15th July 2024

Spain General Election

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Pedro Sánchez re-elected as Spanish Prime Minister

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Pedro Sánchez has been re-elected as Spanish Prime Minister of Spain, ending four months of political deadlock in the country. It comes after a controversial amnesty
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Sánchez defends Catalan amnesty deal ahead of vote to form new government

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Spain’s acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez defended his controversial amnesty deal for Catalonia’s pro-independence politicians and activists in the Spanish Congress on Wednesday, as part
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The PSOE and Junts sign a pact that will guarantee investiture of Pedro Sánchez

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Spain’s PSOE socialist party has signed a controversial pact with the Catalan pro-independence Junts per Catalunya (JxCat) party that will enable acting Prime Minister Pedro
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Right-wing and far-right politicians join thousands in anti-amnesty rally in Barcelona

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Right-wing and far-right politicians in Spain joined a mass rally in Barcelona on Sunday to protest plans to grant Catalan pro-independence activists and politicians an
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Sánchez rejects Feijóo’s request to back his premiership bid and two-year term proposal

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Spain’s socialist acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has rejected a proposal made by Alberto Núñez Feijóo to support his right-wing People’s Party (PP) for a two-year government
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King Felipe instructs Feijóo to try and form government, yet without guaranteed support

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King Felipe VI has instructed the leader of the right-wing People’s Party (PP), Alberto Núñez Feijóo, to try and form a government, despite not having
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Socialist candidate Armengol elected as parliament speaker – seen as step to Sánchez securing re-election

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Francina Armengol, the candidate proposed by Spain’s PSOE socialist party, was elected by MPs as the parliament’s new speaker on Thursday morning, which has been
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Spain’s Aragón becomes 4th region to be jointly governed by PP & far-right Vox

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Spain’s right-wing People’s Party (PP) and the far-right Vox group agreed on Friday to form a coalition in the region of Aragón, following the 28
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PP’s ties with far-right hamper Feijóo’s attempts to form a government

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Report updated to include votes from Spaniards living abroad. The options to form a government have diminished considerably for Spain’s right-wing People’s Party (PP) despite
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Spain’s right-wing PP win the election, but not a majority, even with far-right Vox

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With over 98% of the votes counted, Spain’s right-wing People’s Party (PP) led by Alberto Núñez Feijóo won the biggest share of votes and seats