For the first time in recent years a CEO opinion poll indicates that independence enjoys a majority support in Catalonia, even though unionists had a seven-point lead only one year ago.
Spain’s Court of Accounts warns that Social Security checks are inadequate: the cost of pension payments to deceased individuals amounts to €350m per year
With this decision, the pension fund will have lost €9.7 billion in a month
Catalonia is third revenue contributor, but drops to tenth place in funds received
Judge asks Spanish authorities to provide information on Villarejo’s trips to set up Operation Catalonia
The judge wants to know the role of the superintendent: when he worked as a civil servant and when as an "undercover agent"
Catalan government alleges that Spain infringes on its powers with subsidies for social welfare programs
The Catalan authorities insist income tax donation of 0.7% for social purposes must be accounted for by region, as Spain’s TC and Supreme Court have ruled on several occasions
A constellation of State technocrats permeates the entire administration to the point of blocking it when it suits them
The Catalan government’s spokesperson remarked that “in a truly democratic country” Spain’s Home Secretary “would have stepped down a long time ago”
The former director of Catalonia’s Anti-Fraud Office, judge Daniel de Alfonso, is back in court. Back on the bench, to be precise. And Spain’s hitherto acting Home Secretary, Jorge Fernández, is a likely candidate to become the next Spanish ambassador to the Vatican City
There is much you might find disagreeable about Cameron. But there are several admirable things about him
The most shocking aspect of the Fernández Díaz tapes is the lack of outrage
Spain’s socialist party urges the Spanish parliament to investigate whether the State is waging a “dirty war” on Catalan separatists
Last Thursday the Spanish Constitutional Court (TC) ruled against Catalonia’s statehood structures, which the Catalan government had been focusing on
Only El País mentions the existence of a “patriotic” police unit
To what extent will Brexit change the language balance in the EU?
Without the massive —and completely shambolic— immigrant influx through Greece, perhaps Brexit would not have triumphed.
Rajoy's reaction: "Scotland has no power to negotiate with the EU and the Spanish government opposes it"
It is surprising that minister Fernández wasn’t sacked on the spot once the recordings of his conversations were made public
The conversations made public between Fernández Díaz and Daniel de Alfonso, Director of Catalonia’s Anti-Fraud Office prove the use of the Spanish police to fabricate evidence against Catalan politicians