last year, following a vote to begin the start of a secession process. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Viladecans town hall is a faux-medieval castle. An ochre-coloured building situated in the middle of this small Catalan city, complete with tower, tu(...)

Emilio Mola (fourth from right) walks behind Francisco  Franco at Burgos in 1936. Photograph: Ullstein Bild/Getty Images)

Authorities in the Spanish city of Pamplona have exhumed the bodies of two of the chief conspirators in the military uprising that sparked the countr(...)

People hold Catalan separatist flags during the  Diada celebration  in Barcelona: the current drive for independence began in 2012, when Madrid refused to discuss increased economic autonomy for the northeastern region. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Hundreds of thousands of Catalans will take to the streets on Sunday to mark their annual national day and demand independence from Spain. Although (...)

Members of the President of the Catalan government Carles Puigdemont after his budget speech at the parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona on June 8, 2016. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP/Getty

Pro-independence parties in Catalonia have defied the Spanish judiciary by formally approving a blueprint for secession in a move which, in theory, fo(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon is welcomed by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker ahead of a meeting  in Brussels  yesterday.  Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon was given a “sympathetic hearing” during a visit to Brussels on Wednesday, but no concrete promises on securi(...)

 Rafael Nadal celebrates his victory over Japanese Kei Nishikori at the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell Conde de Godo Trophy final match in Barcelona, northeastern Spain. Photograph:  EPA

Rafael Nadal is suing a former French minister who accused him of doping, saying he needs to defend his integrity and image as an athlete. The Spanis(...)

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