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B. 2016-01-10 New Catalonia leader pledges secession within 18 months Barcelona
2. 2016-01-03 Catalonia faces new election as leftist CUP rejects Mas Catalonia, Barcelona
3. 2015-12-20 Spain election: Political uncertainty after split result Madrid
2015-12-20 PM Rajoy's party loses majority Madrid
5. 2015-12-19 Spain holds most open election for decades Spain
G. 2015-11-07 Violence against women: Madrid stages protest march Madrid
7. 2015-09-27 Pro-independence parties win elections Catalonia, Barcelona
I. 2015-06-12 Princess Cristina loses title amid fraud inquiry Madrid

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PM Rajoy's party loses majority
Spain election: Political uncertainty after s...
Pro-independence parties win elections
Podemos holds Madrid mass 'March for Change'
PM Rajoy's party loses majority
Spain election: Political uncertainty after s...
Pro-independence parties win elections
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2015 2015
Crime
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2015 2015
Business
2014
Ebola virus: Spanish protests as nurse's dog ...
Spain investigates Ebola infection
King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates
Spanish princess quizzed in court
Election, Vote
2014 2014
Election, Vote
Spanish journalists freed in Syria
Spanish princess quizzed in court
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2014 2014
Business
2013
Spain funeral Mass for crash victims
Election, Vote
2013 2013
Election, Vote
Crime
2013 2013
Crime
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2013 2013
Business
2012
Poll win for Catalan nationalists
Spain unveils sweeping budget cuts
Spain PM: 'Credibility of euro' is saved
Spanish bank bailout request welcomed
Spain bailout talks 'imminent'
Poll win for Catalan nationalists
Crime
2012 2012
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Spain PM: 'Credibility of euro' is saved
Spanish bank bailout request welcomed
Spain bailout talks 'imminent'
2011
Spain conservatives win election
S&P lowers Spain's credit rating
Spain conservatives win election
Crime
2011 2011
Crime
S&P lowers Spain's credit rating
2010
Pope consecrates Gaudi's Sagrada Familia
Catalonia bans bullfighting
Seven freed dissidents leave for Spain
Public sector to strike against austerity
Election, Vote
2010 2010
Election, Vote
Crime
2010 2010
Crime
Public sector to strike against austerity
Spain to unveil deep budget cuts
2009
Big anti-abortion rally
Gabon President Omar Bongo 'is dead'
Mixed results in elections
Crime
2009 2009
Crime
Business
2009 2009
Business
2008
Spain mourns air disaster victims
Europe fuel protests spread wider
PM seeks support after election
Socialists claim victory
Socialists claim victory
Spain votes in national elections
Crime
2008 2008
Crime
Europe fuel protests spread wider
2007
Police seize Basque leaders
Election, Vote
2007 2007
Election, Vote
Police seize Basque leaders
Business
2007 2007
Business
2006
3 days of mourning for crash
Spain 'ready to begin Eta talks'
Election, Vote
2006 2006
Election, Vote
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
Business
2006 2006
Business
2005
'Secret CIA flights' probed
Obasanjo's wife dies in hospital
640 years for Argentine
Voters back EU constitution
Voters back EU constitution
640 years for Argentine
Business
2005 2005
Business
2004
Spain PM orders Iraq troops home
Madrid mourns bombing victims
PM-elect: Troops out of Iraq
Poll triumph for Socialists
Poll triumph for Socialists
Crime
2004 2004
Crime
Business
2004 2004
Business
2003
Al-Jazeera reporter arrested
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2003 2003
Election, Vote
Al-Jazeera reporter arrested
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2003 2003
Business
2002
Party banned over ETA link
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2002 2002
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2002 2002
Crime
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2002 2002
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2001
Arafat and Peres hold meeting
Bush begins Europe trip
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2001 2001
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2001 2001
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New Catalonia leader pledges secession within 18 months. Barcelona Catalonia faces new election as leftist CUP rejects Mas. Barcelona Spain election: Political uncertainty after split result   Madrid: Spain faces political uncertainty after two new movements won nearly a third of the seats in the country's election PM Rajoy's party loses majority Map of Madrid
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year 2015 Top ^

