Spain: Will a snap election spell the end for Pedro Sanchez?
The failure to pass a budget vote appears to be the last nail in the coffin of the prime minister's term, marked by bitter confrontation with right-wing parties and Catalan separatists. Santiago Saez reports from Madrid.
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid
Barack Obama meets Spain and Colombia leaders in Madrid.
Spanish PM calls for Catalan parliament to be formed on Jan. 17
Spain's prime minister says that the new Catalan parliament should hold its maiden session on Jan. 17, the first step in reinstating local government after Madrid fired the old regional administration for illegally declaring independence.
Imprisoned Catalans leaders sent back to jail
A judge in Madrid will give his ruling on Monday as to whether eight pro-independence Catalan politicians and two activists charged with sedition should be released from custody.
Catalonia's leader runs out of road
Senators in Madrid are expected to pass legislation today to seize control of everything from the insurgent region's budget to its police force and state-run media.
Catalonia crisis: Spain to trigger suspension of autonomy
Madrid has announced it will trigger a constitutional measure on Saturday allowing it to take direct control of Catalonia's governance after the autonomous region's leader ignored a Thursday deadline to rescind his ambiguous declaration of independence made last week.
Demonstrators rally in Madrid against planned independence referendum
Demonstrators gather outside Madrid's City Hall rallying against a planned independence referendum in Catalonia.