23rd June 2021

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Pardons for jailed Catalan leaders expected soon, despite fierce opposition

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With the Spanish coalition government (PSOE–Podemos) led by socialist Pedro Sánchez currently considering granting pardons to the nine jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders, Spain’s right-wing and far-right opposition
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Ayuso calls for elections in Madrid on 4 May, after ‘political earthquake’ week

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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (16 Mar) Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the outspoken president of the regional government in Madrid for the right-wing People’s Party (PP), has
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Sánchez seeks ‘unity’ for Spain’s recovery plan – yet PP refuse alongside ‘radicals’

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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (28 Sept) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez called for ‘unity of action’ and an end to ‘party squabbling’ as a battle front
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Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘state of alarm’ for final time, until 21 June

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The Spanish Congress has voted to extend the current ‘state of alarm’ in Spain for a final time until 21 June. There were 177 votes in
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Pedro Sánchez seeks final, ‘lighter’ extension to ‘state of alarm’

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In a televised address on Sunday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced that he would be seeking a sixth and final two-week extension to the
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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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Coronavirus in Spain full update (17 May)

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Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (31 May) ALSO READ: Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases, regions & provinces, plus what
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Opinion: London, Madrid, Covid-19 and populism

David Rouse
Right-wing populists in London and Madrid are at last getting a much-deserved kicking. There have been some intriguing parallels and divergencies between Spain and the