MEPs have urged the Spanish government to abandon plans to adopt more restrictive abortion laws. However, the centre-right European People’s Party said that Spain should take the final decision on the matter.

The new controversial bill, which foresees that abortions would only be allowed for victims of rape or where there is a risk to the pregnant woman’s physical or psychological health, has sparked public. European Social Democrats, Green and left-wing parties have rejected it, while protes...

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