NEWS: Parties failed to agree on a solution but the poll of polls shows the situation is similar to December.
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...about 17 hours 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 ...about 20 hours 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...about 20 hours 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...1 day 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 ...1 day 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...11 days 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...12 days 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...13 days 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...19 days 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...20 days 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...20 days 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,...20 days 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...21 days 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...21 days 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...21 days 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...22 days 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...23 days 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...25 days 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...26 days 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...26 days 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...27 days ago
Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize for Literature, appears in the Panama Papers, Spain's El Confidencial and La Sexta reported on Wednesday.
El Confidencial said it had accessed "abundant documents" in the terabytes o...28 days ago
Spanish bank Santander is to cut up to 1,200 jobs in Spain by the end of the year, sources close to the negotiations told The Spain Report, some 5% of the total workforce.
Some of the cuts would be related to the closure of 450 branches the bank announced...28 days ago
Oxford University told The Spain Report on Monday that no changes had been made to the plan to award Pedro Almodóvar an honorary degree on June 22 at the university's annual Encaenia ceremony, following his being named in the Panama Papers scandal alongside ...30 days ago
Agustín Almodóvar, the brother of Spanish filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, issued a statement on Monday saying he "deeply laments" the damage to his world-famous brother's public image, which he blamed on his own lack of business experience at the time.
"From t...30 days ago
Spain's National Public Prosecutor's Office is to launch an investigation into the Spanish elements of the Panama Papers, in order to prosecute any possible crimes in Spanish courts, the office said in a statement e-mailed to journalists on Monday evening.
Answering questions at the midday briefing, European Commission Chief Spokesperson Margaritis Schinas said that he saw no conflict of interest in Climate & Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete's wife, Micaela Domecq Solís-Beaumont, being involved in a com...30 days ago
Consumer confidence in Spain has plummeted from record highs prior to the general election on December 20, after more than three months of political uncertainty and an inability to form a new government.
The numbers continued their decline in March, the c...30 days ago
58,216 fewer people were registered as unemployed in Spain at the end of March, a fall of 1.4%, the Employment Ministry reported in its latest data set, leaving the total at 4.094 million Spaniards.
The seasonally-adjusted figure was slightly lower, at 45,466...30 days ago
A new Sigma Dos poll for El Mundo published on Sunday evening suggests the combined results of the Popular Party and Ciudadanos might be enough for a right-wing coalition after a new general election in June.
This is the third poll this weekend to show a larg...30 days ago
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