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Can Spain’s new government resolve the issue of Catalan independence?

Spain’s new Socialist-led government has adopted a more diplomatic approach to the question of Catalan independence, but is defiant that Spanish unity will not be compromised. How will this strategy balance out and affect the political landscape in Catalonia and across Spain?

Europe Politics

Catalonia: the rise of Ciudadanos

Elections in Catalonia delivered a blow to Madrid and provided separatists with a relative victory. They also cemented the rise of the Ciudadanos party, with implications for Spain’s national politics.

Europe Politics

What Game Theory can teach us about the Catalonia crisis

Game theory can help explain why the crisis between Catalonia and Spain is unlikely to go away anytime soon.

Europe Politics

Catalonia’s biggest threat is internal

Amid the political crisis in Catalonia, the ‘silent majority’ in favor of union is becoming more conspicuous. It is likely that the rift will deepen.

Economics Europe

The economic cost of the Catalonia crisis

The political crisis in Spain is starting to have economic consequences. Companies are moving their headquarters from Catalonia, and GDP forecasts are down.

Europe Politics

The origins of the Catalonia crisis

Spain is on the verge of imposing direct rule over Catalonia, with potentially explosive consequences. How did we get here?

Europe Politics

No winners: lessons from Brexit for the Catalan referendum

The Catalan independence referendum leads to a heightened risk of political uncertainty in Spain and highlights some EU structural flaws.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Iraqi Kurds and Catalans vote on independence. NAFTA negotiations enter round three. Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare. All in The Week Ahead.

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.