Saturday, December 7, 2019

END OF THE ROAD? Rajoy’s approval rating plummets to new low

Allies believe the 62-year-old has just 12 months to turn things around.

Vince Cable says Brexit will ‘really hurt’ Gibraltar while Rachel Johnson calls for Article 50 to be revoked

The leader believes the process of Brexit is not going well even though there is currently ‘an anti-Brexit majority in the House of Commons’

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...

SPANISH GENERAL ELECTION: Poll shows big losses for PP and PSOE

Poll for El Mundo shows PSOE to suffer Andalucian losses with PP dropping in Madrid and Valencia

OXFAM TO EU: Include Gibraltar in European blacklist of tax havens

Oxfam urges the EU to include Gibraltar in its list of tax havens ahead of its list to be published next Tuesday.

UN set to inspect migrant situation in Spain

During the trip, which takes five to 10 days and starts February 26, officials will meet with charitable groups directly linked to work with African migrants.

REVEALED: Which party leader would Spain most like to have a beer with as general election looms

Caretaker Prime Minister only has until next week to secure a deal and form a government after talks with the king and party leaders failed yesterday

‘MAKE SPAIN GREAT AGAIN’: Far right party in Spain attracts record 9,000 supporters at rally

An opinion poll suggested this week that Vox is painstakingly close to earning a seat in Congress

VIDEO: Ciudadanos spoof rap emerges as Spanish general election campaigns launch today

Spoof Cuidadanos rap released as Rajoy and Iglesias launch campaigns for second general election

Former Bankia and IMF boss Rodrigo Rato arrested for money laundering

Rato was escorted from his Madrid home by officers from Spain's tax authorities on Thursday

Santander boss appointed to PM Cameron’s economic advisory council

Ana Botin, president of Santander since September 2014, becomes only non-Brit in Business Advisory Group

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

Star Trek star Sir Patrick Stewart blasts Brexit ahead of People’s March for Europe London rally

Spanish-based campaign group slams UK government's 'lack of preparation' in Brexit talks

Nigerian lawyer running for Prime Minister in Spain is first woman and migrant to run in general election

Helen Mukoro is hoping her newly-formed party Union de Todos can upset the odds come election time in December

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?

Podemos candidate becomes Spain’s first black female MP

Rita Bosaho becomes one of a record 138 female MPs elected to Spanish Congress

Carles Puigdemont set for key speech on independence crisis to Catalan parliament

Catalan leader urged not to split from Spain as fears grow over economy

Rajoy offers to become Trump’s Europe and Latin America middleman in first official call

Mariano Rajoy made the commitment in an official telephone conversation last night, the first between the two parties since Trump came to power

GIBRALTAR: All the best pictures of election night as Fabian Picardo re-elected as Rock’s chief minister

Meanwhile, Together Gibraltar leader Marlene Hassan Nahon has been elected for the first time

CLUELESS: Theresa May says she ‘doesn’t know’ what will happen to British expats in Spain if there’s no Brexit...

THERESA May has admitted 1.2 million Brits in the EU would be left in limbo after a Brexit no-deal. The UK prime minister said the...

‘OFF THE WALL’ UK Defence Secretary suggests firing paintballs at Spanish Navy to protect Gibraltar’s waters

ILLEGAL: Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson wants to protect Gibraltar from threats like this Spanish warship back in December

ELECTIONS: Podemos and Ciudadanos make biggest gains in exit polls

Anti-corruption party Podemos could be on course to gain Barcelona

Catalunya’s parliamentary speaker is latest casualty of independence crisis

It is not known who will fill her shoes after her supposed successor, Carles Mundo, the former regional justice minister, is also being probed on the same charges. 

Theresa May says British expats will receive healthcare cover, disability benefits and vows to continue pension uprating post-Brexit

She also said the UK wants to continue to participate in the European Health Insurance Card scheme
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