16th February 2019

Spain General Election

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Pedro Sánchez calls general election for 28 April

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced a general election for 28 April – the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was
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Sánchez to announce on Friday about general election

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Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will announce on Friday whether he calls an early general election, the government said, after right-wing and Catalan independence parties
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Focus on Ciudadanos: ‘weather vane’ to ‘dangerous friendships’

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Four years after it burst onto the national scene, Spain’s Ciudadanos (Cs) party is poised to govern a region for the first time, in a
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Far-right Vox forms agreement with PP

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Far-right party Vox, which sent shockwaves through Spain after winning a surprise 12 seats in Andalusia last month, has said it would vote in favour
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Poll: far-right Vox would win 43-45 seats

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Spain’s far-right party Vox would enter parliament with 43-45 seats if an election was held today, giving all parties on the right an absolute overall
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Sánchez says he aims to see out parliamentary term

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Pedro Sánchez, Spain’s Prime Minister, whose minority government has struggled to pass a budget since taking office in June, said in an interview published Sunday
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Spanish government raises tone against Catalonia

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As anger rises over Catalonia’s continued push to secede from Spain, the Socialist (PSOE) government in Madrid has dropped its conciliatory tone towards the pro-independence
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Sánchez to refer budget to parliament in January

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Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said his minority Socialist (PSOE) government will refer its 2019 budget to parliament for approval in January, possibly triggering