In exchange, the Spanish government must pledge not to increase taxes, to apply direct rule again in Catalonia under certain scenarios, and shun a pact with Basque nationalists.Full Story
The two parties have regularly been at odds as the Socialists try to put together a government, but time is now running out: if there is no government by Sept. 23, a repeat election will be held on Nov. 10.Full Story
“The trial’s verdict, if it’s not a non-guilty one, will take us to a new stage, to take the initiative again and firmly embark on the path leading to independence,” Quim Torra said.
Negotiators from the two parties will meet Thursday, but while publicly they say they want a deal, sources in both said they had little hope for one.
The police began to disperse a march, throwing tear gas and releasing water cannons on anti-capitalist demonstrators.
Social organizations demand policies that do not generate greater inequality and poverty in the world.
Al least 10,000 thousand social activists are expected to arrive for a counter-summit.
The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has resigned from his post amid a crisis caused by Salvini's intransigence.
Sixteen planes and helicopters, as well as more than 1,000 firefighters, are working to contain flames as high as 50 meters.
The far-right Interior Minister Salvini claims everything is part of a mockery staged by the Spanish charity assisting people in need.
The 'Closed Ports' policy against humanitarian rescue vessels divides the right-wing coalition ruling Italy.