Statements so far do not suggest coherent thought has occurred in Madrid.
The Home Office denied rumours of an imminent terror attack in Spain.
Two Female Spanish Islamic State Jihadis Arrested In Turkey On Their Way Back To Europe
FULL STORY: The Home Office denied rumours of an imminent terror attack in Spain on Tuesday.
28 Dec 18:47 IN-DEPTH
A Dull But Perhaps Promising King's Speech
EDITORIAL: Felipe VI crowns 2016 with the least watched Christmas address ever.
26 Dec 14:46 EDITORIAL
José María Aznar Resigns As Honorary Chairman Of The Popular Party
FULL STORY: In a letter, he thanks grassroots party members but not Mariano Rajoy.
20 Dec 18:12 IN-DEPTH
Spain's Constitutional Court Suspends 2017 Independence Referendum In Catalonia
FULL STORY: The National High Court in Madrid yesterday bailed five separatists accused of burning photos of the King.
14 Dec 13:06 IN-DEPTH
When Journalism Fails: The Case of Nadia And El Mundo
EDITORIAL: Catalan police say the parents of 11-year old Nadia Nerea raised €300,000 in eight days thanks to Spanish media outlets.
11 Dec 12:41 EDITORIAL
New Terror Arrests, Ecological Disaster In Murcia, New Tax Increases, Snub To Constitution Day
30 Nov 11:21 DAILY BRIEFING
King Juan Carlos To Cuba, Birth Control For Spanish Pigeons, New €1.5 Billion High-Speed Train Contract
DAILY BRIEFING: Call centre workers strike + new Director of Public Prosecutions + 22,000 tonnes of food for charity
28 Nov 18:15 DAILY BRIEFING
Spain Arrests Four North Africans On Unspecified Islamic State Immigration Network Charges
FULL STORY: The four are suspected of having contact with a fake Syrian refugee who was arrested in Austria over Paris attacks.
28 Nov 13:58 IN-DEPTH
Rita Barberá, Former Mayor Of Valencia, Dies Aged 68
FULL STORY: Podemos MPs refused to take part in the minute of silence held in Congress, leaving the chamber in protest.
23 Nov 10:16 IN-DEPTH
Adolfo Suárez Admitted Spaniards Wanted A Republic After Franco, Not A Monarchy
EDITORIAL: Previously unpublished interview footage from 1995 adds a rather consequential footnote to the history of modern Spain.
20 Nov 21:20 EDITORIAL
Daily Spain Briefing: Thursday, November 10, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Child porn arrests + Jihadi mum repents + Life without parole + Trump and Catalan independence + Trump reactions
10 Nov 10:06 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Wednesday, November 9, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Stock market after Trump + Politicians react to Trump + New 2017 GDP forecast + Crash investigation + Media profits
09 Nov 18:13 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Tax revenues off + PSOE budget refusal + Flag burning + Guindos on Spanish morale + New bill for self-employed people
08 Nov 09:34 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Monday, November 7, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: High-speed train fraud + Murder trial sentence + Historic low for PSOE + Tweet trial + Rebel PSOE MPs letter
07 Nov 09:17 DAILY BRIEFING
Where To Now, Spain?
EDITORIAL: Mariano Rajoy has finally been reappointed as Spain's new Prime Minister. But where is the country headed?
30 Oct 13:33 EDITORIAL
Mariano Rajoy Wins Confidence Vote In Parliament To Be Reappointed Prime Minister Of Spain
FULL STORY: Mr. Rajoy won in the second round of his second confidence vote process since the June general election.
29 Oct 19:59 IN-DEPTH
Pedro Sánchez Resigns As MP, Says Rajoy Not Worthy Of Respect Or Free From Corruption Suspicions
FULL STORY: The ousted former leader of the PSOE stepped down hours before a key vote to reappoint Mariano Rajoy as prime minister.
29 Oct 13:19 IN-DEPTH
Brussels Demands €5.5 Billion In New Budget Cuts From Spain In Letter To Guindos
FULL STORY: The interim government has been unable to approve new budget measures for nearly a year.
25 Oct 23:07 IN-DEPTH
Catalan Socialists Rebel Against Rajoy Abstention And PSOE Declares "Unilateral Breakaway"
FULL STORY: Catalan Socialist Party votes 241-0 against participating in abstention in favour of Mariano Rajoy.
25 Oct 21:47 IN-DEPTH
Podemos And Catalan Separatists To Snub Constitution Day
Podemos leaders Pablo Iglesias, Iñigo Errejón and Xavier Domenech, along with United Left leader Alberto Garzón, have said they will not be attendi...
01 Dec 13:19
Government To Raise Taxes On Alcohol, Cigarettes And Soft Drinks
Spain's Finance Minister, **Cristóbal Montoro**, announced on Wednesday that the new government is to **increase tax** on alcohol, tobacco and suga...
01 Dec 13:05
Two More Moroccans Arrested In The Basque Country On Terror Charges
Police arrested two more **Moroccans** in Spain on Wednesday for activities related to **Islamic State terrorism and propaganda**, the Home Office ...
01 Dec 11:20
Scientific Video Confirms Ecological Disaster In Mar Menor Sea
A new report and images published by the **Spanish Oceanographic Institute** (IEO) and the South-Eastern Naturalists Association (ANSE) show **85% ...
01 Dec 10:43
Spanish Police Arrest "Lone Wolf" Terror Suspect Near Madrid
Police in **Aranjuez** (Madrid) have arrested a **Moroccan man** living in the town on suspicion of terror activities related to the **Islamic Stat...
30 Nov 11:50
Spain Gets New Director Of Public Prosecutions
65-year old **José Manuel Maza** was sworn in as the country's new **Director of Public Prosecutions** on Monday morning before **King Felipe**, Pr...
28 Nov 19:42
Spaniards Donate 22,000 Tonnes Of Food To Charity Over Weekend
The **Spanish Federation of Food Banks** (FESBAL) announced on Monday that Spaniards had donated **22,000 tonnes of food** in the biggest collectio...
28 Nov 19:21
Spanish Call Centre Workers Strike Over Pay And Conditions
Trade unions **UGT** and **CCOO** said **70-75%** of some **90,000 Spanish call centre workers** had gone on strike for 24 hours on Monday, demandi...
28 Nov 19:00
Talgo Wins €1.5 Billion Renfe Tender For 30 New High-Speed AVE Trains
Spanish train builder **Talgo** has won the Spanish government's latest tender for **15 new high-speed AVE trains** for Spanish rail operator **Ren...
28 Nov 18:33