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Politics & People news & information for Valladolid province

Bra chain around town hall in protest over mayor's 'sexist' rape comments
Politics Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Bra chain around town hall in protest over mayor's...

A CHAIN of bras has been woven around a town hall yesterday (Wednesday) in protest over the mayor of Valladolid's controversial rape comments and calling for him to resign. Francisco Javier León de la Riva, when...

Nick Clegg and wife Miriam 'pass by unnoticed' on holiday in Valladolid
Politics Tue, Aug 10, 2010

Nick Clegg and wife Miriam 'pass by unnoticed' on...

BRITISH vice-prime minister Nick Clegg has been caught on camera spending his summer holidays in Valladolid. Along with his wife, Miriam González Durántez, and their children Antonio, Alberto and Miguel, they are...

Town of Olmedo has close eye on UK election results
Politics Fri, May 7, 2010

Town of Olmedo has close eye on UK election results

The people of Olmedo, 44km from Valladolid, have good reason to be more interested than most in the outcome of the UK election as Miriam González, wife of Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg is one of the locals. Although the...

Zapatero announces financial guarantees for public works
Politics Sun, Apr 19, 2009

Zapatero announces financial guarantees for public works

The Spanish president, José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, announced three billion euros worth of new financial guarantees from the Official Credit Institute (ICO), aimed at making sure that companies who have provided...

Zapatero: 'people’s president' or a traitor to the cause?
Politics Thu, Mar 1, 2007

Zapatero: 'people’s president' or a traitor to...

José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. You see his name bandied around in the press and on television, but who is he and what does he really do? This man whose every move, every word, dictates the immediate future of Spain, is...

Politics Mon, Dec 11, 2006

Protests as neonazi music festival staged

The so-called Celtíberos festival, which was held in La Cistérniga near Valladolid on Saturday night, attracted around 150 neonazis from all over Spain. The festival was held at a club on an industrial estate on the...

PP mayors take firm stand on homosexual marriages
Politics Wed, Apr 27, 2005

PP mayors take firm stand on homosexual marriages

Ávila mayor Miguel Angel García has announced that he will be following the example of Valladolid mayor Javier León de la Riva (photo), who announced yesterday that he would refuse to agree to conduct civil marriage...

Politics Fri, Jul 2, 2004

Valladolid IU call for homeless shelter improvements

IU members in Valladolid Town Hall proposed a motion to enlarge and improve the town´s homeless centre this week, which they say is too small and lacking in basic services like showers. Social Welfare councillor, Rosa...

150 more soldiers leave for Iraq
Politics Tue, Dec 2, 2003

150 more soldiers leave for Iraq

At around 2pm yesterday 150 Spanish troops left Villanubla airport (Valladolid) destined for the Iraqi city of Diwaniya, where 7 National Intelligence Centre agents were killed in an ambush on Saturday, on the way back...

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