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10:36

National

Spain prepares for a repeat general election as PSOE fails to gather enough support

SUR

There has been no agreement between the Socialist PSOE party and left-wing Unidas Podemos to help form a new government. PSOE leader and acting Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez faced a difficult PM questions session on Wednesday, when all parties ... be PM, knowing that he didn't have enough support among MPs. Sánchez attacked other parties for failing to support his MPs with a majority or abstaining. The leader of Unidas Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, was accused of being "dogmatic" after Iglesias ... held out for a share in a coalition government which Sánchez had rejected. Sánchez said that centrist Ciudadanos leader, Albert Rivera, had been "irresponsible" in not abstaining to let the PSOE govern. He also hit out at Pablo Casado, leader of the

14:25

Local

Dockworkers' leader held over drug imports in Malaga

J. CANO / I. LILLO.

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

10:45

Opinion

Set to repeat

Mark Nayler

...nowhere near enough to enable them to rule without the support of other parties. This means that Sánchez is likely to turn again to Pablo Iglesias, leader of the leftist group Unidas Podemos, in an attempt to secure support for a minority Socialist ... government. He'd be much better off opening talks with Ciudadanos leader Albert Rivera, with whom the Socialists would enjoy the almost inconceivable luxury of a parliamentary majority (providing Ciudadanos don't lose seats on November 10th). That seems

12:30

Local

New figures boost Torremolinos' status as Costa tourism leader

TONY BRYANT

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

12:05

National

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

12:44

LifeStyle

20 September 1920: The birth of a military elite

CHARLOTTE WAY

...in North Africa against Rif leader Abd el-Krim, yet proceeded to play a crucial role in the Spanish Civil War on the rebel side, and, more recently, has been involved in operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Southern Lebanon. Francisco Franco served

16:41

National

PP grabs control of Madrid region with help of Ciudadanos

SUR

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

15:59

LifeStyle

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

18:06

National

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

SUR

...madrid. 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

19:41

National

Ex-PSOE leader dies after major stroke

SUR.

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

16:31

National

Venezuelan rebel leader goes to Spanish embassy to seek refuge

SUR

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

14:57

Opinion

The price to pay

Mark Nayler

Freshly returned from his summer holiday, acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez is once again trying to woo potential ally Pablo Iglesias, leader of the leftist group Uindas Podemos (UP). As well as unveiling an ambitious 370-point policy plan this ... vague-sounding package, the Socialist leader also proposed that Iglesias' party has "key responsibilities" in the next administration and that it controls monitoring committees in both Congress and Senate. Is Iglesias likely to accept the proposals? No, he's ... though his party is 53 seats short of a parliamentary majority. Bizarrely, at the end of July, the Socialist leader came back to the negotiating table with another package, in which UP would be given control of several ministries (although not the

14:09

LifeStyle

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

14:38

LifeStyle

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

20:20

Opinion

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

18:13

National

PP party decides shortlist for new leader

SUR

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

14:10

National

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

SUR

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

15:26

National

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

SUR

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

16:00

Local

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

14:29

Opinion

Mansplaining

ELENA DE MIGUEL

...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.

13:55

National

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

SUR

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.

11:41

Local

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

13:57

National

Puigdemont launches Republican Council

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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

14:34

National

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

SUR

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

15:32

National

Talks continue between the PP and Ciudadanos over new Junta government

SUR

...party 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

15:15

Opinion

In two minds

Mark Nayler

...support 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.

10:44

Local

Leader of drug gang arrested in Mijas

SUR.

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,

11:32

National

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

SUR

...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

15:09

Opinion

What to do?

Mark Nayler

I wrote here last week that acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez seemed to be the only Spanish politician willing to work through the summer to resolve Spain's political deadlock. I spoke too soon, because on Saturday the PSOE leader headed to ... beginning of September. Top of the priority list for the PSOE leader will be talks with Pablo Iglesias, secretary general of the Socialists' potential leftist ally Unidas Podemos (UP). It's hard to believe, though, that the upcoming round of negotiations ... leader's reluctance is understandable. Not only are the Socialists more centrist than UP on economics, the latter party only possesses 42 seats in congress - hardly enough to justify the possession of weighty ministerial roles (and much less than the PSOE's

13:41

National

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

SUR

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

20:30

National

Brexit campaigners in Spain react to Johnson's prorogation plans

Jennie Rhodes

...vote of no confidence, which Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn could orchestrate, if he gets the support of Labour and Liberal Democrat politicians, in an attempt to prevent the prorogation. Should Johnson lose the vote, the UK could be looking at a general

11:08

Sport

Unicaja defeat leaders Real Madrid

Juan Calderón Malaga

Unicaja put two straight defeats to Gran Canaria and Cedevita Zagreb behind them by beating league leaders Real Madrid 82-78 on Sunday evening. The result gave Unicaja a much needed boost ahead of the Copa del Rey quarter-final against F.C. Barcelo

19:16

National

PM talks business and human rights on tour of Latin America

SUR

...was not far from people's minds. In Chile on Monday he praised that country's efforts to come to terms with the dictatorship of Augustus Pinochet and a national museum on the subject. In Bolivia, leader Evo Morales promised that, despite

13:15

Opinion

Difficult questions

Mark Nayler

...come from Vox leader Santiago Abascal. Abascal also expressed his support for Salvini's hardline stance: a member of the populist Northern League party (in many ways Vox's Italian counterpart), Italy's deputy prime minister has repeatedly called for an ... Socialist leader seems unwilling to ask hard questions about the extent that Spain's welfare system can cope with steadily rising immigration levels. For this reason, his plan to eradicate a minimum residency period for undocumented immigrants' access to

11:19

National

PSOE chooses Pedro Sánchez for party leader

Members of Spain's Socialist party, PSOE, have put their former leader, Pedro Sánchez, back in the role of secretary general. In Sunday's primary election, in which more than 74,000 socialists voted, Sánchez gained over 50% of support, ahead of his ... government and forced a third general election. Rather than give in to the party heavyweights and abstain in Rajoy's investiture vote in October last year Sánchez resigned from his seat and from his position as party leader. Since then the PSOE has been