18th June 2021

Santiago Abascal

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Pardons for jailed Catalan leaders expected soon, despite fierce opposition

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With the Spanish coalition government (PSOE–Podemos) led by socialist Pedro Sánchez currently considering granting pardons to the nine jailed pro-independence Catalan leaders, Spain’s right-wing and far-right opposition
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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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Spanish Congress votes to extend ‘state of alarm’ until 7 June

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The Spanish Congress has voted to extend the current ‘state of alarm’ in Spain until 7 June. There were 177 votes in favour, 162 against,
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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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Pedro Sánchez seeks cross-party ‘Moncloa Pact’ for recovery programme

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Click here for today’s full report: Coronavirus in Spain (4 May) ALSO READ: Lifting of lockdown in Spain – full details of all phases Please
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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