NEXT GENERATIONEU: After prolonged covid-19 restrictions, a revitalization of the economy is high on the political agenda. The EU's comeback strategy is an economic recovery plan with 750 billion euros in grants and loan repayments. Are we heading into a federal era? And what lasting ecological measures can be taken in a fast, goal-focused turnaround operation?
SPAIN: The country receives sharp criticism internationally for the police and civil guard's extensive use of torture that is never prosecuted. Regime rebels are imprisoned for trifles. European accusations and objections are ignored.
: Already weeks before the referendum on Catalonia's secession, Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy began to show muscle. On Catalan National Day on September 11, he declared that he would do "everything" to stop it.
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