Spain PM in Barcelona to reopen Catalan separatist talks

Spain PM in Barcelona to reopen Catalan separatist talks

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez visits Barcelona Wednesday to resume dialogue with Catalonia's separatist leadership on resolving the political crisis triggered by the region's 2017 failed independence bid.

More than a hundred thousand hit Barcelona streets ahead of Madrid talks

More than a hundred thousand hit Barcelona streets ahead of Madrid talks

Huge crowds expected in Barcelona ahead of Madrid talks

Huge crowds expected in Barcelona ahead of Madrid talks

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French court acquits Basque ETA leader of Spain terror charges

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Spain ends evacuations of Afghan collaborators and their families from Kabul

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UN committee slams Spain for ‘arbitrary’ trials of former judge

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Scotland drops case on extraditing Catalan separatist to Spain

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Safe in Spain, Afghan women’s basketball star speaks out about Taliban takeover

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‘Time is running out’: Spain warns it will have to leave people behind in Afghanistan

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‘It’s Europe’s hub’: EU chiefs to visit Afghan evacuation centre in Spain

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Spain’s government feels heat over sky-high electricity prices

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Spain receives first €9-billion share of EU Covid recovery funds

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EU court strips ex-Catalan leader of MEP immunity

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Spain inches ahead with pension reform

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‘Spain’s stay-at-home lockdown in March 2020 was unconstitutional’, top court rules

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Spanish PM reshuffles government

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VIDEO: Russian fighter jet alarm interrupts Spain PM’s press briefing

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Spain will ‘never’ allow independence vote in Catalonia: PM

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‘Freedom’: jailed Catalan separatists leave prison after Spanish government pardon

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CONFIRMED: Spain approves pardons for jailed Catalan separatists

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FOCUS: What next for Spain after PM’s pardon of jailed Catalan separatists?

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Spain to pardon jailed Catalan separatists on Tuesday

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Spain’s PM heads to Catalonia ahead of pardon for separatists

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‘Extraordinary generosity’: EU chief lands in Madrid to launch Spain’s €140-billion recovery plan

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Spain’s right takes to streets to protest plan to pardon Catalan separatists

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Spain’s Podemos party names new head after Pablo Iglesias departure

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What Britons in Europe need to know about the UK government’s ‘votes for life’ pledge

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Spain’s top court opposes pardon for Catalan separatists

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Catalan separatist parties agree to form new government

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Podemos’ Pablo Iglesias quits politics after Madrid regional elections drubbing

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Spain’s right-wing Popular Party achieves solid win in Madrid’s divisive regional elections

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Spain’s socialists face drubbing in Madrid regional election

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Five things to know about Madrid’s regional election

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FOCUS: Why Madrid’s regional elections are so important to Spanish politics

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Spain’s Tourism Minister receives ‘bloodstained’ knife in the post

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Spanish PM condemns death threat letters with bullet cartridges sent to officials

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How Spain’s far-right party is scapegoating unaccompanied minors in a bogus campaign poster

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Female ministers are now the majority as Spanish PM reshuffles cabinet

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Spain’s hard-left deputy PM to step down to run as Madrid leader

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Spanish court upholds snap Madrid poll in May

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Two former Spanish PMs to testify at slush fund trial

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Madrid’s divisive leader Ayuso quits and calls early regional election

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Spain’s former PM ‘was paid illegal bonuses’, trial hears

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Strains test Spain’s leftist coalition government

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Spain’s Catalonia holds key vote under cloud of pandemic

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EXPLAINER: These are the key dates in Catalonia’s separatist crisis

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Barcenas slush fund trial puts spotlight on Spain’s rightwing Popular Party

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How political infighting is hobbling Spain’s efforts to curb virus

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Catalan prisons eye semi-open regime for jailed separatists

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Spain to publish names of politicians who refuse to declare their assets

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Charges against former Catalan police chief reduced to sedition

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Spain’s Pedro Sanchez loses first bid to return as Prime Minister

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How Spain’s new left-wing coalition fits into Europe’s shifting political allegiances

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Fewer Catalans now support independence from Spain: poll

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Spain’s General Election: What you need to know ahead of the vote

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Spanish elections: Socialists set to win more seats but again fall short of majority

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Madrid eyes fresh dialogue with Catalonia after jailed separatists’ trial

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‘Socialists want to get rid of Spain’s monarchy’: Vox

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Spanish elections: Podemos co-founder forms new party (to rival Podemos)

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Partido Popular: Spanish conservative party acquitted of destroying evidence

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‘We don’t want you’: Spain’s PM rejects far-left Podemos for new government

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Spain inches closer to new government as PM meets king

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ANALYSIS: Where did it all go wrong for Spain’s radical left party Podemos?

