20th February 2019

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Pedro Sánchez calls general election for 28 April

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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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Spain’s right and far-right unite at Madrid rally

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Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags joined a rally today in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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Madrid, Catalans accuse each other of ‘stalled’ talks

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Spain’s socialist government and the Catalan pro-independence parties have accused each other of breaking off negotiations aimed at easing the secession crisis. The mutual accusations
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Sánchez a ‘felon, illegitimate, traitor’ for Catalan ‘rapporteur’

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Spain’s prime minister has been called a ‘felon,’ ‘illegitimate’, ‘traitor’ and ‘compulsive liar’ by the opposition head Pablo Casado after the government’s concession to Catalan pro-independence parties.
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Right and far-right to jointly protest against Sánchez

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Accusing him of ‘high treason’, Spain’s right-wing and far-right parties have said they will protest together for the first time against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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‘High treason’: the plans for ‘observer’ or ‘mediator’

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The Spanish government’s plan to have an observer present in the talks between parties over the Catalan crisis has been heavily criticised by some opposition
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PP leader pledges to ‘bring order’ to Catalonia

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Pablo Casado, leader of Spain’s People’s Party (PP), harshly criticised the Catalan pro-independence movement during his party’s annual convention, and pledged to ‘bring order’ to Catalonia. ‘We
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Rise of far-right unsettles Spain’s mainstream right

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Spain’s far-right party Vox holds the key to the formation of a right-wing government in the southern region of Andalusia but is proving to be
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Opposition calls for 155, Torra a ‘public danger’

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The two main opposition parties in Spain, the People’s Party (PP) and Ciudadanos (Cs), insist Catalonia must be stripped of its self-government again. Both parties