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Pedro Sánchez’s wife to appear in court today, under investigation for corruption and influence peddling while European Public Prosecutor’s Office also investigates

The judge has summoned Begoña Gómez, under investigation for corruption in the private sector and influence peddling (she wrote letters of recommendation for her partners’ companies to win public tenders) and the news, expected, has unleashed a political storm five days before the European elections. The PP has called for the resignation of the prime minister, who has responded with a new “letter to the citizens”: “What they did not…

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Sánchez changes mind again, hands Pamplona mayoralty to EH Bildu

If a man is worth his word, the Spanish Prime Minister’s share price dropped several notches yesterday when he changed his mind again and handed over the Pamplona mayor’s office to EH Bildu, the political heirs of ETA, after agreeing with them on a motion of censure of the current mayor, Cristina Ibarrola, of UPN. One day after the PSOE defended in Congress the Amnesty Law that it rejected until…