16th May 2022

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Head of Spain’s intelligence agency under spotlight over phone hacking scandal

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Paz Esteban, the head of Spain’s Intelligence Service (CNI), has appeared before a parliamentary committee for questioning over phone hacking revelations, first referred to as ‘CatalanGate’.
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Spanish government secures landmark labour reform, thanks to voting error

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The Spanish Congress ratified on Thursday by a single vote made in error a landmark labour reform devised by the country’s PSOE socialist-led coalition government,
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Spanish Congress backs move for inquiry into child abuse in Catholic Church

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The Spanish Congress agreed on Tuesday to consider opening an inquiry into child sex abuse within the Catholic Church. Up to now, there has never
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Spanish police unions hold protest in Madrid against plans to reform ‘gag law’

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Tens of thousands of police officers from the Spanish National Police and Guardia Civil, their union representatives and supporters, marched through the centre of Madrid
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Pedro Sánchez booed on Spain’s National Day, with shouts to resign

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez was booed and jeered by members of the public on Tuesday, when he arrived for Spain’s National Day parade in Madrid.
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Sánchez and Aragonès resume talks, despite ‘radically different’ views

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez met with the Catalan President Pere Aragonès in Barcelona on Wednesday – at the start of resuming ‘dialogue’ between the two governments on resolving the Catalan
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Spain suspends Barcelona airport expansion plans due to lack of support from Catalan government

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The Spanish government and Aena, the country’s airport authority, have suspended a €1.7 billion investment plan to expand Barcelona El Prat airport, due to lack of