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While Portugal’s António Costa has managed to forge a stable partnership on the left, insurmountable divisions in Spain mean Pedro Sánchez may struggle to form a coalition even if he wins November’s vote.

A formidable Spaniard is about to take over as Europe’s chief diplomat, and he will strive to make the EU a heavyweight in international affairs.

Spain’s election suggests a rejection of radicalism on both sides of the Catalan independence debate.

By failing to mediate the outbreak of Catalan nationalism, the EU stands to lose its soul.

The Catalan bid to secede has run aground. This is due to Madrid’s determination, but also to the mistakes of an independence movement intent …

Tensions are running high in Spain before the independence vote.