Spain ends 10-month political crisis

/ Oct 30, 2016

Spain ends 10-month political crisis

Spain finally turned the page on a roller-coaster 10-month political crisis Saturday as lawmakers voted the conservatives back into power despite bitter divisions. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won a parliamentary confidence vote, pledging to plow on with his economic policies, despite the opposition blaming austerity ...

Spain court prevents Catalonia independence vote

/ Sep 30, 2014

Spain court prevents Catalonia independence vote

An independence vote set for November in Spain's powerful Catalonia region was halted Monday by the nation's constitutional court after the central government mounted a legal case saying the planned referendum would be illegal. The court's unanimous decision to hear the government's case automatically suspended ...