Activists demanding freedom for political prisoners blocked the motorway connecting Catalonia and France.Full Story
The unexpected preliminary agreement is meant to form a “progressive” coalition government joining the PSOE’s 120 seats and the 35 won by Unidas Podemos.Full Story
King Felipe VI will meet President Miguel Diaz-Canel and sign a new bilateral cooperation agreement.
37 million Spaniards voted Sunday for the country’s fourth national election in an atmosphere marred by the crisis in Catalonia and the rise of the far-right.
Opinion polls show the Socialists in the lead but likely to win slightly fewer seats than in April's vote.
Regarding upcoming elections on Sunday, November 10th, Spanish media have published the results of different pollsters on what could be Sunday's tide breaker for a historical political crisis in the European continent.
The Spanish authorities hold that Oriol Junqueras is not "eligible" due to his 13-year prison sentence.
"It's not abuse, it's rape" and "Enough with patriarchal justice" chanted the crowd made up mostly of women gathered in front of the Justice Ministry in Madrid.
Banners included "Death to the Bourbon (monarchy)," "Barcelona will be the nightmare of Felipe VI" and "The Spanish king is not welcome in Catalonia."
Despite the pre-election climate that Spain lives, SCC managed to gather the PSOE, PP and Ciudadanos, that for a few hours claimed unity under the flag of "constitutionalism."
"Our commitment to the exercise of the right of self-determination has no way back," Catalonia’s president Quim Torra said.