Brexit: EU leaders decide UK’s fate behind closed doors as Theresa May secures Article 50 extension

by Jon Stone Theresa May was left waiting while European leaders decided the future of Brexit behind closed doors. The prime minister had hoped to be handed an extension of the Article More »

Nazi descendants publicly use the fascist greeting in the center of Europe

The Ukrainian edition «Correspondent» reports on a mass event held by Ukrainian Nazis in the westernmost region of Ukraine. Right-wing nationalists from the paramilitary organization of the Carpathian Sich published a photo More »

Canada to extend military training mission in Ukraine

Canada will announce as expected on Monday that it is extending a 200-strong military training mission in Ukraine, a source directly familiar with the matter said on Sunday. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland More »

The House of Lords needs ‘total reform’ according to the person writing Corbyn’s constitutional policy

by Chris Jarvis The House of Lords has long been a feature of British politics. But the person responsible for developing Labour’s constitutional policy has called for it to be scrapped. ‘Total More »

No breakthrough but US, Taliban hail progress in Doha talks

After 16 days of discussions, US and Taliban negotiators have wrapped up their longest round of talks yet hailing progress on some key issues – but without producing a major breakthrough. More »

 

Spain | Spanish PM to visit France to pay tribute to civil war exiles

Spain’s prime minister is to travel to France this weekend to pay tribute to the 450,000 Spaniards who sought refuge there at the end of the 1936-39 civil war and the Franco dictatorship that followed.

Spain | What the snap election could mean for Spain, Catalonia and Brexit

by Matthew Bennett

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez has called a snap national election for April. Matthew Bennett explores what the possible outcomes could be for Spain and the impact that Brexit could have on the election campaign.

Spain | Protests in Catalonia against Spanish cabinet visit

On December 21 at least 11 people were arrested and 46 injured despite heavy security measures.

The Spanish cabinet’s unprecedented meeting this Friday in Barcelona sparked protests across Catalonia amid heavy security measures. Pro-independence groups saw the meeting as a provocation and called on supporters to take to the streets. Some demonstrators clashed with police and at least 11 people have been arrested and 46 have been injured.

Spain | Here’s why the tiny peninsula of Gibraltar is having an outsized effect on Brexit

The United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union hit another stumbling block this week, this time over the tiny peninsula of Gibraltar, which sits on the southern tip of Spain.

Gibraltar, a British overseas territory, is set to leave the EU with the U.K.

Spain | Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting independence for Spain’s Catalonia region, including former regional president Carles Puigdemont.

The decision was a major setback for Spain’s legal efforts to crack down on the wealthy Catalan region’s secessionist movement and keeps alive an issue that last year brought Spain’s worst political crisis in four decades.

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