Sunday, August 25, 2019

Spain lambasted by Amnesty International for torture, mistreating refugees and curtailing free speech

A report accuses Spain of using the 'glorifying terrorism' offence to limit free speech

LONG READ: Meet the collective facing jail after trying to save a Spanish town from extinction as depopulation becomes...

Known as’ the Ground Zero of rural depopulation’, Guadalajara province covers 4,200 km2 but has only 8,900 inhabitants, the equivalent of 2.1 people to every km2

New round of talks to start on October 24 to form Spanish government

The two main PP and PSOE parties and others will be invited by King Felipe to try and find a breakthrough

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...

Mariano Rajoy claims ‘I have right to govern’ after Spanish election victory

PP leader appears to reach out to PSOE as Spain left in limbo again

PSOE rejects opportunity to form coalition government with PP

Mariano Rajoy scrambles for allies after general election

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

British people will not be able to live in Spain if the UK exits EU, minister claims

David Lidington, UK's Europe minister, warned that a Brexit would lead to a 'decade of economic chaos'

Thousands march in pro-unity Barcelona demo as Catalan government hints at delay to independence declaration

Carles Puigdemont set to pull back from independence push in key speech this week

ROYAL UPSET: Tory MPs in UK threaten walk-out of King of Spain’s state address if he mentions Gibraltar

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain will visit the Queen Elizabeth and Theresa May next week

Charge for British to enter Spain in new EU plan

Interior ministers of the EU will meet tomorrow to discuss the bureacratic plan to make non EU-residents pay the current rate of £4.30 and give their details online before entering any of the 26 Schengen states.

UK spends £23m stockpiling food and fuel in Gibraltar and other territories to prepare for no-deal Brexit

Ammunition, spare parts, fuel and food are being gathered at military bases in Gibraltar, Cyprus and the Falklands

Spain makes fresh demands over Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez met with chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier to seek a new Gibraltar chapter in the Brexit agreement this week

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

Spanish corruption cases treble since 2011, government figures show

2015 saw record number of arrests and investigations by authorities

Lord of the Rings theme park plans suspended

Rincon de la Victoria theme park and indoor swimming pool plans are on standby due to financial doubts

Catalunya’s deposed leader surrenders to Belgian authorities after fleeing Spain

Puigdemont wanted on charges of rebellion, sedition, misuse of public funds, disobedience and breach of trust has handed himself into Belgium authorities.

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

Spain and UK sign landmark deal mutually protecting voting rights after Brexit

Those wishing to vote at the next local elections will have to register by January 30

Brexit is proof UK has ‘lost its influence’ in the world, says Andalucia minister before assuring healthcare for Brits...

Velasco added that Spain is working to make the border crossing between the Campo de Gibraltar and the Rock as seamless as possible

Thousands of eligible expats didn’t get vote slips in time in EU Referendum

BREXIT UPDATE: Expats' trouble with postal votes that arrived late, unpaid for, or not at all

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

IKEA write hilarious response to corrupt Spanish general secretary’s claim that million-euro-filled briefcase was left by delivery man

The Scandinavian retailer pulled no punches in response to ex-General secretary Francisco Granados ludicrous claim that a money-filled briefcase had been left at his in-laws home by a 'plumber or some delivery person from Ikea'

Two Spanish voters die at Girona and Madrid general election polling stations

Exit polls show similar turnout to December 20 election

‘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
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