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OPINION: Spain’s foolish politicians need a history lesson on the true horrors of the Holocaust

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ANALYSIS: Could Women’s Day change how people vote in Spain’s election?

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Spain suspends judicial reform plan that upset Brussels

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‘It became a political rally’: Catalonia documentary directors return German award

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ANALYSIS: How Spain’s judicial reform plan is raising a red flag in Brussels

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EXPLAINED: Why Spain’s far-right Vox party has filed a no-confidence motion

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Right wing parties strike deal in Andalusia as Bosquet elected parliament president

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Spain’s parliament rejects far-right no-confidence bid

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Spain’s elite shaken by ‘blackmailer’ cop’s recordings

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Behind the headlines: Why Spain’s justice minister is facing calls to resign

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Spain’s ruling party apologises over ‘illegal financing’

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Catalan parliament speaker latest separatist to step down

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Analysis: Does Spain need to reform its constitution?

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Spanish government survives confidence vote over graft

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Spain’s government faces no confidence vote over corruption record

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How the Spanish political laboratory is reconfiguring democracy

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Spain raises tax on fags, booze and sugary drinks in pledge to meet EU deficit target

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It’s official: Mariano Rajoy sworn in as prime minister

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Spain finally has a govt as Rajoy voted back to power

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Spain’s Socialists refuse to go easy on Rajoy once in power

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Spain’s Rajoy says king has tasked him with forming govt

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Spain faces crucial week as conservatives re-take power

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Clock ticking as Spain races to avoid third elections

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Spain’s parliament approves deficit reduction measures

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King to make last minute push to avoid third vote in Spain

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Farewell Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s fallen Socialist chief

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Socialist bloodletting opens way for Spanish solution

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Spain in eye of a perfect storm after 10 months without govt

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Spain’s stricken Socialist party hit by ‘coup’ attempt

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Spain parliament OKs probe into govt ‘political police’

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Socialists under pressure to allow PP to form government

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Pizza delivery falls victim to Spain’s political instability

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Christmas Day elections loom as opposition blocks govt deal

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Spain moves a step closer to ending political deadlock

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Summer jobs bring Spanish unemployment to six-year low

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Spain’s interior minister faces calls to resign over leak

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Spain’s Podemos set to beat Socialists into second place

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Spain’s King Felipe calls new elections for June 26th

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Why Spain is heading for a Groundhog day election

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Spanish parties restart pact negotiations in surprise move

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Spanish king makes final bid to broker deal on new govt

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Fresh elections almost certain but will results be different?

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Finally Spanish PM meets with Catalan separatist leader

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Spain to overshoot deficit target… for 8th year running

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5 practical things Brits abroad can do to keep UK in the EU

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Spanish king to meet parties in fresh bid to end deadlock

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Podemos scuttles hopes for tripartite coalition in Spain

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Three-way coalition talks start as clock ticks for Spain

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Facebook reveals Spain cannot stop talking about Prime Minister Rajoy

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Google reveals what Spain REALLY wants to know about its politicians

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Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

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Spain’s left joins forces in bid for power

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Elections will be critical test for fractured system

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Balance of power lies with undecided voters

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Winds of change blow in Spain as elections near

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PM: Recovery threatened by political instability

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Spain’s ‘Citizens’ party fires up voters

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Spain’s PM Rajoy says he will seek re-election

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Spanish politics now a four horse race:poll

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Grim economic times for 80 percent of Spaniards

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PSOE in spotlight over Madrid chief sacking

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Mayor’s wife sings cringeworthy tribute

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Government ‘won’t rule out’ grand coalition

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Could 1 and 2 cent euro coins soon be scrapped?

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Ruling party declares victory in EU elections

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Who won what: EU elections breakdown

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Separatist party wins EU vote in Catalonia

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Spain’s major parties lose out in Euro elections

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Football fan excused from election duties

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Gibraltar ‘happy’ Spain plans to take row to court

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A to Z of Spanish politics: a handy guide