8th April 2020

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Coronavirus in Spain full update (8 April)

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Report updated in Spain at 11.45h on Wednesday 8 April. Official figures released by the Spanish Health Ministry at 11.30am on Wednesday 8 April confirm 146,690 known cases
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Coronavirus in Spain update – 4 Catalan towns in lockdown (12 March)

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Following a special cabinet meeting to discuss a Coronavirus (Covid-19) emergency plan on Thursday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez then announced via video conference that his
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Spain’s former king, his mistress, and the $100m Swiss bank account

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Public prosecutors in Switzerland are currently investigating a $100m bank account that was held by Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I in Geneva, according to a
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Talks commence between Spanish and Catalan governments

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments kicked off in Madrid on Wednesday, with the overall objective to
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Spanish and Catalan governments to commence talks on Wednesday

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The first round of the ‘bilateral negotiation table’ talks between the Spanish and Catalan governments will commence in Madrid on Wednesday 26 February, with the overall
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Far-right Vox seeks to make independence parties illegal

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Spain’s far-right Vox party has submitted a draft bill to the Spanish Congress to amend the law on political parties, with the objective of making pro-independence
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The new Spanish coalition cabinet gets to work

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, presided over his first new coalition cabinet meeting in Madrid on Tuesday, together with his
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Pedro Sánchez names his cabinet: four deputy PMs and 18 other ministers

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Spain’s Socialist (PSOE) Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, officially re-elected on Tuesday 7 January, announced his full new coalition cabinet on Sunday, which includes left-wing Podemos head
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Pedro Sánchez voted in as PM of Spain’s first ever coalition government

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Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez has been officially voted in as Spanish Prime Minister on Tuesday, after a second round vote gave him 167 votes
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Pedro Sánchez has to wait until second round vote on Tuesday

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Acting Spanish prime minister and Socialist (PSOE) leader Pedro Sánchez will now have to wait until Tuesday and the second round of votes in the Spanish