To say Spanish politics is at the most fractious it’s ever been in the 21st Century would be a fair assessment of the current situation.
Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and other regional leaders signed a suspended declaration of independence from Spain last night, easing concerns of immediate unrest.
Spanish bonds have fallen after the region of Catalonia voted to become an independent state yesterday.
Spain’s ruling monarch, king Felipe VI, hailed the strength of the bond between Britain and Spain on Wednesday, despite the current diplomatic tension.
India’s prime minister Narendra Modi is visiting Europe this week.
Scotland will be “most welcome” to rejoin the European Union (EU) as a full member — even if it voted for independence, 50 European politicians have publicly stated.
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