Spain's Constitutional Court announced on Wednesday that it would consider a motion filed by Podemos against Mariano Rajoy's decision to suspend home rule in Catalonia.

At the end of October, Mr. Rajoy (PP) announced he would seek immediate Senate approval [to sack the entire former regional government][155] in Catalonia led by Carles Puigdemont.

Podemos believes those measures, related to Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, were unconstitutional, despite separatist MPs in the Catalan Parliament [declaring independence from Spain][ind] earlier in the day.

The Popular Party hol...