Daily Spain Briefing: Friday, September 30, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: El País and PSOE coup + …
30 Sep 10:03 DAILY BRIEFING
Daily Spain Briefing: Thursday, September 29, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: PSOE coup + New Catalan referendum …
29 Sep 11:34 DAILY BRIEFING
Half Of PSOE National Executive Resigns In Attempt To Overthrow Pedro Sánchez, PSOE HQ Confirms
NEWS: Seventeen members of the Spanish Socialist Party's national executive committee have presented their resignations this evening at party HQ in Madri...
28 Sep 17:30
Daily Spain Briefing: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: PSOE meltdown continues + new terror arrests + …
28 Sep 10:31 DAILY BRIEFING
Felipe González Blasts Pedro Sánchez For "Cheating" Him, Says He Should Resign If PSOE Doesn't Support Him
NEWS: Revered former Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) prime minister Felipe González blasted the current leader of the party, Pedro Sánchez, during [an int...
28 Sep 10:13
Black Spanish Journalist Denounces Death Threats After Tweeting Photo Of Spanish Legionnaires & Spanish Flag
NEWS: "Obviously it is because of the colour of my skin and for calling out racism", El Diario journalist Moha Gerehou told The Spain Report: "there are ...
27 Sep 18:59
Daily Spain Briefing: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: King Juan Carlos + ETA + PSOE meltdown + Rajoy PSOE + Madrid Arena judgement + Govt no show in Congress.
27 Sep 09:00 DAILY BRIEFING
PSOE In Turmoil After Regional Election Defeats
NEWS: The Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) was in turmoil on Monday morning after bad results in both the Galician and Basque regional elections on Sunday....
26 Sep 15:33
PP Wins Overall Majority In Galicia And Basque Nationalists Renew Minority In The Basque Country
NEWS: Voters in Galicia and the Basque Country chose continuity in Sunday's regional elections in both Spanish regions. In Galicia, the Popular Party ...
25 Sep 22:00
Exit Polls Suggest PP Overall Majority In Galicia And PNV Minority Win In The Basque Country
NEWS: Three exit polls were published shortly after polling stations closed at 8 p.m. Spanish time. Real results expected around 10 p.m.. ### Galicia:...
25 Sep 20:06
Daily Spain Briefing: Sunday, September 25, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: Basque & Galician elections + PSOE battle + Podemos split + Rajoy Robinson Crusoe + Mas separatist comments + Trains
25 Sep 18:37 DAILY BRIEFING
Villagers Taunt Bulls With Spanish Flags, Chase Them With Cars Across Fields, Stone Them, Then Shoot Them
NEWS: Spain's animal rights party PACMA published a new video of village bull hunts on Thursday, this time in the region of Guadalajara (Castilla La Manc...
23 Sep 14:16
Daily Spain Briefing: Wednesday, September 21, 2016
DAILY BRIEFING: PSOE meeting + Rajoy ready for third election + King's UN remarks + No government = less pizza + Podemos spat + Custody case
21 Sep 23:59 DAILY BRIEFING
Far Too Early To Blame Driver Of Porriño Train Crash
EDITORIAL: A passenger train carrying 63 people crashed last week in O Porriño (Galicia), [killing four]. Four days later, one of the accident experts who ...
16 Sep 19:37 EDITORIAL
I Will "NOT RESIGN" From Senate, Says Former PP Mayor Of Valencia, Citing Declaration Of Human Rights
NEWS: Rita Barberá, the former long-time Popular Party Mayor of Valencia, currently a senator in Madrid, announced that she was leaving the party but wou...
14 Sep 18:32
Spanish Train Driver Walks Off Train Abandoning 109 Passengers, Claiming Long Hours Safety Fears
NEWS: The driver of a hybrid high-speed Alvia train between Santander and Madrid decided to down tools and walk off his vehicle last night, less than hal...
14 Sep 13:12
24 Tourists Injured In Barcelona Bus Crash
NEWS: 24 tourists were injured overnight after their coach, which was travelling between Lloret del Mar and El Prat airport, crashed in Barcelona at 3:10...
14 Sep 09:19
Galicia Crash Train Doing 118 km/h On 30 km/h Stretch Of Track, Says Black Box Investigator
NEWS: The train that [crashed in O Porriño] (Galicia) on September 9, killing four people, was travelling at 118 kilometres per hour on a stretch of s...
13 Sep 17:22
Supreme Court To Investigate Rita Barberá, Former PP Mayor Of Valencia, For Money Laundering
NEWS: A spokesman for the Supreme Court confirmed to The Spain Report on Tuesday that it had decided to open an investigation into the former Popular Par...
13 Sep 12:35
PSOE Implosion A Gift To Rajoy And Podemos
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
EXCLUSIVE: Aerial Images Show Javea Fire Destruction
A series of aerial images taken around 12 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, by the director and owner of a nearby flying school show the massive dama...
07 Sep 17:16 IN-DEPTH
PSOE Rebels Try To Declare Sánchez Ousted. Sánchez To Make Statement.
As the Spanish Socialist Party squabbles about who is left on the executive committee, and what will happen at tomorrow morning's federal committee...
30 Sep 19:59
PSOE HQ Requests Police Reinforcements For Saturday Coup Meeting
Socialist Party (PSOE) headquarters has made a formal request to the central government representative's office in Madrid for police reinforcements...
30 Sep 15:18
El País Blames Sánchez, Crowns Susana Diaz & Concludes PP Must Govern
As the establishment coup in the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) faltered, with Pedro Sánchez managing to hang on to power at national HQ in Madrid,...
30 Sep 10:08
Puigdemont Wants Catalan State & New Separatist Referendum In 2017
Catalan First Minister Carles Puigdemont announced during a debate in the Catalan parliament on a motion of confidence in his regional government t...
29 Sep 11:52
Rebels And Loyalists Clash Over Who Is Now In Charge Of PSOE
Nobody in Spain knows who is really in charge of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) on Thursday morning, after 17 rebel executive committee members...
29 Sep 11:34
PSOE Supporter Chains Himself To Regional HQ In Extremadura In Protest
A Spanish Socialist Party supporter in Mérida (Extremadura) chained himself to regional party headquarters in protest at the collapse of the nation...
28 Sep 22:06
Jihadi Facebook Page Still Active, Spanish Home Office Confirms
Responding to a request from The Spain Report, the Spanish Home Office confirmed on Wednesday that the Facebook page titled "Islam en Español" (*Is...
28 Sep 14:04
Spanish Police Arrest Three As Part Of European Anti-Jihadi Terror Op
Spanish police announced they had arrested three people—two Spaniards and a Moroccan—as part of a European anti-jihadi terror operation that saw fi...
28 Sep 11:52
PSOE First Minister Of Castilla La Mancha Calls On Sánchez To Resign
After listening to Felipe González blast Pedro Sánchez in a radio interview on Wednesday morning, the PSOE First Minister of Castilla La Mancha, Em...
28 Sep 11:07