Dec.20  
  Madrid: Spain's governing conservative party has won the most seats in the general election but has lost its majority and must now try to form a coalition
Dec.19 Spain holds most open election for decades Nov.7 Violence against women: Madrid stages protest march Sep.27   Pro-independence parties win elections   Barcelona: Pro-independence parties in Spain's Catalonia region have won an absolute majority in regional elections, near complete results show Sep.23 Pope Francis makes saint of controversial Hispanic missionary. Washington Jun.12  Princess Cristina loses title amid fraud inquiry Jan.31 Podemos holds Madrid mass 'March for Change'

year 2014 Top ^

Nov.26  Spain minister resigns over scandal Nov.20  Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88 Nov.9  Catalonia vote: 80% back independence Nov.8  Catalonia holds disputed vote on independence Oct.8 Ebola virus: Spanish protests as nurse's dog is put down
. Madrid Oct.6 Spain investigates Ebola infection. Madrid Sep.27  Catalonia president signs independence referendum decree Jun.19  King Felipe calls for 'new Spain' Jun.18  Felipe takes over as Spanish king Jun.2 Spain cabinet to discuss abdication. Madrid King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates Map of Madrid
  Madrid: King Juan Carlos of Spain has announced his intention to abdicate, after nearly 40 years on the throne.    His son, Crown Prince Felipe,...
Mar.29 Spanish journalists freed in Syria. Northern Syria Mar.23  Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez dies Mar.22  Spain austerity rally turns violent Feb.12  Spain to pass bill banning abortion Feb.8 Spanish princess quizzed in court

year 2013 Top ^

Jul.28  Spain funeral Mass for crash victims

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.25 Poll win for Catalan nationalists
. Barcelona Jul.11 Spain unveils sweeping budget cuts Jun.10 Spain PM: 'Credibility of euro' is saved Jun.9   Spanish bank bailout request welcomed   Spain's decision to request a loan of up to 100bn euros from eurozone funds to help shore up its struggling banks has won broad support Jun.8  Spain bailout talks 'imminent' May.16  Spain set to pay more on bonds May.12  Spain activists mark protest year

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.20 Spain conservatives win election
Oct.13 S&P lowers Spain's credit rating May.20 Spain protesters defy rally ban. Madrid

year 2010 Top ^

Nov.7 Pope consecrates Gaudi's Sagrada Familia
. Barcelona Jul.28 Catalonia bans bullfighting. Barcelona Jul.12  Seven freed dissidents leave for Spain Jun.7  Public sector to strike against austerity May.11  Spain to unveil deep budget cuts

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.17 Big anti-abortion rally
. Madrid Jun.7  Gabon President Omar Bongo 'is dead' Mar.1  Mixed results in elections

year 2008 Top ^

Aug.21 Spain mourns air disaster victims
. Madrid May.30  Europe fuel protests spread wider Mar.10  PM seeks support after election Mar.9   Socialists claim victory  Zapatero's Socialists had 44%, followed by Mariano Rajoy's conservative Partido Popular with 40%. Turnout was put at 75%  Spain votes in national elections

year 2007 Top ^

Nov.9  Chad frees Spaniards in 'kidnap' plot Oct.4  Police seize Basque leaders

year 2006 Top ^

Jul.4  3 days of mourning for crash May.21  Spain 'ready to begin Eta talks' Mar.22  PM cautious on Eta truce

year 2005 Top ^

Nov.15   'Secret CIA flights' probed  There are claims that CIA planes carrying terror suspects made secret stopovers on Spanish soil Oct.23  Obasanjo's wife dies in hospital Apr.19  640 years for Argentine Mar.11  Madrid remembers train bombings Feb.20 Voters back EU constitution


year 2004 Top ^

Apr.18 Spain PM orders Iraq troops home
Mar.24 Madrid mourns bombing victims Mar.23  Leaders gather for Madrid funeral Mar.17  Zapatero rejects Bush Iraq call Mar.15  EU calls emergency terror talks PM-elect: Troops out of Iraq Mar.14  New PM Zapatero vows to fight terror Poll triumph for Socialists Mar.11  PM vows to catch bombers

