Wednesday, January 16, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Expats come under fire from ecologists over ‘illegal housing’

Expats 'assert their right to colonise the rural landscape' according to the ecologist

Andalucia elections: ‘change’ starts there, says Podemos leader

PODEMOS leader Pablo Iglesias has pinpointed the Andalucian regional elections as the start of his party's 2015 election campaign. He told a rally of hundreds...

From New York to Essex: Podemos takes on the world

Pablo Iglesias and Inigo Errejon have adopted a 'divide and conquer' mentality

Podemos sets up in Andalucia for ‘crucial’ elections while Teresa Rodriguez heads to London

"If anywhere needs political regeneration and fresh air, it's Andalucia," said Inigo Errejon

Podemos co-founder publishes personal finances to disprove Venezuela claims

Juan Carlos Monedero has revealed how much he earned for consultancy work in Latin America

On Podemos’ march to power

With just six weeks to the Andalucian elections, the Olive Press joined the hundreds of thousands of men, women and children on Podemos’ March for Change to try to understand what makes the party tick

Divide and conquer?

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

Sanchez celebrates Spain’s Brexit ‘win’ over Gibraltar as May to issue stark warning to MPs ahead of vote

The Prime Minister will warn MPs of 'division and uncertainty' if they do not back her deal

‘OFF THE WALL’ UK Defence Secretary suggests firing paintballs at Spanish Navy to protect Gibraltar’s waters

ILLEGAL: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson wants to protect Gibraltar from threats like this Spanish warship back in December

La Linea mayor makes first official visit to Gibraltar

Juan Franco's visit is intended to mark the start of improving relations between La Linea and Gibraltar

Mariano Rajoy claims ‘I have right to govern’ after Spanish election victory

PP leader appears to reach out to PSOE as Spain left in limbo again

Everything you need to know about King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia’s state visit to the UK

The visit is seen as fundamental in smoothing relations with Spain, a key negotiating partner in the Brexit negotiations

Spain to announce new measures to be implemented in Catalunya

The new measures, broken down into education, healthcare and employment, are to bring about a degree of normality in the 'Catalan administration'.

Spain among most welcoming countries for refugees

SPAIN is officially one of the most welcoming countries for refugees. According to a new study by the Pew Research Centre, 86% of Spaniards...

SHAMEFUL: Spain loses €90 BILLION per year due to corruption while UK among LEAST corrupt in EU, study reveals

  SPAIN loses a staggering €90 billion a year because of political corruption, new figures have revealed.   It is the fourth most corrupt country in the...

Government of Gibraltar sends condolences to Jo Cox’s family after ‘appalling’ murder

Police investigate claims suspect shouted 'Britain First' before 'horrific' attack

Theresa May to make first visit to Spain next week

It is her first visit since becoming PM

Over three quarters of expats oppose Catalan independence ahead of historic vote

OVER 75% of expats living in Catalunya are vehemently opposed to the region obtaining independence, according to a survey run by Spanish Property Insight. Shockingly,...

ONTO THE STREETS: Business owners take to the streets over upcoming draconian pavement rules

PROTESTERS have taken to the streets as the fight for Palma’s terraces continues. Dozens of angry restaurateurs gathered on Calle Blanquerna to voice their disapproval...

Spain’s population grows thanks to influx of immigrants

AN influx of immigrants has helped Spain's population grow for the second year in a row.  The number of people in Spain increased by 132,263...

WATCH: Man defaces General Franco’s tomb in Madrid with red paint and is dragged away by security guards

The protest was sparked by growing tension surrounding the planned exhumation of the remains of General Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

Spain tourism hotspot could cancel tax for British tourists amid Brexit fears

SCRAPPED: Canary Islands president Fernando Clavijo said that getting rid of a VAT-like tax could encourage more tourists after Brexit

Thousands of eligible expats didn’t get vote slips in time in EU Referendum

BREXIT UPDATE: Expats' trouble with postal votes that arrived late, unpaid for, or not at all

Insolvent Landsbanki bank fails in trying to evict British expat Alzheimer’s sufferer from Ronda

Landsbanki collapsed at the start of Spain’s housing crisis in 2008

‘Drug-taking advice’ pamphlet by Spain town hall tells users to ‘crush their cocaine properly’ after comparing it to paracetamol

A SPANISH town hall has released a pamphlet offering advice on how to take drugs 'properly'.  The local government, a coalition of leftist parties Podemos, Izquierda...
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