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Spain will be using its hospitals to treat wounded victims of Ukraine war

HOSPITALS in Spain will be opening their doors to wounded victims of the war in Ukraine. Full details of the plan have still to be...

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...

‘Disappointing’ turnout for International Workers’ Day on Gibraltar

UNION bosses have admitted their disappointment at the low turnout for International Workers’ Day in Gibraltar.  Unite the Union admitted it had hoped for a...

Problem, what problem?: UK’s Europe Minister James Cleverly ‘not aware’ of Gibraltar border issues

THE UK'S Europe Minister, James Cleverly, has insisted that recent issues with strict Schengen controls at the Gibraltar border are not a negotiating ploy...

Spain’s Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has mobile phone hacked by Pegasus spyware

A mobile phone owned by Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, was hacked twice in May 2021 according to the Spanish government. The unit was hit by...

BEING INCLUSIVE: Andalucia scoops European prize for its treatment of Roma community

ANDALUCIA has won the European Commission’s first annual prize for the inclusion of the Roma community. The region came out on top thanks to its...

Andalucia outshines the rest of Spain in new unemployment figures

UNEMPLOYMENT has fallen in Andalucia by the largest amount of all Spanish regions. During the first three months of 2022, 45,900 people in Andalucia found...

Pedro Sanchez wins knife-edge vote in Spain’s parliament for big economic recovery package

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, won a nail-biting vote in Congress on Thursday to secure a massive spending package of €16 billion to boost...

‘Europe wins’: Spain’s political class celebrate Macron’s victory (all except Vox)

POLITICIANS in Spain reacted to the news of Emmanuel Macron’s victory in the French presidential elections on Sunday with all but VOX celebrating the...

Right-wing weapons collector who made WhatsApp death threats against Spain’s PM, Pedro Sanchez, is jailed

A 66-year-old right-wing gun enthusiast from Catalunya has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after making threats to kill Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. The National Court...

Ukraine’s Zelensky thanks Spain’s parliament for support but attacks companies still trading with Russia

UKRAINIAN president Volodymr Zelensky addressed Spain's parliamentarians on Tuesday in a special 30-minute session of Congress in Madrid. He appeared via video-link at the unanimous...

Spain expels 27 Russian diplomats to follow lead of fellow EU countries

27 Russian diplomats and embassy staff are to be expelled from Spain. Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, said on Tuesday that their departure will take...

PROFILE: Who is Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, the new leader of Spain’s conservative Popular Party?

ON Saturday Spain’s conservative opposition anointed its new leader with the hope he would pick up the pieces of a party fractured by bitter...

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...

Ukraine’s President Zelensky to address Spain’s parliament next week

UKRAINE President Volodymyr Zelensky will address Spain's Congress of Deputies via a video link next week. The president of the Lower House, Meritxell Batet, sent...

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...

Historic vote in Spain’s parliament approves investigation of sex abuses committed by Roman Catholic church

SPAIN'S first commission to investigate sex abuses committed by members of the Roman Catholic church was overwhelmingly backed by Congress on Thursday. The motion to...

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...

OPINION: How Spain is outpacing the UK when it comes to women in politics

To mark International Women's Day campaigner Sue Wilson, MBE, explores how UK is falling behind Spain when it comes to political representation.

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...

Russian invasion of the Ukraine described as ‘terrible blow’ to economic recovery of Spain’s Costa Blanca and Valencia areas

VALENCIAN Community president, Ximo Puig, has branded Thursday's invasion of the Ukraine by Russia as a 'terrible blow' to the recovery of the region's...

Pablo Casado: Leader of Spain’s conservative opposition party under mounting pressure to resign

THE leader of Spain’s main conservative opposition party looked set to resign after his supporters appeared to abandon him in droves. His role at 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...

Spain passes labour reform in knife-edge vote thanks to opposition MP error

AN opposition MP accidentally voted ‘yes’ instead of ‘no’ thereby allowing a controversial labour reforms to pass into law. Spain’s left-wing coalition government succeeded in...

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