Friday, September 20, 2019

Mayor of Madrid announces pedestrianisation in bid to smash car congestion

According to municipal data, there are currently 6,800 cars that use the area, including 4,000 taxis, 70% of which circulate around the square.

Marbella warns that EU countries will be ‘much more demanding’ on the UK and expats post-Brexit as special talks...

MARBELLA is set to hold a series of Brexit talks for British residents after the planned departure date of October 31.The talks will be...

‘Paedo councillor’ caged in Spain after detectives find 64,000 child porn images – including of BABIES – on his...

The arrest this week was part of a larger operation being carried out across the country

‘Alternative backstop plans’ are ‘not necessary’ until the end of 2020 transition period should Britain secure a deal, Brexit...

BREXIT Secretary Stephen Barclay has told reporters in Madrid that alternative backstop plans and 'not necessary' until the end of a 2020...

REVEALED: Which party leader would Spain most like to have a beer with as general election looms

Caretaker Prime Minister only has until next week to secure a deal and form a government after talks with the king and party leaders failed yesterday

Spain headed for fourth general election in four years

SPAIN is set for its fourth general election in as many years, after King Felipe VI said 'no candidate' has sufficient support...

Businesses on Spain’s border with Gibraltar asked to shut down in solidarity with Spanish workers in planned Brexit protest

BUSINESSES which operate on Spain's border with Gibraltar have been asked to remain closed during a planned protest against Brexit. The Asctecg group, which represents...

Gibraltar faces food shortages and four hour border delays in event of no deal Brexit, say government documents

GIBRALTAR may face food and medicine shortages in the event of a no deal Brexit, according to British government documents. 

Pedro Sanchez’s PSOE would increase majority if general election held tomorrow, new poll shows

THE PSOE would win a majority of seats if a general election was held tomorrow, a poll has found. The party of caretaker prime minister...

Spain on track for fourth election in four years as talks to form government break down

SPAIN could have to go to the polls yet again after talks between the PSOE and Podemos broke down last night. If caretaker prime minister...

Spain ropes in almost 1,000 civil servants to battle Brexit fallout as 400,000 ‘hidden’ Brits expected to officially register

The preparation efforts have mainly focused on customs, trade, border control and document workers

Anti-Brexit protests to hit La Linea and Spain’s Malaga as British expats defend their rights ahead of looming EU...

The protests come after Boris Johnson manoeuvred to suspend Parliament for five weeks following his unsuccessful bid to call a snap general election

Venezuela regime flouting US sanctions thanks to Bank of Spain

VENEZUELA'S President Nicolas Maduro is flouting US sanctions thanks to the Bank of Spain. According to Bloomberg, the failing state's central bank is increasingly relying...

‘UNITY AND STRENGTH’: With Brexit and Vox on horizon, SDGG’s Richard Buttigieg says Rock stands ‘together’ on Gibraltar National...

“These are the very traits that our forefathers had to rely on to overcome what were extremely difficult years during the frontier closure of 1969”

Retired British expats in Spain could suffer freeze in pensions under no-deal Brexit

“We will be fully ready for Brexit, and are leaving in a way that protects the interests of citizens here and in EU member states”

Spain’s acting PM Pedro Sanchez to seek support to form government for third time

PEDRO Sanchez has revealed he will once again try to win the backing of Unidas Podemos in a bid to form a government and...

Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament is sure to anger Remainers in Mallorca, writes Amanda Butler

September 9 has emerged as the most important of the 80 days before the Brexit deadline, with the PM trying to ensure there is no up-rising with MPs trying to block a no-deal

Boris Johnson labelled ‘tin-pot dictator’ after asking Queen to suspend Parliament – limiting time to block no-deal Brexit

If the Prime Minister gets his way Parliament will lose a number of sitting days ahead of UK's scheduled departure from the EU on October 31

New British Ambassador Hugh Elliott arrives in Spain

The arriving Ambassador had previously been Director of Communications in the Department for Exiting the European Union

Gibraltar opposition press Picardo on Brexit no-deal planning following leaked Yellowhammer documents

The Yellowhammer papers had suggested Gibraltar is ‘under prepared’ for Britain leaving without a deal

Open date REVEALED for NEW hospital on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Work on the hospital had stopped in December after a Junta investment of €15 million

No deal Brexit risks for British in Spain and Gibraltar, detailed in leaked UK Government report

The secret Yellowhammer documents have suggested British citizens travelling to the EU will be limited to 90-day stays and subject to tighter passport checks

Bigger parliament will not be waste of money, says Gibraltar’s Deputy Chief Minister Joseph Garcia

“I think that issues which relate to the cost, the timing and the consultation have sadly been misunderstood”

Pretty Woman actor Richard Gere in talks with Spain’s Pedro Sanchez in bid to save 147 migrants on Spanish...

Gere also revealed that he didn’t mince his words with the Spanish PM

Gibraltar releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 amid US opposition

Grace 1 had been carrying Iranian oil when it was stopped by Royal Marines on July 4, triggering an escalation with Tehran
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