What Spain’s new leftist government has planned for the country
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What Spain’s new leftist government has planned for the country

Spain's new coalition government between Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialist party and hard-left Podemos wants to raise taxes for the rich, roll back a reform of labour market laws, and raise salaries.

Spain swears in new parliament (with far-right Vox as third biggest party)

Spain swears in new parliament (with far-right Vox as third biggest party)

How Spain’s new left-wing coalition fits into Europe’s shifting political allegiances

How Spain’s new left-wing coalition fits into Europe’s shifting political allegiances

ERE: What you need to know about Spain’s latest political corruption scandal

ERE: What you need to know about Spain’s latest political corruption scandal

Spain’s Socialists and Podemos make pact to form new government

Spain’s Socialists and Podemos make pact to form new government

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?

How can Sanchez avoid fresh elections in Spain?

Pedro Sanchez loses confidence vote: Spain heading for ANOTHER election

Pedro Sanchez loses confidence vote: Spain heading for ANOTHER election

Last-ditch coalition talks stall as Spain’s socialists face crucial vote

Last-ditch coalition talks stall as Spain’s socialists face crucial vote

Pedro Sanchez just lost first vote to remain in power: So what next?

Pedro Sanchez just lost first vote to remain in power: So what next?

‘We don’t want you’: Spain’s PM rejects far-left Podemos for new government

‘We don’t want you’: Spain’s PM rejects far-left Podemos for new government

Spain could have a government by July 23rd (or face new elections)

Spain could have a government by July 23rd (or face new elections)

Spain’s Socialists win big in EU vote

Spain’s Socialists win big in EU vote

Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba: Former Socialist leader of Spain dies

Alfredo Perez Rubalcaba: Former Socialist leader of Spain dies

PROFILE: Pedro Sanchez, comeback king and tightrope walker

PROFILE: Pedro Sanchez, comeback king and tightrope walker

All the words you need to know to understand Spain’s general election

All the words you need to know to understand Spain’s general election

Spanish govt admits snap general election may be a possibilty

Spanish govt admits snap general election may be a possibilty

Spain’s Socialists face first poll test in December

Spain’s Socialists face first poll test in December

Spain to unveil officials’ assets in transparency bid

Spain to unveil officials’ assets in transparency bid

Behind the headlines: Why Spain’s justice minister is facing calls to resign

Behind the headlines: Why Spain’s justice minister is facing calls to resign

Spanish health minister resigns over ‘mastergate’ scandal

Spanish health minister resigns over ‘mastergate’ scandal

Spain’s ruling Socialists tops new poll and would win early election

Spain’s ruling Socialists tops new poll and would win early election

Spain’s new culture minister resigns over tax fraud after just one week

Spain’s new culture minister resigns over tax fraud after just one week

Spain’s new government brings mix of hope and disillusion

Spain’s new government brings mix of hope and disillusion

King Felipe swears in new cabinet with record number of women

King Felipe swears in new cabinet with record number of women

Rocket man: Spain’s first astronaut appointed science minister

Rocket man: Spain’s first astronaut appointed science minister

This is Spain’s new cabinet

This is Spain’s new cabinet

Top EU budget official to become Spain’s economy minister

Top EU budget official to become Spain’s economy minister

Josep Borrell: Spain’s new foreign minister is ex-EU parliament president

Josep Borrell: Spain’s new foreign minister is ex-EU parliament president

Podemos left out of new PM’s government

Podemos left out of new PM’s government

Rajoy forced out and Sanchez becomes Spain’s new PM

Rajoy forced out and Sanchez becomes Spain’s new PM

PROFILE Pedro Sanchez: the triumph of obstinacy

PROFILE Pedro Sanchez: the triumph of obstinacy

Spain’s Socialists pledge ‘elections within months’ if vote succeeds

Spain’s Socialists pledge ‘elections within months’ if vote succeeds

Profile:  Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s redeemed Socialist chief

Profile: Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s redeemed Socialist chief

Spain’s Socialist Pedro Sanchez just made a stunning comeback

Spain’s Socialist Pedro Sanchez just made a stunning comeback

Spain’s deeply divided Socialists pick new leader

Spain’s deeply divided Socialists pick new leader

Spain’s first female defence minister found dead in Madrid aged 46

Spain’s first female defence minister found dead in Madrid aged 46

Spain’s Socialists refuse to go easy on Rajoy once in power

Spain’s Socialists refuse to go easy on Rajoy once in power

Spain’s Podemos sees golden opportunity in Socialist woes

Spain’s Podemos sees golden opportunity in Socialist woes

Spain faces crucial week as conservatives re-take power

Spain faces crucial week as conservatives re-take power

Clock ticking as Spain races to avoid third elections

Clock ticking as Spain races to avoid third elections

Spain’s Socialists lift veto on Rajoy to break deadlock

Spain’s Socialists lift veto on Rajoy to break deadlock

Farewell Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s fallen Socialist chief

Farewell Pedro Sanchez, Spain’s fallen Socialist chief

Socialist bloodletting opens way for Spanish solution

Socialist bloodletting opens way for Spanish solution

Spain’s crisis-hit Socialists set for leadership showdown

Spain’s crisis-hit Socialists set for leadership showdown

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Spain’s party leaders clash in pre-election debate

Spain’s Podemos set to beat Socialists into second place

Spain’s Podemos set to beat Socialists into second place

Three-way coalition talks start as clock ticks for Spain

Three-way coalition talks start as clock ticks for Spain

Podemos to block Socialist bid to form Spanish govt

Podemos to block Socialist bid to form Spanish govt

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Spain still doesn’t have a govt. So what happens now?

