30th November 2022

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Spanish Congress votes in favour of 2023 budget, with record social spending

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The Spanish Congress on Thursday approved the coalition government’s 2023 Budget which includes record levels of welfare spending to help households grapple with soaring inflation.
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Spanish minister accuses judges of ‘machismo’ after loophole in Spain’s new rape law used to reduce sentences

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Spain’s main opposition party and the country’s association of magistrates have called for the government’s Equality Minister, Irene Montero, to resign, after she accused judges of
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Spanish government extends free train routes to continue throughout 2023

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The Spanish government has announced that train tickets for Cercanías, Rodalies and Media Distancia services operated by state-owned RENFE will remain free and subsidised throughout 2023, extending the measure already in place
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Increased social & defence spending in Spanish government’s draft 2023 budget

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Spain’s coalition government between the PSOE socialists and left-wing Podemos party unveiled its budget plans for 2023 on Tuesday, that include increased social and defence
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Pedro Sánchez reshuffles his cabinet

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Spanish socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced a reshuffle of his cabinet ministers on Saturday, for the first time since the left-wing PSOE–Podemos coalition came to
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Pere Aragonès voted in as Catalan President after ERC and JxCat reach agreement

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Pere Aragonès was voted as the 132nd president of Catalonia by the pro-independence majority in parliament on Friday 21 May, ending a three month political
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Spanish government secures 2021 Budget with ample majority

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Spain’s left-leaning PSOE–Podemos coalition government led by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez secured passing its first budget in the Spanish Congress on Thursday, with 54% of the votes