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Spain's acting Prime Minister and Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez meet pro-independence Catalan Party to unlock the political stalemate.
The city of Parla, south of Madrid, is a traditional left wing stronghold. Vox champions national unity while promising to halt illegal immigration and political corruption. Here that message struck a chord.
Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez is seeking to form a coalition government with far left partners Podemos, but the two parties together don’t have enough seats to form an absolute majority.
The Government of Spain and its main leaders have launched a campaign on social media under the hashtag #Everybodysland, at the same time that Spain's Supreme Court sentence -convicting nine Catalan separatist leaders to between 9 and 13 years in prison- was made public.
The 12 defendants — including former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont currently in self-imposed exile — face up to 25 years in jail.
Spaniards were frustrated and angry on Wednesday after being called to the polls for a fourth time in four years and some said they would stay away from the ballot box, making it harder to predict how the political deadlock could be broken.
Coalition talks between the far-left Podemos party and Spain’s caretaker socialist government have broken down. Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has until the 23rd of September to form a majority coalition or face yet another general election.
"I would say Podemos is asking for too much, too early. Let's not forget they do not have any experience in government yet."
Podemos votes to support Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, only if the party receives key cabinet roles.
Spanish Socialists will give up trying to install their leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister if he fails to win two investiture votes this month, a spokesman for the Spanish Socialist party said on Tuesday.
Vehicles entering certain parts of central Madrid will once again be fined after a judge ruled that traffic restrictions in the Spanish capital must be maintained to fight pollution.
The legal services of the European Parliament indicate that he must go to Madrid to be sworn in.
Five elected Catalan leaders were allowed out of prison for a few hours today, in order to be sworn in at the opening of the Spanish Parliament.
It’s unusual to carry out an interview from prison, but in the circumstances there was no choice. Catalan independence leader Oriol Junqueras answers Raw Questions, on Euronews.
Do two of Europe's most recent elections signal a new trend on the continent?
With polls for general elections in Spain opening soon, the leaders of all the political parties relaxed after completing their pre-election campaigns
First time voters and the influence of a new party are likely to change the political landscape in the upcoming Spanish general election. There are around 35 million eligible voters, with just over a million young people who could go to the polls for the first time. They have a new set of concerns.
This small region of Spain has mirrored exactly the reults of the national vote in almost every election for fifty years
With an election nearing, rural issues are gaining increasing prominence in Spain
It’s become more complicated for Spaniards abroad to vote after changes were made to electoral registration laws in 2011. And ever since then, participation has plummeted.
Some claimed this was ironic in an election that has brought women's issues to the fore.
Following the strike and mass protests seen nationwide during the International Women’s Day in March, left-wing parties are calling for women’s rights while conservative parties hit back at what they consider "radical feminism".
Voters will go to the polls in a little over two weeks time to elect a new government. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s Socialist Party starts the campaign as favorite.
In Spain, issues like border protection, crime, and unemployment, have propelled far-right Vox party into office in Andalusia’s last regional elections.
In the Andalucía region of southern Spain, the electoral breakthrough of the far-right Vox party has sent a shockwave through Spanish politics. Critics are calling the party stance anti-immigration and anti-feminist. Insiders’ Sophie Claudet sat down with Valérie Gauriat to find out more.