Pedro Sanchez

Coronavirus: Spain to go in 15-day lockdown next week, authorities announce 'state of alarm'

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday (local time) announced that Spain will remain in lockdown for 15 days from early next week in an attempt to contain the spread of the coronavirus cases that spiralled to nearly 6000 with over 190 deaths.

Mar 15, 2020, 23:27 PM IST

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez's wife tests positive for coronavirus

The condition of both the Prime Minister and his wife are assessed as 'good'. Both are now in their residence, following the health authorities' advice.

Mar 15, 2020, 07:25 AM IST

At least one killed, several injured as trains collide in Spain

It was a head-on collision of two trains, and a train driver was killed, according to state-owned railway operator Renfe Operadora.

Feb 09, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

David de Gea wants Spain's PM to offer public apology

 Spain`s David de Gea wants the country`s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to publicly apologise for comments made about the goalkeeper`s alleged involvement in a sexual assault case two years ago.

Jun 11, 2018, 19:47 PM IST

Spain`s Socialist Party chief resigns: Advisor

The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez resigned Saturday after losing a vote among top party members summoned for a showdown, an advisor and an opponent said.

Oct 02, 2016, 00:49 AM IST

Spain`s Socialist party hit by `coup` attempt

Spain`s Socialist party was hit by a "coup" attempt Wednesday with half of its leadership quitting in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez and unblock the country`s political deadlock.

Sep 29, 2016, 01:20 AM IST

Spanish parliament votes down Socialist bid to form govt

It is the first time that a candidate for prime minister has lost both confidence votes since Spain returned to democracy following the death of longtime dictator General Francisco Franco in 1975.

Mar 05, 2016, 06:24 AM IST

Spain's Socialist Party loses bid to form government

Spain's Socialist Party lost its first attempt today to form a government.

Mar 03, 2016, 01:59 AM IST

Spain`s Socialists reach political deal with centrists

Spain`s Socialists, racing to try and form a minority coalition government following inconclusive elections, on Wednesday got their first pledge of support after signing a deal with centrist party Ciudadanos.

Feb 24, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Rajoy says Spain will `most likely` hold new elections on June 26

Spain`s acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Thursday said his country would "most likely" hold new elections on June 26 after weeks of political deadlock since inconclusive polls in December

Feb 19, 2016, 05:45 AM IST

Spanish PM to hold all-party meetings in response to Catalan separatists

Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy said on Wednesday he would hold meetings with opposition leaders, Pedro Sanchez (Spanish Socialist Workers Party) and Albert Rivera (Citizens) to coordinate a united response to the threat of a unilateral declaration of independence from the Catalan region.

Oct 29, 2015, 04:54 AM IST

Catalonia on high alert over possible terrorist attack

 Police in Catalonia are reported to be on high alert over the risk of a possible terrorist attack, according to local media reports Tuesday.

Feb 18, 2015, 10:42 AM IST