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12:53

Opinion

A gentleman's agreement

Mark Nayler

...couldn't have known it at the time - less than a year before all hell would break loose in Catalonia (again). The ECB's board members are selected by the European Council by qualified majority, meaning that a candidate must secure 55% of members' votes to

11:02

National

Final countdown to Catalan regional election next Thursday

SUR

Political parties in Catalonia are in the final stages of campaigning for the election to the regional parliament next Thursday, 21 December. Recent opinion polls have shown that the combined votes of the pro-independence parties would give them

11:46

National

Ciudadanos wins Catalan election but pro-independence parties keep overall majority

Ramón Gorriarán

Spain's young centre-right party Ciudadanos won Thursday's regional election in Catalonia gaining the highest number of votes (1,098,293) and seats (37 of 135). However, the party headed in the region by Inés Arrimadas, firmly against independence, ... they reach an agreement, will regain control of the regional government, the Generalitat. Former leader Carles Puigdemont's group Junts per Catalunya was the second most-voted party, beating ERC (Esquerra Republicana) in votes and seats and proving ... October. If he returns to Spain, as he has promised, he will be arrested. Despite her victory with 26% of votes, Inés Arrimadas' potential partners in a pro-Spain government failed to gain sufficient support. The Catalan Socialists have 17 seats, one

20:06

Local

2017: a rollercoaster year

Rachel Haynes

...prison. OCTOBER Independence Referendum Conflict as Catalonia votes Catalonia held its referendum on independence from Spain on Sunday October 1st, a day marked by conflict and violence as Spanish police used physical force in some cases to

11:50

National

Catalan separatists consider choosing a president via Skype

SUR

...in, but he is held in jail and, if let out, would only be able to attend votes. A further option being considered, and favoured by those against more confrontation with Madrid, is that the five MPs in Belgium, including Puigdemont, and the three in

13:43

Local

Mijas mayor facing tough council sessions on budget and IBI collection

Ivan Gelibter

...parties refused this week to discuss how they would vote, saying the ruling group still hadn't shared their plans on both issues with them. Votes on both the 2018 budget and the transfer of the IBI tax collection could take place next week. In its

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

12:59

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

16:15

Local

Three million increase in Fuengirola's local budget this year

Ivan Gelibter

Fuengirola council passed its 2018 budget on Tuesday, with votes from the ruling Partido Popular councillors. Mayor Ana Mula explained that the budget allowed for investment of nine million euros, three million euros more than last year. Sums

14:12

National

Catalan parliament votes to uphold Puigdemont as legitimate president

sur in english

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

13:53

National

Catalan MPs to meet to vote on new regional president

NEIL HESKETH

...a judge to work for independence within the law. Its votes are needed for the investiture, and on Thursday the other separatist parties presented a radical plan for government to CUP in an effort to get it to change its mind ahead of Monday.

13:59

Opinion

An unconvincing proposal

Mark Nayler

...whom the PP is heavily reliant for votes, are rapidly swelling the ranks of its detractors. Rajoy's critics also point to his country's alleged economic recovery. Spain has enjoyed four straight years of GDP expansion - a steady growth that has

13:59

Local

Estepona takes the place of Mayfair on the new Spanish Monopoly board

ester requena

The hard-fought competition to gain a space on the new Monopoly España board now has a winner: Estepona. After two months of voting, 16,589,649 votes have been registered. Estepona wasn't the only town in Malaga province to win a spot either; ... Mijas will also be included in the special edition of the board game, expected to be in stores by Christmas. Estepona received 571,778 votes, and Mijas occupies tenth position with 189,754. The full list comprises of Estepona, Alcobendas, Alcorcón, San ... have been keen to promote some of Spain's smalllest towns. This is the case with Pedroso and Arevalillo de Cega, which, despite having under 200 inhabitants between them, have received nearly five million votes. Public participation, encouraged by

12:26

LifeStyle

Choose your favourite pizza

SUR

...trip to Rome. The votes from the public will also decide which of the pizzas will go through to the final stage of the competition. The pizza with the most votes from the general public will earn its creators 1,000 euros worth of advertising in

13:51

Local

Estepona takes the place of Mayfair on the new Spanish Monopoly board

ESTER REQUENA

The hard-fought competition to gain a space on the new Monopoly España board now has a winner: Estepona. After two months of voting, 16,589,649 votes have been registered. The town's mayor, José María García Urbano, thanked those who voted and ... Malaga province to win a spot either; Mijas will also be included in the special edition of the board game, expected to be in stores by Christmas. Estepona received 571,778 votes, and Mijas occupies tenth position with 189,754. The full list comprises ... the eight weeks of voting, residents have been keen to promote some of Spain's smallest towns. This is the case with Pedroso and Arevalillo de Cega, which, despite having under 200 inhabitants between them, have received nearly five million votes

12:45

LifeStyle

From selling houses to the world of politics

ASH BOLTON

...talking to the television. Then one day the mayor of Manilva at the time came to me and asked me if I would join them on the next election campaign in 2011. “She felt that the foreign community was one that she needed to tap into for votes.” Forty-two

16:59

National

Government presents 2018 budget at last but still needs MPs' approval

SUR

Rajoy's conservative PP government doesn't have a majority and is still short of votes to get the plans through. The five votes of the PNV Basque nationalist party are needed to secure the majority, however that party has been refusing to consider giving ... its plan anyway in the hope of persuading PNV, or other opposition parties, to give it the votes it needs. Finance minister, Cristobal Montoro appealed to the other parties to act responsibly and not delay approval so the government could keep working. ... increase on regional spending, in an attempt by ministers in Madrid to win the support of the PNV party. A parliamentary vote will be held on the budget at the end of April, by which time the government hope to have enough MPs' votes or face a vote of no

