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Rally in Almeria City calling for no more migrant deaths

PROTESTERS are set to take to the streets of Almeria City this evening (Monday) to demonstrate against the mounting number of migrant deaths in...

Madrid government called to action over ‘Caso Almeria’ “terrorism victims”

THE President of the Cantabria regional parliament - Dolores Gorostiaga - has called for the three men murdered by Guardia Civil agents in Almeria...

Votes for life must only be the beginning

WHEN proposing better voting rights for expats abroad one of the most common questions is ‘why?’ The argument follows that if someone has left the...

Almeria writer launches petition for MPs for British citizens living abroad

A FREELANCE writer and teacher based between Edinburgh and Almeria, has launched a petition to introduce Members of Parliament for British citizens living abroad. Alastair...

Abandoned new builds in Spain get completed

RESIDENTIAL homes being abandoned half-way through their construction became a regular sight during the poorest years of the financial crisis. However, since the housing...

Water woes go on in Almanzora Valley

THE Almeria branch of the PSOE Socialist Party has demanded that the Spanish government address the lack of water in the Almanzora Valley. Thousands of...

‘EU’ is a Remainer, ma’am?

IT'S AN accepted part of British tradition that the monarch shows a complete and total impartiality when it comes to politics and the issues...

Rare two-year UK parliament announced

THE BRITISH Government announced on Saturday that the UK parliament will implement a two-year session. The main reason given for this rare development is to...

May-day: Looking at the General Election result

IN OCTOBER of 1974, Harold Wilson called a general election and wildly hedged his bets. Wilson, who had a minority government after a hung result...

UK interest rates on hold… for now

THE BANK of England has voted to leave interest rates at 0.25% despite the Fed in the US raising rates the day before. It has...

Spain’s highest civilian honour given posthumously to skateboard ‘hero’ Ignacio Echeverria

FOLLOWING THE murder of Ignacio Echeverria, Spain's government has bestowed its highest possible honour for civilians on the brave Galician who was murdered after confronting...

Understanding Spain’s political parties

DO YOU know your PP from your PSOE, and what they stand for? Firstly, since Spain’s transition to democracy, there have been no coalitions, only...

Can you compare Scotland and Catalonia?

THE LEADER of Spain's Catalonia region, