Carles Puigdemont

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The Guardian view on Catalonia’s election: moving on from nationalism’s high tide | Editorial
Editorial: A bad night for pro-independence parties, and a very good one for the Socialists, has vindicated Pedro Sánchez’s conciliatory strategy

Editorial

13, May, 2024 @6:00 PM

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Catalan parties face coalition talks after socialists fall short of majority
Socialist leader Salvador Illa hails ‘new era’ while Carles Puigdemont vows to try to form minority government

Sam Jones in Madrid

13, May, 2024 @12:56 PM

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Spain’s PP leader shocks party by backing conditional pardon for Carles Puigdemont
U-turn ‘stupefies’ conservative party, which has condemned amnesty for those involved in Catalan independence push

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

12, Feb, 2024 @2:54 PM

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Spanish parliament rejects amnesty bill for Catalan separatists
Narrow defeat by 179 votes to 171 is a blow for Pedro Sánchez and highlights fragility of his minority government

Sam Jones in Madrid

30, Jan, 2024 @6:54 PM

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Pedro Sánchez’s election deal has too a high a price – it undermines democracy | Observer editorial
In promising an amnesty to Catalan separatists in exchange for power, the prime minister has been accused of mounting a coup

Observer editorial

19, Nov, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pedro Sánchez is back … now Spain’s PM must make his daring gamble pay off
The socialist leader’s pact with separatist activists has returned him to power for now, but it’s a strategy fraught with political uncertainty

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, Nov, 2023 @5:00 AM

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What is the Catalan amnesty deal agreed by Pedro Sánchez?
Second term seems secure after controversial deal to win backing from pro-independence parties

Sam Jones in Madrid

15, Nov, 2023 @12:54 PM

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The Guardian view on an amnesty deal for Catalan separatists: Pedro Sánchez is right to gamble again | Editorial
Editorial: Spain’s caretaker prime minister has cut a controversial deal to stay in power. It is in the country’s interest that it succeeds

Editorial

14, Nov, 2023 @6:47 PM

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Carles Puigdemont: from self-exile to unlikely kingmaker of Spanish politics
Architect of Catalonia’s illegal referendum of 2017 has signed deal to support Spain’s socialists in return for amnesty

Sam Jones in Madrid and Lili Bayer in Brussels

09, Nov, 2023 @6:04 PM

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Spain is becoming harder to govern. Is this the future of our divided politics? | María Ramírez
Three months after a general election, attempts to form a government have so far failed – and hostility between parties is mounting, says Spanish journalist María Ramírez

María Ramírez

05, Oct, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Drop cases against Catalan separatists if you want our support, Puigdemont says
Junts party demands amnesty for leader and officials as price for support of acting PM Pedro Sánchez

Lisa O'Carroll in Brussels and Sam Jones in Madrid

05, Sep, 2023 @1:07 PM

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Infighting at top of Spain’s far-right Vox party as spokesperson quits
Iván Espinosa de los Monteros, a founding member, marginalised by hardliners close to party leader

Stephen Burgen in Barcelona

09, Aug, 2023 @1:27 PM

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