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# Pedro Sanchez

This year
# Pedro Sanchez
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
# millionaire tax
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.
# Ugly scenes
Atletico Madrid condemned over Vinicius racism incident
The club later released a statement saying the abuse was ‘unacceptable’.
# Sacked
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
# Canary Islands
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.
# Spain
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.
# Catalonia
Catalan independence groups bolster their majority in the region's parliament
Catalan separatist parties have agreed not to form a government with the Socialists.
# Coronavirus
Spain prepares to enter state of emergency amid coronavirus rise
Spain’s government has already declared two states of emergency during the pandemic.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Covid-19
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.
# SPanish election
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.
# valley of the fallen
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.
# Unhappy
De Gea demands public apology from Spanish Prime Minister
Pedro Sanchez made comments in connection with a false 2016 sex slur.
# No Confidence
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.