PP correspondent @montesinospablo tells La Sexta Rajoy "angry, irritated" with motion of no confidence, PM's future uncertain, Basque Nationalist (PNV) support for Popular Party NOT CERTAIN
Spain's biggest opposition party is negotiating for the support they need to oust Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote Friday
3 month ago
Bill Browder: Good news. Spanish National Police just released me after Interpol General Secretary in Lyon advised them not to honor the new Russian Interpol Red Notice. This is the 6th time that Russia has abused Interpol in my case
3 month ago
Bill Browder @Billbrowder tweets photo of Spanish arrest warrant: fraud
@guyverhofstadt: Worrying that autocratic Russia can get democratic Spain to go after someone fighting to expose Putin's crimes and those responsible for Magnitsky's murder. @BillBrowder's rights must be protected
Senior PP leaders say Ciudadanos is not going to support Sánchez: "doubts over Basque nationalists (PNV)"
Spanish National Police still not saying anything on Browder arrest.
Anti-Kremlin financier Browder says detained in Spain on Russia warrant
3 month ago
2 people dead after fireworks explosion near Tui, investigation ongoing
PSOE rejects early elections, Rajoy cancels meetings
Podemos vote on Pablo Iglesias's new luxury home ends today at 2 p.m. but results won't be made public until Monday at 11 a.m.
Spanish PM Rajoy cancels trip to Kyiv to Real Madrid play Liverpool tomorrow night because of political crisis and PSOE challenge.
Rajoy not calling early general election. "I am in favour of parliaments lasting four years", adds other parties "fixated" on early elections
Rajoy says Sánchez ready to do a deal with Puigdemont in order to become Prime Minister
Rajoy says PSOE motion of no confidence "damaging" for Spain, Sánchez's only options are Ciudadanos or coalition of regional nationalists, to include "PDeCat of Mr. Puigdemont and Mr. Torra". That, says Rajoy, "won't work and Mr. Sánchez knows it"
Meanwhile, iIParliament, MPs have been arguing about the placement of a symbolic yellow ribbon. Ciudadanos removed it and Speaker Torrent suspended the session
Rajoy to make a statement "in a few minutes".
Ciudadanos confirms vote against PSOE motion of no confidence
3 month ago
Ciudadanos wants early elections because Rivera is doing well in the polls. They are not going to support the PSOE vote, want Rajoy to call early elections, and then Ciudadanos would table another motion
Ciudadanos Wants Early Elections, Will Not Support PSOE Vote Against Rajoy
Ciudadanos position on PSOE motion of no confidence vote, early elections, not as clear as first headlines suggest
Spain's Socialists file a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy after his Popular Party were found guilty of benefiting from illegal funds in a mega graft trial
Spain's Ciudadanos seeks snap polls after ruling party's graft conviction
Former treasurer of Spain's ruling party gets 33 years in jail in graft case
Local media reporting one death in Galicia fireworks explosion. Europa Press reporting four.
Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) spokesman suggested support for budget was related to Catalan separatists believing prolonged suspension of home rule would end "in days"
Basque Nationalists (PNV) to support Rajoy 2018 budget, despite last minute doubts over extended suspension of home rule in Catalonia
National High Court judge Carmen Lamela brings investigation into former Catalan Police @mossos chief Trapero and three others to an end, sends them to trial for sedition and criminal organisation
Catalan First Minister Quim Torra delays swearing in of new regional ministers in light of central government refusal to publish appointments in official gazette; Torra to seek legal advice
4 month ago
Court has published its full response to the prosecutors' filing. They don't see any reason - for- to expand the extradition arrest warrant of Puigdemont to include rebellion. Looks like the prosecutors have their work cut out