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Infanta Elena stuns public with Coldplay cover
Politics Thu, May 7, 2020

Infanta Elena stuns public with Coldplay cover

KING Felipe's elder sister, the Infanta Elena has gone viral for a second time with a cover version of a popular hit-turned-Coronavirus anthem – this time, performing by Coldplay. The first-born child of King Juan...

WHO praises Spain's 'heroic response' to Coronavirus outbreak
Politics Thu, Apr 9, 2020

WHO praises Spain's 'heroic response' to...

A WORLD Health Organisation inspection in Spain has concluded that it has acted 'heroically' and that it did, in fact, move humanly quickly after the Coronavirus spread like wildfire within days. Head of...

King Felipe renounces Juan Carlos I's inheritance
Politics Mon, Mar 16, 2020

King Felipe renounces Juan Carlos I's inheritance

KING Felipe VI has renounced his rights to his father, the retired King Juan Carlos I's inheritance, and has withdrawn the latter's stipend paid to him from the Royal household. The receives €200,000 a year...

Brexit will not affect roaming charges, and other reassurances for Brits in Spain
Politics Sat, Feb 1, 2020

Brexit will not affect roaming charges, and other...

SPAIN is determined to turn Brexit into an 'opportunity', and many experts believe the country could find its position in Europe strengthened as a result of the departure of one of its key economies – which...

King calls to end 'hatred and racism' at Auschwitz liberation anniversary event
Politics Fri, Jan 24, 2020

King calls to end 'hatred and racism' at Auschwitz...

KING Felipe VI was one of 41 heads of State and 50 international representatives who took part in the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem to mark the 75 anniversary of the release of prisoners from Auschwitz. One of the...

Spain's new government: The complete cabinet
Politics Mon, Jan 13, 2020

Spain's new government: The complete cabinet

SPAIN'S first-ever coalition government starts work tomorrow (Tuesday) in earnest and, for the first time, has more women than men on board. PSOE (socialist) leader Pedro Sánchez is president, three female...

Who are Sánchez's ministers? What we know so far
Politics Sat, Jan 11, 2020

Who are Sánchez's ministers? What we know so far

AS YET, Spain's new president Pedro Sánchez, of the PSOE (socialists), has not officially revealed which of his MPs will form his cabinet, but some names have already been released, just three days after the left...

Four deputy presidents: Iglesias and three PSOE women
Politics Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Four deputy presidents: Iglesias and three PSOE women

FOR the first time in Spain's democratic history, the new government will have four deputy presidents – and three of them will be female. Leader of left-wing Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, who struck a coalition...

Sánchez sworn in as president
Politics Tue, Jan 7, 2020

Sánchez sworn in as president

PEDRO Sánchez is now officially president of Spain and King Felipe VI has signed the paperwork giving his Royal assent to the appointment. The PSOE's (socialists') coalition partners, leftists Podemos, had...

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