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Video: Elderly woman harangues Spain’s leftist equality minister over her luxury home purchase
EQUALITY MINISTER Irene Montero got into a heated debate on the campaign trail on Wednesday, after an elderly woman in Valencia criticised the leftist...
Spanish Equality MP criticised for travelling in to New York via a private jet
THE MP for Equality, Irene Montero, has been heavily criticised by political rivals for flying to New York in the Falcon - a private...
Pablo Iglesias cuts off his famous pony-tail after leaving politics and quitting Spain’s Podemos party
A WEEK after announcing he was quitting politics after a drubbing at the polls in Madrid, Pablo Iglesias, the former leader of Spain’s radical...
Podemos: Pablo Iglesias ‘resigns from politics’ after drubbing in Madrid election
PABLO Iglesias, the pony-tailed maverick who burst onto the political scene seven years ago with his radical left Podemos threw in the towel last...
EXPLAINER: Left right, left right, centre, reverse – why Spain’s political landscape is in turmoil again
They say that a week is a long time in politics… And this week in Spain, that adage runs particularly true. Spain has seen an...
Podemos leader steps down as Spain’s deputy PM to fight battle for Madrid
PABLO Iglesias, leader of the radical left Podemos group has announced his decision to step down as Deputy Prime Minister in the coalition government of Pedro...
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
Spanish coalition government to extend ban on home evictions by up to four years, affecting renters and homeowners alike
FURTHER protection for people struggling in the Spanish financial climate is to be announced today. Spain’s new government will extend the current restriction on home...
Gibraltar warms to new Spanish left-wing coalition government with EU trade negotiations loom
Chief Minister Fabian Picardo welcomes possibility for dialogue with Spain after PSOE and Podemos form government in unexpected coalition.
Spain’s moderate Ciudadanos party in CRISIS as its voters leave in droves to support far right Vox in snap...
Vox is set to gain 14% of the overall vote, after the PP in second place (21.2% and 91 seats) and the left wing PSOE first (27.3% and 121 votes)
Shakespeare, bonsai trees, fish suppers…how Spain’s politicians wind down in the run-up to the elections
Game of Thrones is also a popular choice...
Spain set for socialist-led government after Iglesias sidelined in PSOE-Podemos coalition deal
SPAIN is likely to install a socialist-led government this week following a coalition deal between the Socialist Workers' (PSOE) party and anti-austerity Podemos. PSOE won...
Pedro Sanchez walks away from coalition talks as political breakdown raises concern of repeat election in Spain
A repeat election would plunge Spain’s young democracy into an unprecedented crisis as it would be the fourth in as many years
Journalist faces jail over plot to smear Spain’s left wing political leader Pablo Iglesias
Alberto Pozas admitted to a judge in Madrid that he had handled a pen-drive, which was full of personal information on Iglesias
ESPIONAGE: Hackers stream live footage from CCTV at house of Spain’s Podemos leader to publicly accessible website
Investigators tracked those involved to an internet server in Singapore
BUNCH OF BANKERS: Supreme Court rules in favour of lenders in ‘unprecedented’ mortgage tax fiasco
Shares in a number of Spanish banks, including Bankia and Sabadell, promptly tumbled at the prospect of massive retroactive legal claims
Pedro Sanchez and Pablo Iglesias sign landmark deal to protect self-employed workers in Spain
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias signed the agreement into law at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid this month
Power to the people: Pedro Sanchez signs landmark deal to protect Spain’s self-employed
The changes are part of a government roll-out of fiscal measures to achieve a fairer society
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”
MASTERGATE: How and why a fake university masters scandal has been rocking Spain’s top leaders
By Lenox Napier POLITICS in Spain has fallen to a new low - and the gloves are off. Whether it’s fabrication, secret recordings or character assassination,...
Podemos calls for referendum on bullfighting in Spain
Iglesias said he wanted to ‘democratise’ discussions about the future of bullfighting, but did not comment on other events using bulls, such as those in Pamplona’s San Fermín festival.
Political parties in Spain call for legalisation of weed which ‘will bring €1.2 billion’ to the economy
PODEMOS has renewed calls for the legalisation of cannabis now that the PSOE is in government. The party’s leader, Pablo Iglesias, said legalising the drug...
Podemos leader faces confidence vote after ‘luxury’ home purchase
THE members of Spain’s anti-austerity party Podemos are to vote on whether it's leader should step down after buying a €600,000 ‘luxury’ home. The party’s...
CATALAN CRACKDOWN: Cops raid regional government’s HQ and arrest MPs in latest offensive against independence referendum
PARAMILITARY police have raided the HQ of the Catalan government in a bid to shutdown the planned independence referendum. The offensive, performed by Policia Nacional...
Spain’s top anti-corruption prosecutor resigns over links to offshore company in Panama
The PSOE said his resignation came too late
Spain’s leaders react to Manchester terror attack which has left at least 22 dead
The attack happened during an Ariana Grande concert