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Alberto Garzón, Spain’s minister for consumer affairs in the left-wing coalition government, said “what isn’t at all sustainable is these so-called megafarms”. Photograph: Alberto Ortega/Europa Press via Getty Images

The Spanish government is facing a fierce backlash and division within its own ranks after a minister warned of the possible dangers of large-scale in(...)

Pupils and teachers  at Vedruna Angels School in the Raval neighbourhood of Barcelona return to school in September 2020 after a coronavirus lockdown. Photograph: Lorena Ros/Getty Images

A dispute over the use of the Spanish language in schools has put the government of Catalonia at loggerheads with the judiciary and drawn calls for di(...)

 Pablo Casado: the Popular Party leader has been criticised after attending a Mass in Granada dedicated to the late dictator Francisco Franco. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA

The leader of Spain’s main opposition party, Pablo Casado, is facing accusations of either being an extremist or of making a monumental blunder after (...)

On Thursday the Spanish congress voted on whether to appoint four new members of the constitutional court. Photograph: iStock

A contentious vote in Spain’s congress approving an appointment to a top court has paved the way for an end to a long-standing political impasse, whil(...)

 Isabel Diaz Ayuso: the conservative president of the Madrid region said  Spain had taken its language, “Catholicism and, therefore, civilisation and freedom to the American continent”. Photograph: Craig Hudson/Europa Press via Getty Images

A dispute over the nature of Spain’s colonial legacy has triggered a war of words between the country’s conservatives and the Mexican government, and (...)

Pope Francis: ‘I do not know if Spain is fully reconciled with its own history.’ File photograph: EPA

Pope Francis has urged Spanish leaders to put their ideologies to one side and embrace dialogue in order to resolve their country’s long-standing disp(...)

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez speaking in Barcelona on Monday: ‘Time alone does not cure wounds, courage and willingness to take on our pain are also needed. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sánchez has said he will issue pardons on Tuesday for nine jailed Catalan leaders, in a controversial effort to calm tens(...)

Demonstrators hold a banner demanding freedom for Catalan jailed leader Oriol Junqueras in Barcelona. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty

“Revenge” has become a buzzword in Spanish politics in recent days. Prime minister Pedro Sánchez warned against it as he insisted on the need for a mo(...)

 Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez: The government will base its decision on “coexistence between all Spaniards”. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo

Spain’s supreme court has dealt a blow to the government of prime minister Pedro Sánchez, warning it would be “unacceptable” to pardon nine jailed Cat(...)

Migrants rest on the coast after crossing over to Ceuta, the Spanish enclave in north Africa. Photograph: Reduan/EPA

The sudden influx of thousands of migrants into Spanish territory this week has created a new crisis on Europe’s southern border. On Monday, an estim(...)

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