19th September 2020

Gabriel Rufián

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Political fallout as former king ‘fleeing justice’ puts Spanish monarchy in ‘very compromised position’

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If Spain’s current king, Felipe VI, had hoped that the image and reputation of the Spanish Monarchy would improve following the decision of his father, former king
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Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘state of alarm’ until 7 June

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The Spanish Congress has voted to extend the current ‘state of alarm’ in Spain until 7 June. There were 177 votes in favour, 162 against,
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Pedro Sánchez calls for ‘dialogue’ and ‘agreement’ over Catalonia

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In the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, prime minister Pedro Sánchez reiterated his call for ‘dialogue’ in search of an ‘agreement’ with Catalonia, and asked opposition
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Franco removed, but ‘Francoism still very present’ argue many

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‘Today, Spain is fulfilling its duty to itself,’ said acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, on Thursday, as the remains of the late dictator Francisco
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Strong reactions from politicians following arrest of nine activists

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The arrest of nine Catalan pro-independence activists being accused of ‘terrorism’ has provoked outrage among the parties in favour of a self-determination referendum. The Catalan president,
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Pedro Sánchez: suspending Catalonia’s self-rule still an option

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s acting prime minister, has insisted that suspending Catalonia‘s self-rule is still on the table. This comes in the wake of the failed
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Tweet over ‘Spain’s crucial role’ in 1944 liberation of Paris sparks controversy

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A tweet from the Spanish government’s Ministry of Justice regarding Spain’s ‘crucial role’ in liberating Paris from the Nazis in 1944 caused a controversy on
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PSOE on PP’s request for new candidate: ‘fantasy, insulting, delirium’

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The acting Spanish government of the Socialist PSOE party has described calls from the right-wing People’s Party (PP) to nominate a new candidate for prime minister
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Sánchez blames Iglesias for failure in 2nd investiture vote

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Pedro Sánchez has failed again in the second round of votes to be named prime minister in the Spanish Congress. The Socialists (PSOE) won only 124