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German, Spanish inflation remain above ECB target in July

Jul 30 2018

BERLIN/MADRID German and Spanish inflation remained slightly above the European Central Bank's price stability target in July, preliminary data showed on Monday, supporting the ECB's cautious approach of winding down its monetary stimulus only gradually.

At crossroads, Spain's ousted conservatives pick new leader

Jul 20 2018

MADRID Spain's conservative party, cast into opposition in June after six years in government, will map out its political direction for the foreseeable future on Saturday when it picks either a centrist or a right-winger as its new leader.

Spain's Socialist cabinet takes shape, fate of 2018 budget unclear

Jun 05 2018

MADRID Spain's new Socialist government signalled key cabinet member names on Tuesday, including the foreign, economy and budget ministers, as the former ruling party considered torpedoing its own 2018 budget proposal in the upper house of parliament.

Leader of Spain's Podemos to face party vote on 600,000 euro house purchase

May 21 2018

MADRID Members of Spanish left-wing party Podemos, born from anti-austerity protests during the financial crisis, will submit its leadership to a confidence vote after the party leader bought a house for over 600,000 euros (525,336 pounds) near Madrid.

Leader of Spain's Podemos to face party vote on 600,000 euro house purchase

May 21 2018

MADRID Members of Spanish left-wing party Podemos, born from anti-austerity protests during the financial crisis, will submit its leadership to a confidence vote after the party leader bought a house for over 600,000 euros ($705,000) near Madrid.

Spain to maintain control of Catalonia: El Pais

May 20 2018

MADRID Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy plans to maintain central government control over Catalonia after the regional leader nominated imprisoned and exiled politicians to join his cabinet, El Pais said on Sunday.

Spain's government sees economic growth slowing to 2.3 percent by 2020

Apr 27 2018

MADRID Spain's annual economic growth will slow to 2.3 percent by 2020 and 2021, the government said on Friday, with exports remaining a key driver and unemployment falling below 11 percent for the first time since the 2008 economic crisis.

ECHR, Amnesty take Spain to task over freedom of expression

Mar 13 2018

MADRID Spain came under fire over freedom of expression on Tuesday, when the European Court of Human Rights rejected its conviction of two separatists for burning a photo of the former king, while Amnesty International said the country was "outlawing political satire."

Spain's ACS, Italy's Atlantia may agree to break up Abertis: source

Mar 08 2018

MADRID/MILAN/ROME Spain's ACS and Italy's Atlantia said they are in talks over their competing bids for Spanish toll road company Abertis and a source said they could decide to break up the company rather than press on with a costly takeover battle.

Spain economy minister confident will win ECB vice president post

Feb 07 2018

MADRID Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos on Wednesday said he was confident he would be offered the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank, with Ireland's central bank governor Philip Lane the only other candidate.

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