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UPDATE 2-Spanish bank mergers should be market-led -ECB's De Cos

03 Dec 2019

* ECB's De Cos sees Spanish banks' diversification as an advantage

Spain's Socialists again seek to rule without majority as Ciudadanos collapses

11 Nov 2019

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

Factbox: The rise of Spain's far-right - Vox becomes third-biggest party

11 Nov 2019

MADRID Far-right Vox became the third-largest party in Spain's parliament in a national election on Sunday, winning 52 seats, up from 24 at its debut in April.

Factbox: The rise of Spain's far-right - Vox becomes third-biggest party

11 Nov 2019

MADRID Far-right Vox became the third-largest party in Spain's parliament in a national election on Sunday, winning 52 seats, up from 24 at its debut in April.

Turbine maker Siemens Gamesa shares plummet on delayed margin goals

05 Nov 2019

MADRID Siemens Gamesa delayed its 2020 guidance by two years on Tuesday, sending its shares close to their lowest level this year and wiping almost 1 billion euros (£864 million) off the wind turbine company's market value.

'It's not abuse, it's rape': protesters denounce Spanish assault ruling

05 Nov 2019

MADRID Hundreds of people protested in Spain's capital on Monday against a court ruling last week that cleared five men of gang-raping a 14-year-old girl and instead found them guilty of the lesser charge of sexual abuse. | Video

Repsol plans more M&A to get bigger in fewer countries

31 Oct 2019

MADRID Spanish energy giant Repsol plans to buy and sell more assets in a drive to get stronger in a smaller number of markets, its CEO said on Thursday, after weak energy prices prompted it to cut capital spending and core profits forecasts.

UPDATE 2-Iberdrola open to US, UK deals as steps up renewables drive

30 Oct 2019

* Net debt to reach 36.5 bln euros by end of 2019 (Adds company, analyst comments, background, shares)

Confronting its troubled past, Spain exhumes Franco

24 Oct 2019

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

Franco exhumation a political game that debases his legacy, grandson says

24 Oct 2019

(This version of Oct. 23rd story corrects paragraph 6 to show court approval was last month)

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Democrats zoom in on Trump impeachment charges this week

Democratic lawmakers could vote this week on articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee chairman said on Sunday as lawmakers sharpened their focus on charges of wrongdoing in his dealings with Ukraine.