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  1. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain’s King Juan Carlos abdicates in favour of son Felipe to save monarchy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... after the European Union elections on May 25. Political analysts said the ruling conservative People's Party was eager to put the more popular Felipe on the throne to try to combat ...

  2. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish police hold pair over revenge shooting of Leon council leader

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:07pm by AFP

    ... of a police inspector were arrested on suspicion of gunning down Isabel Carrasco, conservative leader of the provincial council in Leon, northern Spain. Carrasco's body was found on a pedestrian ...

  3. News - World - SPAIN

    Madrid parking meters to charge more for polluting cars

    Posted May 01st 2014, 09:15pm by GDN

    ... said, including energy-efficient buses in the city centre and a bike-sharing programme slated to begin in June. "Now with the economic situation improving a little, we have more ...

  4. News - World - SPAIN

    Catalonia to press on with independence referendum despite Spanish parliament's No vote

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:56pm by AFP

    ... conservative Popular Party, the main opposition Socialists and the centrist Union for Progress and Democracy were determined to block the petition and the outcome of the vote was never in doubt. After ... have come in the name of a people, the Catalan people, who want and have always wanted to govern themselves," Jordi Turull, the representative of Mas' ruling conservative Convergence ...

  5. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish court rules Catalonia’s planned independence bid illegal

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:40pm by AFP

    ... on independence from Britain, a move authorised by London. Spain's conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has argued that Catalonia cannot hold a referendum like Scotland because Spain, unlike ... But the Catalan government insisted soon after the ruling it would not derail the drive for a referendum. The referendum is opposed by Spain's two largest national parties: the ruling conservative ...

  6. News - World - SPAIN

    Lawmakers vote to reduce the global reach of Spanish courts

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 01:37am by AFP

    ... opposed" to the judge's move. The spokesman for Spain's ruling conservative Popular Party said the reforms outlined in the bill were needed to avoid "useless disputes that only ...

  7. News - World - SPAIN

    Spains bows to Chinese pressure, moves to curb trials of atrocities committed abroad

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:45am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... including Beijing. Lawmakers agreed to debate and vote on a bill introduced last month by Spain’s conservative Popular Party, which has a comfortable majority in the assembly. If passed, it would ...

  8. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish protesters rally against tougher abortion law

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 08:49am by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... Associated Press in Madrid Anger mounts in Madrid over legislation that will end woman's right to termination except in cases of rape or medical need Tens of thousands of people marched to Spain’s parliament on Saturday to protest against the conservative government’s new law that aims to restrict abortion, allowing the practice only in cases of rape or serious risk ...

  9. News - World - SPAIN

    Spanish King Juan Carlos expresses 'energy and hope' in times of crisis

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Spanish king expresses 'hope' in times of crisis Spain's King Juan Carlos said he had "energy and hope" to continue ruling in his first public interview in more than a decade, after a year blighted by scandals. "I am on good form, with energy and above all hope to move forward and face the challenges we have ahead, ...

  10. News - World - SPAIN

    Spain approves new restrictive abortion law

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Madrid

    ... Associated Press in Madrid Protesters rallied on the streets on Madrid on Friday against the government's new restrictions tightening access to abortions Spain’s conservative government on Friday approved tight restrictions on abortion, allowing the practice only in the case of rape or when there is a serious health risk to the mother or fetus. The previous government ...




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