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Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez's Socialist party wins General Election, but large gains by far-right Vox threatens to widen political schism
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Spanish PM Pedro Sánchez's Socialist party wins General Election, but large gains by far-right Vox threatens to widen political schism

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's Socialists won Spain's national election on Sunday but large gains by the upstart far-right Vox party appear certain to widen the political deadlock in the European Union's fifth-largest economy

Spain sees fourth general election in as many years amid political deadlock; polling takes place in backdrop of Catalonia's separatist push
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Spain sees fourth general election in as many years amid political deadlock; polling takes place in backdrop of Catalonia's separatist push

Spain has been caught in political paralysis since the election of December 2015 when Podemos and business-friendly Ciudadanos entered parliament.

LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid agree on 18 December as new date for El Clasico; RFEF yet to confirm change
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LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid agree on 18 December as new date for El Clasico; RFEF yet to confirm change

All that remains is for the RFEF to confirm the change with La Liga, although the league would prefer the match take place on 7 December.

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could be offered asylum by Belgium, claims immigration minister
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Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could be offered asylum by Belgium, claims immigration minister

Belgium could offer asylum to Catalan separatist leader Carles Puigdemont, the country's immigration minister has suggested, as the Spanish political crisis rages