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Madrid-based Olive Press digital editor, Fiona Govan, explains how Madrid's incumbent leader, Isabel Ayuso, confounded the international consensus that lockdowns are overwhelmingly popular with the public when she secured a landslide win for her conservative Popular Party (PP).
Exit polls show big win for conservative PP leader Isabel Ayuso in Madrid but she’ll need Vox to govern
THE conservative leader of Spain’s Madrid region looked set to win big according to exit polls published when voting ended on Tuesday evening, but...
SPAIN'S main opposition right-wing Popular Party (PP) is poised to win the snap election in the Madrid region on May 4, returning Isabel Diaz...
Judge in Spain examining spy network linked to infamous Gürtel corruption case that implicated top politicians
A HIGH court judge has started examining the findings of a report into a spying network that allegedly aimed to protect high-ranking politicians from...
BREAKING: Spain’s PP and Vox will NOT vote for extending coronavirus lockdown to May 24, they announce in COVID-19...
SPAIN'S right-wing parties have said they will not vote for an extension of coronavirus lockdown. An extension until May 24 has not been backed by...
Spain’s acting PM Pedro Sanchez gets mandate from King to form government, as he launches talks with PP and...
“Spaniards are fed up with anger and clashes, they want to believe in politics again”
Spaniards are heading to polling booths for the fourth time in four years this weekend as voters hope to bring an end to the country’s political stalemate. But what are the main parties all about?
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’s conservative PP party funds ‘Cambridge Analytica-style’ dirty ad campaign targeting left wing voters in run-up to election
Advertising was ‘distributed in neighbourhoods that traditionally support the PSOE or United Podemos’
‘SHAME ON YOU’: Plan to protect donkeys and ban larger riders REJECTED by politicians in Spain’s Mijas
“Shame on you all, you are the ones that should have ended this overnight"
What I do know is that parties will need to work together, whether in coalition or informally to move Mijas forward
Spain’s Andalucia won by PSOE in municipal elections as Vox decimated and PP take control of Costa del Sol
THE PSOE has achieved the largest share of Andalucia’s municipal votes, continuing its upward rise. The Socialist party achieved 37% of the region’s votes, compared...
Open letter from PP’s Javier Quero to people of Casares, as he bids to become mayor and ‘return Casares...
Dear Neighbours of Casares, Secadero and Casares Costa,
Nun in Spain faces three years in prison after changing pensioners’ election ballots from PSOE to PP
She was apparently caught red-handed inserting PP ballots into the envelopes, and documents from the time of the incident have now been handed over to the Office of the Prosecutor
Don't know your PACMA from your pata negra? Join the Olive Press on the campaign trail for a whirlwind tour of Spanish politics
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
Last year the numbers of women protesting on March 8 in Spain reached 5.3 million, according to unions
PP leader Pablo Casado, labelled the budget result a ‘a de facto confidence vote’ against Sanchez
SHOP TO THE TOP: How did new Andalucia leader Juanma Moreno go from green grocer’s assistant to Junta boss?
Nicknamed the ‘Gilet man’, new Junta leader Juanma Moreno once wanted to be a pop star and grew up impecuniously often working at his dad’s grocery store
https://twitter.com/msoledadperez/status/1085141318429540352 HUNDREDS of feminist activists have gathered at the Andalucian parliament to protest against the far-right supported government being sworn in. Juanma Moreno of the PP...
It marks the first time a far-right party has had a role in Spanish regional government since Franco died in 1975
Spanish government furious after PP party post video on Twitter ‘wishing’ Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to die
Government officials have threatened legal action over the tweet which saw a father reading out his son's Three Kings wish list
Extreme-right party Vox ‘will not support’ Partido Popular and Ciudadanos in Andalucia government unless gender violence law revoked
Vox has slammed the law for treating men as 'second class citizens' but Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera insisted 'equality is non-negotiable'
A TRIO of right wing parties have come to an agreement to end 36 years of socialist rule in Andalucia.Juan Manuel Moreno will be...
Rise of the right in Spain’s Andalucia could make life for British expats more difficult, expert warns
THE rise of the right in Spain could spell trouble for British expats, an expert has warned. Former minister of Europe Denis MacShane has sounded...