Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Citizens arrest for the PP

Mario Alegria takes a look at the problems Prime Minister Rajoy faces in run up to winter elections

Spanish general election voter boycott on the cards

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has said he hopes he doesn’t have to deal with the inflamed Catalonia situation until after the December 20 race

Is Jeremy Corbyn the British Pablo Iglesias?

New Labour frontman Corbyn stands to scare off voters if he doesn’t keep his distance from Podemos, writes Mario Alegre

Is political spin enough to save the PP?

The Popular Party has acknowledged that it may lose seats to the up-and-rising conservative group Ciudadanos

Last ditch attempt to form government

Politicians meet royalty for final effort to form government

Can Podemos really win?

Journalist Mario Alegria questions Podemos’ political weight in his debut column

A load of old bull

Spanish banks sound bullish on the economy but they’re still too ‘bear’ to lend money

Mayor in the capital: Madrid local elections look set to crown a new mayor

Esperanza Aguirre looks unstoppable in her pursuit of Ana Botella’s mayorship

No winners in the EU debate

A political dream by ambitious euro- sceptics has become a nightmare

Divide and conquer?

As Madrid Socialists cast out stalwart Tomas Gomez, PP ranks prepare for power play, writes Mario Alegria

Medical tourism in Spain?

Healthcare is set to be a major issue in this upcoming election race, writes our man in Madrid, Mario Alegria

Spain’s political chaos continues

Catalan upheaval is a reflection of political unrest throughout Spain

Price of freedom

Spain is setting a precedent for tracking European jihadis

A new dawn for Andalucia

Andalucia should wake up to an entirely new political scenario on Monday morning

Stalemate in Spanish government

Political uncertainty continues in Madrid with major parties at loggerheads

Changing channel

A public auction has been held for six new national television station licences

Wanted: Fair play

Spain’s extradition system is strictly tit for tat

Rato’s rights

Does disgraced economy minister have grounds for complaint?

Show of force

Record Catalan voter turnout cannot be seen as a frontrunner for the independence movement

Podemos cracks begin to appear

IU pact shows Podemos’ imperfections

The migration game

Plans to use Algeciras as a clearing port for Europe’s migrant quotas could leave Spain carrying the can

Is it over for Mariano Rajoy?

Rajoy has been unable to come to terms with the fact that he is the obstacle for a successful coalition

Will anything change? Panama papers fallout

What will be the fallout from the leaked Panama Papers?

Catalan collision course: Artur Mas and Mariano Rajoy square-off

With the Catalan referendum drawing ever closer, Artur Mas and Mariano Rajoy step up their war of words

Ganging up

There is everything to play for in the run-up to the elections


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