Wednesday, March 20, 2019

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

‘DEAD AS A DODO’ Picardo blasts attempts from Spain to question Gibraltar sovereignty

The Rock's chief minister spoke on a range of domestic issues, as well as Brexit and a general election

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

Picardo rules out Gibraltar general election before Brexit ahead of crucial vote for Theresa May

Despite a recent Panorama poll putting Picardo and the GSLP ahead, the Rock's leader batted down calls for an early general election

Spanish government furious after PP party post video on Twitter ‘wishing’ Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to die

Government officials have threatened legal action over the tweet which saw a father reading out his son's Three Kings wish list

Spain tourism hotspot could cancel tax for British tourists amid Brexit fears

SCRAPPED: Canary Islands president Fernando Clavijo said that getting rid of a VAT-like tax could encourage more tourists after Brexit

Extreme-right party Vox ‘will not support’ Partido Popular and Ciudadanos in Andalucia government unless gender violence law revoked

Vox has slammed the law for treating men as 'second class citizens' but Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera insisted 'equality is non-negotiable'

BREXIT: Rights of British expats in Spain ‘will be preserved whatever’ Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says

DEFIANT: Brits in Spain will see their rights unchanged even under a no-deal Brexit, says Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

300 mainly African migrants dock in Spain after a week at sea saw them refused entry by Italy and...

ORDEAL: The migrants that have docked in Algeciras faced a week at sea and were rejected at least twice by Malta...

THEY’VE DONE IT: Right wing pact to throw Socialists out of Spain’s Andalucia

POWER: Juan Manuel Moreno the new president of AndaluciaA TRIO of right wing parties have come to...

How did far-right party Vox do so well in Andalucia election…and what could it mean for Spain?

Nationally Vox, which means ‘Voice’, would command around 10% of the vote if a general election was called tomorrow

PSOE could stay in power in Andalucia as right-wing parties fail to agree to pact

The lack of progress means it is unlikely there will be an agreement by the December 27 deadline

POLL SHOCKER: Far-right Vox party could form government if Spain held general election tomorrow

While the next general election is not scheduled until 2020, some 47.2% of Spaniards think current prime minister Pedro Sanchez should call a snap vote in March

Spain accused of breaching maritime laws after shadowing British nuclear submarine as it left Gibraltar on secret mission

The incident has been labelled as a ‘clear sabre rattling exercise by Madrid’ over the Gibraltar issue

Spain and UK to push through reciprocal deal for expat voting rights before Brexit

The new agreement comes after Spain’s foreign minister Josep Borrell said Brits losing their voting rights was ‘collateral damage’ from Brexit

BREXIT: British applications for Spanish citizenship soar 232% as Theresa May faces no-confidence vote

UNDER FIRE: Theresa May faces a no-confidence voteTHE number of Brits applying for Spanish citizenship has tripled...

SHAMEFUL: Spain loses €90 BILLION per year due to corruption while UK among LEAST corrupt in EU, study reveals

  SPAIN loses a staggering €90 billion a year because of political corruption, new figures have revealed.   It is the fourth most corrupt country in the...

ROYAL RUMBLE: Almost half of Spaniards want to get rid of King and Queen of Spain poll finds

As Spain celebrated 40 years of its constitution on Thursday, the study also revealed that a majority of Spaniards would like a vote on the future of the monarchy

British government accused of not protecting expats and EU citizens’ rights as no-deal Brexit ‘still a possibility’

THE British government has been slammed for not protecting the rights of UK and EU citizens in the event of a no-deal Brexit.Chief EU...

Spain’s Mallorca must ‘turn away from British market’ to survive no-deal Brexit, business leaders warn

MALLORCA needs to turn away from the British to stave off the ‘serious’ effects of a no-deal Brexit, business leaders have warned.Business associations...

EU vice president labels Gibraltarians ‘monkeys’ and praises Spain’s illegal warship ‘invasion’ of British waters

The Brussels MEP labelled Gibraltarians 'laughing monkeys' in an explosive Twitter thread, which he swiftly deleted

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

Rise of the right in Spain’s Andalucia could make life for British expats more difficult, expert warns

THE rise of the right in Spain could spell trouble for British expats, an expert has warned.Former minister of Europe Denis MacShane has sounded...

GOING OFF: Spanish activists blast British government for docking nuclear submarine in Gibraltar and ‘putting Andalucia at risk of...

SPANISH activists have demanded the UK government stop docking nuclear submarines in Gibraltar. Ecologistas en Accion blasted the British Navy following the arrival of the...

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

Chinese President Xi secures jamon deal with Spain amid trade war with Donald Trump

The Chinese president described his country as being at a 'crossroads' in their economy, as he vowed to increase imports of jamon, something considered a luxury product in China
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