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Spain raises minimum wage, in move that could benefit 2.5 million people

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez announced on Tuesday that his government would once again raise the national minimum wage, the fifth time his Socialist...

Spain’s Socialist Party commits to changing controversial ‘only yes means yes’ consent law

THE SPANISH government confirmed at the weekend that it will seek to make changes to its controversial ‘only yes means yes’ consent law.  The legislation,...

Thousands take to the streets of Madrid to demand the resignation of Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez

SOME 31,000 people took to the streets of Madrid on Saturday to protest against the Spanish government, and demand the resignation of Socialist Party...

Spain’s central government takes action after region promises anti-abortion measures

A BIZARRE row over abortion measures has sparked a crisis in the Castilla y Leon regional government, and has also dragged in the central...

Far-right Vox party announces new abortion measures for Spain’s Castilla y Leon region

THE FAR-RIGHT Vox party wants to restrict abortion rights in the Castilla y Leon region by putting in new optional measures for women such...

After making concessions to Catalan politicians, Spain’s prime minister rules out more talks

FOR THE government of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez, the proces, as the Catalan independence drive is commonly known, is now the past. There will,...

Spain’s new family law will let fathers-to-be take 10 days of paternity leave to look after pregnant partner

FATHERS in Spain should soon be able to use 10 days of their paternity leave before the birth, so that they can take care...

Spain’s King Felipe loses 1.1 million viewers for traditional Christmas speech

KING Felipe VI’s traditional Christmas Eve speech attracted a million fewer television viewers than the year before, and had the third-worst audience since he...

Pedro Sanchez says court veto over appointing judges is ‘unprecedented’ in Spain’s democratic history

A crisis has erupted in Spain after the Constitutional Court(CGPJ) blocked the Senate from voting on a bill to change the way that judges...

Spain’s government proposes changes to sedition law used to prosecute Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government today proposed a change to the law that would mean a lower prison sentence for former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont should...

Not all animals in Spain are equal

Spain's PSOE party is wanting to place hunting and working dogs into a loophole in the new animal rights law proposed to protect companion animals.

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth 

YOU WERE A WONDERFUL WOMAN:Tributes pour in from Spanish politicians and the Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth  SEVERAL leading Spanish politicians, including Prime Minister Pedro...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez under pressure to call general election in Spain

Nearly half of those surveyed by Spanish Newspaper El Mundo think that Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez should call a general election. However, Prime Minister Pedro...

Pedro Sanchez announces new electricity bill tax cuts in Spain

TAX on electricity bills will be cut in Spain this weekend- the second time in less than a year. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced in...

OPINION: Give expats full voting rights in Spain

THE Right to vote is considered one of the most fundamental rights in a democracy. A mere century ago women were throwing themselves under horses...

Polls show PP set to win Andalucia regional elections but will need help from Spain’s far right Vox party...

SPAIN’S conservative Popular Party is set to win the biggest share of the vote in Andalucia when regional elections are held next month, according...

Politicians force cancellation of popular fiestas in Costa Blanca town in Spain

BENEJUZAR has cancelled all of its 2022 fiestas after a council meeting voted down a proposal to pay for them. The news means the abrupt...

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...

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...

Spain’s King Felipe VI reveals he is worth €2.6 million

THE King of Spain has revealed his net worth - and it turns out to be a ‘modest’  €2,573,392.80. While that may seem a lot...

‘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...

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...

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...

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