Friday, September 21, 2018

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

Protests erupt in Spain after Supreme Court rules 25 Catalunya leaders to be tried for rebellion – with some...

PROTESTORS hit the street Barcelona last night after the Supreme Court announced it would be stepping up its legal action against separatists.  It ruled that...

SPAIN-ER IN THE WORKS: Brexit ‘breakthrough’ deal at risk after Madrid tables fresh Gibraltar demands

It comes after the UK conceded on fishing rights and immigration last weekend in a bid to seal the deal

Expats, Gibraltar and fishing rights: All you need to know about the latest ‘Brexit breakthrough’

A 'DECISIVE' step has been taken in sealing a Brexit transition deal.  That's the story from the UK's Brexit secretary David Davis and top EU...

A vote for life wherever you live… except if you’re British

Disenfranchised expats might finally be able to vote, writes Ray Jones

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar government refuses to change ‘draconian’ abortion ban which forces women to terminate in Spain or ‘do it...

THE Government has refused to consider changing a law, which is forcing women to travel abroad for abortions. It comes after a woman’s group launched...

NO WAY JOSE: British ministers to guarantee Gibraltar it cannot be excluded from Brexit deal by Spain

BRITISH ministers are set to guarantee Gibraltar that it will not be excluded from a Brexit deal by Spain.  The British Overseas Territory fears Madrid...

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...

May warns of dissatisfaction over Brexit as she outlines initial EU trade plan

THERESA May has warned that ‘no-one will get everything they want’ out of Brexit. She maintained that the UK would leave the single market, customs...
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