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The main opposition party, the Partido Popular, has a new leader.


Comment: Spain’s political battle

The main opposition party, the Partido Popular, has a new leader.

Humphrey Carter04/03/2022 10:15

Politics is a dirty business and another political bombshell has rocked Spain


Comment: Spain’s political spy game

Politics is a dirty business and another political bombshell has rocked Spain.

Humphrey Carter19/02/2022 10:28

The popular leader of the Madrid region, accused the party's top brass of trying to discredit her.


Spain's main conservative party embroiled in rift over alleged graft

The popular leader of the Madrid region, accused the party's top brass of trying to discredit her.

Reuters18/02/2022 09:29

Galicia propone uso obligatorio de mascarilla para alumnos de más de 6 años

The Blog

Galicia - Moderation in everything

One of Spain’s more respected politicians, Feijóo’s name has been put forward (not by himself) to be leader of the PP nationally.

Andrew Ede08/09/2020 15:22

Fanny Tur with the other cabinet members. But might two of them be forced out?


PP insist that Barceló should be sacked

The bandages have been applied but a "scalpel" is really needed, says the PP's Marga Prohens of the contracts affair.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter10/04/2017 00:00

Bauzá and Company (right) were pally enough at the PP congress.


Company the clear winner in PP leadership election

Former Balearic president José Ramón Bauza received more than 3,000 fewer votes than Company.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/03/2017 00:00

José Ramón Bauzá presented his candidacy for PP president yesterday.


PP leadership battle - Company has greater support than Bauzá

Although Bauzá is making references to unity, the differences between him and Company are great.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/03/2017 00:00

Xelo Huertas leaving parliament this afternoon.


Huertas is dismissed as Balearic parliament speaker

"I do not think," Huertas said to reporters, adding that she hadn't yet been informed by anyone that she was no longer president.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/01/2017 00:00

Marga Prohens, the Partido Popular's parliamentary spokesperson.


PP query Armengol motives for state of the community debate

The PP have also suggested that PSOE and Més have accepted Podemos "blackmail" over the issue of Daniel Bachiller, a leading figure with Podemos in the Balearics.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/09/2016 00:00

Mariano Rajoy's PP gained seats at Sunday's election.


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

Palma PP spokesperson Marga Durán and fellow councillors saw the graffiti today.


PP attacks town hall inaction over Palma graffiti

The PP is demanding the graffiti be cleaned off because of the “poisonous” image of Palma that it conveys.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter27/04/2016 00:00

Rajoy, in a speech before supporters today, scolded Sánchez for wasting time.


Rajoy renews push for coalition with PSOE

“This coalition would respect the will of the people. The first and the second (parties) plus, if we like, the fourth," suggested Rajoy.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/03/2016 00:00

Albert Rivera thinks a deal with the PP can be met.


Sánchez expects no support from the PP but Rivera is hopeful

Pedro Sánchez said today that he expects little or no support from the Partido Popular for his investiture.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter25/02/2016 00:00

Podemos may vote against tourist tax tomorrow

Tourist tax

Podemos may vote against tourist tax tomorrow

The PP, meanwhile, is agitating for a vote in favour of amending the whole bill, which would, in effect, send it back to the drawing-board.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/02/2016 00:00

President Armengol in parliament last year.


PSOE happy for Armengol to explain land decree

The Partido Popular is looking for the president to justify what it deems to have been a decree passed without having sought agreement which will affect some 15,000 jobs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/01/2016 00:00

PM Mariano Rajoy met the leaders of Podemos, Pablos Iglesias, and Ciudadanos, Albert Rivera yesterday.


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

Rajoy and Sanchez held their first meeting since the election today.

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