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Catalan leader Quim Torra: 'Independence of Catalonia will come'

President of the regional government of Catalonia debates Spain's recent election and violent pro-independence protests.

Europe

'Progressive coalition' of Spanish leftists agrees to share power

The deal could keep the centre-right and the resurgent far-right out of power, but still needs other parties' support.

'Progressive coalition' of Spanish leftists agrees to share power

Europe

Spain's far right looks to reignite embers of Franco era

Centre-right conservatives collapse as far right doubles its numbers in Parliament.

Spain's far right looks to reignite embers of Franco era

Elections

Socialists win most seats in Spain election, as far right surges

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez facing difficult negotiations after second election this year results in hung parliament.

Socialists win most seats in Spain election, as far right surges

Spain

Spain's general election: Seven things to know

Will the deadlock be broken, and is there a growing far-right threat? All you need to know about Spain's vote on Sunday.

Spain's general election: Seven things to know

Opinion

Catalan crisis and Franco's legacy to shape the future of Spain

Jailed Catalan leaders and the exhumation of Franco's remains are the two issues at the top of Spain's election agenda.

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Climate Change

Spain offers to host climate change summit after Chile withdraws

Chile withdrew from hosting the event due to ongoing street protests over growing inequality.

Spain offers to host climate change summit after Chile withdraws

Catalonia

Thousands join Barcelona protests for jailed Catalan leaders

The Catalan capital has been convulsed by daily demonstrations since nine politicians and activists were jailed.

Thousands join Barcelona protests for jailed Catalan leaders

Catalonia

Catalan leader calls for independence vote as protests continue

Quim Torra's comments came as thousands of pro-separatist protesters rallied in Barcelona for a fourth day.

Catalan leader calls for independence vote as protests continue

Catalonia

Barcelona police and separatist protesters clash for second night

Anger at lengthy jail sentences given to Catalonia's pro-independence leaders over secession bid has sparked protests.

Spain

Spain to hold fourth election in 4 years as talks fail

Acting PM Pedro Sanchez announces November 10 vote after parties fail to reach deal following inconclusive April poll.

Spain to hold fourth election in 4 years as talks fail

Spain

Seven killed in midair collision in Spain's Mallorca

A helicopter and a light plane collide over the island of Mallorca, killing seven people.

Seven killed in midair collision in Spain's Mallorca

AJ IMPACT

Sanchez to make new bid to form Spanish government

The acting prime minister needs the support of Catalan and Basque groups to form a socialist-led government.

Spain's Sanchez turns left in bid to form government

Spain

Spain's Pedro Sanchez loses vote to be confirmed as PM

Acting Socialist prime minister loses parliamentary vote, raising chances of fourth election in Spain in as many years.

Spain's Pedro Sanchez loses vote to be confirmed as PM

Spain

Spain PM Sanchez in negotiations ahead of crucial vote

Socialist party in talks with Podemos and regional MPs to confirm Sanchez as prime minister in fresh parliamentary vote.

Spain PM Sanchez in negotiations ahead of crucial vote