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Catalan politicians due to be freed today

The pardons for nine Catalan politicians, who were jailed for holding the illegal independence referendum in 2017, were signed by the government yesterday. They are...

Rajoy steps down

Former PM Mariano Rajoy has today (Tuesday) announced his resignation as PP party leader. He stated: "It's the best thing for me, the party...

United against terror

King Felipe IV, PM Mariano Rajoy, regional president Carles Puigdemont and deputy-PM Soraya Saez de Santamaría led the minute of silence gathering at Barcelona's...

Law to cut food waste

A law to prevent food waste has been drafted in order to drastically reduce the amount being thrown away, and enable use to be...

Tribute and update on the search of Barcelona van driver

Hundreds of people continue to leave flowers and candles in La Rambla of Barcelona to pay their respects to the victims of Thursday afternoon's...

Stealing ‘lease’ cars – international theft racket busted

A massive National Police operation against illegal dealing in vehicles has arrested 82 people around the country, 33 of them in Alicante province. Officers recovered...

Rajoy’s final hour

The Parliament is currently holding the vote of no-confidence in PM Mariano Rajoy who, after the announcement yesterday of the PNV Basque Nationalists support...

Independence Day for Cataluña?

Catalán regional president Carles Puigdemont is expected to declare unilateral Catalan independence (in some form that has not yet been disclosed) when he addresses...

Thumbs up for coast protection initiative  

Ecologist association Greenpeace has applauded the government’s reform plan for the national coast law (Ley de Costas) saying it will ‘remove the carte blanche...

New manager for Spain – two days hours before first match

The shocking dismissal of Spanish national team manager Julen Lopetegui - whom the Spanish football federation chairman has not forgiven for announcing he is...

King to address the nation this evening

Zarzuela Palace has announced King Felipe VI will deliver a speech to the nation live on TV at 21.00 this evening  (Tuesday). The king...

Electricity bill reduction procedure passed by Cabinet

The government has finally been able to approve the measure which will see the wholesale price of electricity reduced, bringing down bills for households,...

‘Sixth generation’ fire under control

President of Andalucía region Juanma Moreno announced this morning that the devastating wildfire in Málaga province is now ‘under control’. He noted that there would...

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