3rd March 2021

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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
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Far-right Vox party fails to get any other MPs to support no-confidence vote

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After a two day debate, the Spanish Congress rejected a no-confidence motion brought by the far-right Vox party against the left-wing (PSOE–Podemos) coalition government led by prime
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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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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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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
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Coronavirus in Spain full update (8 April)

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Report updated in Spain at 20h 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