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Spain's Sanchez will go ahead with PM confirmation vote, risking new election

Jun 26 2019

MADRID Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez will next Tuesday set a date for a parliamentary vote on whether he can stay on in the role, a Socialist party source said, triggering a two-month countdown that could potentially lead to a new election.

Spain's bad bank transforms into real estate fund as it tries to stem losses

Jun 25 2019

MADRID Spain's 'bad bank' is joining the ranks of the world's biggest real estate funds as it swaps loans for property in an attempt to limit losses on toxic assets it took on during the financial crisis.

Spain's 'Wolf Pack' found guilty of rape in landmark ruling

Jun 21 2019

MADRID Spain's Supreme Court on Friday ruled that five men who attacked a teenager at a bull-running festival were guilty of rape not the lesser crime of sexual abuse, concluding a case that sparked mass protests across Spain over chauvinism and sexual abuse.

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented

May 26 2019

MADRID Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home.

Spain's Socialists win EU ballot, local vote fragmented

May 26 2019

MADRID Spain's Socialists won most votes in European and local elections on Sunday in a series of ballots that boosted their ambitions to target a top EU job in Brussels but highlighted how deeply fragmented the political landscape is at home.

Jailed separatists and far-right make for rowdy start to Spanish parliament

May 21 2019

MADRID Jailed Catalan separatists, far-right lawmakers, a record number of women and the biggest Socialist group in years held a rowdy opening session on Tuesday of a parliament that reflected Spain's divisions and diversity like no other in recent memory. | Video

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom

May 20 2019

MADRID Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way toward establishing the country's political identity for the coming years.

Explainer: Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom

May 20 2019

MADRID Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way towards establishing the country's political identity for the coming years.

Explainer - Crunch time for Spain as regional, EU elections loom

May 20 2019

MADRID Three weeks after a national election, Spain is still without a government. On Sunday it holds local, regional and European ballots that will go a long way towards establishing the country's political identity for the coming years.

Stars aligned for Catalan separatists? Not so fast

May 01 2019

BARCELONA/MADRID Cheers rang out and drinks flowed in a Barcelona sports hall on Sunday night as separatists celebrated a victory - the first time a pro-independence party won in Catalonia in a national election since Spain's return to democracy.

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