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12:21

National

MPs prepare for weekend investiture debate to vote on new PM in a break from precedent

SUR

...into work. Pedro Sánchez has the most MPs but doesn't hold a majority. If he wins the investiture debate and vote, there will be another first, as Spain will be governed by a coalition for the first time since the restoration of democracy after ... Franco. The PSOE and its new left-wing partners, Unidas Podemos (UP), finalised details of their pact this week. UP, under Pablo Iglesias, will get one Deputy PM position and four ministries in the deal. To win the investiture, Sánchez needs the

14:08

National

PSOE still negotiating power as holidays near

SUR.

The negotiations between the PSOE party, winners of last month's general election, and ERC, separatist Catalan republicans, continued this week. It is hoped ERC will abstain in an investiture vote in parliament to allow PSOE leader, Pedro Sánchez, ... an investiture vote before the end of the year. By Thursday, the talks were calmer again, with both the PSOE and ERC saying privately a deal was close. ERC were waiting to see in writing what the PSOE are finally proposing to persuade them to

13:08

National

'Rebel' separatist MPs banned from attending Congreso sessions

SUR

The four recently elected Catalan MPs and one Senator who are on trial on charges of rebellion have been banned from sitting in the Spanish parliament after winning seats in April's general election. The five took up their posts last week after a c

11:23

Gibraltar

Investiture of new mayor of Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett Gibraltar

Kaiane Lopez was sworn in as the new mayor of Gibraltar at City Hall on Tuesday, the third female mayor in the Rock’s history. The former Miss World, who was deputy mayor, takes over the post from Adolfo Canepa, and the new deputy mayor is John Gonça

11:35

National

Sánchez meets main leaders over possible pacts but all is on hold ahead of 26 May votes

SUR

investiture as new PM, or at the very least get them to abstain. This week, Sánchez held exploratory talks with the next three parties with most MPs. First in on Monday was Pablo Casado of the conservative Partido Popular. He committed to oppose the ... investiture, "as official opposition". But in a press conference afterwards, he urged centrist Ciudadanos (Cs) to abstain so that Sánchez didn't have to look for support from the small Catalan separatist parties. The next morning it was the turn of Cs leader

16:09

Opinion

What's the problem?

Mark Nayler

...for a second bout of investiture votes, in which he is by no means guaranteed to succeed. Given the continued political uncertainty, the changes that Sánchez has suggested making to the 1978 Spanish Constitution may appear entirely reasonable. The ... investiture vote in congress or, failing that, a simple majority in a repeat vote held no more than 48 hours later. If he or she fails in the second investiture, there are two months for a new candidate to be proposed. And if that also fails to happen, ... second-placed party, the Conservative PP - automatically gets to form a government, without having to first go through a nerve-wracking investiture process. Well, why shouldn't the leading party automatically have the first shot at putting together a

20:16

National

Swearing in of MPs takes place in parliament but no agreement on government yet

SUR

...in an investiture vote. There was a sense of deja vu during Tuesday's swearing-in, as the parliament had only last been opened in May, before the failure to form a government had forced Spain back to the polling booths this autumn. There was the ... King. Meritxell Batet was reappointed as speaker. She met with the King on Wednesday. Felipe VI now must decide who to nominate as candidate to be PM after meetings with all party leaders, and it is seen as unlikely that an investiture debate will

19:43

National

King gives up inheritance from his father amid corruption probe

SUR

Switzerland and Panama. The Royal household said that the King had promised at his 2014 investiture ceremony that, "the Crown should... protect the dignity of the Institution, preserve its prestige and conduct itself in an integral, honest and transparent

15:18

LifeStyle

22 November 1975: Juan Carlos I is made King of Spain

Debbie Bartlett

investiture, but in his first speech as king he also referred to a new stage in Spain's history and the need to make radical improvements. One of the new king's top priorities was to earn international support for his campaign for democracy. His investiture

16:38

National

Pedro Sánchez still searching for way to win MPs' vote on next PM

SUR

It looked increasingly likely this week that Pedro Sánchez, winner of April's general election with his PSOE party, would not secure a majority of MPs' votes to be the next prime minister in July's investiture debate in the Congreso. Sánchez, who ... leader, Pablo Iglesias, is holding out for some full ministerial positions. The Partido Popular and Ciudadanos parties have refused to abstain in the investiture debate due in mid-July to allow in a minority PSOE government. Unidas Podemos said this

16:41

National

PP grabs control of Madrid region with help of Ciudadanos

SUR

...opposition's 64 votes, by securing the support of the regional MPs of Ciudadanos (Cs) and Vox parties. Díaz Ayuso has said it will be a difficult term of office, having to balance all the demands of the two other parties written into her investiture

12:52

Opinion

Flip-flop

Mark Nayler

...thirteen years in prison last month for his role in the 2017 independence referendum - is willing to abstain in the upcoming investiture votes (which, by the way, no-one seems to be in a hurry to schedule). In return, ERC, which sits on thirteen of the 350 ... abstention in the upcoming investiture sessions. It's a situation that highlights the complexity and fragmentation of Spanish politics, and a very unpleasant one for the acting prime minister. But compromise and dialogue, as Sánchez was so fond of saying

13:29

National

Pedro Sánchez becomes PM, leading a PSOE-Unidas Podemos left-wing coalition

SUR

After more than eight months in limbo, Spain got its new government at last on Tuesday after an MPs' vote. The leader of the PSOE Socialist party, Pedro Sánchez, won the support of the Congreso in the investiture debate and vote that saw MPs cut ... Consumer Affairs role. At his very brief swearing-in ceremony, the King joked with Pedro Sánchez, "The pain comes later". After failing to gain an overall majority in the investiture debate over the weekend, Sánchez - until now acting PM - scraped a

13:25

National

King interviews party leaders

...their party's MPs would support as prime minister, the king will propose a candidate to go forward to the investiture debate. This is expected to be Socialist leader and acting PM Pedro Sánchez, who won the elections, but still needs support from

16:03

Opinion

Happy holidays

Mark Nayler

...third investiture vote, due to be held on September 23rd. "I haven't lost hope, I'm not throwing in the towel," he told the assembled journalists. It was fighting talk, demonstrating that Sánchez is determined to be proactive, even after his defeat in ... the first two investiture votes. It'd be good to see a little more proactiveness from the leaders of Spain's other political parties, who have apparently given up and headed to the beach for the rest of the summer. As acting prime minister and ... collective duty to ensure that a worn-out electorate does not have to return to the polls for the fourth time in four years in November, which is what will happen if Sánchez loses the next investiture vote. So far, though, there has only been one real attempt

15:53

Opinion

Taking a short cut

Mark Nayler

Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC), which abstained at Sánchez's investiture session on the condition that the Socialist leader open talks with Catalan secessionists. Now, the ERC's crucial budget votes - or abstentions, at least - depend on Sánchez's

19:02

Opinion

Rash promises

Mark Nayler

...predict, he increases the Socialists' share of seats in congress on November 10th, he'll still be short of a majority. Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera has said that his party will abstain or vote for Sánchez at the next investiture vote, but he remains ... garnering the votes of other parties. Indeed, it's mainly the ideological inflexibility of their leaders that has denied Spain a stable majority government for the last few years. Rivera's promise to support Sánchez in the next investiture votes, then, is

15:10

Opinion

Votes and wallets

Héctor Barbotta

The pact announced between the PSOE and Unidas Podemos to try to ensure Pedro Sánchez's investiture as prime minister (he will still need another 21 seats) has been enough to take Vox and its spectacular results out of the news headlines, for the