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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...

Pedro Sanchez says Spain’s creating ‘quality jobs’ as unemployment tumbles in 17-year record fall

SPAIN created 782,232 new jobs in 2021 in the biggest annual fall in registered jobless since 1995. December's figures from the Labour Ministry saw 76,782...

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...

Macabre Secret Santa-style present of a lamb’s head could destroy political coalition in Valencia region of Spain

AN angry row over a lamb's head threatens to end a political pact on a Valencian Community council. The Vinaros municipality in Castellon Province is...

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss flies in to Madrid to boost ties with Spain and “support 400K British expats”

THE UK’s Foreign Secretary Liz Truss arrived in Madrid for a two day trip designed to build “closer economic, tech and security ties” with...

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

Brothel creeping politicians of Andalucia – funded by the EU!

IT was a fund set up to stimulate employment in Andalucia, the region with the highest jobless total in Spain. But in reality it did...

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...

Spanish court hands jail sentence to ex-treasurer Luis Barcenas for using slush fund to pay for refurb at Popular...

SPAIN’S National court has handed down a two-year prison term to the former treasurer of Spain’s conservative party for using illicit funds to pay...

Exiled Catalan leader claims to ‘have proof’ Spain used espionage to repress independence drive

THE exiled former Catalan president of Carles Puigdemont has insisted he has evidence that Spain used political espionage against him and others around him. The...

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...

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