Monday

5th Dec 2016

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Majority of Spaniards want king to abdicate: poll

Six out of ten Spaniards want King Juan Carlos to abdicate his throne according to a Sigma Dos poll published for El Mundo on Sunday. The king's popularity has plummeted following corruption scandals. His daughter and her husband are accused of embezzling €6 million in public funds.

News in Brief

  1. Idea of road transport agency gains momentum among MEPs
  2. EU dismisses euro crisis risk after Italian referendum
  3. Italy result poses no risk to the EU, Sapin says
  4. EU asked to clarify links to Iran executions
  5. Italian economy minister tipped as caretaker PM
  6. EU tells US tech giants to act faster against hate speech
  7. Iceland's Pirates in bid to form government
  8. Danes are the happiest workers, study says

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