Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Spain agrees to take more than 600 stranded migrants after Italy and Malta refuse

Pedro Sanchez made the decision to avoid a 'humanitarian catastrophe'

Up to 200,000 protestors form human chain calling for independence referendum for Spain’s Basque Country

ALMOST 200,000 protestors formed a human chain to call for a referendum on the independence of the Basque Country from Spain.  Spaniards from the wealthy...

Madrid ends direct rule over Catalunya after new government is sworn in

It comes after the region's autonomy was suspended for seven months following the pro-independence referendum

Spain ‘will probably have new prime minister’ by Friday, sources claim

A source claimed PP leaders are starting to see defeat as the most likely outcome

No confidence vote for Spain’s Mariano Rajoy to be held THIS WEEK

The PP has been plagued by a string of corruption cases in recent months

OH, SNAP: Mariano Rajoy’s Spain government ‘hanging by a thread’ as allies give election ultimatum

A string of former PP leaders were convicted yesterday for a combined 351 years in prison

Balearic president to meet with airlines to safeguard resident discounts

THE President of the Balearics has vowed to prevent airlines increasing their prices after new resident discounts look likely to come into force from...

Pressure mounts on Andalucia boss Susana Diaz as FAFFE scandal reveals officials spent millions on golfing and strip clubs

The so-called FAFFE quango spent more than €3.1 million on hotels and entertainment between 2009 and 2011

Tensions rise as Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urges Catalunya to form ‘viable’ government

It comes after Rajoy rejected newly appointed leader Quim Torra's selection of cabinet ministers

POLL: English voters would rather lose Scotland than Gibraltar over Brexit

ENGLISH voters would rather lose Scotland than Gibraltar in the Brexit process, a new poll has found. Pollsters from Panelbase asked people across England which...

Gibraltar government under fire for lack of ‘clarity’ or comment on controversial al-Assad sale

Independent MP Marlene Hassan Nahon insisted the government needed to explain the deal to show it has a ‘moral conscience’, rather than burying it under ‘layers of legal jargon’

Toff of the pops! Georgia flies in for exclusive club opening

SHE is the hot new fashion columnist for the Sunday Times… and recently won smash TV show I’m a Celebrity...Get me out of here! So,...

Scottish expat in Spain campaigns for MPs to represent Brits living abroad

The Almeria-based teacher has launched a petition which already boasts over 1,000 signatures

British tourists will have to pay for visa to visit Spain under new EU proposal

Britons will have to pay €7 to apply for an ETIAS visa to Brussels authorities

‘Butcher of Hama’ and uncle of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad to make MILLIONS from sale of Gibraltar building

A GIBRALTAR office building owned by the uncle of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is being bought in a knock-down deal by a company linked...

BREAKING: Cristina Cifuentes resigns after video of her stealing anti-ageing cream goes viral

CRISTINA Cifuentes has resigned. It comes after footage of the Madrid leader stealing two tubs of anti-ageing cream in 2011 went viral this morning. The embattled...

Mallorcan orchestra announces it will give preference to Catalan speakers

THE Symphonic Orchestra of the Balearic Islands has pitched in on the debate about using Catalan in the workplace. The group has announced that it...

Stormy seas! Protesters gather to oppose cruise ship arrival in Palma

PROTESTERS gathered as the largest cruise ship in the world, the Symphony of the Seas, arrived in Palma on its maiden voyage. The Royal Caribbean...

ESSAY: Why do politicians in Spain never resign?

As more scandal emerges over a leading politician’s faked university degree, Lenox Napier asks: ‘why do politicians never resign in Spain?’ SPAIN’S leading political problem...

Tourist tirade about use of Catalan in Mallorcan church divides internet

A TOURIST from Granada has become an internet sensation after ranting about the use of Catalan during a Mallorquin church service. The unnamed woman fulminated...

Former Catalan police chief to face trial over independence referendum

THE former head of the Catalan police will stand trial for his role in Catalunya’s independence referendum, the Spanish High Court has ruled. Josep Lluis...

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to appear in court today while violent protests break out in Barcelona

The former Catalan leader was arrested on Sunday and faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years
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