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The British government must let go of "unrealistic" and "utopian positions" if it is to secure a free trade agreement with Europe post-Brexit, according to a former European commissioner for Economic and Financial Services. Spanish politician Jaoquin Almunia said the cost of Brexit to the UK's financial sector ...
Two leading Spanish politicians are facing calls to resign over claims they faked their master's degrees. Cristina Cifuentes, the Popular party (PP) president of the Madrid regional government, and Pablo Casado, an MP and the party's deputy communications chief, are accused of obtaining master's ...

Often, they are modeled after Spanish politicians or stars. Valencian communities and organizations work all year to create their structures. As many as 700 of them are then placed throughout the city, with fireworks inside. Las Fallas begins March 15, with events like bullfights, parades, and cooking and ...
During his TV show on RT (Russia Today), Conversando con Correa (Speaking with Correa), the former President of Ecuador interviewed communist Spanish politician Pablo Iglesias. Iglesias supports Chavismo in Venezuela and ran for president in Spain under the left-wing party, Podemos. Subscribe to ...
The ninots tend to depict lewd, satirical scenes relating to current events and will often make fun of Spanish politicians or Spanish celebrities. These bawdy giants can cost up to €60,000 to create and are crafted by local neighbourhood organisations. The labour process is intensive and can take up to 12 ...

High-profile Spanish politicians also showed their solidarity. Barcelona's city hall, led by Mayor Ada Colau, hung up a purple banner that read "Barcelona city hall supports the feminist strike." Read more: International Women's Day: Brussels slow to react to #MeTooEU. On Madrid city hall, which is also led ...
And Rajoy is in no way unique; many other Spanish politicians including former Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar have had their own brushes with the law, although often, as in the case of the latter, charges didn't stick. How does this impact the EU? The interwining of politics and the judicial system hinders ...

Spanish politicians point out that the separatists face charges for their actions, not their beliefs, and thus, contrary to Mr Sierra's contention, are not “political prisoners”. They might well have been prosecuted anywhere in Europe. But human-rights groups worry that charges of rebellion (carrying a possible ...
Analysts, however, see in the ascent of this fluent English-speaker — a rare skill among Spanish politicians — a move by Southern EU countries to pre-empt renewed calls for tight monetary policy if Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann, or some other hawk, succeeds Mario Draghi as ECB president in ...
... that prosecutors were seeking “very high prison sentences,” and it accused the Spanish judiciary of handling the case so far in a way far from “the impartiality that should be guaranteed by judicial authorities.” Spanish politicians on Sunday warned Ms. Gabriel against following Mr. Puigdemont's example.
CONSERVATIVE POLITICIANS HAVE criticised Madrid city hall for allowing a famous drag queen to take part in an upcoming Epiphany feast parade, arguing it is “distorting” an event aimed at children. La Prohibida, whose stage name means The Forbidden, will star on one of the floats in the event ...
I wonder myself if Spanish politicians would comment on the German constitution and the German implementation of the constitution. That's why I ask for firstly, respect for the rule of law and full support for Mariano Rajoy in how he has managed this. And secondly, to remember that the question is a ...
"A cross between a bawdy Disneyland, the Fourth of July, and the end of the world.” Stacey Leasca. March 19, 2018. If there's one thing Spain does extremely well, it's festivals. The country is well-known for its cultural events, from the Running of the Bulls to La Tomatina, but the Las Fallas festival in Valencia may just take ...


 

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