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Spanish youth want to talk to politicians and help build their future

22, Jul 2021

MADRID – 89% of young people in Spain would be willing to restrict their freedom of movement because of Covid-19. This is according to the survey of Spanish youth, ‘The Future is Now’. The results…
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New family law for more equality and less poverty in Spain

15, Jul 2021

MADRID – A new family law on diversity in Spain should support all forms of family other than the traditional one. The Ministry of Social Rights focuses the pillars of extended parental leave, mainly on…
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Annulment of fines from the first state of emergency in Spain

15, Jul 2021

MADRID – The Spanish Constitutional Court in Madrid has declared the first state of emergency in Spain unconstitutional. This began on 14 March 2020 and lasted until 21 June that year. Therefore, that could affect…
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New Spanish ministers must improve relations with Catalonia and Morocco

13, Jul 2021

MADRID – Prime Minister Sánchez wants to make a number of important changes with the seven new Spanish ministers appointed to the cabinet. He insists the focus must be on the economic recovery and the…
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Spain changes first coalition government and appoints number of new ministers

12, Jul 2021

The remodelled government of Spain will start on Monday 12 July with the swearing in of 7 new ministers and 3 ministers who change portfolios. All five ministers from coalition partner Unidas Podemos remain in…
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Far-right Vox party censured for veiled Twitter threat against satirical magazine editor

07, Jul 2021

The El Jueves publication had featured a series of caricatures of the Vox leaders, including co-founder and former ETA hostage José Antonio Ortega Lara.
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Prime Minister of Spain still backs pardons to Catalan leaders

30, Jun 2021

MADRID – A week after pardoning Catalan leaders, Prime Minister Sánchez of Spain declares that there will never be a new referendum on self-determination in Catalonia. He explained the rationale behind the pardon to Parliament. 
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Changes to Spanish pension system presented

29, Jun 2021

MADRID – The government, together with trade unions and employers’ organisations, present the first reforms of the Spanish pension system. Pre-pension will become even less attractive in Spain and one of Rajoy’s measures will be…
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European Council questions Spain’s freedom of expression

21, Jun 2021

The European Council openly questions freedom of expression in Spain after a new report on the sentencing of Catalan political leaders in 2017. This despite the fact they will receive a short-term pardon from the…
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Prime Minister Sánchez rushes to pardon separatist leaders

16, Jun 2021

  MADRID – Spanish Prime Minister Sánchez has ordered his Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo to complete clemency procedures for the convicted Catalan separatist leaders as soon as possible. Calvo has since confirmed the procedures…
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