Friday, December 2, 2022
Home Tags Pedro Sanchez

Tag: Pedro Sanchez

Pedro Sanchez announces training base in Spain for Ukraine army will open before end of November

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez says a new training centre for the Ukraine army will open in Toledo before the end of the month. Sanchez spoke...

Spanish government to study more changes to Criminal Code that could benefit Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government is to study changes to the law covering the misappropriation of public funds, barely a week after proposing scrapping the sedition...

Truck drivers group launch strike in Spain over inflation but disruption described as ‘minimal’

A group of mainly self-employed truck drivers and small haulage companies have gone on indefinite strike in Spain. The National Platform in Defence of Transport...

Spain’s government proposes changes to sedition law used to prosecute Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government today proposed a change to the law that would mean a lower prison sentence for former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont should...

EU money seals deal for Spain’s first electric car battery factory in Valencia

CAR maker SEAT has confirmed that it will site Spain's first electric car battery plant in the Valencia area. SEAT President, Wayne Griffiths reaffirmed the...

Opposition party calls on Spain’s interior minister to quit over Melilla migrant tragedy that killed 23

SPAIN’S main opposition Popular Party (PP) has called on Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (pictured above) to be sacked over the Melilla migrant tragedy in...

As COP27 climate conference starts in Egypt, Greenpeace calls on Spanish PM for better access to renewables 

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigning organisation Greenpeace staged a demonstration on Sunday in Madrid, to coincide with the start of the COP27 United Nations Climate Change Conference...

Spain will get two green fuel plants in massive deal with shipping company Maersk

DANISH shipping company Maersk will build two major green hydrogen production centres in Spain as it looks to decarbonise its fleet. The freight transporter has...

Explainer: How much is Spain’s prime minister paid, and how does it compare to other politicians’ pay?

THE current coalition government is run by the Socialist Party and junior partner Unidas Podemos. Next year, according to the 2023 budget, the politicians...

Spain’s prime minister announces more measures aimed at combating energy crisis

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Thursday announced more measures aimed at easing the burden of energy bills, a move that is due to...

Pedro Sanchez greeted by boos and jeers at National Day military parade in Spain’s Madrid

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, was greeted by booing and shouts for his resignation when he arrived at Madrid's Plaza de Lima on Wednesday...

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez cites actions of UK politicians as ‘how not to run a country’

SPEAKING today in Congress during a debate with the opposition, and holding up the latest edition of The Economist newspaper, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro...

Some 150,000 people take to streets of Barcelona to support Catalan independence

Around 150,000 people took to the streets of Barcelona on Sunday September 11, to celebrate “la Diada”, often described as Catalonia’s National Day, and...

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth 

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth  SEVERAL leading Spanish politicians, including Prime Minister Pedro...

EXPLAINER: What you need to know about Spain’s free rail travel scheme from September 1

SPAIN’S rail operator is introducing a scheme from September 1 that offers free train travel on certain local and mid-distance journeys. The scheme was announced...

Spain’s parliament green lights energy-saving measures

CONGRESS on Thursday backed the government's energy-saving plan by 187 votes to 161 with one abstention. The package, part of a European Union plan to...

Pedro Sanchez classifies fire-ravaged areas of Spain’s Alicante and Valencia as disaster zones

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez will designate major fire sites at Bejis(Castellon) and Vall d'Ebo(Alicante) as disaster zones. Speaking during a Monday visit to Bejis, Sanchez...

SANCHEZ HAS IT CRACKED: Or so Spain’s premier thinks when it comes to coping with global warming

WHEN it comes to talking about climate change, it is impossible to stay away from politics. They are completely intertwined. My recent columns have focused...

Spain’s microchip plan struggling to attract businesses

THE Spanish government’s plan to invest €12 billion euros is struggling to get off the ground  thanks to a lack of chipmakers willing to...

Spain could embargo state secrets for 50 years under new classified information law

A NEW official secrets law has been tabled by Pedro Sanchez’s government which could see classified state information kept out of the public domain...

Pedro Sanchez unveils surprising new energy saving tip for workers in Spain

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez claims that workers can save energy by not wearing ties after appearing tieless at a Madrid news conference on Friday. He...

Pedro Sanchez claims ‘more than 500 people’ died during latest heatwave in Spain

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has claimed that the current heatwave has claimed over 500 lives. Spain has been gripped by a heatwave affecting much...

King and Queen of Spain lead State tribute to victims of Covid-19 pandemic

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia led the third State tribute on Friday to honour people who have died from Covid-19 in Spain. The 40 minute...

High 10% inflation rate to continue for ‘rest of summer’ in Spain

THE Spanish economy will continue to be battered by a high inflation rate for the 'rest of summer' according to economy minister, Nadia Calvino. As...

Pedro Sanchez announces surprise windfall taxes on banks and energy companies in Spain

BANKS and energy companies in Spain are to be hit with new 'temporary' windfall taxes. The surprise announcement was made in Congress on Tuesday by...

Spanish government row over increase in defence spending

A ROW has erupted within Spain’s ruling coalition over defence spending.  On Tuesday July 6, Pedro Sanchez announced a €1 billion boost to Spain’s defence...

FOLLOW OLIVE PRESS

27,836FansLike
2,316FollowersFollow
160FollowersFollow
17,791FollowersFollow
107FollowersFollow
9,604FollowersFollow
1,770SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS

Man stuffs blanket down girlfriend’s mouth and points gun at her in Spain’s Valencia

A Spaniard, 24, has been jailed after threatening his girlfriend with a gun and trying to suffocate her in front of their nine-month-old son...

WHAT YOU'RE TALKING ABOUT

Register / Login to Comment