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Politics & People news and information for Spain

Politics Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Catalunya key politicians arrested over referendum

GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested 12 people so far in nine raids in the State's ongoing attempt to stop the Catalunya independence referendum. Josep Maria Jové, right-hand man of the region's deputy...

Politics Mon, Sep 18, 2017

'Malaya' corruption councillor on run 11 years gives...

A COUNCILLOR from Marbella wanted in connection with the Malaya property corruption case who has been on the run from justice for over 11 years has handed himself in. Carlos Fernández has been under an international...

Politics Fri, Sep 15, 2017

Catalunya 'IndyRef': Ada Colau criticises 'warlike'...

BARCELONA'S left-wing mayoress says Catalunya needs a referendum, but 'not one that leaves half its people out of the equation'. Ada Colau, of the Podemos branch En Comú Podem, disapproves strongly of the...

Politics Sat, Sep 9, 2017

Catalunya police raid printing firms over referendum...

POLICE in Catalunya are keeping close watch on – and even raiding – companies given the job of printing out referendum material such as voting slips, electoral lists and polling cards. In the last few days, the...

Politics Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Catalunya passes law allowing 'IndyRef' on October 1

CATALUNYA'S regional government has passed the required legislation to allow it to go ahead with its independence referendum on October 1, thrusting Spain's central Parliament into panic. Enough pro-secession or...

Politics Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Rajoy and Trump to meet in Washington on September 25

SPAIN'S president Mariano Rajoy will meet with his US counterpart Donald Trump in the White House on September 25, where they will talk about terrorism and relations between the two countries and with the European...

Politics Sat, Sep 2, 2017

Michelle Obama holidays in Mallorca

FORMER United States First Lady Michelle Obama is in Mallorca on a 'solo' summer holiday – returning once again to an island she loves but has not visited in seven years. She landed in Palma on Wednesday –...

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