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The G7 reform will force the Sánchez government to eliminate the ‘Google rate’
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The G7 reform will force the Sánchez government to eliminate the ‘Google rate’

Spain, which is not in the G7 but had encouraged this agreement in recent days, has reacted positively to the decision, despite the fact that it implies a problem for the Government of Pedro Sanchez in the event that a similar global agreement is reached, since will have to withdraw the Tax on Certain Digital Services, known as Google. The statement published by the seven main economies of the world after the meeting held in London includes the commitment to establish fiscal coordination between all countries and eliminate all fees specifically levied on digital services. "We will provide appropriate coordination between the application of the new international tax rules and the elimination of all taxes on digital services and other similar measures on all companies ", exposes the G7 in...
Pablo Casado on the government crisis: "It does not solve the chaos because the problem is Sánchez"
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Pablo Casado on the government crisis: "It does not solve the chaos because the problem is Sánchez"

The leader of the Popular Party, Pablo Married, has assured this Friday that "the problem" of the looming government crisis is Pedro Sánchez and that, therefore, changes in ministries they will not solve the "chaos". The popular leader has thus echoed the exclusive published by EL ESPAÑOL. Sanchez has entrusted its main collaborators his intention to reshape the Executive in the coming weeks, eliminating several portfolios at the same time. The decision has been made and will mean a thinning of the Executive structure in at least three ministries. Other positions of the PP have also manifested themselves. The spokesperson for the Popular Group in Congress, Cuca Gamarra, has also spoken out about the crisis of the Government, noting that "if there is something character...
Teresa Ribera confirms that Sánchez wants "face a new stage": "It is exciting"
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Teresa Ribera confirms that Sánchez wants "face a new stage": "It is exciting"

The third vice president of the Government, Teresa Ribera, has confirmed that President Pedro Sánchez has communicated to his team that the Executive is suffering a crisis and that he is proposing changes in the Council of Ministers, including a reduction in portfolios, as published exclusively by EL ESPAÑOL. "President is working on thinking about how to face the new stage in which we are and it is up to him to evaluate with which team he wants to continue managing this stage, "said Ribera in an interview on Channel 24 Horas of TVE. "The most prudent thing is to wait and see how you design and what this new stage means. It is exciting and needs energy, "he continued, before adding that Sánchez" is in different hypotheses "of how the changes would be. The changes The go...
Pedro Sánchez announces to his collaborators a government crisis with reduction of ministries
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Pedro Sánchez announces to his collaborators a government crisis with reduction of ministries

Pedro Sanchez It has already communicated to its main collaborators its intention to reshape the Government in the coming weeks, eliminating at the same time several ministerial portfolios. As EL ESPAÑOL has learned from government sources, the decision has been made and will mean a thinning of the structure of the Executive. Moncloa's initial idea is to eliminate three of the current ministries. The government crisis will take into account the balance with the coalition partner, United We Can, and therefore the distribution of ministries agreed between the purple formation and the PSOE at the beginning of 2020. After the agreement with Pablo Iglesias, Sánchez achieved the investiture, also relying on other minority groups and the abstention of the independentistas. The decision to r...
The Ministry of Justice begins to process the petition for pardon of Juana Rivas
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The Ministry of Justice begins to process the petition for pardon of Juana Rivas

The Ministry of Justice already has begun to process the petition for pardon of Juana Rivas, whose entry into prison was agreed last Thursday by the Criminal Court 1 of Granada as a result of the Supreme Court condemning her to two and a half years in prison for a crime of child abduction. This conviction came after the summer of 2017 passed a month unaccounted for with her two children In breach of the judicial decisions that forced him to hand them over to the father, whom he accuses of mistreatment. Sources from the Ministry of Justice have confirmed to Europa Press that the processing of the total pardon requested by this mother from Maracena (Granada) has already begun, with the request for a report to the sentencing court. On this matter, the Minister of Equality, ...
The Supreme Court warns Pedro Sánchez that he cannot pardon to give to his Government "stability"
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The Supreme Court warns Pedro Sánchez that he cannot pardon to give to his Government "stability"

The countdown begins for Pedro Sánchez to decide on the pardons of those sentenced by the Catalan sovereign process. Although the deadline is not urgent (it has until September), as of this Wednesday the Government can no longer allege the lack of the mandatory report of the Supreme Court to resolve on that demand of the Catalan independentists. The report of the Criminal Chamber is not binding but, beyond its forceful opposition to the grace measure, it includes messages to be taken into account by the Government. The main one has a derivative in the Contentious-Administrative Chamber of the Supreme. She is responsible for the jurisdictional control of pardons and the Criminal Chamber is thinking about it when it warns of the "unique perspective offered in this case" by Article 102 of ...
Armada, Barrionuevo and Vera, the only precedents of ‘political’ pardon but opposed to those of the ‘procés’
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Armada, Barrionuevo and Vera, the only precedents of ‘political’ pardon but opposed to those of the ‘procés’

Pedro Sanchez continues to be determined to grant pardons to the leaders of the separatist process in Catalonia in 2017, contrary to the reports of the Supreme Court and the Prosecutor's Office. This is how he defended it again this Wednesday in Congress, appealing again to "concord" in the face of "revenge" that would mean that the prisoners served their sentences. The president has the support of his government partners, the nationalist forces and the media left, who defend the measure of grace for the coup plotters, claiming that it is something that has occurred frequently throughout democratic history. Spanish. And under governments of different sign. And it is true, but the reality is that most of these pardons were granted mainly to anonymous cases and common pri...
None of the six judges of the Supreme Court who deliberate on the pardon of those convicted of the ‘procés’ supports it
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None of the six judges of the Supreme Court who deliberate on the pardon of those convicted of the ‘procés’ supports it

The Government will not be able to rely on any of the magistrates who judged the 'procés' to carry out the pardon of the convicted. The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court will issue a seamless report in which it will declare that there are no reasons of justice, equity or public utility to nullify the sentence. A conviction, moreover, supported by the Constitutional Court, that you are dismissing in their entirety all the appeals that you have examined so far. The six members of the Criminal Chamber who will rule on the pardon finalize a report that will foreseeably be sent to the Ministry of Justice tomorrow, Thursday, and at the conclusion of which they are all at one, as when they handed down the sentence of October 14, 2019. For the judges of the 'procés' -as well as for the Prose...
The Government prohibits the act of Vox in Ceuta: "This is not the time to make the situation more tense"
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The Government prohibits the act of Vox in Ceuta: "This is not the time to make the situation more tense"

The Government intends to prevent the climate of tension that has originated throughout this week in Ceuta alter "peaceful coexistence" in the autonomous city. Clinging to this argument, it has decided to prohibit the concentrations, which directly affects the act that Vox had planned to hold this Monday "in defense of the borders." The Government Delegation in the city has made this decision "in view of the possibility that these mobilizations pose a risk to public safety". In a statement, he is committed to joining forces to regain normalcy and assures that"This is not the time to make the situation more tense and tighten up the peaceful coexistence of the Ceuta ". Since the beginning of the week they have arrived in the autonomous city between 8,000 and 10,000 people...