22nd January 2020

People’s Party (PP)

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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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Amid controversy, Dolores Delgado set to become Attorney General

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The Spanish General Council of the Judiciary (CGPJ), a constitutional council that oversees the Spanish judiciary, has backed the nomination of the former socialist (PSOE) justice
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EU Parliament to consider immunity status for Puigdemont, Comín

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The European Parliament has now officially received the petition from the Spanish Supreme Court to waive the immunity as MEPs of the Catalan pro-independence leaders Carles
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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 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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Quim Torra ratified as Catalan president, despite electoral authority ruling

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Catalan president Quim Torra appeared before an extraordinary plenary session of the Catalan Parliament at his own request on Saturday afternoon, only a day after Spain’s Electoral
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Pedro Sánchez still on course (just) to be voted in as PM

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A fierce three-day debate commenced in the Spanish Congress on Saturday, with the Socialist (PSOE) leader and Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez still on
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Quim Torra disqualified from Catalan presidency

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Catalan president Quim Torra has said that he will not accept the order from the Spanish Electoral Authority (JEC) ordering that he must be disqualified from his post.
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Pedro Sánchez and Pablo Iglesias set out coalition agreement

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Spain’s acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Socialist (PSOE) party, and Pablo Iglesias, leader of the Podemos party, presented their coalition agreement on Monday, still hoping
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Pedro Sánchez starts discussions with other party heads

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Acting Spanish prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, started discussions with other party leaders on Monday, starting with Pablo Casado of the People’s Party (PP), followed by