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A former Scunthorpe businessman and rock star is suing the Spanish government for compensation of more than £4.6 million after he was wrongfully imprisoned on a murder charge. Gary Owens, 56, spent 30 months in high security jails in Spain after he and his Scunthorpe-born wife Jayne, 50, were ...
Sources close to the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy say they have no objection to Puigdemont being given a 'symbolic' title, as long as he holds no ... The Spanish government is apparently not going to oppose the candidacy of Elsa Artadi, current spokeswoman for Carles Puigdemont's JpC ...

Carles Puigdemont fled after the Catalonian parliament was dissolved by the Spanish government when it made what they decided was an illegal declaration of independence, following a referendum in the region. A new election since then has given the separatist parties a slim majority, but a court has ...
The Spanish government has given approval to Atlantia SpA (ATL.MI) to proceed with its takeover bid for Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE.MC), spokesman Inigo Mendez de Vigo said at a press conference Friday. Continue Reading Below. Atlantia's bid, which values Abertis at 16.3 billion euros ($20.26 ...
The European Union on Friday condemned Venezuela's decision to order Spain's ambassador out of the country in response to the EU slapping sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials. The Spanish government, meanwhile, announced it was expelling the Venezuelan ambassador in a tit-for-tat ...
A series of revelations linking Spain's governing Popular Party (PP) to alleged bribes and under-the-counter payments are putting prime minister Mariano Rajoy under pressure and threatening to destabilise his administration. In recent days the high court has been trying suspects in an allegedly ...

Spanish government Uses Hate Speech Law To Arrest Critic Of The Spanish government. From the shocked-SHOCKED-to-find-such-a-predictable-use-of-a-bad-law dept. By Techdirt. at 10:01 AM. 1Shares. Spain's government has gotten into the business of regulating speech with predictably awful results ...
To most people, he is simply shameless. To others, he is just a worker who has been sick. There are even those who talk about him with mixed tones of admiration and envy. "He" is a government worker at the Alicante provincial authority, who has made media headlines after it emerged that was on sick ...
The Spanish government has established a €6.5 million ($7.9 million) grant to help nurture the country's indie development scene. It's a notable move, particularly because it comes just a few weeks after Spanish minister Alvaro Nadal reportedly attempted to cancel a €2 million ($2.4 million) European ...
Iberdrola's global strategy to close its remaining coal-fired power plants has met with government opposition in its home country of Spain. Days after Iberdrola, the country's largest utility, said it would close its last two coal plants in the country, the government said it might step in to keep the plants operating.
Iberdrola's global strategy to close its remaining coal-fired power plants has met with government opposition in its home country of Spain. Days after Iberdrola, the country's largest utility, said it would close its last two coal plants in the country, the government said it might step in to keep the plants operating.
The Spanish government has agreed to increase its military spending by more than 80 percent by 2024, a hefty investment that still falls short of NATO's ... NATO has pushed the 23 Member states that haven't made the mark for answers, spurring the Spanish government to commit a staggering 18 billion ...
The Spanish government on Tuesday announced that it had begun pulling out police reinforcements from Catalonia, almost three months after they were sent to halt an independence referendum that the Constitutional Court had declared illegal. Spain's Interior Ministry and the Spanish police union said ...
Catalonia's separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Saturday called on the Spanish government to allow him to return to Spain in time for the opening session of the Catalan parliament by January 23 so that he can become the region's next president. Mr Puigdemont, who ruled in Catalonia until October ...
MI) said Thursday it will seek formal authorization from the Spanish government to continue with its takeover bid for Abertis Infraestructuras SA (ABE.MC). ... Atlantia said it had full confidence in the Spanish government's ability to provide a neutral, efficient and objective evaluation of its request. Write to at ...
Spain's ruling political party is reportedly drafting legislation that it hopes will help woo cryptocurrency and blockchain companies to the country. According to Bloomberg, the People's Party of Spain is eyeing the move as part of a package that would be focused on firms working with new technologies like ...
THE Spanish government have admitted that they did lock up 11 migrant children in an 'unopened' prison - two and a half months after doing it. Juan Ignacio Zoido, the Minister of the Interior, finally acknowledged today that the youngsters were initially held in Archidona prison. He added that a further 89 ...

