Ciudadanos News

Spain's Socialist prime minister set to call snap election on Friday

While the Socialists currently lead, polls show they and anti-austerity party Podemos would not win enough seats between them to govern, leaving open the question whether the centre-right Ciudadanos party would align with them or join a grouping of the conservative People’s Party (PP) and the far-right Vox party.

Reuters , Africa Feb 14, 2019

Spanish PM calls snap polls after budget defeat

Sanchez has been savaged by the PP, centre-right Ciudadanos and more recently the small far-right party Vox.

EWN , South Africa Feb 14, 2019

Spain's government loses budget vote, paving way for early election

“Mr Sanchez, that’s enough, it’s over ... call elections now!” said the head of the centre-right Ciudadanos Albert Rivera.

Reuters , Africa Feb 13, 2019

Tensions high as Spain starts trial of Catalan separatists

The centre-right party Ciudadanos has called another rally next Sunday in Barcelona “in defence of the Constitution”.

EWN , South Africa Feb 11, 2019

Madrid demonstrators reject government's Catalonia policy

Recent opinion polls have shown the conservative Popular Party, centre-right Ciudadanos and far-right Vox could together win a majority of seats in parliament if elections were held, allowing them to replace the Socialist government.

Reuters , Africa Feb 10, 2019

Catalan pro-independence parties reject talks proposed by Madrid

The centre-right People’s Party, Ciudadanos and far-right Vox have called for thousands to take to the streets of Madrid on Sunday draped in Spanish flags to protest against what they called a treasonous deal being prepared by the government.

Reuters , Africa Feb 8, 2019