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Europe Politics

Three problems facing Spain’s government today

The medium term outlook in Spain is under pressure from three issues. Its politicians will have to act judiciously to avoid a constitutional crisis.

Europe Future Generator

Future Generator: Media sentiment towards Spain to turn negative through January

GRI use EE’s data analytics platform to project that media sentiment towards Spain will turn negative for political and economic reasons.

Europe Politics

Inconclusive elections in Spain threaten Europe’s political establishment

A divided election in Spain has left the main parties exploring coalition options. Instability and a return to the polls in the Spring are the most likely outcomes, unless tough

Europe Politics

Ciudadanos will play decisive role in Spanish elections

Upcoming elections in Spain bring two new parties, Ciudadanos and Podemos, into play. Spain will hold a general election on 20 December. Significant support for new parties are a threat to incumbent

Europe Politics

Interview: Will Catalonia be independent in 2015?

Catalonia’s political leader, President of the Generalitat Artur Mas i Gavarró, has urged a snap local vote on independence from Spain this September, despite the latest decision by Spain’s supreme court ruling that

Europe Politics

Will Greek anti-austerity affect Spain’s many elections in 2015?

Spain faces a year fraught with political uncertainty and potential institutional upheaval. A spate of elections are scheduled to take place throughout the year and will test the country’s ability to maintain

Europe Politics

Catalonia poll favours independence

Two months after Scotland narrowly voted to remain a part of the United Kingdom, Catalonia took to the polls on Sunday to voice its plans for an independent political future. Catalonia,

Economics Europe

Would a ‘Yes Vote’ deny Scotland EU membership?

EU member states with their own separatist movements may balk at allowing an independent Scotland to join the EU, which would have major implications for trade and universities. EU Commission

Economics Europe

Can Scotland and Catalonia afford independence?

Scotland will hold a referendum in 2014 to allow its people to choose whether they wish to stay in the United Kingdom or become an independent nation. If the majority