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"Malaga is the absolute leader on a world level for organ and tissue donation"

Ángel Escalera

Spain is the world leader for organ and tissue donations, and Malaga in particular plays a leading role in that, says the director of the National Transplant Organisation (ONT), Beatriz Domínguez-Gil, who has just given a talk at a conference in ... is the world leader in organ donations. -Yes, we are the absolute leader in donations and transplants. For 27 consecutive years Spain has headed the international list, and no other country in the world has matched our record. Last year we had ... 2020. That has been thanks to conscientious and examplary work over many years. It is a region with exceptional donation figures and is not only a leader in Spain but also at world level. -And where does Malaga come within the excellent figures for



Merchants of Brexit

Héctor Barbotta

...schools that follow the British curriculum, to the possibility of these schools to continuing to recruit teachers in the UK. It’s worrying that in the middle of all these negotiations, no political leader has found the time to send them at least a word



Dockworkers' leader held over drug imports in Malaga


Police believe they have stopped a major new entry point for cocaine into Europe through the port of Malaga. Four port workers, along with four others, were arrested last week and eight kilos of cocaine seized in a container. The shipment is believ



Junta leader crosses the Strait

The president of the Junta de Andalucía, Juanma Moreno, made an official visit to Morocco this week, where he met with several officials to discuss trade, the economy, immigration, cooperation and other issues affecting both countries. During the



New figures boost Torremolinos' status as Costa tourism leader


Torremolinos has underpinned its tourism leadership status on the Costa del Sol by becoming the favourite choice for holidaymakers during the month of June. Following an outstanding month in May - exceeding tourism figures of June, July and Septemb



Agreeing to disagree

Mark Nayler ministerial roles - an appointment he was reluctant to make after the April election, but which has been added as an extra incentive for the UP president this time around. Not at all bad for the leader of the party that came in fourth on Sunday, ... with UP after 28 April. Particularly on economic issues, Iglesias is further to the left than Sánchez and is likely to push for levels of public spending that even the Socialist leader would be uncomfortable with. Sánchez said at the press



Socialists win general election, as PP recovers, Vox becomes third party and Ciudadanos collapses


Podemos) lost seven seats, ending up with 35. Sunday's elections came after the Socialists and Unidos Podemos failed to reach an agreement to form a government after the general election in April. The new result has not helped Socialist leader and ... acting PM Pedro Sánchez in his quest to lead a "stable" government. Even if Sánchez and UP leader Pablo Iglesias were able to reach an agreement this time round, they would still need the support of MPs from the smaller nationalist groups and other



Ex-PSOE leader dies after major stroke


The former leader of the PSOE party, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, died on Friday in a Madrid hospital after suffering a stroke at his home on Wednesday. He was 67. Rubalcaba led the party in opposition from 2012-2014, having previously served as



PP grabs control of Madrid region with help of Ciudadanos


Approaching three months since the regional elections, the conservative Partido Popular (PP) managed to gain control of the Madrid regional government on Tuesday. PP leader in that region, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, secured 68 votes as opposed to the



The Costa del Sol plays its part in the national political scene

neil nesketh

...feature heavily locally. First on the conservative PP party local electoral list is Pablo Montesinos, the party's national communications director, while top of the Unidas Podemos coalition list in Malaga is Alberto Garzón, national leader of left-wing



Venezuelan rebel leader goes to Spanish embassy to seek refuge


The uprising in Venezuela against Nicolás Maduro this week has put the Spanish government in an awkward position as a main opposition leader arrived in its Caracas embassy to seek refuge. Leopoldo López was freed from jail by rebels in the early



Pedro Sánchez fails to win support of MPs to form next government

SUR Spain's MPs will go into their summer breaks without having chosen a new prime minister. Pedro Sánchez, PSOE Socialist party leader, didn't secure enough votes in two rounds of voting this week in the Madrid Congreso after failing to gain ... representation versus ours." UP offer still open Calvo said that UP leader Pablo Iglesias had rejected the PSOE offer of certain roles but instead "they have literally asked us for the government. What would be left for the PSOE to take forward its electoral ... and the ERC left-wing Catalan republican party. She also questioned UP's commitment to a united Spanish state rather than appeasement for separatists. In the debating chamber on Thursday, UP leader Pablo Iglesias reassured the PSOE, saying that he



Bernardo de Gálvez: from oblivion to fame

Manuel Olmedo

One might think that everything had already been said about Bernardo de Gálvez, the Macharaviaya-born military leader who fought against the British during the American War of Independence, but luckily that is not so. It seems as if new details or