17:49

Local

Provincial pride knows no borders

Antonio M. Romero

...with the gold medal of the province. There was also a special award for the UK's Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, after the proposal was approved by the provincial government with votes in favour from the PP, Ciudadanos and the PSOE. The IU and

12:06

Opinion

Life after the age of 60

ANA BARREALES

...more attention to their demands. So it would be a good idea to treat them well, even for such an egotistical reason as gaining votes. On Friday a new exhibition opened at the CAC, showing the work of 84-year-old Rose Wylie, who was 'discovered' by

16:24

LifeStyle

Eurovision 2018: still no win for Spain, but UK survives stage invasion

M. á. alfonso / m. hay

'Vivo Cantando' ('I Live Singing'). Unfortunately, this year’s hopefuls did not manage to buck the trend. Couple Amaia and Alfred, from Pamplona and Barcelona, respectively, couldn’t convert their chemistry into votes, coming 23rd with their rendition of ... ‘Tu Canción’ (‘Your Song’). Amaia and Alfred couldn't convert their chemistry into votes.Reuters Israel’s Netta Barzilai was crowned winner this year for her song ‘Toy’, an anti-bullying anthem. Speaking to the press, the singer explained that her ... the singer for her professional handling of the situation; the Brit quickly recovered, completing her song to rapturous applause and refusing the chance to perform again. This wasn’t enough to pull in the votes however, as the UK finished just behind

11:44

National

Pedro Sánchez is Spain's new prime minister after vote of no confidence in Rajoy

SUR

...achieved 180 votes in favour of his motion, with 169 against and one abstention. The ‘express’ no-confidence debate had been called by the PSOE in response to last week’s judgments against the PP and several former top members in the massive Gürtel ... get enough votes to succeed at the start of the debate on the no-confidence motion on Thursday, it became clear that smaller parties were rallying to the call and the PP became increasingly nervous. Rajoy accused Sánchez, who isn’t a sitting MP at the

11:30

National

All change - Pedro Sánchez takes over as PM and chooses an innovative cabinet

SUR

...first.However the minority PSOE party was able to gather the votes of the fragmented smaller political groups to reach a majority of 180 MPs in favour versus 169 against. Mariano Rajoy quits as party head and PP begins search for next leader Smaller ... parties vote for PSOE Of the 17 new ministers sworn in on Thursday by the king, 11 are women The decision by the PNV Basque nationalist party to give its five MPs' votes to Sánchez was crucial as it had sided with the PP on a vote to pass the delayed

11:41

Opinion

Say hello, wave goodbye

Peter Edgerton

...dominoes and shouting something about independence for blokes in Paco's bar in Toledo. Their votes were crucial in getting Señor Sánchez into power so now he's obliged to provide them with a two-for-one offer on anis every Friday afternoon for the rest of

13:36

LifeStyle

Shifting goal posts

REV ADRIAN LOW ANGLICAN CHAPLAIN, COSTA DEL SOL WEST

...handshake comes to something tangible, that will be remembered. In the same week that we saw Spain extend a hand of friendship to a boat carrying 500 refugees stranded in international waters (well done Spain!), key Brexit votes took place in the UK House

18:25

Opinion

Quid pro quo

Mark Nayler

Basque Nationalist Party (PNV)'s support for his 2018 budget; before that, the PNV had been withholding its votes because of Rajoy's imposition of direct rule over Catalonia. The Basques finally said "yes" to a spending plan that allocates their region ... that happens, the budget will be returned to the lower house for another vote. Sánchez will then have to try and pass the new spending plan by selling it to his own minority government, which opposed it in the first place, and securing the votes of a

13:06

Local

Provincial government withdraws funding for cultural event in Genalguacil

ANTONIO JAVIER LÓPEZ

Guerrero and claimed that the decision was not political, but rather a result of administrative issues, saying that the Genalguacil council "didn't do things in the right way". The motion was rejected due to the number of votes opposed from members of the ... PP, despite votes in favour from the PSOE, IU, Málaga Ahora and an abstention from Ciudadanos, and an emotive speech from the village's mayor, Miguel Ángel Herrera, who stressed that Genalguacil needed the Encuentros de Arte to stave off depopulation.

13:55

National

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

SUR

...conference vote, Casado picked up almost all the votes of the earlier rejected candidates, especially third-placed Maria Dolores de Cospedal, former defence secretary. That was enough to give Casado a majority over Sáenz de Santamaría. Casado is on the

17:51

Opinion

Stumbling blocks

Mark Nayler

Sánchez's proposed 2019 budget, mainly because the PSOE leader wasn't prepared to give potential allies what they wanted in return for their votes. It's a familiar story (the minority government of Mariano Rajoy, Sánchez's predecessor, had the same ... relies for parliamentary votes. Sources also said that another Podemos request - namely, that Spain's deficit-reduction targets be reduced and public spending increased - was rejected by Sánchez. Fair enough: the Socialist administration has already

15:52

National

Former French PM to stand as Barcelona mayor

SUR

...and who will not campaign against him, and he is hoping to secure a "non-aggression pact" with the conservative PP party. But it is from the Socialist PSOE party that many votes are also expected to come. Advisers are betting that the

15:45

LifeStyle

Torremolinos celebrates 30 years as a town

ALBERTO GÓMEZ

...municipality from the time of the segregation to 1991, after obtaining the vote of all parties except Alianza Popular. Ramón del Cid, his main political rival, who is still a PP councillor today, obtained eight votes compared with Escalona's 13, so the