Spain’s new government faces immediate test in Catalan national rights
Hopes for fresh negotiations after President Sánchez and President Torra exchange phone call
- New PSOE and Podemos government set for fresh negotiations with Catalan counterparts
- President Torra prepares to challenge removal from office
- European and Spanish courts clash over status of jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras
Robin McAlpine: Simple, accurate answers for Andrew Neil's questions
Following Nicola Sturgeon’s exchange with Andrew Neil, Common Weal director Robin McAlpine offers his guide to some of the most common questions facing supporters of independence
FOR five years now, Common Weal has repeated over and over that, sooner or later but with absolute inevitability, the independence movement will have to provide clear and coherent answers to the kinds of questions Andrew Neil asked Nicola Sturgeon this week. These were not unreasonable questions.