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Vox party leader Santiago Abascal continues Trump support online as votes are counted in the US election

VOX party president Santiago Abascal has shown his support for Donald Trump as the result of the US presidential election hangs in the balance. Abascal...

Spain to hike taxes on big companies and high earners in bid to reverse COVID-19 slump

The Spanish government has revealed proposals raise large companies and high earners in a bid to boost the economy following coronavirus lockdown. According to...

Junta will not restrict entry of visitors to Spain’s Andalucia

Junta Vice-President , Juan Marin, has said the possibility of restricting entry to Andalucia on forthcoming public holidays ‘is not being considered’, and ‘the important thing is to maintain normality’.

Spain’s 2021 budget will target plastic packaging with new green taxes

TAXES on plastic packaging are to be introduced in next year’s budget as part of attempts to cut environmental waste.  Spain’s government plan to limit...

Spanish Government works to repeal parental consent rule

THE Spanish Government says it wants to change the law to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to seek an abortion without parental permission. Politicians have been...

Spain’s Supreme Court confirms 18-month removal of Catalunya’s president

SPAIN'S Supreme Court judges have unanimously ruled that Catalunya president, Quim Torra, should be removed from his position. They upheld last December's Catalunya court verdict...

Judge in Spain examining spy network linked to infamous Gürtel corruption case that implicated top politicians

A HIGH court judge has started examining the findings of a report into a spying network that allegedly aimed to protect high-ranking politicians from...

British Embassy in Spain reiterates that expats with existing residence documents do not need new TIE card

THE BRITISH Embassy in Madrid has emphasised that there is no need for expats with existing residencia papers to switch to the new TIE...

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 Civil War.This...

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 of Catalan's break-away efforts from mainland...

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 alarm – or lockdown – will...

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 crisis. The action...

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 regarding the ...

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 24 has not been backed by...

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.

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