Even in the extraordinary situation of detention and exile for eight Catalan MP sand the Spanish government's October 27 sacking of the Catalan government, Puigdemont was still sure of a 68-vote majority in the 135-seat Catalan chamber. Only one issue remained unresolved: would Puigdemont be able ...
"The Spanish government has a new opportunity to behave as the European democracy it claims to be and therefore recognize the results of the elections that took place on December 21," he said in Catalan, "and in this way to start a political negotiation with the legitimate government of Catalonia.".
Spanish government to invest in drones to catch smugglers in Gibraltar. The Rock will be a contentious issue due to previous incidents with the airport being so close to security checkpoints. By Jed Neill -. 29 Dec, 2017 @ 17:52. 0. SHARE ...
THE government have been accused of dumping around 50 people in a Granada bus station without any help or explanation, according to Spanish media. The migrant group, believed to be from sub-saharan Africa, were reportedly left in a bus station in the city in mid-December. They had been rescued ...
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan is seeking the extradition of 218 Taiwanese nationals who are being detained by the Spanish government on charges of telecom fraud, Anna Kao, the Ministry of Foreign Affair's (MOFA) Department of European Affairs head announced on Thursday (Dec. 7). Kao also ...
Brussels, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The former president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, today criticized the head of the Spanish government, Mariano ... When launching his campaign, the nationalist leader, who was removed from his post on October 27 by the Spanish government after proclaiming the ...
In guidelines outlining their approach to the Brexit negotiations, the 27 member states insisted Gibraltar would be outside any future trade deal with the UK unless an agreement was reached in advance with Madrid over its future status. A Spanish government source said this stipulation included any deal ...
Senior Spanish government sources today told The Guardian that the British government had made no proposals at all to it regarding the future of Gibraltar. In a thinly veiled swipe at Mrs May's struggles since she lost the Conservative majority at the general election, the source said: "I honestly believe they ...
The Spanish government of Cordoba and Lucena authorized an official homage to the dictator Francisco Franco. The ceremony was held in ...
Madrid, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) The president of the Spanish government, Mariano Rajoy, today ruled out a call to early general election in case of a separatist victory in ... will turn four years, which conveys normality and security, said Rajoy, who did not rule out running again for the presidency of the Spanish government.
Madrid has announced that it is contesting a law on the Balearic Islands which bans the killing of bulls in bullfights. A spokesman for the conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday that it was challenging 'certain parts' of the legislation, which was adopted last year and hailed ...
A bullfighting ban in the Balearic Islands is to be challenged by the Spanish government in Madrid. The law, which was passed by the islands' ...
Catalonia's ousted president has claimed he left the region because the Spanish government was preparing a "wave of oppression and ...
After declaring independence, Catalan leaders have fled while Madrid has taken over and called elections. What next for the divided region?
The Spanish government has taken over responsibility for higher education and research in Catalonia, following the region's unilateral ...
The Spanish government has taken over responsibility for higher education and research in Catalonia, following the region's unilateral ...
HACKING group Anonymous is targeting Spanish institutions - including the government and the Royal Family - in response to the Catalan ...
A Spanish prosecutor on Wednesday accused the ruling Popular Party (PP) of benefitting from funds obtained illegally by elected officials in the ...
But by the end of the day, it became clear that Friday would be an equally chaotic day, with the Spanish government hours away from taking ...
GENEVA (25 October 2017) - The UN Independent Expert on the promotion of a democratic and equitable international order, Alfred de Zayas, ...
Spanish media unions and workers have criticised a move by the country's government to take control of Catalonia's public television and radio ...
WASHINGTON -- Abertis, a Spanish firm best known for managing toll roads in Europe and South America, is awaiting government approval to ...
Catalan leaders are preparing to defy what they consider an illegitimate takeover of their democratic institutions, as the Spanish government ...
The Spanish government has invoked special constitutional powers to fire the regional government and force elections to counter an ...
Britons living in Spain will not have their lives "disrupted" after Brexit - even if there is no UK-EU deal, the Spanish foreign minister says.
Spain will trigger Article 155 of its Constitution on Saturday, allowing the suspension of Catalonia's political autonomy, the prime minister's office ...
Spanish government starts urgent meeting to discuss how to stop Catalonia proceeding with declaration of independence.
Why does the Spanish government say the Catalan referendum is ... representing the Spanish government and two people representing the ...
There are some very serious questions about the legalities of declaring independence and if Madrid decides Puigdemont broke the law, they ...
The Spanish government will hold an emergency cabinet meeting on October 11 after separatist leaders in Catalonia signed what they called a ...
The Spanish government and its Catalonia region showed no signs of compromise on Monday, a day after hundreds of thousands of pro-Spain ...
According to the newspaper El Confidencial, the Spanish government ordered sending units of supply, transportation, command and people to ...
Spanish government approves decree making it easier for companies to move official base out of Catalonia.


 

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