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RATS! Watch the moment rodent causes mayhem and sends Vox MP fleeing chamber during vote in Spain’s Andalucia

LAWMAKERS in Andalucia’s regional parliament had an unusual visitor during a debate on Wednesday when a rat entered the chamber and caused a disruption. The...

Ministry of health suffers data breach exposing details of 100,000 people in Madrid – ‘including king and Sanchez’

THE Ministry of Health is blaming a coding error for 100,000 people in Madrid being involved in a data breach which included exposing the...

Andalucia draws up vaccine plan with COVID-19 jabs for children 12 and over

ANDALUCIA has drawn up plans to vaccinate secondary school children against COVID-19 before the end of summer.  The Junta’s health minister yesterday revealed that pupils between...

Pedro Sánchez could relax rules on wearing masks outdoors in Spain as he says ‘roadmap is clear’

PEDRO Sánchez has indicated when masks will stop being mandatory outdoors in Spain.  Most regions are hoping the masks can be ditched as soon as...

Spain to host next Nato summit in 2022

THE next Nato summit will be held in Spain in 2022. It will be Spain's first Nato summit since 1997, when it was hosted...

Support for independence reaches historic low in Spain’s Basque Country

SUPPORT for breaking away from Spain has fallen to a historic low in the Basque Country which went through a forty year armed conflict...

Jailed Catalan leader admits unilateral independence route ‘no longer viable’

THE  jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras has said unilateral efforts to break away from Spain were no longer viable.  Junqueras, who is serving a 13-year...

Far-right Vox calls for resignation of the Andalusian Minister of Equality over migrant comments

VOX launched a blistering attack on Rocío Ruiza after she promised to welcome young migrants to Andalusia.  The region’s Minister of Equality told the Andalusian...

Spain’s Catalunya spared repeat election after two independence parties reach deal

TWO Catalan separatist parties said they have reached an initial agreement to form a regional government, sparing the voters the prospect of returning to...

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...

Madrid voters head to the polls for crunch regional election

POLLING stations in the autonomous community of Madrid have opened with extra COVID-related restrictions in place for an election that could reshape the political...

Mayor’s corruption quiz is delayed on Spain’s Costa Blanca but he still faces a resignation vote

ORIHUELA mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, will not be testifying tomorrow(April 30) over accusations that he embezzled over €200,000 of public money over a non-existent job. That...

Two bullets mailed to Spain’s ex-Prime Minister Zapatero in latest threat to politicians

FORMER Prime Minister, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, has become the latest politician to be sent a threatening letter, accompanied by two bullets. Correos staff at...

DEATH THREAT? Basque MP in Spanish parliament reveals how he received Miss Marple DVD from same man who sent...

Jon Inarritu a member of Congress for the left wing Bildu party in the Basque Country was left baffled when he received a mysterious...

‘JUST THE JOB’ as Orihuela mayor is accused of taking €200,000 for work he never did on Spain’s Costa...

ORIHUELA mayor, Emilio Bascuñana, will go to court to answer a charge that he embezzled over €200,000 of public money over a non-existent job. The...

Ultra right-wing extremists blamed for Molotov attack on Podemos HQ in Spain’s Murcia region

AN explosive device was thrown last night (April 1) into the Cartagena office of the far-left Podemos party and slogans daubed over the front...

Partido Popular ousted from running Murcia City Council in Spain for first time since 1995

THE Partido Popular(PP) has been removed from running Murcia City Council after 26 years of control. A censure motion was passed by just one vote...

COMMENT: Valencia President Ximo Puig deserves credit for COVID fightback on Spain’s Costa Blanca but why can’t we raise...

THERE is no disputing the amazing turnround in the Valencian Community's COVID-19 crisis which saw the virus running amok in January to make it...

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...

THE POWER GAME as Murcia’s Partido Popular president Fernando Lopez Miras overturns next week’s likely ousting

A move to oust the Partido Popular-led Murcia government next week has unexpectedly collapsed this morning(March 12). Today's shock development came after three Ciudadanos members...

Madrid shock: Regional leader Isabel Diaz Ayuso triggers snap election with resignation

Madrid’s conservative leader Isabel Diaz Ayuso stepped down and dissolved the right-wing coalition regional government on Wednesday triggering a snap election. The shock move, described...

Partido Popular could be ousted from controlling Spain’s Murcia region for the first time since mid-nineties

CORRUPTION allegations are behind a shock move that could end the Partido Popular's 26-year grip on Murcia's regional government. An unexpected motion of censure was...

CATALAN ELECTION RESULTS: Socialist party wins, pro-independence platform obtain best ever combined result and Vox enter parliament

IT is now 11.30 pm on election night in Catalunya, and the final results are just in. Predictions published earlier this evening fell short in...

BREAKING: Predicted results of Catalan elections suggest victory for pro-independence sector

IT is now 8 pm on election day in Catalunya, and the first predicted results are just coming through on regional television station TV3. According...

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