Inside Spain (19 December 2017-22 January 2018)

Spain to boost defence spending and send more troops abroad.
New Catalan parliament’s pro-independence speaker calls for deposed Puigdemont to be re-elected the region’s Premier.
Catalan electoral success propels Ciudadanos towards national victory.
Madrid fails to fully implement any of the Council of Europe’s anti-corruption measures.
Economy revives, but growth could be stymied by Catalan independence crisis
Spanish-built high-speed train in Saudi Arabia successfully completes first test run.