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15:10

Opinion

Votes and wallets

Héctor Barbotta

...million votes received by the far-right party. The support from the poorest areas of this country is particularly significant. For example, Vox received 20 per cent of votes in La Palmilla (Malaga); and with 31 per cent, Las Albarizas was the area where

13:29

National

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

SUR

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 ... simple majority on Tuesday, gaining 167 votes in favour and 165 against. It was the controversial abstention by MPs from Catalan and Basque pro-independence groups ERC and EH Bildu that swung the balance in Sánchez's favour. Following a deal struck

12:52

Opinion

Flip-flop

Mark Nayler

...thirteen years in prison last month for his role in the 2017 independence referendum - is willing to abstain in the upcoming investiture votes (which, by the way, no-one seems to be in a hurry to schedule). In return, ERC, which sits on thirteen of the 350 ... 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

15:44

Gibraltar

Picardo wins Gibraltar general election

Debbie Bartlett

The GSLP-Liberals have won the General Election in Gibraltar that took place on Thursday. The party led by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo has been voted in for a third four-year term with 52.5 per cent of the votes. Picardo received the highest ... number of votes, at 9,961. GSD's Keith Azopardi.EFE There was a considerable gap between this result and the GSD, which received 25.6 per cent of votes, but an impressive performance by newcomers Together Gibraltar, who received 20.5 per cent. TG’s ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

13:08

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

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

15:53

Opinion

Taking a short cut

Mark Nayler

...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

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

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

12:14

Opinion

Patching it up

Mark Nayler

Spain finally has a "Frankenstein" government - a minority administration led by the Socialists, supported by leftist Unidas Podemos (UP) and reliant on the votes of smaller separatist parties to pass legislation. The country's political deadlock ... 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

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

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 ... for a second bout of investiture votes, in which he is by no means guaranteed to succeed. Given the continued political uncertainty, the changes that Sánchez has suggested making to the 1978 Spanish Constitution may appear entirely reasonable. The ... a party lacking either a parliamentary majority or more than 50% of the national vote. To come at it from another angle, imagine that, after November 10th, no investiture votes were necessary because Sánchez had automatically assumed the

11:34

Local

Alcaucín mayor faces vote of no confidence over lack of dialogue

AGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

Ciudadanos led the council with a PSOE coalition. However, after the PSOE gained more votes in the last election, the decision was made for the PSOE to lead with Ciudadanos support. The vote of no confidence is scheduled to take place at the next council

17:01

Opinion

A monstrous government

Mark Nayler

...seats short of a parliamentary majority - and squeezing that deal through Congress by securing the abstentions of the pro-independence Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) in the investiture votes. This week, Sánchez also met with two other ... bid, the region's president Quim Torra gave Sánchez a choice: either guarantee a legal referendum on secession within a month, or forfeit the congressional votes of pro-independence parties. The government's robust response was "we do not accept

10:04

National

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

SUR

Sunday's repeat general election brought another win for the PSOE, although the result leaves the Socialists with three fewer seats than they gained in April (120 instead of 123 at nearly 99% of votes counted). The conservative Partido ... Popular has recovered somewhat with 87 seats (21 up on April) although the biggest celebrations on Sunday night were at the headquarters of far-right party Vox which has seen its number of MPs shoot up by 28 to 52. The increase in votes for PP and Vox ... votes fewer. The last-minute confirmation of a third MP came as a relief for the PP. Vox gains two seats instead of one and UP and Cs lose an MP, sending just one representative each to Madrid. The turnout Malaga on Sunday was 66.7%

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

20:58

Opinion

Back and forward

Mark Nayler

...national votes held in 2019 (the first was on 28 April) resulted in political fragmentation, with no single party possessing anywhere near a parliamentary majority. But this, in itself, is not what's denying Spain a stable government: the real problem is

20:55

Opinion

2020 vision

Peter Edgerton

...wins and the losers are left to look on aghast, scratching their heads incredulously because they've never met anyone who votes differently from them except for that weirdo who lives at number eighty-three with his mother and too many cats. In music,

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

15:48

National

Vox does well in the south and almost comes second in Andalucía

SUR

...popular party, with 28% of the vote, and nearer home, in neighbouring Andalucía, the party was within a few votes of beating the PP into second place with 20.39% against 20.54%. On a regional basis in Andalucía, across all eight provinces, 25 seats in

11:10

Opinion

Smokescreen

Mark Nayler the euro zone

...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

13:47

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

15:57

Opinion

Responsibilities

Rachel Haynes

...subsidies that ate up more than 600 million euros of public funds. Votes and loyalty from the many thousands who benefited from the handouts appear to have been what the politicians who either dealt with, or turned a blind eye to, the illegal system

19:02

Opinion

Rash promises

Mark Nayler

...garnering the votes of other parties. Indeed, it's mainly the ideological inflexibility of their leaders that has denied Spain a stable majority government for the last few years. Rivera's promise to support Sánchez in the next investiture votes, then, is

18:18

LifeStyle

25 October 1979: Catalans and Basques choose autonomy

FRANK GAVURIN

...referendums, leading to an abstention rate of just over 40% in both votes. Nevertheless, 90% of Basque voters and 88% of Catalans gave their approval to the new statutes of autonomy. Both regional governments were given extensive devolved powers, with the