Spain’s former monarch, King Juan Carlos I, a transformative political figure, might have received illicit money from Saudi royals for a rail project.
Criticism of the Spanish king, long targeted by separatists and left-wing anti-monarchists, increased after 2017 when he called for Spanish unity following a violent police crackdown on people trying to votes for Catalonia's independence referendum.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said his country needs to hold a new general election on November 10 after he was unable to win support from other parties for another term.
The talks will focus on bilateral relations and strengthening trade between the two countries.
Catalonia is expected to declare independence from Spain within the next few days, after police violence during the October 1 referendum.
Catalan lawmakers announce that they will officially start secession from Spain next week, defying warnings from the country's king that national stability was in danger.
Spain's King Felipe VI says Catalan leaders have shown "an unacceptable disloyalty towards the powers of the state." Catalonia's president says region to declare independence in a matter of days.
The Mediterranean city is in mourning after a van ploughed into crowds on Las Ramblas boulevard last week.
The cell behind Spain's deadly twin attacks has been completely dismantled, Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said on Saturday.
A woman who was injured in the attack in Cambrils died on Friday bringing the total death toll from both attacks to at least 14.
He was a son of the kingdom's founder, King Abdul Aziz bin Saud and a member of a formidable bloc of brothers known as the Sudairi seven.
Polls take place after parties failed to agree on a coalition government in December 2015.
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