MADRID Spain's first coalition government since the return to democracy began to take shape on Friday, designed to pacify markets nervous over a slowing economy, global trade tensions and the Socialists' reliance on the far left.
MADRID, Jan 10 Spain's first coalition
government since the return to democracy began to take shape on
Friday, designed to pacify markets nervous over a slowing
economy, global trade tensions and the Socialists' reliance on
the far left.
MADRID Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Wednesday that he had accepted a mandate from the king to try and form a government, and would contact other parties starting next week to drum up support amid a deeply fragmented parliament.
MADRID Spanish authorities said on Wednesday they are considering giving residency to an undocumented migrant from Senegal after he rescued a wheelchair-bound man from a burning, second-story apartment.
MADRID Spain's Repsol pledged on Monday to reduce net carbon emissions from its operations and most of its products to zero by 2050 and absorb a 4.8 billion euro ($5.3 billion) hit to the value of its oil and gas assets in the process.
MADRID/BARCELONA Spain's ruling Socialists courted Catalan separatists on Thursday, as they began the tough process of winning enough support in a fragmented parliament to sustain a coalition government with the far-left Unidas Podemos party.
MADRID Spain's Socialists and the far-left Unidas Podemos party agreed on the basis of a coalition government on Tuesday, just two days after a parliamentary election delivered a highly fragmented parliament.
MADRID The head of Spain's centre-right Ciudadanos party quit on Monday after heavy election losses, potentially making his party more amenable to backing a government led by the Socialists. | Video
MADRID Cries of "long live Franco!" accompanied the laurel wreath-draped coffin of General Francisco Franco on Thursday as Spain removed the remains of its former dictator from the state mausoleum where he was buried in 1975. | Video
MADRID Spain's Supreme Court is set to announce as early as Monday its verdict in the high-stakes trial of Catalan separatist leaders over their role in a banned independence referendum, two judicial sources told Reuters on Friday.