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Catalan regional president Pere Aragones, centre, in Barcelona marking the national day of Catalonia. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty

The leaders of Spain and Catalonia are due to meet in Barcelona on Wednesday, as they resume talks aimed at reaching a solution to the country’s longs(...)

The Opposition will seek to ram home key messages that the Coalition is uninterested in fairness, the welfare of vulnerable groups, and is unnecessarily opening up people to economic hardship. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

As far as sweeteners to a bitter pill go, having another €3.5 billion to throw at taxpayers is no bad thing. Unfortunately for the Coalition, amid the(...)

A bailaora, or flamenco dancer, performs ahead of the reopening of the Corral de la Morería, in Madrid, Spain. Photograph: Rodrigo Jimenez/EPA

The Corral de la Morería music venue in central Madrid has hosted many of flamenco’s finest singers, guitarists and dancers. Its reputation as the mos(...)

Basque Country regional government president Iñigo Urkullu (C) and his wife Lucia Arieta (R) arrive to PNV party headquarters  in Bilbao, Spain. Photograph: Luis Tejido/EPA

The result of Sunday’s Galician election can hardly have stirred more mixed feelings for Spanish opposition leader Pablo Casado. His conservative Po(...)

Patrol cars of local police  are seen in Ronda, southern Spain. Photograph: Jon Nazca/Reuters

Spain’s government is planning to ease lockdown restrictions for children, as the country’s daily death toll from coronavirus dropped below 400 to its(...)

Quim Torra, Catalonia’s president, is to attend talks with Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

A highly anticipated series of negotiations is due to begin on Wednesday between the governments of Spain and Catalonia, aimed at resolving the countr(...)

The Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba. Campaigners are concerned that the church may be whitewashing the monument’s Islamic heritage.  Photograph: Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters

A steady stream of tourists is coming into the courtyard of Córdoba’s Mosque-Cathedral, passing orange trees and water fountains before entering the d(...)

Policemen and security personnel walk on a fallen bridge in Malgrat de Mar, near Girona, Spain. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images

Several days of storm conditions in Spain have claimed at least 13 lives and left large swathes of the country flooded. Storm Gloria hit Spain last w(...)

The Big Brother logo. The Spanish version of the show is under fire over its handling of an alleged rape.

The Spanish version of the reality TV show Big Brother is under fire for its handling of an alleged sexual assault during the filming of the programme(...)

 Spanish dictator General Franco  inaugurates a number of new rooms in an army museum, on  March 11th, 1946. File photograph: Keystone/Getty Images

To reach the Valley of the Fallen, you drive up a steep, winding road through a pine forest 60km northwest of Madrid. It’s an idyllic spot, offering a(...)

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