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Catalan president Quim Torra asks for the floor during a plenary session at the parliament of Catalonia on Monday, in Barcelona. Photograph:  Lluis Gene/AFP via Getty Images

Catalonia’s parliament has accepted a judicial ruling stripping the region’s president, Quim Torra, of his seat in a move that has divided the indepen(...)

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(...)

Supporters of Vox rally in Madrid. The far-right party has taken a tough line against feminism and LGBT initiatives.  Photograph: Oscar del Pozo/AFP via Getty

Spain’s new coalition government is facing its first major political battle, over the parental right to interfere in children’s school education. The(...)

Smoke rises following an explosion at an industrial hub near the port city of Tarragona. Photograph: AP Photo/David Oliete

Firefighters have found the body of a second victim following a massive explosion and fire at a chemical factory in Tarragona in northeastern Spain, t(...)

An explosion took place at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain. Photograph: Laura_presicce via AP

One person was killed, another was missing and six were injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical factory in northeastern Spain, local authoritie(...)

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sánchez applauds after winning a parliamentary vote to elect a premier at the Spanish Congress (Las Cortes) in Madrid on Tuesday. Photograph: Pierre-Philippe Marcou/AFP via Getty Images

Spain ended 10 months of caretaker governments, punctuated by two inconclusive elections, with parliament’s confirmation of Pedro Sánchez as prime min(...)

Last month, the European Court of Justice  decided that Oriol  Junqueras should have received parliamentary immunity from the moment he won a seat in the EU chamber in last May’s election. Photograph:   Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty

Spain’s supreme court has said that the jailed former Catalan vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, should not be allowed to take up his seat as an MEP, de(...)

Ferries operator Irish Continental Group rose 2.2 per cent to €5.11

European shares closed higher on Tuesday after a choppy session, with technology stocks helped as US chipmaker group Microchip Technology raised its s(...)

Podemos Party leader Pablo Iglesias and acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez. Together the two Socialist  parties are still short of a majority. Photograph: JuanJo Martin/EPA

Spain’s Socialists are hoping to break an eight-month political stalemate by forming the country’s first coalition government of modern times. Howeve(...)

 Oriol Junqueras (right) leader of the Catalan Republican Left and the former vice-president of the region was one of nice Catalan leaders given jail sentences in October. Photograph: Ballesteros/EPA

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Spain should have allowed the jailed former Catalan vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, to take up his(...)

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