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Prince Andrew takes a break in Valderrama and Sotogrande
Politics Fri, Aug 30, 2019

Prince Andrew takes a break in Valderrama and Sotogrande

PRINCE Andrew has taken a break from media frenzy in the UK by heading to the Costa del Sol for a round of golf and to the Costa de la Luz for relaxation. The third son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip was seen...

Spanish military craft orders British ships out of Gibraltar’s waters
Politics Mon, Feb 18, 2019

Spanish military craft orders British ships out of...

A FRESH incident in the bilateral tug-of-war over Gibraltar sparked fury among the Rock’s government yesterday (Sunday) when Spanish Naval officers ordered British trade ships to leave the port. Although Spain...

Spain and EU ruffle UK's feathers over Gibraltar 'colony' label
Politics Sat, Feb 2, 2019

Spain and EU ruffle UK's feathers over Gibraltar...

GIBRALTAR'S having been described as a 'colony' in a European Union text on visas – reportedly at Spain's instigation – has infuriated the UK and the Rock's chief minister Fabián Picardo. “I...

Hung Parliament in Andalucía following Sunday's vote
Politics Mon, Dec 3, 2018

Hung Parliament in Andalucía following Sunday's vote

THE socialists have won the regional elections in Andalucía, but only just – and far-right party Vox has soared in the ranks, leading to concerns among the PSOE-led national government. Current regional president...

Theresa May accused of 'betrayal' as EU backs Spain over post-Brexit Gibraltar
Politics Mon, Nov 26, 2018

Theresa May accused of 'betrayal' as EU backs Spain...

BRITISH prime minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been approved by the remaining EU-27 after Spain lifted its veto following a series of new clauses covering Gibraltar. Spanish president Pedro Sánchez says the...

Gibraltar 'stealth clause' could mean Spain blocks Brexit
Politics Fri, Nov 23, 2018

Gibraltar 'stealth clause' could mean Spain blocks...

SPAIN'S government is threatening to block the Brexit deal by voting against it when the European Council meets – and as all 27 countries are required to agree the withdrawal text, a Spanish veto alone would be...

Interior Minister denies immigration centres are at breaking point
Politics Sun, Jul 29, 2018

Interior Minister denies immigration centres are at...

Spain's Interior Minister, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, today denied that the country's facilities for rescuing and housing illegal immigrants who arrive by boat are at breaking point and insisted that the flow of...

La Línea's mayor in Brussels for Brexit talks
Politics Mon, Mar 19, 2018

La Línea's mayor in Brussels for Brexit talks

MAYOR of the last town in southern Spain before Gibraltar, Juan Franco, was due to travel to Brussels today (Monday) to discuss Brexit and how it will affect residents, British and Spanish alike. La Línea de la...

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