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Venezuela opposition leader Ledezma flees to Spain

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CARACAS/BOGOTA Veteran Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma, under house arrest since 2015 for alleged coup plotting, escaped across the border to Colombia on Friday and later flew to Spain.

Non-secessionist solution to Catalan crisis possible, says ex-leader

MADRID Catalonia's deposed president said he might consider a solution to Spain's political crisis that did not involve the region's secession, appearing to soften the staunchly pro-independence stance that cost him his leadership last month.

World, 13 Nov 2017

Over half of Spaniards want early national election - poll

MADRID More than half of Spanish voters favour an early national election, a survey showed on Monday, as support waned for a minority government embroiled in the country's worst political crisis in decades.

World, 13 Nov 2017

Spanish Supreme Court frees Catalan parliament speaker on bail

MADRID A Spanish judge on Thursday freed on bail the Catalan parliament's speaker and four lawmakers while authorities continue to investigate their roles in Catalonia's banned independence drive.

World, 10 Nov 2017

Spanish prosecutors request jail for Catalan parliament speaker - El Pais

MADRID Spain's state prosecutor on Thursday asked a judge to jail the Catalan parliament speaker who enabled its declaration of independence while an investigation into charges of rebellion and sedition continues, El Pais reported on Thursday.

World, 10 Nov 2017

Catalan parliament speaker to appear before Spain's Supreme Court

MADRID The Catalan parliament's speaker and five lawmakers will appear before Spain's Supreme Court in Madrid on Thursday to answer charges of rebellion and sedition for their roles in staging a banned referendum on Catalonia's independence last month.

World, 09 Nov 2017

Insight: Catalan leader's farmhouse pact to make last stand in Brussels

BARCELONA/GIRONA, Spain Twenty-four hours after Spain removed him from power, Catalonia's leader had resolved to leave the country and take his independence campaign to the heart of the European Union, but first he needed to tie off an important loose end.

World, 08 Nov 2017

Catalan leader's farmhouse pact to make last stand in Brussels

BARCELONA/GIRONA, Spain Twenty-four hours after Spain removed him from power, Catalonia's leader had resolved to leave the country and take his independence campaign to the heart of the European Union, but first he needed to tie off an important loose end.

08 Nov 2017

Analysis: 'Storm in a tea cup' - Catalonia is no repeat of euro crisis

LONDON Even though Catalonia's bid for independence may be Spain's worst political crisis in decades, it has been no Grexit, Brexit or even Frexit for foreign investors.

World, 08 Nov 2017

Ex-Catalan leader urges unity as window for secessionist pact closes

MADRID Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont urged the region's political forces on Tuesday to unite against Spain, as a window for him to seal an electoral pact with other pro-independence parties began to close.

World, 08 Nov 2017
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Global Economy: Dwindling British fortunes to be laid bare

DUBLIN The diverging trajectories of Britain and other major economies is set to be further laid bare in the coming week with London's budget forecasters poised to cut their growth outlook and data elsewhere likely to remain solid.