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Leader of Spain’s opposition calls for changes so that most-voted party takes power

SPAIN’S national political system used to be a two-party one, with the Socialists and the conservative Popular Party taking it in turns to govern...

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...

Speaking at Davos, Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez issues warning about far-right parties

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez used his platform at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday to warn against allowing far-right political parties...

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...

Explainer: Why Spain’s government is rushing through changes to sedition and embezzlement laws

AS THE end of the year approaches, and with regional and national elections planned for next year, there is currently a flurry of legislative...

Poll: Splits in left could see PP, Vox take power at 2023 general elections in Spain

DIVISIONS among Spain’s leftist parties could see the right wing take power at the next general election, which is due to take place in...

Attempt to ban stamp celebrating centenary of Spain’s Communist Party has unexpected effect

THE STREISAND effect is the name given to the phenomenon where an attempt to hide or censor something has the opposite result, instead drawing...

Spain’s Equality Minister sparks outrage in Congress, accusing PP of ‘promoting rape culture’

SPAIN’S Congress of Deputies was once again witness to scenes of extreme political tension on Wednesday, as Equality Minister Irene Montero went on the...

Spain’s equality minister left in tears after sexist comments made in Congress by far-right Vox

SPAIN’S Equality Minister Irene Montero was left in tears on Wednesday after once again being attacked in the Congress of Deputies by opposition politicians....

Spanish government to study more changes to Criminal Code that could benefit Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government is to study changes to the law covering the misappropriation of public funds, barely a week after proposing scrapping the sedition...

Police chief in Spain’s Valencia sacked for blaming all street crime on immigrants

A senior Policia Nacional officer in Valencia has been relieved of his command after making racist comments at a rally organised by the far-right...

Spain’s prime minister announces more measures aimed at combating energy crisis

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Thursday announced more measures aimed at easing the burden of energy bills, a move that is due to...

Explainer: What will be the effects of Spain’s new Democratic Memory Law?

EARLIER this month, the Socialist Party-led central government approved a new piece of legislation: the Democratic Memory Law. The legislation passed with 128 votes...

Donald Trump among foreign politicians to send message of support to Spain’s far-right Vox

FORMER US president Donald Trump was among the foreign politicians to send messages of support this weekend to Vox, the far-right Spanish party that...

Vox politician loses libel case to Gibraltar Chief Minister

GIBRALTAR Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has won a libel case against a Vox politician. The chief minister was awarded damages of £20,000 to be paid...

King and Queen of Spain lead State tribute to victims of Covid-19 pandemic

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia led the third State tribute on Friday to honour people who have died from Covid-19 in Spain. The 40 minute...

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...

Vox wants casual sex crackown in Spain

BY Livia Cockerell CASUAL sex and the ‘hypersexualisation’ of society is to blame for the the countries low birthrate, so says Juan Garcia-Gallardo, Vox’s deputy...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

Vox anger over new Catalan language initiative in Spain’s Mallorca

VOX has launched a public attack on the Consell de Mallorca’s Platform for the Language entity. The far right party has demanded an explanation from...

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