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Focus: Sánchez ‘rollercoaster’ and Spain’s ‘political instability’

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Eight months after ousting his rival and taking power in Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been forced to call early elections for 28 April, the latest
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Hundreds of thousands march against Catalan trial

SiE Newsdesk / Agencies
Over 200,000 people marched through Barcelona today against the high-profile trial of Catalan independence leaders that started this week, according to Barcelona’s Guàrdia Urbana police.
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Franco Foundation to appeal dictator’s exhumation

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The Spanish government, which has pledged to exhume Francisco Franco from his opulent mausoleum, on Friday gave the late dictator‘s family two weeks to decide
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Pedro Sánchez calls general election for 28 April

Tim Parfitt / AFP / Agencies
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced a general election for 28 April – the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was
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Catalan Trial: Day 3 summary

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‘I see myself as a political prisoner,’ was how the jailed former Catalan vice president Oriol Junqueras began his testimony in the Supreme Court on Thursday,

Netflix wars at Berlinale as lesbian drama premieres

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The first Netflix movie in competition at the Berlin film festival, telling the extraordinary true story of a gay marriage in Spain a century ago,