Comment: Spain’s political battle
The main opposition party, the Partido Popular, has a new leader.
Comment: Spain’s political spy game
Politics is a dirty business and another political bombshell has rocked Spain.
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.
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.
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.
Company the clear winner in PP leadership election
Former Balearic president José Ramón Bauza received more than 3,000 fewer votes than Company.
PP leadership battle - Company has greater support than Bauzá
Although Bauzá is making references to unity, the differences between him and Company are great.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.”
PP rubbish government’s one hundred days performance
Prohens denounced the “inconsistency, instability, arrogance and vengefulness” of the government’s early days in office.
Balearic government and the elephant no longer ignored
With whom will the PP form a coalition? What do you think?
Andrew Ede23/03/2022 11:19