19th February 2019

Spanish Government

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Focus: Sánchez ‘rollercoaster’ and Spain’s ‘political instability’

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Eight months after ousting his rival and taking power in Spain, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has been forced to call early elections for 28 April, the latest
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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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Spain’s image campaign to counteract ‘baseless attacks’

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The trial starting of 12 Catalan leaders over their role in Catalonia’s failed independence bid will be fought between Madrid and pro-independence supporters in the
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Government celebrates failure of ‘rage of the right’

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The Spanish government has celebrated the ‘failure’ of Sunday’s rally against its Catalonia policy in Madrid, according to executive sources. For them, the low number of
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Spain’s right and far-right unite at Madrid rally

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Tens of thousands of people waving Spanish flags joined a rally today in Madrid called by right-wing and far-right parties against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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Madrid, Catalans accuse each other of ‘stalled’ talks

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Spain’s socialist government and the Catalan pro-independence parties have accused each other of breaking off negotiations aimed at easing the secession crisis. The mutual accusations
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Sánchez a ‘felon, illegitimate, traitor’ for Catalan ‘rapporteur’

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Spain’s prime minister has been called a ‘felon,’ ‘illegitimate’, ‘traitor’ and ‘compulsive liar’ by the opposition head Pablo Casado after the government’s concession to Catalan pro-independence parties.
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Right and far-right to jointly protest against Sánchez

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Accusing him of ‘high treason’, Spain’s right-wing and far-right parties have said they will protest together for the first time against Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez
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‘High treason’: the plans for ‘observer’ or ‘mediator’

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The Spanish government’s plan to have an observer present in the talks between parties over the Catalan crisis has been heavily criticised by some opposition