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.2  Heir to throne will wed TV anchorwoman Sep.5  Al-Jazeera reporter arrested May.3  Pope visits Spain, calls for peace Mar.14  U.S., Britain, Spain plan Iraq summit

year 2002 Top ^

Aug.27  Clashes follow Batasuna party ban Aug.26 Party banned over ETA link
. Basque Aug.6  Basque party to be outlawed Mar.16  EU summit agrees key reforms

year 2001 Top ^

Nov.3  Arafat and Peres hold meeting Jul.10  Rally against ETA after car bomb Jun.12  Bush begins Europe trip May.13  Basques Nationalists win poll
before year 2000
Feb. 12, 1818 Independence of Chile proclaimed
  The War of Independence was an armed conflict between pro-independence criollos seeking independence from Spain and royalist criollos Nov. 7, 1783 Last public burning by the Spanish Inquisition
   Apr. 11, 1713   Peace of Utrect ending War of Spanish Succession Map of Utrecht Denmark
   Denmark: The Treaty of Utrecht is a series of individual peace treaties, signed by the belligerents in the War of the Spanish Succession
Dec. 19, 1683   King Philip V of Spain born   Paris: King of Spain from 1 November 1700 to 15 January 1724, when he abdicated in favour of his son Louis Dec. 1, 1640   Portugal separates from Spain Map of Lisbon Portugal  The Portuguese Restoration War was the war between Portugal and Spain that began with the Portuguese revolution and ended with the Treaty of Lisbon Apr. 23, 1616 Cervantes died Map of Madrid  Madrid: His major work, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel, regarded amongst the best works of fiction ever written Apr. 3, 1559 Peace of Cateau-Cambresis ending Habsburg-Valois Wars Map of Le Cateau-Cambr%E9sis France  France: Signed between Henry II of France and Philip II of Spain. France restored Piedmont and Savoy to the Duke of Savoy, and Corsica to the Republic of Genoa Jan. 16, 1556   Emperor Charles V abdicates  He voluntary abdicated in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain Dec. 22, 1552   St. Francis Xavier died   Southern China: Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta was a Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in Kingdom of Navarre, and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus Aug. 3, 1529 Treaty of Cambrai   France: The agreement is ending one phase of the wars between Francis I of France and the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Charles V Oct. 15, 1522   Hernan Cortes named governor of New Spain   Mexico: King Charles appointed CortÚs as governor, captain general and chief justice of the conquered territory, dubbed 'New Spain of the Ocean Sea' Apr. 7, 1506     St. Francis Xavier born   A Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in Xavier, Kingdom of Navarre (now part of Spain), and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus Jun. 7, 1494     Treaty of Tordesillas (Spain and Portugal divide New World) Map of Tordesillas Spain
  Divided the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Portugal and Castile along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands
Dec. 24, 1491   St. Ignatius Loyola born   Basque: A knight from a local Basque noble family who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and, on 19 April 1541, became its first Superior General Jan. 19, 1469   Union of Aragon and Castile Map of Madrid
  Madrid: The marriage of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon had united under one Royal House two of the greatest of these kingdoms
Apr. 22, 1451 Queen Isabella of Spain born   Isabella I was Queen of Castille. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of...


