Friday, April 19, 2019

Judge Alvaro Martin takes over ERE corruption scandal case

Five years after the billion euro ERE investigation opened in Andalucia, a new magistrate Alvaro Martin has been brought in to take over the case from Maria Nunez Bolanos

Lifting of voting ban for British expats in Spain will NOT include referendums

THE upcoming legislation to allow British expats in Spain and abroad to vote in UK elections will not include referendums. The Overseas Electors Bill is...

Podemos and IU pact pushes PSOE into third place in election poll ahead of second general election

The Unidos Podemos coalition stands to get 25.6% of the vote

BREAKING: UK to tell EU it wants to stay in aviation safety body to keep planes flying post-Brexit

THE UK will tell the EU it wants to stay in a key aviation safety body, under the indirect jurisdiction of the European Court...

‘NOT SATISFIED’: Irish PM says UK approach to Brexit negotiations ‘unrealistic’ and ‘lacking in clarity’

IRISH Prime Minister Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has blasted the UK's approach to Brexit negotiations for being 'unrealistic'. Speaking to Bloomberg, the newly elected PM said...

10 reasons to register: Expats have just five days to register Brexit vote

The clock is ticking as the Brexit referendum draws closer. With May 16 the cut-off for expats to register, Rob Horgan explores why it’s important to have your say

Left-wing parties in Spain close to seizing power

Unidos Podemos are on course to win between 24.6% and 26% of the vote

WATCH: British expat Brexiters in Spain branded ‘stupid’ and ‘arrogant’ after admitting they would now vote Remain in Channel...

The broadcaster visited the Costa Blanca to interview Brits living there about their opinions on the UK's divorce from the EU

Body of ‘young migrant boy’ washes up on beach in southern Spain

Authorities say the lifeless body was found on Friday

Spain’s PP leader Pablo Casado probed over party’s SECOND fake degree scandal

It comes after former leader of Madrid, Cristina Cifuentes was forced to resign following a fake degree obtained from the same university

Costa del Sol mayors offer Brexit support to British expats in Spain

MAYORS have offered their support to British expats in Spain. Manilva and Casares mayors Mario Jimenez and Pepe Carrasco made their commitment at the Manilva...

Spanish prime minister Pedro Sanchez calls on Theresa May for second Brexit referendum

Sanchez added that the 300,000 of British expats living in Spain will be safeguarded even in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Number of Britons looking to move abroad increases by 30% post-Brexit

Spain was the area with the third highest interest

New 12-sided Gibraltar £1 coin could feature EU map WITHOUT UK

The 14 UK Overseas Territories are expected to produce coins with 'images celebrating their heritage,' according to the UK Treasury

Official photographs unveiled of David Cameron’s historic Gibraltar visit

THE first official photographs of David Cameron's visit to Gibraltar have been released. The images show the Prime Minister with Chief Minister Fabian Picardo in...

UK and Spain reach ‘historic’ Brexit agreement over Gibraltar in time for EU summit

"Europe and the UK have accepted our demands"

Spain on high terror alert following attacks in France and Tunisia

Interior Minister Jorge Diaz confirmed that Spain had increased the terror alert from medium to high

PRIORITIES: Returned Marbella mayor Angeles Muñoz raises town hall salaries by 20%

NEW Marbella mayor Angeles Muñoz has increased the salaries of 15 councillors from the Partido Popular-Opcion Sampedreña coalition by 19.23%. Nine of the councillors, including...

Spain cracks 500-year-old secret code used by King Ferdinand

KING Ferdinand's secret code used some 500 years ago has finally been cracked by experts in Spain.  The code was used in letters between Ferdinand...

Russia and Spain agree joint cybersecurity group against fake news

Russia and Spain want to gauge the extent of the problem of fake news and analyse it to prevent it from becoming a source of friction

Llamamiento a todos los españoles a que apoyen la petición de expatriados británicos para conseguir la doble nacionalidad tras...

The Olive Press pide a los españoles, en nombre de los británicos, que apoyen la petición para poder permanecer en España

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...

Mayor of ‘communist utopia’ Marinaleda Juan Gordillo wins NINTH election in a row

The IU candidate has been top of the tree in Marinaleda since 1979

Spain’s PP created a guide for officials on how to illegally exceed campaign spending limits

The document was used in at least Madrid, Valencia and the Balearic Islands

Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera reveals PSOE and PP have not been in touch

King Felipe to meet Rivera today as Spain's parliamentary stalemate continues

Female gypsy Vox candidate wants to undo Spain’s gender violence laws as fight for women’s rights turns ugly in...

AS thousands of Spaniards prepare to take the streets, joining the global sisterhood in a show of solidarity on March 8 for the second...
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