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Nicola Sturgeon’s bold move on Monday threatens to reopen a diplomatic dilemma that the Spanish government thought was dead and buried. Should a second referendum lead to a break-up of the UK, a new independent Scotland would request to stay inside (or instantly rejoin) the EU. For that, it would need the support of all remaining member states, including Spain. Read more

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For much of the recent past, Spain’s Congreso de los Diputados offered little in the way of political entertainment. Read more