Catalonia faces new election as leftist CUP rejects Mas. Barcelona Spain election: Political uncertainty after split result   Madrid: Spain faces political uncertainty after two new movements won nearly a third of the seats in the country's election PM Rajoy's party loses majority Map of Madrid




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  Madrid: Spain's governing conservative party has won the most seats in the general election but has lost its majority and must now try to form a coalition
Dec.19 Spain holds most open election for decades Sep.27 Pro-independence parties win elections   Barcelona: Pro-independence parties in Spain's Catalonia region have won an absolute majority in regional elections, near complete results show 2014 Nov.9  Catalonia vote: 80% back independence Nov.8  Catalonia holds disputed vote on independence 2012 Nov.25 Poll win for Catalan nationalists. Barcelona 2011 Nov.20 Spain conservatives win election 2009 Mar.1  Mixed results in elections 2008 Mar.9 Socialists claim victory  Zapatero's Socialists had 44%, followed by Mariano Rajoy's conservative Partido Popular with 40%. Turnout was put at 75% Mar.9  Spain votes in national elections 2005 Feb.20 Voters back EU constitution 2004 Mar.14 Poll triumph for Socialists 2001 May.13  Basques Nationalists win poll



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2014 Jun.2 Spain cabinet to discuss abdication
. Madrid 2012 Jul.11 Spain unveils sweeping budget cuts Jun.10 Spain PM: 'Credibility of euro' is saved Jun.9   Spanish bank bailout request welcomed   Spain's decision to request a loan of up to 100bn euros from eurozone funds to help shore up its struggling banks has won broad support May.16  Spain set to pay more on bonds 2011 Oct.13 S&P lowers Spain's credit rating 2010 Jun.7  Public sector to strike against austerity May.11  Spain to unveil deep budget cuts 2008 Mar.10  PM seeks support after election 2004 Apr.18 Spain PM orders Iraq troops home Mar.15 PM-elect: Troops out of Iraq



Spain, Politics Religion Timeline ... See World Religion timeline Top ^
2015 Sep.23 Pope Francis makes saint of controversial Hispanic missionary
. Washington 2010 Nov.7 Pope consecrates Gaudi's Sagrada Familia. Barcelona 2003 May.3  Pope visits Spain, calls for peace 1889 Nov. 7, 1783 Last public burning by the Spanish Inquisition   1866 Dec. 22, 1552 St. Francis Xavier died   Southern China: Francisco de Jasso y Azpilicueta was a Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in Kingdom of Navarre, and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus 1861 Apr. 7, 1506   St. Francis Xavier born   A Basque Roman Catholic missionary born in Xavier, Kingdom of Navarre (now part of Spain), and a co-founder of the Society of Jesus 1860 Dec. 24, 1491 St. Ignatius Loyola born   Basque: A knight from a local Basque noble family who founded the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) and, on 19 April 1541, became its first Superior General



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2010 Jul.28 Catalonia bans bullfighting
. Barcelona 2002 Aug.26 Party banned over ETA link. Basque



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2014 Mar.29 Spanish journalists freed in Syria
. Northern Syria 2003 Sep.5  Al-Jazeera reporter arrested



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2005 Mar.11  Madrid remembers train bombings



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2014 Oct.6 Spain investigates Ebola infection
. Madrid 2005 Nov.15 'Secret CIA flights' probed  There are claims that CIA planes carrying terror suspects made secret stopovers on Spanish soil



Spain, Politics Agreement Timeline ... See World Agreement timeline Top ^
1882 Apr. 11, 1713   Peace of Utrect ending War of Spanish Succession
Map of Utrecht Denmark
   Denmark: The Treaty of Utrecht is a series of individual peace treaties, signed by the belligerents in the War of the Spanish Succession
1866 Apr. 3, 1559 Peace of Cateau-Cambresis ending Habsburg-Valois Wars Map of Le Cateau-Cambr%E9sis France  France: Signed between Henry II of France and Philip II of Spain. France restored Piedmont and Savoy to the Duke of Savoy, and Corsica to the Republic of Genoa 1863 Aug. 3, 1529 Treaty of Cambrai   France: The agreement is ending one phase of the wars between Francis I of France and the Habsburg Holy Roman emperor Charles V 1860 Jun. 7, 1494   Treaty of Tordesillas (Spain and Portugal divide New World) Map of Tordesillas Spain
  Divided the newly discovered lands outside Europe between Portugal and Castile along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands
1857 Jan. 19, 1469 Union of Aragon and Castile Map of Madrid
  Madrid: The marriage of Isabella I of Castile and Ferdinand II of Aragon had united under one Royal House two of the greatest of these kingdoms




