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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 ...
SPANISH politicians have scoffed at the idea that ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could rule parliament remotely from Belgium. Puigdemont's party, the Catalan European Democratic Party, announced it is working towards re-electing him as the region's leader, even though he is still in self-imposed ...
The traditional parade takes place during the eve of the Epiphany, marking the end of the Christmas festivities. Image: DyD Fotografos/Geisler-Fotopress. CONSERVATIVE POLITICIANS HAVE criticised Madrid city hall for allowing a famous drag queen to take part in an upcoming Epiphany feast parade, ...
His great-grandfather fought and died in 1938 at the hands of forces loyal to Spain's Gen. Francisco Franco. Under Franco's dictatorship, from 1939 to 1975, Catalonia's distinct culture, language and separatist aspirations were suppressed. Heredia and other hard-line secessionists believe the mistreatment ...
And politicians being as they are, i.e. not better or worse, no more or less corrupt than many other Spanish politicians, a country well know for its corrupt practices, the two major parties – moderate PDeCat (Democratic and European Party of Catalonia) of Mr Puigdemont and leftish ERC (Republican Left of ...

Several left-wing Spanish politicians on Sunday demanded Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy resign after police used force to block voting in a banned independence referendum in Catalonia, injuring dozens of people. Barcelona mayor Ada Colau said Rajoy, the leader of the ruling conservative Popular Party ...
A senior politician has unleashed a fierce debate about Spain's relationship with its Islamic past and drawn accusations of racism after celebrating the Christian re-conquest of the country from Muslim rule in the Middle Ages. January 2nd is the anniversary of the 1492 Catholic victory over Muslim forces ...
Capella had asserted that Rato personified the type of Spanish politician that was “corrupt, and corrupting society,” a representative a system based on “cronyism and nepotism” and a member of a ruling class that thought itself to be immune to punishment and which was “predatory.” “You have insulted me and morally it is ...
A noble idea, perhaps, but he might as well say he wants to do away with the wind and the rain. Nationalism — in Catalonia as elsewhere — is written into humanity's tribal genes. The Catalan crisis will continue to fester until Spanish politicians stop throwing their toys out of the cot, grow up and learn to ...
The German government says any new Catalan government will have to respect the Spanish constitution and is stressing that it still views the region's future as a Spanish domestic issue. Thursday's regional election gave separatist parties another slim majority in Catalonia's parliament, offering new ...
Spanish politicians are determined to plant one of their countrymen on the ECB's Executive Board, regaining a seat lost in 2012 to Luxembourg's Yves Mersch. Given its size as the euro area's fourth-largest economy and its reputation as poster-child for structural reforms, the government has said it is ...
And politicians being as they are, i.e. not better or worse, no more or less corrupt than many other Spanish politicians, a country well know for its corrupt practices, the two major parties – moderate PDeCat (Democratic and European Party of Catalonia) of Mr Puigdemont and leftish ERC (Republican Left of ...
This file photo taken on April 2, 2004 shows Manuel Marin after being elected new president of the Spanish Parliament, in Madrid. — AFP pic MADRID, Dec 5 — Spanish politician Manuel Marin, a longtime member of the European Commission seen as the 'father' of the EU's popular Erasmus student ...
“The Spanish politicians at all levels of government are very keen that there is no disruption to any Briton's day-to-day life here,” the ambassador stressed. He opened by thanking all the individuals and organisations that had contributed information, ideas and suggestions in recent months, with him and the ...
Whilst some members of the European Commission have agreed that his comments were ill-judged, he has refused to withdraw his comments and various Spanish politicians in the European Parliament have taken him to task. One of the most telling ...
Spanish politicians gathered on parliament's steps in Madrid for a minute's silence for the victims of the attack in in London, among them a British national with Spanish ancestry.
Police work at Westminster Bridge with the Houses of Parliament in background, in London, Thursday March 23, 2017. On Wednesday a knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage, first driving a car into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge then stabbing a ...
"When I say that we share the idea of multilateralism with Latin America, it is very important because today we have a White House that doesn't," warned the Spanish politician. Sources: Euroactive.com. What Others Are Reading. Do This Tonight To Melt ...
Several Spanish politicians were also offended by the remarks. Gabriel Mato, a centre-right MEP, said the Dutch minister had lost his neutrality and credibility.
The Irish Times leads with news that the two leading candidates to replace Enda Kenny as Fine Gael leader - Leo Vardakar and Simon Coveney - have dismissed concerns that the Taoiseach will continuously delay his departure date.
Last year in Spain, OHL was one of a number of construction companies named in an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by Spanish politicians in the award of large government infrastructure projects. Known as the Gurtel case, the investigation is ...
It was also a victory of sorts for Gibraltar because a high ranking Spanish politician had, through his actions, acknowledged jurisdiction - even though this would certainly not have been his intention.
Do you see Moroccan politicians having dinner with politicans from Western Sahara or Spanish politicians having dinner with ETA terrorists...NO! Vucic please stop embarresing yourself you drunken maniac (Kosovo_Polje1389, 17 March 2017 08:17).
Such remarks might be expected from Spanish politicians, given that they are also facing calls for independence, not least from the wealthy and populous north-eastern state of Catalonia.
The European Parliament has suspended a Polish politician without pay after his misogynistic comments during a debate on the gender pay gap went viral.
Spanish politicians, in other words, intend to take credit for the science done and funded abroad, and will claim it is 'Made in Spain'.
Spanish hotels are fighting back against an increasing number of dishonest British holidaymakers who are making bogus food poisoning claims.
Investigators in Madrid allege that two Spanish politicians used an Irish company as a front to receive bribery payments worth millions of euro.
Spanish politicians were quick to denounce the group's latest controversial message. "Those from HazteOir may have penises and vaginas, but they clearly don't have a brain, nor do they have a heart," Pablo Iglesias, leader of the far-left Podemos party ...
Since women are "smaller, weaker and less intelligent" than men they rightfully should earn less, a controversial Polish member of the European Parliament has claimed during a debate on gender pay gap, sparking an immediate and fierce backlash.
BERLIN - After his arrest and torture by the government of Bashar Assad, dissident Khaled Rawas slipped out of Syria pledging to continue the fight.
"Belgian MPs told us they wanted to do something similar, and next week we are meeting Spanish politicians who are also interested," said Danielle Auroi, the president of the French parliament's European Affairs Committee.
But Ignacio Molina, of the Elcano Institute, a Madrid think tank, said Spanish politicians rarely focus on foreign affairs.
... that SNP officials have been advised by senior figures on the continent to distance themselves from the Catalonian independence campaign, which is currently involved in a bitter dispute with the Madrid government, to curry favour with Spanish ...
... command has been advised by senior figures on the continent to distance themselves from the Catalonian independence campaign, which is currently involved in a bitter dispute with the Madrid government, in a bid to curry favour with Spanish politicians.
Nevertheless, if the Moroccan civil society dug in deeper in exposing Spain's political and human rights vulnerabilities, then Spanish politicians, diplomats, journalists, activists and average citizens will show Morocco and its institutions the ...
As elements among French, Italian and Spanish politicians now follow the same line of logic and suggest it would be better to leave the European Union, the worry is that these politicians are setting up a situation in which European nations are no ...
What do Nelson Mandela, Chairman Mao and Spanish politician Pablo Iglesias have in common with Donald Trump? Donald Trump. US president Donald Trump has mastered the art of political storytelling.


 

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