¿Qué? podcast, S02E04: Chaos in Congress and vibrator prizes

This week we discuss the antics that took place during the inaugural session of the lower house, and talk about the outrageous award given to a women’s squash team in Spain

José Zaragoza (looking at his cellphone) flanked by Vox deputies. Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (bottom left) is sat in front of the far-right party’s leader, Santiago Abascal.
José Zaragoza (looking at his cellphone) flanked by Vox deputies. Acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez (bottom left) is sat in front of the far-right party’s leader, Santiago Abascal.EFE

This week on our ¿Qué? podcast, we discuss the political squabbles, confusion and antics that characterized the inaugural session of Spain’s new Congress, and talk about how a women’s squash team in Spain were awarded a vibrator and leg wax for winning a sports tournament.

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