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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 ... opposition's 64 votes, by securing the support of the regional MPs of Ciudadanos (Cs) and Vox parties. Díaz Ayuso has said it will be a difficult term of office, having to balance all the demands of the two other parties written into her investiture

14:57

Opinion

The price to pay

Mark Nayler

...week, Sánchez also offered Iglesias what he called a "rigorous system of control" over a minority Socialist government, in an attempt to secure UP's votes in the next investiture vote (due to be held this month). As part of this deliberately ... occupies just 35 seats, is asking for too much. "We don't want votes at our investiture for free," Sánchez told El País newspaper last weekend. Perhaps not; but it seems that he's not willing to pay Iglesias much for them either.

13:17

National

Autumn election closer as PSOE and Unidas Podemos still fail to agree on new government

SUR

There was no significant movement this week in the conflicting positions of the Socialist PSOE party and Unidas Podemos (UP) on how to form a government. The PSOE, under Pedro Sánchez, will present itself in investiture votes on 23 and 25 July but ... needs UP votes or an abstention to govern. UP leader, Pablo Iglesias, wants a share in a new government. Despite increasing tension between the two leaders, on Wednesday the negotiating teams decided to go back to basics, concentrating on what a

11:45

Local

Tolox's toss for power put off as PSOE disputes damaged paper

A. M. ROMERO

votes each in the municipal election on 26 May after a paper in favour of the Socialist party was declared null and void due to cuts on either side. Unhappy with the decision by the Malaga Electoral Commission, the Socialists have taken the case to the

10:20

Local

Ortiz wins the revenge-tinted battle for Torremolinos

ALBERTO GÓMEZ

...interest. Ortiz, whose party gained eight seats, had been expected to have to hand over the reins of the town hall to PP candidate Margarita del Cid who won the election by just 600 votes and controls nine seats. Both needed help to reach an overall

14:39

Local

Partido Popular wins draw to control Tolox council after election tie

FERNANDO TORRES

...luck of the draw after both the PP and PSOE parties obtained 603 votes each in the municipal elections. representatives of the PSOE, Hermógenes Alonso, and the PP, José Luis Montes, shake hands after the draw..S. SALAS On Friday the central

13:08

National

'Rebel' separatist MPs banned from attending Congreso sessions

SUR

...still on trial, parliament is entitled to tell them not to attend. These MPs now have to decide whether to keep the seats, meaning their votes cannot be counted in the upcoming vote on next prime minister, or give them up to others lower down their ... Turull and Josep Rull, three of the MPs of the Junts Per Catalunya party are expected to keep their seats in Congreso. Raül Romeva of the ERC has a seat in the separate Senate where votes are less crucial. In Congreso, the absence of any separatist

15:09

National

UK parliament votes to ringfence citizens' rights, regardless of deal

Jennie Rhodes

The House of Commons has passed the amendment to the UK Withdrawal Agreement that seeks to ringfence rights for Britons living in the EU and EU citizens living in the UK, regardless of the circumstances under which the exit eventually occurs. The a

11:11

LifeStyle

"Beard Brexit" votes to raise money for two cancer care charities

SUR

The UK leaving the EU is not the only event taking place on 29 March. Until Brexit Day, Ian Froment is holding a vote to let the people decide whether to keep or get rid of his beard. However, each vote placed will take the form of a charitable do

19:23

Local

Spain goes to the polls this Sunday with the right more divided than ever

Rachel Haynes

...far-right, group Vox. The group’s leader, Santiago Abascal, was not present in the debates in person, but Sunday may show that this was to his advantage as his invisible lectern caught the votes lost by the quarrelling debaters. The latest CIS opinion poll ... showed Pedro Sánchez as clear winner by votes, but in need of the help of Unidos Podemos and at least the Basque Nationalists to reach the 198 overall majority. A right-wing coalition, however, would be possible if the PP, Cs and Vox scored enough to

18:36

National

Susana Díaz courts votes at Álora's perota soup day

SUR

Ahead of announcing the dissolution of the Andalusian parliament, regional president Susana Díaz was warmly welcomed in the Guadalhorce valley last Saturday for the annual celebration of Álora's 'perota soup', a traditional vegetable and bread dish.

