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15:53

Opinion

Taking a short cut

Mark Nayler

...balls his way. They did, however, point out a couple of dramatic reversals of policy recently made by the Socialist leader, one regarding his attitude towards Torra and the other concerning his willingness to cooperate with Iglesias. Towards the end ... of last year, courting votes from centrist voters hostile to the Catalan independence drive, Sánchez refused to answer Torra's phone calls. He also said that working with Podemos' leader would be unfeasible, as Iglesias is further to the left than the ... Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC), which abstained at Sánchez's investiture session on the condition that the Socialist leader open talks with Catalan secessionists. Now, the ERC's crucial budget votes - or abstentions, at least - depend on Sánchez's

17:31

Opinion

Outside in

Mark Nayler

It was remarkable to see Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias taking up his seat at the cabinet table as one of Spain's deputy prime ministers this week. Iglesias, who formed the anti-establishment party in 2014 on the back of the "indignados" protests,

13:57

What to do

What to do - music and more

Denise Bush

...of an airline stewardess, “Coffee, tea or no?”Group leader Geoff Cooke with guest speaker Sheila Wohlmuth. Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 21 January, 12.30pm. Room B3-R4 History: ‘The renaissance: By 1300 an ideal atmosphere had been created for the ... renaissance to start in Italy’. Group leader Geoff Cooke with guest speaker Sheila Wohlmuth. Art And Artists: Jan Van Eyck: Lux Mundi 22 January, 11a. The innovator, the scientist and occasional spywho painted the Arnolfini Betrothal in symbols. Group ... Leader Liz Cochrane. Astronomy: Life And Death Star. 23 January, 11am. Where stars come from, what they do and eventually what happens to them. Group leader Peter Cadman. Africa and Arabia: Africa-The Savannah. 24 January, 11am.A series of DVDs

13:30

National

Fresh rulings on Catalan politicians keep separatism at centre stage

SUR

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court said ERC party leader, Oriol Junqueras, cannot be let out of prison to be an MEP. Junqueras was sentenced in October to 13 years over the independence declaration. But an EU advisory court last month said that before he was ... sentenced he could have had immunity and attended Euro parliament sessions. The Spanish court has now told his lawyers that, as his prison term has since been confirmed and he isn't on remand, he can't be freed. Self-exiled ex-Catalan leader Carles

13:29

National

Pedro Sánchez becomes PM, leading a PSOE-Unidas Podemos left-wing coalition

SUR

After more than eight months in limbo, Spain got its new government at last on Tuesday after an MPs' vote. The leader of the PSOE Socialist party, Pedro Sánchez, won the support of the Congreso in the investiture debate and vote that saw MPs cut ... 167 voted in favour of Sánchez's candidacy, 165 against and there were 18 abstentions. The 120 PSOE MPs were added to the 35 votes of left-wing Unidas Podemos (UP), guaranteed after the post-general-election pact between Sánchez and UP leader Pablo ... The Ciudadanos spokesperson in Congreso, Inés Arrimadas, said that Sánchez "treated independence supporters better than those in favour of the constitution". "We are not on the eve of the apocalypse," retorted Sánchez. Conservative PP leader, Pablo

12:14

Opinion

Patching it up

Mark Nayler

...was becoming farcical, so it's laudable that Sánchez and UP leader Pablo Iglesias have brought it to an end. Yet the resulting setup is not technically a coalition, as has been reported in both Spanish and international media. It is a fragile ... north-easterly region, something to which Sánchez is firmly opposed - although he had to agree to open dialogue with the ERC, Republican Left of Catalonia, in order to secure their votes this week. Speaking of which, PP leader Pablo Casado has accused Sánchez of ... being an "extremist" - a pointlessly inflammatory reference to the deal that the Socialist leader has struck with UP and his reliance on Catalan and Basque separatists. Such divisive, simplistic rhetoric reminds us why it's taken so long for Spanish

16:40

LifeStyle

Sharing a lifelong passion for opera

Tony Bryant

...groups are usually formed based on the experience or knowledge of a group leader in a particular field. Sixty-eight-year-old Patrick Shaw discovered the U3A in Fuengirola in 2009, after a friend he was visiting in Fuengirola introduced him to the group. ... Patrick is now the U3A's Opera group leader and he uses his vast knowledge as a performer and aficionado of the subject to deepen participants' knowledge of significant works and icons in the world of opera and ballet. Patrick retired from active

19:04

Opinion

Too close to call?

Mark Nayler

...consideration, the ERC leader should never have been put on trial for sedition and misuse of public funds (the offences for which he was found guilty in October), let alone sentenced to 13 years in prison. Leaving aside the issue of whether politicians should ... a very close relationship between law and politics when it comes to Catalan separatists - and not necessarily one that will benefit the ERC's imprisoned leader.

