Spain pushes for prioritising services in EU-UK deal

By |januar 14th, 2020|EU-UK Association Agreement, EU-UK trade talks, News, Spain, tourism|

Spain on Monday (13 January) called for the inclusion of services in the first phase of EU-UK negotiations on the future relationship, adding more complexity to trade talks that must be concluded before the transition period ends on 31 December.

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Police bust ring smuggling Moroccans to Spain via Gibraltar

By |januar 14th, 2020|Belgium, europol, Gibraltar, Morocco, News, people trafficking, refugee crisis, Schengen, Spain|

Police in Spain and Gibraltar have smashed an unusual migrant-smuggling network which flew Moroccans into the tiny British territory then sneaked them over the border to Spain, arresting 47 people.

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Separatist MEPs bring Catalan conflict to the heart of EU democracy

By |januar 14th, 2020|Carles Puigdemont, Catalan conflict, European Court of Justice, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, Pedro Sanchez, right to inmunity, Spain|

Pro-independence Catalan leaders Carles Puigdemont and Toni Comin sat for the first time as members of the European Parliament on Monday (13 December), calling on the EU to take a stance on the political conflict currently gripping Spain. 

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European Parliament strip jailed Catalan MEP of seat

By |januar 11th, 2020|Catalan independence, David Sassoli, European Parliament, News, Oriol Junqueras, socialists, Spain|

The European Parliament declared Friday (10 January) that jailed Catalan separatist Oriol Junqueras is no longer an MEP, stripping him of the immunity his supporters hoped would see him freed.

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Former Commission officials top new Spanish government

By |januar 10th, 2020|Arancha González, News, Pedro Sanchez, Spain|

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez appointed former European Commission spokesperson Arancha González as his new foreign affairs minister, while Nadia Calviño, who used to be a director-general in the EU executive, will become vice-president for economy, and former EU official Luis Planas will stay on as agriculture minister.

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Allied with far-left, Spain’s Sanchez stays on as PM

By |januar 8th, 2020|Catalan independence, Charles Michel, ERC, News, Pablo Casado, Pablo Iglesias, Partido Popular, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, PSOE, socialists, Spain, Spanish elections, Ursula von der Leyen, Vox|

Spain's parliament on Tuesday (7 January) narrowly confirmed Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez as premier for another term, paving the way for the country's first-ever coalition government since its return to democracy in the 1970s.

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Spain’s lawmakers likely to back Sanchez coalition in tight vote

By |januar 7th, 2020|Catalonia, News, Pedro Sanchez, Podemos, Spain, Spain elections|

Spanish lawmakers are expected to vote by the narrowest of margins on Tuesday (7 January) to confirm Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez as head of a left-wing coalition government.

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Spain’s socialists and Catalan separatists inch closer to deal, despite tensions

By |december 19th, 2019|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, News, Spain, Spain elections|

An agreement between the Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and caretaker socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez is "within reach", paving the way for broader government  coalition talks. EURACTIV’s partner EuroEFE reports.

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Spain’s king taps Socialist Sanchez to form government

By |december 12th, 2019|Ciudadanos, King Felipe, News, Pedro Sanchez, PSOE, Spain|

Spain's King Felipe VI has tasked acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to form a government after the country's second inconclusive election in less than seven months, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.

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EU concerned over France, Italy and Spain debts

By |november 21st, 2019|EU fiscal rules, European Commission, France, Greece, Italy, News, Pierre Moscovici, Spain, stability and growth pact, Valdis Dombrovskis|

Reduction of public debt should be the main priority for France, Italy, and Spain, which have "failed to put their finances in order" during the economic upswing of recent years, the European Commission warned on Wednesday (20 November) at the presenta...

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