Friday, 15 December, 2017

Politics

SPAIN'S attorney general leading the prosecution of the separatist Catalan leaders has died. Jose Manuel Maza, 66, died in a Buenos Aires hospital, shortly after...

THE British public are more divided than ever. And nowhere is this more apparent than in the Brexit debate, which has divided families and opinion...

A SPANISH court has ordered a British insurance firm to cough up part of €1.8 billion in damages to the Spanish government. The A Coruña...

MARBELLA'S conservative government has been blasted for seeking an extra €36 million from the Hacienda for next year's budget. The Partido Popular and OSP (San...

PRIME Minister Mariano Rajoy has said 500,000 jobs would be created if the Catalunya region returns to 'normality'. He added that the country's economy would...

THE UAE has signed a contract with Spain's Airbus Defence and Space company for five C-295 military transport aircraft. The Middle Eastern state's military announced...

WAITING times at the Gibraltarian border have peaked today after severe delays over the previous few weeks. The Gibraltar Olive Press has received reports that...

LOCALS in Malaga have blasted the city for only having four employees dedicated to tackling the growing rat problem. Former PSOE Mayor Begoña Medina agreed...

THE Catalan crisis could see Spain’s economic forecast slashed by 60%, bank chiefs have warned. Bank of Spain bosses also believe fears over independence for...
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THE UK Parliament will get to vote on the final Brexit deal before the country leaves the EU, minister David Davis has told MPs. He...

SPANIARDS have reportedly been left fuming after Boris Johnson defended bullfighting during an Anglo-Spanish dinner. The UK's foreign secretary told the dinner - designed to...

RUSSIAN hackers have been accused of interfering in the Catalunya independence referendum as part of a plan to undermine the EU. It comes after Madrid...

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

International air bookings for the Spanish region fell by 22% since the beginning of October compared to the same period last year.

Brown delivers a scathing attack on the bankers who precipitated the 2008 financial crisis, arguing that the sector has failed to learn key lessons.

AN editor for a Spanish magazine has been ordered to appear in court over an article describing Spanish riot police as cocaine-snorting 'professional junkies'. El...

Puigdemont wanted on charges of rebellion, sedition, misuse of public funds, disobedience and breach of trust has handed himself into Belgium authorities.

American host Stephen Colbert has mocked Catalunya's independence crises following the arrest of eight cabinet ministers in a segment titled ‘Spain’t Misbehaving’.

THERESA May's Conservative government will collapse in 2018 and trigger a fresh election, a leading think tank has predicted.  According to Morgan Stanley, by next...

THE UK should have followed Spain’s lead in prosecuting rogue bankers, former British prime minister Gordon Brown has said. In his new book, My Life,...

NEW figures released by the the UK's HMRC have revealed how much EU migrants contribute to the British economy. The latest statistics, from 2013/14 give...

UP to one million people took to the streets of Barcelona today in a fervent call for Spanish unity. The march comes after the Catalan...

Over the years, Spanish investigators have found how they established networks of hundreds of companies in the country selling everything to themselves - money laundering.

PRIME Minister Mariano Rajoy has said he is dissolving the Catalan parliament after it voted to declare independence earlier today. The Spanish leader said the...

THE UK has refused to recognize Catalunya's independence declaration. In a statement from Downing Street, it said the vote was based on an illegal referendum...
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THE Spanish senate in Madrid has approved the imposition of direct rule over Catalunya. It approved invoking Article 155 by a margin of 214 to...

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