20:58

Opinion

Back and forward

Mark Nayler

...surge of Vox has also caused the PP to reassert its rightist credentials in an attempt to retain voters who might be tempted towards the newcomer - something that its leader, Pablo Casado, will have to do throughout next year to avoid haemorrhaging ... that Spanish politicians are unaccustomed to the power-sharing arrangements that have become necessary. Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez will try and be sworn in as prime minister again early next year, but his chances of success are only slightly better

17:01

Opinion

A monstrous government

Mark Nayler

...you read this, means he has just four more days. But given the amount of choices on offer, it's odd what the Socialist (PSOE) leader has designated as his 'Plan A': teaming up with leftist Unidas Podemos (UP) - a partnership that would still be 21 ... independence, it said, or we'll vote against you becoming prime minister again. This time the PSOE leader caved, meaning that he's now pandering to groups whose constitutional ideologies he firmly opposes. Inés Arrimadas, centrist Ciudadanos' glamorous ... spokeswoman and top bet for the party's next leader, has dubbed a PSOE-Podemos administration backed up by abstentions from the ERC and other regional parties a "Frankenstein" government. Sánchez, in one interpretation of this colourful and entirely

14:08

National

PSOE still negotiating power as holidays near

SUR.

The negotiations between the PSOE party, winners of last month's general election, and ERC, separatist Catalan republicans, continued this week. It is hoped ERC will abstain in an investiture vote in parliament to allow PSOE leader, Pedro Sánchez,

13:44

National

Court bans Catalan president from public office for 18 months

SUR

...called next year. Jail and MEPs While Thursday's ruling was possibly good news for the Spanish government, it was tempered by a decision by the EU's top court that Spain should have let imprisoned independence politician and leader of ERC, Oriol

16:09

Opinion

What's the problem?

Mark Nayler

On Wednesday, the King of Spain yet again asked Socialist (PSOE) leader and acting prime minister Pedro Sánchez to try and form the country's next government. Sánchez, as leader of the party that took the most votes on November 10th, is now headed ... PSOE leader has proposed altering Article 99 of the Constitution, believing that governmental deadlocks would thereby be prevented. Article 99 states that, once nominated by the King, a prospective president must secure an absolute majority in the first ... responsibility of forming the next administration. The PSOE leader would still have had to try and create a coalition with or secure parliamentary votes from other parties to govern. But it was precisely the impossibility of either feat that triggered the last

16:09

National

King names Pedro Sánchez as candidate to be prime minister

SUR

...government to start work and also agreed to call Catalan leader Quim Torra, something ERC had been demanding. Many politicians inside and outside the PSOE are nervous about the talks with the Catalan republicans. Worried about the effort and concessions

15:24

National

European Commission announces target of zero emissions by 2050

SALVADOR ARROYO

...the leader of the European Commission, Ursula Von der Leyen, announced on Wednesday the ambitious so-called European Green Deal, a far-reaching set of proposals which aim to decarbonise the European Union by 2050. Her plans would affect multiple

11:10

Opinion

Smokescreen

Mark Nayler the euro zone

...the conservative People's Party (PP). Although Sánchez is not directly implicated in ERE, the case couldn't have concluded at a worse time for the embattled Socialist leader. It was Sánchez, after all, who last June tabled and won a no-confidence ... over as PP leader from Rajoy last June, also said that his party cannot support Sánchez at the upcoming investiture votes; the PSOE, he claimed, stands revealed as "the protagonist of the biggest corruption scandal in the history of Spain" (a

13:09

Opinion

Either or

Mark Nayler

But if Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez and Unidas Podemos (UP) president Pablo Iglesias head up the incoming government, as per the tentative coalition deal they struck last week, both Dombrovskis’ wishes are unlikely to come true at the same time. ... administration, which sat on just 82 of the 350 seats in congress, was far from stable: in fact, its failure to pass a spending plan for 2019 prompted the April 28th election, which in turn gave way to the vote held on November 10th. Pablo Casado, leader of the ... on Spain’s minimum wage, which the Socialist leader has already increased by a substantial 22% this year. Even if a profligate PSOE-UP coalition materialises and confirms to Dombrovskis’ definition of stability, it’ll have a tough time reducing

12:52

Opinion

Flip-flop

Mark Nayler

Caretaking Socialist prime minister Pedro Sánchez is right back where he didn't want to be - namely, relying on the support of Catalan separatists. It has emerged that the Catalan Republican Left (ERC) - whose leader Oriol Junqueras was sentenced to ... seats in congress, wants the PSOE leader to establish an open "negotiating table" to discuss the Catalonia problem. So much for the last election, which Sánchez hoped would increase his share of power enough to render the support of such groups ... has to talk, even if the negotiations would be fraught and potentially fruitless. To make any headway with the Catalan problem, the PSOE leader needs to secure another term as prime minister, and to achieve that he requires the ERC's votes or

18:23

National

Long prison terms as judges rule on regional government corruption

SUR

...on what had happened regionally in his PSOE, the acting prime minister and leader, Pedro Sánchez, did not comment this week. Party spokesperson, José Luis Ábalos, responding to calls from opposition parties for Sánchez to resign, said, "It doesn't

18:47

LifeStyle

"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

15:08

Opinion

Agreeing to disagree

Mark Nayler

...prime 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

10:04

National

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

SUR

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

15:22

National

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

15:00

National

Final campaigning under way before this Sunday's general election

NEIL HESKETH

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

14:23

Opinion

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

19:45

Opinion

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

15:44

Gibraltar

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

15:44

Gibraltar

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.