Saturday, January 18, 2020

The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

Margallo insists no voice for Gibraltar in Brexit negotiations

Margallo was asked to comment on his country’s position after the newly appointed foreign minister, Alfonso Dastis, failed to mention the issue in his first meeting with his UK counterpart Boris Johnson, leading many to speculate that it is no longer a priority

Ciudadanos agree to support PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez’s PM bid

Albert Rivera asks parties to join 'new transition' as he backs plan on constitutional reform

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 refuses to raise terror alert following Paris terrorist attacks

Government keeps same levels of vigilance and military support following brutal murder of at least 129 people in France

Spain threatens UK with legal action over Gibraltar housing plan in latest sovereignty row

If London fails to respond again, then Madrid will be ‘launching whatever legal action it deems most appropriate to defend its position’

Spanish siesta to get the boot as Spain dumps ‘Nazi time’ for GMT

The government is considering replacing the ‘Nazi time zone’ it currently operates in with Greenwich Mean Time

PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez won’t back PP leader Mariano Rajoy’s bid to become Spain’s new leader

Spaniards could face third general election as stalemate continues

Pre-flight pints at UK airports could be banned by British government

BRITS love a pre-flight pint or gin and tonic before jetting off on their jollies. But this tradition could soon be a thing of the...

Seven of the most important women in Spanish history

As macho Spain votes in a Magnificent Seven of influential Spaniards, every one of them male, Nina Chausow asks: where are all the women?

Time for change: In Andalucia

Excitement is building ahead of the Junta elections

Meet the expats standing in the upcoming local elections

THE expat vote could have X-Factor repercussions in town halls up and down Spain, raising foreigners themselves to the hot seats of power. With the...

Spain’s PSOE leader resigns with Andalucia regional head Suzana Diaz favourite to succeed him

THE leader of Spain's Socialists, Pedro Sanchez, has resigned after losing a vote triggered by a party revolt. Sanchez  became party leader in 2014 and...

Pedro Sanchez calls for calm in Spain’s Catalunya as violence is feared in week of ‘illegal’ referendum anniversary and...

PEDRO Sanchez has warned Catalunya separatists not to encourage violence ahead of the conclusion of the trial of separatist leaders.  The prime minister's call for...

Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias outlines five-point pledge

Radical politician calls for referendums, electoral reform and anti-corruption measures ahead of general election

Nerja councillor resigns after being ‘ignored’ by peers

Ana Gonzalez resigned from her post in the PP over disputes with the party

IN PICS: The property portfolios of Spain’s political leaders

As the dust settles on last month’s snap election, we take a look at the property portfolios of Spain’s political supremos

Javier Bardem leads the charge in support of Spanish activist on trial in Morocco

However, a petition, signed by more than 200 public figures including No Country For Old Men star Bardem are condemning the criminal case.

SPANISH GENERAL ELECTION: Podemos strike stunning blow to win 69 seats

PP win election with PSOE second, but Pablo Iglesias's party set to play kingmaker role as Ciudadanos slump to fourth

Spanish Government tightens restrictions on Yemeni refugees entering Spain, amid civil war that has killed 100,000 people

The Yemeni Civil War which has been ongoing since 2015 has claimed the lives of more than 100,000 people

FLIGHT-MARE: Spain – UK flights could plummet by 95% in no-deal Brexit scenario

FLIGHTS between UK and Spain could fall by 95% if there is a no-deal Brexit. The shocking forecast comes from the International Air Transport Association...

Governor of Gibraltar Sir James Dutton quits over Spanish aggression row

Sir James ended his term in office less than two years after taking the job

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

3.5M Brits could be unable to travel to Europe in event of no-deal Brexit

"People will be shocked to hear that they could be turned away at airports and prevented from going on holiday"
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