13:47

LifeStyle

Andalusians voted the best in the bedroom for fifth year running

EFE

...voted best in bed for the fifth year running, after receiving 18 per cent of the votes. The Andalusians are followed by those from the Canary Islands, with 9.6 per cent of the votes, and the Catalonians (9.2 per cent), whilst people from Navarra were ... voted as worst when it comes to sex, receiving only 1.7 per cent of the votes. The survey also reveals other interesting statistics. Threesomes continue to be the top sexual fantasy for young Spaniards, although sex with remote-controlled toys has

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 ... the support of left-wing Unidas Podemos (UP) for his candidacy. FIRST VOTE RESULT Absolute majority required. In Tuesday's first vote by MPs in Congreso, Pedro Sánchez failed to win the 176 votes needed in the 350-seat chamber. Votes in favour. ... 124 (the PSOE's own MPs plus one Cantabrian regionalist). Votes against. 170 'no' votes from PP, Ciudadanos, Vox, ERC, Junts per Catalunya, Navarra Suma and Coalición Canaria. Abstentions. 52: Unidas Podemos, PNV, Compromís and Bildu. SECOND

14:12

National

Catalan parliament votes to uphold Puigdemont as legitimate president

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The Catalan parliament this week used its first session since the suspension of regional autonomous powers by Madrid and last December's elections to pass a motion in support of Carles Puigdemont as the rightful president of Catalonia. It also reaffi

12:59

National

Brits encouraged to write to MPs ahead of second reading of Votes for Life Bill

Jennie Rhodes

Groups campaigning for the rights of Britons living abroad are encouraging citizens to write to their UK constituency MP to ask them to back the Votes for Life bill. The second reading of a Private Member's Bill, which is being led by Glyn Davies, ... Conservative MP for Montgomeryshire, is due to be heard in the House of Commons on Friday 23 February. While Private Members' Bills do not generally form part of planned UK government legislation, Votes For Life, which would scrap the current law that UK

12:02

National

Pablo Iglesias holds out for coalition government with Pedro Sánchez's PSOE

SUR

"government of cooperation" and not a coalition government with Unidas Podemos. Sánchez will meet with leaders of the different parties again next week to try to find a way to get the votes or abstention he needs. In the event that Sánchez fails to be ... appointed in investiture votes in July, or at the latest September, an opinion poll has shown this week that he would win more seats if the general election has to be held again in the autumn.

16:03

Opinion

Happy holidays

Mark Nayler

...the first two investiture votes. It'd be good to see a little more proactiveness from the leaders of Spain's other political parties, who have apparently given up and headed to the beach for the rest of the summer. As acting prime minister and

13:41

LifeStyle

Amaia and Alfred will represent Spain in Eurovision

MIGUEL ÁNGEL ALFONSO

Alfred and Amaia will represent Spain in the next Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Lisbon between the 8 and 12 May. The duo gained 43 per cent of the audience’s vote at a special edition of ‘Operación Triunfo’, a music reality tele

12:30

Opinion

How do I look?

Mark Nayler

...incongruity between Spain being promoted in this respect while being demoted in the "Control of Corruption" category. It was depressing watching Sánchez's defeat in the investiture votes, even though I did so perched at the bar in my local with an ice-cold

11:59

Local

Record number of parties field candidates for local elections in Vélez-Málaga

E. C.

...in Rincón de la Victoria, eight parties are vying for votes, while in Nerja there are eight and in Torrox, five. By contrast, in nine of the Axarquía's villages (Canillas de Albaida, Canillas de Aceituno, Iznate, Salares, Sayalonga, Alfarnatejo, ... Riogordo, Cútar and Comares) only two parties, the socialist PSOE, which won the majority of votes in last Sunday's general election, and the centre-right Partido Popular, will be standing. The elections take place on Sunday 26 May.

16:38

National

Pedro Sánchez still searching for way to win MPs' vote on next PM

SUR

It looked increasingly likely this week that Pedro Sánchez, winner of April's general election with his PSOE party, would not secure a majority of MPs' votes to be the next prime minister in July's investiture debate in the Congreso. Sánchez, who

12:57

Local

PP party threatens local revolt and to vote down Cs in Mijas

IVÁN GELIBTER

...uScenario One. The local Mijas PP obeys its national and regional leadership and votes for Cs as part of the two-year on, two-year off power-sharing deal between PP and Cs. The PP's nine councillors plus Cs' six give a majority in the 25-seat chamber.

