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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...
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...
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 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
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
Shares in a number of Spanish banks, including Bankia and Sabadell, promptly tumbled at the prospect of massive retroactive legal claims
Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias signed the agreement into law at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid this month
The changes are part of a government roll-out of fiscal measures to achieve a fairer society
“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”
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,...
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...
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...
The PSOE said his resignation came too late
The attack happened during an Ariana Grande concert
The far-left party had proposed a bill that would end the broadcast of the Roman Catholic Mass on La2 television in a bid to make Spain more ‘multicultural’.
Catholic bus in Spain emblazoned with anti-transgender slogan seized by authorities as investigation into potential hate crime launched
Prosecutors have demanded the bus be immobilised
Podemos is to give all its members the chance to decide on future policy between February 4 and 11