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Opinion poll reveals revitalised Partido Popular could form new government in Spain after December’s general election

A respected monthly opinion poll is spelling potentially serious problems for the left-of-centre coalition led by Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Sanchez recently said that Spain...

Spain’s Andalucia region gears up for election on June 19

ANDALUCIANS will go to the ballot box on Sunday, June 19. Regional president Juanma Moreno confirmed two weeks ago that he would dissolve the regional...

British councillor announces resignation from Mar Menor council in Spain for health reasons

ILL health has forced a British councillor to resign from Los Alcazares council after being in post for just 13 months. Jo Scott filled a...

Costa Blanca mayor cleared of Covid-19 vaccine queue-jumping in Spain

CORRUPTION proceedings against La Nucia mayor, Bernabe Cano, who was accused of abusing his status to get an early Covid-19 vaccine, have been dismissed...

Court dismisses corruption charges against Covid-19 queue-jumping Costa Blanca mayoral couple in Spain

A Denia judge has junked bribery and corruption charges against a Costa Blanca mayoral couple who got an early Covid-19 vaccination in January 2021. Els...

Partido Popular in Spain to annoint Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as new leader at Sevilla conference this weekend

SPAIN'S main opposition party, the conservative Partido Popular(PP) will crown ex-Galicia region president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as its new leader at a special party...

Galicia president Feijoo gets unopposed run to be proclaimed as new leader of Spain’s Partido Popular

GALICIA president Alberto Nuñez Feijoo will succeed Pablo Casado as leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular. Feijoo received over 55,000 nominations on Thursday after a...

Far-right Vox party gets first taste of regional government power in Spain

THE far-right Vox party has achieved its first foothold in running a regional government in Spain after it secured a coalition deal on Thursday...

Queue-jumping Costa Blanca mayor quits, 14 months after getting unauthorised Covid jab in Spain

ONE of three Alicante Province mayors who queue-jumped in January 2021 to get an unauthorised Covid-19 vaccine shot has been forced to resign. Ximo Coll...

New twist in decades-long environmental fight over undeveloped beach area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A legal challenge has been sent to Valencia's Superior Court over a controversial development of 2,274 homes at Cala Mosca on the Orihuela Costa. The...

Transsexual woman wants to become the new leader of Spain’s Partido Popular

A transsexual woman from Gandia in Valencia Province says she wants to become the next leader of Spain's Partido Popular. Alexia Herranz, 29, plans to...

Galicia’s Alberto Nuñez Feijoo announces Partido Popular leadership bid in Spain

GALICIA president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, has officially put himself forward as the next leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular. The Galician leader has been the...

Beggars and prostitutes face fines of up to €3,000 in Spain’s Alicante City

FINES of up to €3,000 could be handed to beggars and prostitutes on Alicante streets after the city council passed a new wide-ranging ordnance. The...

Blow for Pedro Sanchez socialists as far-right Vox party gets big boost in regional elections in Spain’s Castilla y...

FAR-RIGHT party Vox won 13 seats in yesterday's Castilla y Leon regional elections which will make it kingmaker in a Partido Popular-led coalition. The PSOE...

Benidorm politician claims innocence over Russian mafia gang money laundering charge on Spain’s Costa Blanca

BENIDORM councillor, Lorenzo Martinez Sola, says he is confident of being cleared of any illegal involvement with a Russian mafia gang. 23 people, including...

Spain orders accurate tally of ongoing child sex abuse cases and complaints involving Catholic Church

Spain's Attorney General, Dolores Delgado, has ordered 17 regional chief prosecutors to send details of current judicial probes into child sex abuse by the...

Vaccine queue-jumping Costa Blanca mayors in Spain test positive for COVID-19

A Costa Blanca mayoral couple at the centre of a vaccine queue-jumping scandal are self-isolating after catching COVID-19 The PSOE mayors of El Verger and...

Ex-Valencia president, Eduardo Zaplana, in money laundering quiz over €1.6 million Madrid apartment purchase in Spain

FORMER Valencia region president, Eduardo Zaplana, has suffered a new setback in trying to rebuke money laundering allegations involving up to €20 million. A new...

Year of decision beckons for Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

Is Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez enjoying a New Year's Day glass of cava as he mulls calling an early General Election in 2022? The leader...

Costa Blanca mayor who got early COVID-19 vaccine jab in Spain may get 12-year top job ban

LA NUCIA'S mayor, Bernabe Cano, could be barred from holding his area's highest office for 12 years if convicted of COVID-19 vaccine queue jumping. Cano...

Ex-Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy denies knowledge of illegal spying to track down smears against him

FORMER Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appeared before a parliamentary committee on Monday to deny spying and smear allegations dating back nine years. Rajoy, Spain's...

PROFILE: The rise and rise of Isabel Ayuso, the saint and saviour of Spain’s right

The foxy – or voxy lady – at thewhose version of “freedom” has the capital and the international community in her thrall

Costa Blanca mayor faces COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping trial after judge in Spain throws out appeal

A Villajoyosa judge has rejected an appeal from a Costa Blanca mayor that there's not enough evidence for him to be prosecuted for illegally...

Pedro Sanchez gets his 2022 budget plans passed in Spain’s lower house of parliament

PRIME Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has seen his draft budget for 2022 approved by Spain's lower house of parliament. Thursday's Congress vote was a success for...

Mallorca rapper Valtonyc who ‘insulted’ Spain’s royal family faces new extradition hearing in Belgium

A Mallorcan rapper who fled Spain in 2018 after insulting the monarchy has another extradition hearing to fight off. In May 2018, performer Valtonyc, real...

Partido Popular’s Pablo Casado criticised for attending Andalucia church service in memory of Spain’s dictator General Franco

The leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular has been criticised for attending a church service in memory of the dictator General Franco. Pablo Casado attended...

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