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Spain rules out veto on Scotland re-joining EU

Scotland's First Minister has called for an independent Scotland to re-join the bloc so it can stay in the single market.
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Catalonia calls on EU to push for independence of Spain

In 1469, when King Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabella I of Castile married, Catalonia, a principality within Aragon, kept its independence.
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Spain demands a veto over Gibraltar’s future in Brexit talks

The European Union has infuriated the British government by putting the future of Gibraltar at stake in talks over the terms of Brexit.

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem strongly criticized

Dijsselbloem refuses to retract the comment that southern European countries “spent all their money on drinks and women and then asked for help.”

FC Barcelona writes history against Paris Saint-Germain

Barcelona defeated PSG 6-1 to complete one of the most dramatic comebacks the Champions League has ever seen.

Former IMF chief jailed over embezzlement in Spain

Spain’s National Court has sentenced former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Rodrigo Rato, to four years and six months in jail over his involvement in embezzlement in two major Spanish banks.

Paulina Rubio wins EU Court case against Spanish gossip TV

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Paulina Rubio’s right to “respect for private and family life” were violated.

Migrants smash through border fence into Spain again

Almost 500 migrants forced their way into Spanish territory in North Africa by breaking through gates in the 6-meter high fence that separates Morocco from Spain's Ceuta enclave.

Spanish court acquits Princess Cristina, but not her husband

Cristina's husband, Inaki Urdangarin, was sentenced to over six years in prison on charges including fraud and tax evasion.

Spanish football startled by major match-fixing scandal

A Spanish judge has charged three former Real Betis players for alleged involvement in match-fixing three years ago.

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