Final campaigning under way before this Sunday's general election


Spain this week was the only televised debate between the leaders of the five main national parties, up from four last time. Unlike April, the debate on Monday included hard-right Vox's leader, Santiago Abascal, who was allowed to take part for the first



22 February 2000: ETA kills leader of Basque socialist party

Tony Bryant

On Tuesday 22 February 2000, the separatist terrorist group, ETA, murdered Spanish politician Fernando Buesa Blanco. At the time of his death, Buesa was leader of the PSE-EE (Basque Socialist Party) in Álava. He died while walking through the ... and practised from 1970 to 1986 in Vitoria-Gasteiz. He was a councillor in Vitoria-Gasteiz (1983-97), a member of the parliament of the Basque Country (1984-2000) and leader of Álava provincial council (1987-91). He was also deputy president of the



Communication breakdown

Mark Nayler

Calviño's boss, Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez, has been unable to do in the six months that have elapsed since the last general election? Since nine leading Catalan separatists received prison sentences of between nine and thirteen years on 14 October ... occurred over the last fortnight. The Socialist leader, however, has declared the Supreme Court's heavily-politicised decision as the summation of an "exemplary legal process". That, in itself, says a lot about his line on the Catalan independence movement, ... polls are to be believed. I don't often agree with Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, but he was right when he said, referring to Sánchez, "You have to earn your salary and talk to people with whom you don't want to talk." Torra does want to talk and



10 MAY 1936 Azaña is elected president of the Republic

Jennie Rhodes

On 10 May 1936 Manuel Azaña (b. 10 January 1880, Madrid) was elected as president of Spain's Second Republic, amid growing political and social tension in the country, which would eventually lead to Civil War. Azaña had previously held the role of



PP party decides shortlist for new leader


The PP party was deciding on Thursday who will be on the shortlist to be its new leader. Only those party members who registered to vote can take part and it is expected that two favourites will emerge to go forward to a final vote at a party



Public enemy number one?

Mark Nayler

According to Popular Party (PP) leader Pablo Casado, Spain's prime minister Pedro Sánchez represents a "public danger" to his country. Ciudadanos' Albert Rivera is in agreement, saying this week that it has become a "national emergency" that Sánchez ... proposed 2019 budget was, after all, the failure that triggered the upcoming election. Despite that, the Socialist leader managed to increase Spain's minimum wage by a substantial 22% as of January this year, from €736 to €900 - a raise that will make an ... legislation goes a long way towards showing that, when the Socialist leader says that his priority is the lot of average Spaniards, it's not just political posturing (or not entirely, anyway). What Casado and Rivera really have in mind when they brand



Picardo wins Gibraltar general election

Debbie Bartlett

leader, Marlene Hassan Nahon, received 5,639 votes, the highest number in the opposition parties. Independent candidates Robert Vazquez and JC Pons received 0.92 and 0.53 per cent of the votes, respectively. Gibraltar’s new parliament now looks like ... leader, a post he will by then have held for 12 years.



Vox's call for more people to buy guns causes outrage from all sides of politics


Hard-fight political newcomers, Vox, were heavily criticised this week by all parts of the political spectrum for calling for more people in Spain to be allowed to buy guns. In an interview with a Spanish pro-gun website, the leader of Vox, ... Santiago Abascal, said that he was in favour of people being able to carry a gun for self defence as long as they didn't have a criminal record. The Vox leader admitted he has a Smith & Wesson weapon after being threatened by ETA in the past. Criticism ... of the Vox-leader's view didn't take long to emerge. PP-leader Pablo Casado said he strongly disagreed and Ciudadanos said it seemed like something "out of the Wild West", when Spain was in fact a relatively violence-free country by international



Ex PP high-flyer who "faked degree" could get three years


PP leader but who resigned as president of the Madrid regional government, could face a prison sentence of three years if the prosecution's request is agreed to in an upcoming trial. Also appearing on trial with Cifuentes will be her assistant who



Leader of fake Vatican bank arrested

Á. F. / J. C.

