Etiqueta 'Elections'

Comment

Tourism fair; the worries

“Brexit and a general election in Spain, two concerns at major tourism fair...”

Jason Moore18/09/2019 10:37

Spain politics

Politics

Spain PM's talk of breakdown raises concern of repeat election

Repeat election possible in autumn if no deal.

Belén Carreño16/07/2019 10:20

Elections

Politics

Catalonia leader to be tried over separatist propaganda during election

Quim Torra could be removed from office for up to two years for failing to comply with the order.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/07/2019 11:32

Comment

Sanchez

“Sanchez has performed a minor miracle and is on course to stay in power...”

Jason Moore11/04/2019 09:46

Comment

European elections

“There is not much point Britain sending anti-European MEPs to Brussels...”

Jason Moore10/04/2019 09:54

Comment

Election time

“Turnout among non-Spanish voters has always been poor....”

Jason Moore09/04/2019 09:47

Comment

Europe

“Expats should be offered the possibility of retaining their old status...”

Jason Moore08/12/2018 09:27

Bank

Economy

Bank of Spain sees elections, Brexit as main growth risks in Europe

Upcoming elections in Europe and Briton’s plans to leave the European Union pose the greatest potential risks to economic growth projections in Spain, the Bank of Spain said yesterday.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/12/2016 00:00

Politics

Rajoy seeks swift government deal, doubts linger

Spain's caretaker prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said yesterday he would reach out to rivals in a bid to quickly form a government after his conservative party strengthened its lead in elections on Sunday, though still far short of a majority.

28/06/2016 00:00

Election 20D

Spaniards don’t want new election despite stalemate

87.1 per cent of those surveyed said they would vote the same way if there were another election.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter02/01/2016 00:00

Politics

Socialists reject coalition deal with any party urging Catalan referendum

“We will not discuss questions about the territorial integrity of the country,” PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez said today.

28/12/2015 00:00

Election 20D

Spain’s socialists reject a pact with the ruling PP

"We will vote against the continuation of the Partido Popular at the helm of the government, with Mariano Rajoy as prime minister.”

23/12/2015 00:00

Politics

Political parties warned: Do not raise taxes after election

Addressing her remarks towards Balearic candidates standing for Congress and Senate, Planas stressed that businesses “can grow without taxes being raised on families or business”.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/12/2015 00:00

Politics

Socialist leader tells Inca rally that PSOE will win the general election

“Taking on the Partido Popular and defending the majority, we socialists will win on 20 December.”

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/12/2015 00:00

Politics

Spain’s ruling party seen winning election but well short of majority

Hard times and disgust with corruption in high places have fuelled the rise of new parties - the liberal, reformist Ciudadanos and  the anti-austerity Podemos.

03/12/2015 00:00

Politics

Spanish banks warn of Catalonia independence risks

Spain’s two main banking lobby groups AEB and CECA, whose members include Santander, BBVA and Barcelona-based Caixabank, warned secession could force lenders to consider leaving the region.

19/09/2015 00:00