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Spain

  1. coronavirus
    Will the Coronavirus Tear Europe Apart?Germany has ditched its economic playbook to confront the pandemic at home, but it’s not yet clear if it will do the same for its southern neighbors.
  2. politics
    The Left Takes Center Stage in SpainCan a very unconventional coalition hold together?
  3. foreign interests
    Spanish Election Shows the Left Can Resist Europe’s Nationalist WaveThough Spain’s far-right Vox Party won its first seats in Parliament, the Socialists’ win may offer a model for other progressive European parties.
  4. europe
    Spanish Official: Trump Suggested Building a Wall Across the SaharaIf Trump can’t have his border wall, maybe Spain can.
  5. Jitters Rise in Europe As Merkel Can’t Form GovernmentIf Angela Merkel can no longer govern Germany, how can Germany govern the EU?
  6. Protests Erupt in Catalonia After Former Leaders Are Jailed“This is a black day for democracy and for Catalonia,” the mayor of Barcelona said.
  7. Spain Votes to Take Control of Catalonia After Region Declares IndependenceThings seem to be at a breaking point.
  8. international affairs
    Spain Moves to Fire Catalonia’s Leadership, Strip Region’s AutonomyThe political crisis just got a whole lot worse.
  9. Spain Is Dealing With an Unprecedented Political CrisisMadrid prepares to bring Catalonia under its direct control, a move it has never undertaken in the history of its democracy.
  10. foreign affairs
    Catalonia’s Independence Drive Is a Critical Stress Test for Spain’s DemocracyOne of Western Europe’s youngest democracies, Spain risks backsliding into authoritarianism, or even civil war.
  11. Catalonia Prepares for Referendum That Spanish Government Vows to StopChaos may ensue on Sunday.
  12. international affairs
    Terror Cell in Spain Was Planning a Much Larger-Scale AttackSome of the 12 suspected terrorists were teenagers, and their radicalization has baffled their families and authorities alike.
  13. r.i.p.
    A Bullfighter’s SacrificeMatador Victor Barrio, who was gored to death on Saturday in Spain, was one of the courageous few who still dream of being, and train to become, bullfighters in a modern world that rejects them.
  14. Spanish Authorities Seized 22,000 ISIS and Al-Nusra UniformsNow what are they going to wear?
  15. bye!
    Catalonia Is Making Plans to Split From Spain by 2017The northern region doesn’t care what the rest of Spain thinks.
  16. very sad things
    Spanish Ebola Nurse’s Dog Put DownDespite a popular petition to save its life.
  17. awww
    190,000 Sign Petition to Save Ebola Nurse’s DogMadrid’s government announced a plan to euthanize poor Excalibur on Tuesday.
  18. Spanish Train Driver Charged With 79 Homicides, Released on BailReportedly told judge he was traveling too fast.
  19. terrible things
    Video Captures Moment Train Derails in Spain, Killing at Least 78 People“We’re only human!” the driver wailed. “We’re only human!” 
  20. photo op
    Spanish People Doing That Weird Thing They DoThe running of the bulls.
  21. international intrigue
    Is Ireland Patient X for the Next Financial Contagion?Things don’t look good for Spain or Portugal.
  22. photo op
    Spanish Officer Wants in on the Action, TooGay activists in Barcelona protested Pope Benedict XVI’s anti-gay beliefs by kissing each other in front of him.
  23. barack obama
    President Obama Shoots Birthday Hoops With Grant HillWhile Michelle lunched in Spain.
  24. world cup
    Spain Wins World Cup!By one point.
  25. the most important people in the world
    Gwyneth Paltrow Continues to Fetishize Other CulturesAmerica’s leading social scientist on the more evolved culture of Spain.