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Mary Beard, a British professor of classics at Cambridge University, and the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement, has been awarded Spain's 2016 Princess of Asturias Prize in Social Sciences.
The Princess of Asturias Foundation said in a statement...5 days ago
A Metroscopia poll for El País [published] on Sunday suggested both the furthest right and furthest left options available to Spanish voters have received a boost following the decision by Podemos and United Left to present a joint list at the general electio...8 days ago
Gibraltar was admitted to FIFA on Friday evening as the organisation's 211th member at the 66th FIFA Congress being held in Mexico City. Members voted 172-12 in favour of the Rock's admission.
Bookmaker William Hill tweeted: "It has just been announced that G...16 days ago
Pablo Iglesias announced on Twitter at 7 p.m. Spanish time that the name of the new joint Podemos-United Left electoral list for the general election on June 26 is "Unidos Podemos" or, in English, "United We Can".
"Now we've got a name: UNITED WE CAN", he wro...16 days ago
Journalists at El Mundo, Expansión and Marca, and staff across publisher Unidad Editorial, began a second full day (24 hours) of strike action at 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, after failing to reach a deal with management at the weekend.
Workers committees poste...20 days ago
The three Spanish journalists kidnapped in Syria last July, Antonio Pampliega, José Manuel López and Ángel Sastre, have arrived back in Spain, the Spanish Prime Minister's Office, Moncloa, confirmed to The Spain Report.
They landed in a Spanish military jet a...22 days ago
Unions at El Mundo publisher Unidad Editorial declared yesterday's first 24-hour all-out strike a "historic" success on Wednesday afternoon, in an e-mail to staff obtained by The Spain Report.
"El Mundo didn't make it to news stands, reduced versions of Expan...26 days ago
“While the headline activity figure from the latest Spain services PMI suggests that growth remained marked during April, other indices from the survey paint a less positive picture", said Andrew Harker, Markit senior economist, in the company's monthly press re...26 days ago
Registered unemployment in Spain fell by 83,599 people in April, the Employment Ministry said in its latest monthly figures on Wednesday morning, a 2.04% drop compared to May. The new total is 4,011,171.
The fall was smaller than in April last year. The numbe...26 days ago
A minor earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale was recorded near the south-eastern town of Lorca (Murcia) at 1:56 p.m. Spanish time, the National Geographic Institute reported.
A spokesman for Lorca Town Hall told The Spain Report that no damage to bui...27 days ago
The El Mundo newsroom is empty today and neither the website nor the El Mundo Twitter feed have been updated with any news since 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, when a strike across Unidad Editorial began in protest at a lay-off plan that will sack 224 workers, most ...27 days ago
Civil Guard anti-terrorism officers arrested four people in Pinto and Ciempozuelos (Madrid) in the early hours of Tuesday morning on suspicion of "spreading terrorist ideology of a jihadi nature online", the institution said in a statement: "as well as the recru...27 days ago
The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled on Monday that: "the FIFA Executive Committee is ordered to transmit the Gibraltar Football Association’s application for FIFA membership to the FIFA Congress, which shall take all necessary measures to admit the Gibralta...27 days ago
On Monday evening, workers' committees at El Mundo publisher Unidad Editorial issued a final statement in preparation for Tuesday's 24-hour strike action that will call on all Unidad Editorial staff to lay down their keyboards.
"Tomorrow, Tuesday May 3, at 7 ...27 days ago
The full list of measures announced by workers at Spanish dailies El Mundo, Expansión, Marca and publisher Unidad Editorial includes four different types of strike and a demand senior management, including Unidad Editorial chairman Antonio Fernández Gali...about 1 month ago
Journalists covering a conference given by Pablo Iglesias at Madrid's Complutense University abandoned the lecture hall after he singled out El Mundo reporter Álvaro Carvajal for commentary.
"I have to avoid Álvaro Carvajal, who looks like an epistemologist b...about 1 month ago
Unidad Editorial, the publisher of Spanish newspapers El Mundo (generalist), Expansión (business) and Marca (sports), is to sack 224 of its 1,400 staff in a new round of mass layoffs, the trade union committee confirmed in a statement on Thursday.
It said the...about 1 month ago
Moncloa, the Prime Minister's office, confirmed to The Spain Report late on Thursday evening that Industry Minister José Manuel Soria will not be attending cabinet tomorrow morning.
Asked if the decision had anything to do with the minister's problems in expl...about 2 months ago
One person has been found dead in the rubble of the building that collapsed on Thursday morning in the town of Arona (Tenerife, Canary Islands), Emergency services in the Canary Islands confirmed to The Spain Report.
The only details about the dead victim are...about 2 months ago
Two women and a man have been injured after a building collapsed in Tenerife (Canary Islands) on Thursday morning, police and emergency services confirmed to The Spain Report.
Two of the casualties have been taken to hospital: one of the women is seriously in...about 2 months ago
In a brief statement on Wednesday evening, the Popular Party announced the chairman and secretary of the party's Rights & Guarantees committee had "provisionally suspended" the Mayor of Granada, José Torres Hurtado and his town planning councillor, Isabel Nieto,...about 2 months ago
Ciudadanos has announced it is walking away from the local coalition deal it had done to allow the Popular Party to govern City Hall in Granada, after Mayor José Torre Hurtado (PP) was arrested on Wednesday morning along with the town planning councillor...about 2 months ago
The Mayor of Granada (Andalusia), José Torres Hurtado (Popular Party), was arrested by police from the tax & economic crimes squad on Wednesday morning in a fraud operation, local media reported, along with the town planning councillor, Isabel Nieto, and...about 2 months ago
Catalan public broadcaster Televisió de Catalunya issued a statement late on Tuesday evening "lamenting" the "symbolic burning of some pages of a book with false covers that emulated the Spanish Constitution".
The TV station took down the online copy of prese...about 2 months ago
Empar Moliner, a presenter on TV show Els Matins (Mornings), broadcast on Catalan public channel TV3, burnt a copy of the Spanish Constitution live on air during her commentary segment on the show on Monday morning.
Ms. Moliner ripped pages out of a copy of...about 2 months ago
Spain's Industry, Energy & Tourism Minister, José Manuel Soria, named as a director in a Panama Papers company called UK Lines Limited for two months in 1992, denied any involvement with the company and "the Panama stuff" during a press conference on Mon...about 2 months ago
Spain's Civil Guard was investigating "possible Islamic State links" to a box of weapons and an Islamic State flag found buried in a field in the Spanish North African city of Ceuta, the Home Office said on Saturday.
On Friday, the Civil Guard issued a st...about 2 months ago
The Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) watched the Podemos press conference on Friday morning "with surprise and outrage", spokesman Antonio Hernando said during his own press conference just before lunch, angrily criticising Pablo Iglesias, whose attitude w...about 2 months ago
Podemos got a "very explicit rejection" from the PSOE to exploring a progressive coalition together, Pablo Iglesias said during a group press conference on Friday: "the only frame of reference they are not going to budge from is their agreement with Ciud...about 2 months ago
There are few studies on how many Spaniards really sleep a siesta 16 years into the 21st Century, or how often. One—organised by the Spanish Bed Association (ASOCAMA) in 2009—shed some light on the topic.
16% of Spaniards—or about 7.5 million people—said they...about 2 months ago
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