Socialist chief faces uphill battle in bid to lead Spain

Socialist chief faces uphill battle in bid to lead Spain

Spain faces long difficult road to form new government

Spain faces long difficult road to form new government

Podemos stick to their guns and suspend Socialist talks

Podemos stick to their guns and suspend Socialist talks

Rajoy achieves in hometown what Hitler and Stalin didn’t

Rajoy achieves in hometown what Hitler and Stalin didn’t

Spain’s Socialists announce end to political deadlock

Spain’s Socialists announce end to political deadlock

Spain’s Socialists struggle to form pact for government

Spain’s Socialists struggle to form pact for government

June 26th: Rajoy lets slip date ‘most likely’ for new elections

June 26th: Rajoy lets slip date ‘most likely’ for new elections

He scrubs up well! Firebrand dons tuxedo for film awards

He scrubs up well! Firebrand dons tuxedo for film awards

Spanish government stuck in limbo as coalition talks stall

Spanish government stuck in limbo as coalition talks stall

Spain’s Socialist leader heads to Portugal for tips on govt forming

Spain’s Socialist leader heads to Portugal for tips on govt forming

‘I’m an honest politician’ insists PM in televised head-to-head with rival

‘I’m an honest politician’ insists PM in televised head-to-head with rival

Spain’s PM faces stiff challenge in tightest electoral race in decades

Spain’s PM faces stiff challenge in tightest electoral race in decades

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Spain’s gaffe prone Prime Minister spurns first pre-election debate

Poll gives PP strong lead but far short of a majority

Poll gives PP strong lead but far short of a majority

Hot or not? Politicans in Spain are rated on looks

Hot or not? Politicans in Spain are rated on looks

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

Sánchez chosen to lead Socialists in PM race

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Fractured politics sees pacts for new mayors

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact

Madrid’s Aguirre pleads for anti-Podemos pact

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote

Debt is poisoned chalice of Spain’s regional vote

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela

Madrid goes mad for radical mayor Manuela

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making

Spain ushers in new era of political pact making

Elections will be critical test for fractured system

Elections will be critical test for fractured system

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote

Traditional parties on the ropes ahead of vote

Balance of power lies with undecided voters

Balance of power lies with undecided voters

Is Spanish politics all about stripping off?

Is Spanish politics all about stripping off?

Doh! Socialist leader presses wrong button

Doh! Socialist leader presses wrong button

Regional vote proves political game-changer

Regional vote proves political game-changer

Podemos fails to break two-party hold

Podemos fails to break two-party hold

Spanish politics now a four horse race:poll

Spanish politics now a four horse race:poll

Radical centrists spook Spain’s populists

Radical centrists spook Spain’s populists

PSOE in spotlight over Madrid chief sacking

PSOE in spotlight over Madrid chief sacking

Podemos leap ahead in new poll

Podemos leap ahead in new poll

Podemos chief top pick for Spanish PM: poll

Podemos chief top pick for Spanish PM: poll

It’s time to revamp constitution: Socialists

It’s time to revamp constitution: Socialists

Government ‘won’t rule out’ grand coalition

Government ‘won’t rule out’ grand coalition

Spain mocks Socialist leader’s ‘cool’ website

Spain mocks Socialist leader’s ‘cool’ website

Catalonia problem needs constitutional fix: PSOE

Catalonia problem needs constitutional fix: PSOE

New leader wins fans for Spain’s opposition: poll

New leader wins fans for Spain’s opposition: poll

New opposition leader calls for federal Spain

New opposition leader calls for federal Spain

Spain’s opposition fights to win back voters

Spain’s opposition fights to win back voters

Spain’s Socialists snub EU ‘austerity’ candidate

Spain’s Socialists snub EU ‘austerity’ candidate

Spain’s top parties won’t govern alone: Poll

Spain’s top parties won’t govern alone: Poll

‘Spain is reaping harvest of Catalanophobe PM’

‘Spain is reaping harvest of Catalanophobe PM’

Support slumps for scandal-hit government

Support slumps for scandal-hit government

Socialist golden girl takes US timeout

Socialist golden girl takes US timeout

‘Anyone who promises to lower taxes is lying’

‘Anyone who promises to lower taxes is lying’