...of convincing businesses to invest in projects that would never be carried out. The second involved offering loans at inflated interest rates. When the police arrested the 30-year-old Spanish man believed to be the leader, they found that he had



Rash promises

Mark Nayler

In a TV interview on Wednesday, acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez promised to have a new budget approved by next March. It's a sensitive issue for the Socialist leader, as Spain's last general election was triggered by his inability to secure ... predict, he increases the Socialists' share of seats in congress on November 10th, he'll still be short of a majority. Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera has said that his party will abstain or vote for Sánchez at the next investiture vote, but he remains ... unwilling to consider a full coalition with the Socialists. And given that his talks with Unidos Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias are never straightforward, Sánchez will face the same problems in passing a budget as he did before April's election - namely,



Italian mafia leader arrested in Benalmádena

Alberto Gómez

Police have held “an important leader” of the Ndrangheta mafia, based in Calabria, Italy. Officers were following instructions from the Italian authorities. The man was detained in the pizzeria he owns in Benalmádena and was wanted on a drugs



New PP leader gets to work as party splits refuse to go away


As of last Saturday, the conservative Partido Popular party (PP) has a new leader. At a special party conference arranged to choose the successor of former PM, Mariano Rajoy, 57 per cent of the appointed delegates voted for the party's former ... respective teams after Casado's victory, there was surprise on Thursday when Sáenz de Santamaría wasn't given a place on the party's ruling committee. At a brief meeting with Casado in parliament on Wednesday, Sáenz de Santamaría told the new leader that ... as newly elected leader, he had "no need to negotiate one". On Thursday, Casado held his first National Executive meeting in Barcelona, a clear signal of his pro-Spanish unity stance and defiance of Catalan separatism.



Mayor of La Línea and Gibraltar's chief minister hold discussions

Debbie Bartlett

Juan Franco, the mayor of La Línea de la Concepción, visited Gibraltar on Thursday for a meeting with newly re-elected chief minister Fabian Picardo and members of the government, including Dr Joseph García, deputy chief minister and leader of the



Leader of drug gang arrested in Mijas


The Guardia Civil, as part of their 'Manneken operation' in collaboration with the Belgian police, have arrested the leader of a criminal organisation in Mijas. The Belgium-based organisation grow and distribute marijuana. Through this operation,



Government... when?

Mark Nayler

Socialist leader is justified in the three central claims he made on Monday - that his party, the PSOE, can offer stability when it comes to Brexit, the Spanish economy and the Catalonian independence movement. Even in its limited capacity as a minority ... which is almost the same thing as saying that that it's done well with no government at all: hampered by his party's lack of a majority, the PSOE leader has hardly been able to pass any new legislation since coming to power last June, the notable ... exception being a substantial hike in the minimum wage. Still, during Sánchez's stint as prime minister, the country's budget deficit fell under the EU limit of 3% of GDP for the first time in a decade. The Socialist leader, at the very least, seems like a





...situation, perhaps not as extreme as Solnit's but similar, and out of politeness endured the boring speech so that the peacock could open his splendid tail feathers. Mr Casado (Partido Popular leader) offered a text book example of mansplaining last week.



Favourites emerge in race to take over as PP's new leader


Seven candidates had put themselves forward to lead the Partido Popular (PP) party nationally when nominations closed at 2pm on Wednesday. Delegates will choose at a special conference on 20 and 21 July who will take over following the resignation



Mariano Rajoy quits as party head and PP begins search for next leader


...corruption scandals that have plagued the party and eventually brought down his government. Leader of left-wing Podemos and arch critic, Pablo Iglesias, praised the outgoing PP leader after his announcement. “An elegant and intelligent politician is



Puigdemont launches Republican Council


The new body, which is more symbolic than real, is not part of the Catalan regional government but has its support, and is not funded with public money. The council will be led from Belgium by Carles Puigdemont, who headed the Catalan government b



Left-wing Podemos leader under fire for his 540k home


Pablo Iglesias, the high-profile national politician who is leader of the Podemos party that grew out of an anti-capitalist street movement, was under fire on social media and in the press this week for acquiring a luxury 540,000-euro home. The



Talks continue between the PP and Ciudadanos over new Junta government

SUR will support its new coalition automatically, Vox's Andalusian leader criticised them both on Wednesday. Francisco Serrano said, "We won't get in the way of a PSOE exit, but we aren't going to let them [PP and Cs] blank us out." He added that he ... insistence that its regional leader, Juan Marín, should be the president. They had argued that as Cs' number of MPs had jumped the most, from 9 to 21, it should be the leader of "the change". However it now seems likely that the PP, which came second to



In two minds

Mark Nayler the Socialists' 2019 budget - tabled for a parliamentary vote in January - unless Sánchez softens his anti-secession stance. It's also a move that highlights the PSOE leader's schizophrenic tactics with regard to the Catalonia problem.