Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Spain’s general election ‘likely’ to take place on December 20

Rajoy confirmed that the election will take place in December

Luis Barcenas scandal subject of new film out this month

PP court case to hit big screen

Fresh claims suggest Vladimir Putin bought Costa del Sol property

Russian President owned Malaga house, it is claimed

Nerja councillor resigns after being ‘ignored’ by peers

Ana Gonzalez resigned from her post in the PP over disputes with the party

Teenage mayoral candidate attacked outside her home for ‘fascist’ views

Inmaculada Sequi suffered from contusions in her abdomen, a cut cheekbone and a hurt wrist after she lost consciousness

El Mundo founder set to launch controversial news website

Pedro J. Ramirez hopes to use the site to hold the government accountable for its questionable actions

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

Spanish vessel shoots and hurls bricks at fishing boat in Gibraltar waters

It is Spain's third incursion into British waters this month according to Gibraltar authorities

MI5 Spanish Civil War documents uncover British safety concerns

MI5 concerns from Spanish Civil War echo issues with Brits fighting with jihadists in Syria and Iraq

Nerja’s mayor accused of fast-tracking husband to town hall job

The PP Party has accused new mayor Arrabal of hiring her husband without the proper procedures

Lord of the Rings theme park plans suspended

Rincon de la Victoria theme park and indoor swimming pool plans are on standby due to financial doubts

Spanish developers create corrupt mayor app

'Corrupt Mayor Clicker' pokes fun at corruption in the Spanish political system

Wrong Spanish national anthem played at badminton championships

Carolina Marin put up a brave face as the fascist lyrics rang out

Jewish rapper axed from Spanish festival over Palestine debate

Jewish rapper sacked from reggae festival for refusing to support Palestine

Andalucia to receive funds for scholarships, education improvement and textbooks

Andalucia's national government representative explained the education funds the region will receive

Samantha Cameron named ‘most stylish’ by Vanity Fair

Samantha Cameron beats Queen Letizia of Spain, Taylor Swift and Emma Watson

Ex-mayor in Almeria sentenced for nepotism

Federico Molina was charged for granting illegal property rights to his relative

PSOE denounces Interior Minister over Rodrigo Rato meeting

Rodrigo Rato is currently under investigation for money laundering

Spain’s PP leading the polls four months ahead of general election

New numbers show the PP with a clear lead over other parties

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy staying in Spain for his summer holiday

The PP leader and his cabinet normally all go on holiday during the month of August

Pablo Sanchez tops list of hunky Spanish politicians

However Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias was up at arms at his exclusion and voiced his anger on Twitter

Seven of the most important women in Spanish history

As macho Spain votes in a Magnificent Seven of influential Spaniards, every one of them male, Nina Chausow asks: where are all the women?

Junta minister Angel Ojeda gleaned €50 million in bogus training centre scam

It is part of the on-going investigation by the police’s anti-fraud unit UDEF, which is estimated could be the biggest corruption investigation in Spanish history

Disgraced ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato accused of money laundering

The tax authorities insist Rodrigo Rato, an ex-government minister, used a number of companies to move money around

Soon-to-be Marbella police chief already under investigation

And his understudy is set to be disgraced ex-chief Rafael del Pozo

Foreign Office Minister Grant Shapps meets the Olive Press

Foreign Office Minister Grant Shapps met the Olive Press on his whistle-stop Spanish business trip
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