Thursday, April 25, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Expats come under fire from ecologists over ‘illegal housing’

Expats 'assert their right to colonise the rural landscape' according to the ecologist

Andalucia elections: ‘change’ starts there, says Podemos leader

PODEMOS leader Pablo Iglesias has pinpointed the Andalucian regional elections as the start of his party's 2015 election campaign. He told a rally of hundreds...

From New York to Essex: Podemos takes on the world

Pablo Iglesias and Inigo Errejon have adopted a 'divide and conquer' mentality

Podemos sets up in Andalucia for ‘crucial’ elections while Teresa Rodriguez heads to London

"If anywhere needs political regeneration and fresh air, it's Andalucia," said Inigo Errejon

Podemos co-founder publishes personal finances to disprove Venezuela claims

Juan Carlos Monedero has revealed how much he earned for consultancy work in Latin America

On Podemos’ march to power

With just six weeks to the Andalucian elections, the Olive Press joined the hundreds of thousands of men, women and children on Podemos’ March for Change to try to understand what makes the party tick

Divide and conquer?

As Madrid Socialists cast out stalwart Tomas Gomez, PP ranks prepare for power play, writes Mario Alegria

PP wins Spanish general election but no party gains overall majority again

PSOE defy exit poll to beat Unidos Podemos into second place as left takes a hit

Spain and Gibraltar’s LGBT heroes

Spain was one of the first countries in the world to legalise same-sex marriage

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

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’

Spain’s PSOE would ‘easily win’ general election if held today, new poll finds

THE PSOE would win a general election if it was held today, the latest polls show. According to the Centre for Sociological Research (CIS), Pedro...

BREXIT ROW: Spain still prepared to ‘veto’ deal and accuses UK of ‘treachery’ over Gibraltar

Sanchez revealed in a late-night tweet that the UK and Spain's positions 'remain far away'

FAR-RIGHT: Vox agrees coalition deal in Spain’s Andalucia to end 36-year Socialist rule

It marks the first time a far-right party has had a role in Spanish regional government since Franco died in 1975

Pedro Sanchez calls snap general election in Spain for April 28

The electoral campaign will begin on April 13, before Spain has its third elections in less than four years

Andalucia economy could lose €1.1 BILLION in no-deal Brexit, Junta warns

The province is particularly vulnerable to the economic shock of a disorderly UK exit

Gibraltar government ‘concerned’ over Russia’s unofficial Mediterranean navy base

It emerged that leader Vladimir Putin’s vessels are stopping off at least 10 times a year at the Spanish north African enclave of Ceuta

Brexit blamed for first drop in EU applicants to British universities in five years

BREXIT has been blamed for a drop in Europeans applying for British university places. The number of students coming to the UK from the EU...

Spain calls for ‘co-management’ of Gibraltar airport in return for Brexit deal

SPAIN has called for joint management of Gibraltar airport in the ongoing Brexit negotiations.  Foreign minister Alfonso Dastsis also said his country wants greater cooperation...

Up to 200,000 protestors form human chain calling for independence referendum for Spain’s Basque Country

ALMOST 200,000 protestors formed a human chain to call for a referendum on the independence of the Basque Country from Spain.  Spaniards from the wealthy...

Pedro Sanchez justifies selling Andalucia warships to Saudi Arabia, as violence and famine in Yemen continue

Foreign aid can not reach everyone who needs it in Yemen, because of the fighting, and Saudi's weapons, bought from European countries, have been used to kill thousands of civilians

Susana Diaz will NOT resign after historic losses to far-right Vox party in Andalucia

The local leader said she would take her seat, even if the opposition parties formed a coalition

RED FLAG: British expat bar owner in southern Spain faces huge fine for refusing to take down Union Jack

Tracey Walker and her customers think Brexit could be a factor

Bremainers in Spain reassured by ‘REMAIN THE SAME’ royal decree on expats, but ‘alarm bells’ raised over UK reciprocity

The royal decree is conditional on Theresa May’s government giving the same rights to Spaniards living and working in Britain.

WATCH: Andalucian town shoot and burn model of former Catalan President

The traditional ‘Burning of Judas’ ritual has been celebrated in the area for 100 years, but videos of the incident caused controversy on social media
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