Catalonia to open new foreign delegations in Rome, Vienna

The Catalan government is working on the assumption that there will be early elections in the region, despite serious discrepancies between the two main secessionist party leaders. Regional government spokesman Francesc Homs said that he was sure an agreement will be reached and that the elections, the date of which …

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Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has defended his Health Minister Ana Mato, following her sudden resignation yesterday

Five-and-a-half years after it was first made public, the so-called Gürtel investigation into a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme has claimed its highest-profile politician: Health Minister Ana Mato, who resigned on Wednesday night after being summonsed to appear in court over her alleged involvement in the network of corrupt businessmen and politicians. The …

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