Spain continues to slide deeper into recession. Economic output fell by 0.7 percent on the same period in 2011. It's the steepest decline in three years. Spending cuts and tax hikes are putting the brakes on growth.
Spain’s government has asked the Constitutional Court to stop Catalonia’s independence vote. Fears over the ailing Spanish market have bolstered the secessionist movement in the economically vital northeastern region.
High debt, zero growth and weak support at home - France's leaders have their work cut out for them trying to implement much-needed reforms. DW takes a look at the state of the eurozone's second-largest economy.
Angela Merkel and Mariano Rajoy have struck a positive note after meetings in Santiago de Compostela. Merkel and Rajoy walked a stretch of the Way of St. James, as Spain starts its own long road to economic recovery.
Spain's Constitutional Court has blocked a referendum to grant independence to the wealthy northeastern region of Catalonia. It must now consider the government's request that the vote be declared unconstitutional.
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