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2004 Mar.23  Leaders gather for Madrid funeral 2003 Mar.14  U.S., Britain, Spain plan Iraq summit 2001 Nov.3  Arafat and Peres hold meeting Jun.12  Bush begins Europe trip



Spain, Politics Human Rights Timeline ... See World Human Rights timeline Top ^
2010 Jul.12  Seven freed dissidents leave for Spain 2005 Apr.19  640 years for Argentine



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2012 Jun.8  Spain bailout talks 'imminent' 2006 May.21  Spain 'ready to begin Eta talks' 2004 Mar.15  EU calls emergency terror talks



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2016 Jan.10 New Catalonia leader pledges secession within 18 months
. Barcelona 2014 Nov.26  Spain minister resigns over scandal 2004 Mar.14  New PM Zapatero vows to fight terror 1863 Oct. 15, 1522 Hernan Cortes named governor of New Spain   Mexico: King Charles appointed CortÚs as governor, captain general and chief justice of the conquered territory, dubbed 'New Spain of the Ocean Sea'



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2015 Jun.12  Princess Cristina loses title amid fraud inquiry 2014 Jun.19  King Felipe calls for 'new Spain' Jun.18  Felipe takes over as Spanish king Jun.2 King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates
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  Madrid: King Juan Carlos of Spain has announced his intention to abdicate, after nearly 40 years on the throne.    His son, Crown Prince Felipe,...
Feb.8 Spanish princess quizzed in court 2003 Nov.2  Heir to throne will wed TV anchorwoman 1879 Dec. 19, 1683 King Philip V of Spain born   Paris: King of Spain from 1 November 1700 to 15 January 1724, when he abdicated in favour of his son Louis 1866 Jan. 16, 1556 Emperor Charles V abdicates  He voluntary abdicated in favor of his younger brother Ferdinand I as Holy Roman Emperor and his son Philip II as King of Spain 1856 Apr. 22, 1451 Queen Isabella of Spain born   Isabella I was Queen of Castille. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of...



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2015 Nov.7 Violence against women: Madrid stages protest march
Jan.31 Podemos holds Madrid mass 'March for Change' 2014 Oct.8 Ebola virus: Spanish protests as nurse's dog is put down. Madrid Mar.22  Spain austerity rally turns violent 2012 May.12  Spain activists mark protest year 2011 May.20 Spain protesters defy rally ban. Madrid 2009 Oct.17 Big anti-abortion rally. Madrid 2008 May.30  Europe fuel protests spread wider 2002 Aug.27  Clashes follow Batasuna party ban 2001 Jul.10  Rally against ETA after car bomb



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2002 Mar.16  EU summit agrees key reforms



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2014 Feb.12  Spain to pass bill banning abortion



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2014 Nov.20  Spain's richest duchess dies aged 88 Mar.23  Spain's ex-PM Adolfo Suarez dies 2013 Jul.28  Spain funeral Mass for crash victims 2009 Jun.7  Gabon President Omar Bongo 'is dead' 2008 Aug.21 Spain mourns air disaster victims
. Madrid 2006 Jul.4  3 days of mourning for crash 2005 Oct.23  Obasanjo's wife dies in hospital 2004 Mar.24 Madrid mourns bombing victims 1872 Apr. 23, 1616 Cervantes died Map of Madrid  Madrid: His major work, Don Quixote, considered to be the first modern European novel, regarded amongst the best works of fiction ever written