ENVIRONMENT

Greenhouse gas emissions drop in Spain as power plants ditch coal

Energy produced at coal-fired thermal stations made up less than 5% of all electricity generated in 2019, as natural gas and renewables become more profitable options

CATALAN INDEPENDENCE DRIVE

Spain’s electoral officials vote to remove Catalan premier over disobedience ruling

The regional parliament has rejected the decision, describing it as a “coup,” while Quim Torra says that sovereignty resides in the Catalan chamber