FELIPE VI IN DAVOS

“We’ve seen an attempt to undermine the rules of our democratic system”

The speech by Felipe VI marked the first time a Spanish head of state has addressed the WEF meeting

CRIME

Concerns rise in Bilbao as city hit by wave of juvenile violence

Alarm bells are going off after the arrest of five teenagers for three murders in the Basque city

Brexit

EU’s Brexit negotiator seeks to calm concerns on Madrid visit

Michel Barnier meets with government representatives and business figures and offers support to Spain over Gibraltar question

ECONOMY

Persisting budget impasse forces Madrid to consider Plan B

If all else fails, government could pass a decree by mid-year to get some projects off the ground

CATALAN CRISIS

Government moves to block Puigdemont meeting with Catalan speaker

Under Article 155, Madrid says it has powers over the region’s headquarters in Brussels

Trump’s america

“I never felt as though I was on Trump’s deportation list”

Although deportations from the United States have dropped, there has been a spike in arrests of migrants with no criminal records