Monday, August 3, 2020

Grant to dig up Francoist mass graves throughout Spain approved by the government

NEW government grants totalling €750,000 were announced this week to complete the retrieval of bodies from mass graves dug during the Spanish...

Catalan separatist leader demands investigation into Spanish phone hacking scandal

A LEADING Catalan Minister has demanded the Spanish government publicly investigates alleged phone hacking. Roger Torrent, a key backer...

Spanish judge turns to UK to investigate destruction of card stolen from Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias’ former adviser

The investigation is key in determining if Iglesias deliberately manipulated and disabled the card

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez and former Disney star, Miley Cyrus tweet each other regarding coronavirus and its impact...

PEDRO Sanchez and American pop star Miley Cyrus have tweeted each other regarding the coronavirus and its impact on minorities.

COVID-19: Spain extends state of alarm for final time until June 21

SPAIN'S sixth and last extension to the state of alarm has been approved. It means the current state of...

Fear of coronavirus responsible for low turnout at 8-M Women’s Rights rally, according to Spain’s Equality Minister Irene Montero

IRENE Montero has been caught off camera blaming fear of the coronavirus as the reason why the 8-M march didn’t have as many people as previous years.

British Embassy in Spain urges expats to obtain their residencia as soon as possible

THE British Embassy in Spain has urged expats to sort out their residencia as soon as possible.

PSOE politician in Andalucia apologises for his comments comparing Basque nationalist party Bildu and Spain’s Guardia Civil, regarding terrorism

A DEPUTY Mayor in Jaen province has had to apologise for his comments comparing the Basque nationalist party Bildu and the Guardia Civil, in regards to terrorism.

Spanish Government secures enough votes for final extension to state of emergency

PEDRO Sanchez has reportedly secured enough support for a sixth and final extension to the state of emergency.

Spain could receive €140 billion from the EU’s coronavirus recovery programme

SPAIN could get €140 billion from the EU’s coronavirus recovery plan, it has been announced.

WATCH: Costa del Sol coronavirus protests see 1,000 people march against Government as Spain’s far right Vox plans ‘demonstrations...

PROTESTORS have taken to the streets of the Costa del Sol to voice their concerns over the Government’s handling of the coronavirus...

Spain’s next state of emergency extension will be its last, assures Deputy Prime Minister, Carmen Calvo

CARMEN Calvo has assured that the next state of emergency extension will be the last.

Juanma Moreno calls for clarity in criteria for Spain’s Andalucia to advance to Phase 2 on May 25

Moreno demands that the criteria for moving from Phase 1 to Phase 2 be made public

COVID-19: We don’t all support the Spanish Government and don’t dare tell me ‘if you’re not happy go home’,...

I WAS surprised to read in an Spanish newspaper last week that Brits in Spain support the measures taken by President Sanchez...

British expat urges self-employed in Spain to support new autonomo political party

A BRITISH expat on the Costa del Sol explains why he joined the newly formed A.P.E (SOMOS AUTONOMOS INICIATIVA POLITICA) and what his role is.

Pedro Sanchez will become the first Spanish Prime Minister in history to take part in a European Summit that...

PEDRO Sanchez will be the first Prime Minister in Spanish history to have taken part in a European Summit that also includes Kosovo.

BREAKING: Spain’s PP and Vox will NOT vote for extending coronavirus lockdown to May 24, they announce in COVID-19...

SPAIN'S right-wing parties have said they will not vote for an extension of coronavirus lockdown. An extension until May...

Podemos deputy leader, Isabel Serra Sanchez, sentenced to 19 months in prison for her intervention in an eviction in...

THE deputy leader of Podemos, Isabel Serra Sanchez has been sentenced to 19 months in prison for her intervention in an eviction.

Congress extends Spain’s COVID-19 lockdown to May 10 amid fierce criticism of Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

THE Spanish Congress has voted to extend the country's coronavirus lockdown until May 10. This evening politicians passed the...

Irene Montero recovers from coronavirus and is out of isolation for the first time in six weeks

IRENE Montero has recovered from coronavirus and has now come out of isolation.

Spain’s PSOE party accuses VOX of ‘hate crimes’ for spreading false COVID-19 information

The complaint stems from a series of tweets from Vox back on January 18 and again between April 2 and 7 aimed at the PSOE

Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister, Carmen Calvo, recovers from coronavirus and returns to work

CARMEN Calvo announces she has recovered from COVID-19 and is returning to work.

Nearly 90% of Spaniards believe opposition parties should support the Government through the COVID-19 crisis

A RECENT study has suggested that 87.8% of Spaniards believe the opposition parties should support the Government through the coronavirus crisis.

COVID-19: Government steps in to stop private clinics hiking up coronavirus testing costs

THE Government has revealed measures to ensure the nation's private testing clinics are not hiking prices, putting the most vulnerable in danger.

Far-right VOX party rejects COVID-19 state of alarm extension in harshest statement against Pedro Sanchez to date

Vox was hit hard with the virus, with secretary general Javier Ortega Smith testing positive after a party conference on March 8

Hospitals in Spain at ‘breaking point’ as stand in Health Director holds crisis meeting

SPAIN’S hospitals are near ‘breaking point’ with a deluge of critical Covid cases in the last few days. A...
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