09:41

Local

Control of Mijas council still unclear ahead of today's vote

Ivan Gelibter

...local Mijas PP obeys its national and regional leadership and votes for Cs as part of the two-year on, two-year off power-sharing deal between PP and Cs. The PP’s nine councillors plus Cs’ six give a majority in the 25-seat chamber. Scenario Two. The

10:20

Local

Local governments ready to get down to business after swearing-in ceremonies

SUR

...help of the Vox councillor. Rincón de la Victoria's mayor Francisco Salado (PP) was re-elected thanks to votes from three groups, Por Mi Pueblo, Ciudadanos and Vox. He is also the president of the provincial authority, the Diputación. Socialists ... Three of the province's large towns have a Socialist PSOE mayor after last Saturday: Benalmádena, Torremolinos and Vélez-Málaga. In Benalmádena Víctor Navas gets another term in office as mayor after receiving the votes of the two Izquierda Unida

13:34

National

Socialists win municipal elections nationally but PP could snatch back Madrid

SUR

Despite the PP not doing as badly as expected, the Socialist PSOE were the overall winners on a national level once all votes in the over 8,000 town hall elections in the country were added up. Regional elections see good results for ... candidacy. However on Wednesday he offered his councillors' votes to either the last mayor Ada Colau, who won 10 seats, or the PSOE party in Catalonia, with eight seats. The move was designed to prevent separatist ERC, with 10 seats, taking over the council

16:06

National

National picture repeated in Malaga province but here PSOE knock PP into third

SUR

Three political parties competing for right-of-cente votes (instead of two parties last time), brought down the share of the conservative Partido Popular (PP) in Malaga province and the Costa del Sol in last Sunday's general election. In recent ... years the PP had been the most popular party locally. Not only did Ciudadanos (Cs), the more centrist of the right-wing parties, gain more overall votes than the PP, but the surge in hard-right Vox took more voters from them. Malaga province ... first time. Could Sunday's result have indicated a political change in our local town halls? Although votes are added up on a provincial constituency level to decide on the 11 local MPs and not council area, an analysis by town hall district

13:29

National

Puigdemont's new seat in Euro chamber raises questions

SUR

...hindrance to standing as a MEP however, and Puigdemont secured enough votes to be one of the two representatives to be sent to the European Parliament by Junts per Catalunya - Lliures per Europa. Ex-regional minister in Catalonia, Toni Comín, also wanted

16:06

National

Sánchez weighs up next move after general election win

SUR

...elections. In the middle of these negotiations towards the investiture of a new government, the super Sunday of elections falls on 26 May, with municipal, regional (in most areas) and European votes. It's likely that all parties will keep their cards on pacts ... conclude talks and find a way to get enough MPs' support. The Socialist party candidate must get the votes of 176 MPs (an absolute majority) in a first vote. If that fails, in a second vote within 48 hours the conditions are easier and he needs to come out ... with the most votes when any absentions are ignored. Repeating the general election. If Pedro Sánchez isn't successful in those inital investiture votes, the constitutional clock starts ticking towards new elections, which would be held two months

12:51

Opinion

Hobson's choice

REV ADRIAN LOW

...minister completely ignore this change in the preference of the people and vow to leave. One has indicated that he will suspend parliament if it votes against a no-deal Brexit. But only 28% of the UK want a no-deal Brexit, so suspension of parliament to

10:51

Local

Partido Popular wins in its main Costa del Sol strongholds

SUR

...few areas it stood in, allowing the right-of-centre vote to focus on the PP, unlike in April. While the PPgenerally across Spain did not do as poorly in the 26 May local votes as had been expected following the 28 April general election, the strong ... Mijas, the Partido Popular, headed by former mayor Ángel Nozal, gained the most votes, but loses two seats going down from 11 to nine, further away from the overall majority of 13. The PSOE increased their seats from seven to eight while Ciudadanos, who ... its support, the socialists will keep their hold over Benalmádena council. The provincial picture Overall, when the votes for the parties are added up across the province, the PPwere top with 36.64 per cent, up slightly on the last council

18:08

Local

Pacts fall into place for Costa councils as new mayors are sworn in

SUR

...the votes from the councillor from Adelante, as well as the representative of the new party formed by ex-mayor Pedro Fernández Montes and Lucía Cuín, the now independent councillor who split with Vox over her participation in the Pride celebrations.

15:51

Opinion

Business as usual

Mark Nayler

...a second vote will be held in September, where only a simple majority (more votes for than against) is required for victory. Meanwhile, Spain's economy will continue to expand as normal and, as is always the case over the summer months, employment