Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 28 November 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Pedro Sanchez

This month
November 2023
Spanish prime minister wins second term despite row over amnesty for Catalan separatists
Pedro Sanchez, in office since 2018, won the backing of 179 lawmakers.
This year
Spain PM says football boss apology over kiss 'insufficient'
Football Federation chief Luis Rubiales, 45, kissed Jenni Hermoso.
Spanish PM calls football chief's apology for World Cup kiss 'insufficient'
As the controversy over the kiss grew yesterday, Rubiales apologised in a video posted on social media.
Spain begins talks to avoid new election after inconclusive vote
Spain – which held four general elections between 2015 and 2019 – could find itself once again in deadlock and forced to call a new vote.
Spain goes to the polls in snap election that could see right-wing return to power
Socialist prime minister Pedro Sanchez faces a strong challenge from the right.
EU 'unequivocally' supports Ukrainian accession, says Spanish PM
Spain has assumed the rotating EU presidency.
Windsor Framework and invasion of Ukraine on the agenda when Varadkar meets Spanish PM later
Leo Varadkar will brief Pedro Sanchez on the new agreement between the UK and the EU.
Last year
Spain’s government plans temporary higher tax rate for richest 1%
The expected increase in tax revenue will be used to alleviate hardship brought by higher prices for energy and food, a minister said.
Atletico Madrid condemned over Vinicius racism incident
The club later released a statement saying the abuse was ‘unacceptable’.
Spain's spy chief sacked over phone hacking scandal
The scandal broke in April after it emerged the phones of people linked to the Catalan separatist movement had been tapped.
All time
Spain pledges quicker help for La Palma following volcano damage
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his government would pass new measures this week to help millions of euros in aid reach those in need.
Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.
Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament
Catalan separatist parties have agreed not to form a government with the Socialists.
Spain prepares to enter state of emergency amid coronavirus rise
Spain’s government has already declared two states of emergency during the pandemic.
Over 23,000 new Covid-19 cases in Spain since Friday amid spike in Madrid
The region accounted for nearly half of the 141 deaths in the last week.
Spain to re-open borders to tourists and drop mandatory two-week travel quarantine from 21 June
Spain’s government had already announced that it would end a state of emergency on the same date.
Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains
Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.
Spanish parliament approves move to exhume remains of former ruler General Franco
General Franco is buried in a basilica carved into a mountain-face around 50 kilometres outside of Madrid.
De Gea demands public apology from Spanish Prime Minister
Pedro Sanchez made comments in connection with a false 2016 sex slur.
Socialist Sanchez takes over in Spain as Rajoy ousted by parliament
Rajoy got up and shook hands with Sanchez before leaving the lower house without a word.