Daily Spain Briefing: Thursday, October 20, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: New Podemos stunt + 5-years without ETA …
20 Oct 09:50 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Immigrant centre + Legia Warsaw hooligans + Felipe González protest + Catalonia + Brazilian suspect back
19 Oct 09:34 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Thursday, October 13, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Badalona anarchy + Correa fraud testimony + Artur Mas criminal charges + PP 3% + May-Rajoy Brexit comments.
13 Oct 09:45 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Hispanic Day parade + Alternative + More Islamic State arrests + ETA arms cache + PRISA sues El Confidencial + PSOE split.
12 Oct 11:57 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: New poll + Islamic State arrests + New royal talks + Huge drugs seizure
11 Oct 10:01 DAILY BRIEFING
Podemos Is Right To Return To Revolution
EDITORIAL: Pablo Iglesias is right when he says that Podemos should go back to its more revolutionary roots, even though every time he opens his mouth he gets...
10 Oct 19:45 EDITORIAL
Daily Spain Briefing: Monday, October 10, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Catalonia + Corruption PowerPoint + Rajoy Gürtel + Podemos Catalonia + New government pressure
10 Oct 13:14 DAILY BRIEFING
Constitutional Court Lets Public Prosecutor Decide On Criminal Charges For Catalan Speaker Forcadell
NEWS: Spain's Constitutional Court ruled unanimously on Thursday that the Speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, had not complied with the c...
06 Oct 17:14
Spanish Flag Will Fly On Gibraltar "Much Sooner Than Picardo Thinks", Says Foreign Secretary In TV Interview
NEWS: On Tuesday night, Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo again rejected a Spanish proposal calling for joint sovereignty of the British overseas t...
06 Oct 11:14
PSOE Weakness Means A Third General Election Is Closer
EDITORIAL: The debates about the future of European socialism will have to wait. The Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) is suddenly in a fight for its co...
06 Oct 01:24 EDITORIAL
Rajoy Congratulates New PSOE Administrator As Polls Suggest Socialists Could Be Hit Hard At A Third Election
NEWS: Socialist Party (PSOE) headquarters sent out a statement shortly after 5 p.m. announcing that the interim Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy (PP), had p...
03 Oct 18:36
What Will Rajoy Do Now Sánchez Has Resigned?
EDITORIAL: So Pedro Sánchez has been hounded out as leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), following a sustained onslaught from establishment rebels wi...
02 Oct 02:08 EDITORIAL
Pedro Sánchez Resigns As PSOE Leader
NEWS: *(TRANSLATION: [Pedro Sánchez's Resignation Statement: 10 Key Phrases])* : https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/932-161001233033-pedro-sa...
01 Oct 20:22
Shambles As PSOE Unable To Agree On Anything At All
NEWS: The Spanish Socialist Party's key federal committee meeting descended into farce on Saturday morning after its 253 members could not agree on who w...
01 Oct 13:43
Pedro Sánchez Refuses To Step Down As PSOE Leader
NEWS: During a press conference on Friday evening, his first remarks since seventeen members of the Spanish Socialist Party's executive committee resigne...
30 Sep 20:53
Daily Spain Briefing: Friday, September 30, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: El País and PSOE coup + …
30 Sep 10:03 DAILY BRIEFING
PSOE Implosion A Gift To Rajoy And Podemos
EDITORIAL: The Spanish Socialist Workers Party (PSOE) is not the only European socialist party with problems in 2016, nor the only one struggling to offer vot...
29 Sep 19:36 EDITORIAL
Sánchez Refuses To Go, Rump PSOE HQ Announces Grassroots Leadership Contest
NEWS: Following a long morning meeting of the remaining members of the executive committee of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), it announced on the off...
29 Sep 14:35
Daily Spain Briefing: Thursday, September 29, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: PSOE coup + New Catalan referendum …
29 Sep 11:34 DAILY BRIEFING
Four Competing Visions Of The Spanish Nation
National identity, beliefs and values can be sensitive subjects. Wednesday was Spain's National Holiday Day, previously known as Hispanic Day or Ra...
16 Oct 20:45 EDITORIAL
Pedro Sánchez's Resignation Statement: 10 Key Phrases
The key remarks made by Pedro Sánchez, the former secretary general of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), on announcing his resignation shortly af...
01 Oct 23:30 IN-DEPTH
Spain Marks Anniversary Of Five Years Without ETA Violence
Thursday, October 20 marked five years since Basque Terror group ETA announced a "definitive end to its armed activity", which killed 829 civilians...
20 Oct 11:43
Podemos Gets Telling Off In Congress Over Human Rights Stunt
Podemos interrupted the start of a parliamentary debate on a budget stability bill to protest the situation of detainees in Spain's immigrant deten...
20 Oct 10:04
Brazilian Suspected Of Dismembering Family Of Four Arrives In Spain
A Brazilian man suspected of murdering a family of four in Pioz (Guadalajara) arrived back in Spain to hand himself in to police on Wednesday. 19-y...
19 Oct 23:32
Prosecutor Says Forcadell Sought To "Dynamite" Spanish State
Two weeks after the Constitutional Court opened the way for the criminal prosecution of the Speaker of the Catalan Parliament, Carme Forcadell, La ...
19 Oct 23:17
Felipe González Cancels Uni Debate After Students Bang On Door
Former Socialist Party (PSOE) Prime Minister Felipe González abandoned a debate with PRISA Group (El País, Cadena SER) chairman Juan Luis Cebrián a...
19 Oct 18:45
12 Legia Warsaw Ultras Arrested After Clashes With Police In Madrid
Riot police struggled to contain several thousand Legia Warsaw ultras before a match against Real Madrid in the Spanish capital on Tuesday evening....
19 Oct 11:04
Immigrants Barricade Themselves On Detention Centre Roof In Madrid
39 North Africans took to the roof of their immigrant detention centre in Aluche (Madrid) on Tuesday night, remaining there through the early hours...
19 Oct 10:47
May & Rajoy Say Spaniards & Britons Need Not Panic Over Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May met her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy on Thursday in what Nº10 Downing Street described to The Spain Report ...
13 Oct 20:24
Correa Says National PP Charged 3% Bribe For Public Works Projects
Francisco Correa, the lead suspect in the Gúrtel corruption case, continued his sworn testimony before a judge in Madrid on Thursday evening. He sa...
13 Oct 20:09