Spain

After the Elections, the Difficult Task of Coalition-Building Begins

As Spain’s heated elections wrapped up, acting Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, seeks to consolidate his hold on government – but…

Sánchez and his Socialist Party Soar to Victory in Spain’s Sunday Elections

Voters headed to the polls yesterday to decide Spain’s future. But what prompted voters was not the state of the…

With 40% Undecided – Spanish Contenders Prepare For the Final Push

With Spanish politics riven by national and ideological divides, the only certainty so far about the April election, is that…

Spain to Shut Down Nuclear Plants And Push Forward Clean Energy Plan

Spain’s main electricity providers have reached a deal to close the Almaraz nuclear power plant in western Spain, in line…

Trying to Balance Nationalist And Anti-Migrant Tensions, The EU Floats a Compromise on Operation Sophia – But at What Cost?

The EU will soon cease the maritime patrols that rescued thousands of migrants, attempting the perilous crossing from North Africa…

Despite a Eurozone Slowdown, Spain’s Economy Shows Continued Growth

Spain’s economy continues to improve since exiting its financial crisis, and despite looming political uncertainty. Over the whole of last…

Spain Pledges to Preserve The Rights of Increasingly Nervous Brits in a “No-Deal” Brexit Scenario

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has yet to pull off a Brexit that both the EU and Parliament can accept,…

Analysis: This Year’s European Parliament Elections Can Reshape The EU

The European Parliament is holding elections in May. However, the normally staid procedure is of outsized importance this year, in…

Mobile World Congress Places Global Innovation on Display – Along With US-China Political Tensions

The Mobile World Congress – the largest mobile networking event in the world, attracting over 100,000 attendees – is a…

After Budget Fails, Snap Elections Called for in Spain

Spain is heading for its third general election in four years, to be held on April 28th. Under Spanish law,…
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