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PSOE files 'no-confidence' motion against Rajoy over Gürtel case
Politics Sat, May 26, 2018

PSOE files 'no-confidence' motion against Rajoy...

SOCIALIST leader Pedro Sánchez has lodged a 'no-confidence' motion against national president Mariano Rajoy in response to the current reigning PP party's having been found guilty of benefiting financially...

German prosecution calls for Puigdemont's extradition
Politics Tue, May 22, 2018

German prosecution calls for Puigdemont's extradition

GERMAN prosecutors have called for deposed Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont's extradition for 'rebellion' after having reviewed the additional information sent by the Spanish justice system, even though...

Podemos' Pablo and Irene's new villa controversy continues
Politics Sun, May 20, 2018

Podemos' Pablo and Irene's new villa controversy...

FOUNDER of left-wing party Podemos, Pablo Iglesias and his girlfriend and fellow MP Irene Montero, have offered to let their members and colleagues decide whether or not they should be replaced in light of the...

Wedding day for 'Meghan Markle look-alike': Ciudadanos councillor delivers vows to Madrid couple
Politics Sun, May 20, 2018

Wedding day for 'Meghan Markle look-alike':...

A COUNCILLOR in Madrid who looks startlingly similar to the new Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, joked on Twitter that she was 'not getting married' but that she would be 'marrying'. Begoña Villacís,...

Belgium refuses to extradite Catalunya's exiled ministers
Politics Wed, May 16, 2018

Belgium refuses to extradite Catalunya's exiled...

BELGIAN authorities have declined to extradite the three remaining Catalunya regional ministers in exile in the northern European country, saying no such 'crime' exists in national law as the one the Spanish...

Spain warns Catalunya's new president to forget independence
Politics Tue, May 15, 2018

Spain warns Catalunya's new president to forget...

SPAIN'S government and opposition has warned Catalunya that it will continue to be extra-vigilant and will have no compunction about applying Article 155 of the national Constitution again if they consider the...

Quim Torra to face second voting round on Monday
Politics Sat, May 12, 2018

Quim Torra to face second voting round on Monday

QUIM Torra's swearing-in as president of Catalunya has failed at the first round – as was expected – meaning a second voting session will be held on Monday. The 'traditional' parties, or main national...

Puigdemont's colleague Quim Torra proposed as president
Politics Fri, May 11, 2018

Puigdemont's colleague Quim Torra proposed as president

ANOTHER attempt at swearing in a regional president for Catalunya is due to start at noon tomorrow (Saturday). After meeting with his party colleagues in Berlin, deposed president Carles Puigdemont – who is on bail in...

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