“Do we have a deal, Pedro?”: an inside look at the clash at EU coronavirus summit

The six-hour virtual gathering on Thursday to agree on a joint statement has been described as one of the most fascinating in recent memory

Spanish PM on coronavirus crisis: “The worst is yet to come”

In a national address, Pedro Sánchez warned that the number of infections is set to rise next week and place the country’s healthcare system under even greater strain

Spanish political parties close ranks around the government in battle against the coronavirus

The priority for the administration now, as well as stopping the spread of the pandemic, will be the minimizing of the economic damage caused by the crisis

PM due to make statement after seven-hour debate on state of alert measures

Draft decree includes banning all journeys in Spain apart from travel to work or to buy food. The delay on Saturday was reportedly due to differences between the Socialists and their coalition partners, Unidas Podemos

Spanish government declares state of alarm

The measure will allow the authorities to limit the movement of citizens and to ration the use of services in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The Cabinet will meet on Saturday to put the measure into effect for only the second time since Spain returned to democracy

More Spanish politicians confirm they have been infected with the coronavirus

The leader of the far-right Vox party, Santiago Abascal, has announced via Twitter that he has Covid-19. The Spanish royal family has tested negative for the virus

Spanish PM calls for calm, warns of ‘difficult weeks’ ahead due to coronavirus crisis

Pedro Sánchez sought to play down political tensions on Tuesday, and announce that the EU would be more flexible with deficit targets due to Covid-19 outbreak

Catalan talks start with three hours of “therapy” about the origins of the crisis

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and regional premier Quim Torra were present at the first negotiations on the future of the region this Wednesday

Spanish government prepares measures to ease the country’s farming crisis

Proposed reforms caught in a difficult balance between seeking fair prices and the impossibility of regulating them

Spanish PM meets with Catalan premier ahead of talks on region’s future

“Dialogue is the path,” says Pedro Sánchez after a 90-minute encounter with Quim Torra in Barcelona

Spanish PM backtracks on postponing talks with Catalan government

Pedro Sánchez has been pressured into accepting the dialogue before the regional election in Catalonia

Police sources: Minister met Venezuelan vice-president to avoid her entry into Spain

Media reports claim that transportation chief José Luis Ábalos had secret talks with Delcy Rodríguez inside a private aircraft in Madrid’s Barajas airport in the early hours of Monday

Spanish prime minister announces date of meeting with Catalan premier

In his first interview since being sworn back into office, Pedro Sánchez said he would see Quim Torra in February, and promised to have a new budget passed by summer

PM announces pension hike, defends prosecutor general pick after first Cabinet meeting

Speaking to reporters, Pedro Sánchez said that he now has “no reservations” about the leader of his coalition partner Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, despite statements he made last year

Spain a step closer to having a government as PSOE, ERC finalize deal

The Socialist Party and the Catalan Republican Left have been negotiating for weeks in order to secure the latter’s abstention at an investiture debate that could see Pedro Sánchez voted back in as prime minister

Spanish Congress prepares for possible end-of-year investiture vote

As the Socialist Party and Catalan Republican Left get closer to a deal to get Pedro Sánchez sworn back into office, lawmakers are asked to stay near Madrid in case they need to rush back from holidays

Negotiations over Spanish PM’s investiture enter final phase

Despite a public clash, the Socialist Party and the separatist Catalan Republican Left continue to talk about a possible abstention that would allow Pedro Sánchez to be sworn into office

Spain’s PM has a governing deal; now he needs to sell it to Congress

Pedro Sánchez may have reached a preliminary agreement with the anti-austerity Unidas Podemos, but securing support from Catalan separatist lawmakers will prove tricky

Spain: How an “impossible” governing coalition was clinched in an hour

Within two days of Sunday’s repeat election, the Socialist Party and Unidas Podemos struck a deal that they had been unable to agree on for six months

Vox and Catalonia dominate the end of the election campaign in Spain

Issues like the economic slowdown have been dropped as candidates vie for undecided voters ahead of the vote on November 10

Spain’s PM: “The only way to ensure there is a government is to vote for the Socialist Party”

In an interview with EL PAÍS, Spain’s caretaker prime minister discusses Monday’s debate and what deals he is prepared to make if he does not win an absolute majority at the November 10 election

Frayed nerves among Spanish parties as Vox prospects rise ahead of Sunday election

Recent remarks by the caretaker PM have also infuriated prosecutors, adding uncertainty to a vote where the far right is expected to make significant gains

In bid to win voters, Spain’s PM moves toward the center at election debate

In a televised face-off on Monday night that could prove decisive, Pedro Sánchez of the Socialist Party talked tough on Catalonia with the four other candidates

Madrid to host UN climate summit after Chile cancels amid protests

The caretaker Socialist Party government proposed the Spanish capital as the new venue for the international event, which is set to take place between December 2 and 13

As election campaign begins, parties seek to win over center and combat apathy

Spaniards will be going to the polls for the fourth time in four years on November 10, but there are already indications that many will be inclined to not vote this time around

In surprise Barcelona visit, Spanish PM warns that crisis is not over

Pedro Sánchez visited injured police officers in hospital but did not meet with the Catalan premier Quim Torra or offer a press conference

Franco’s exhumation to take place on Thursday

After numerous setbacks, the Spanish government has announced that the body of the dictator will be transferred to a Madrid cemetery on October 24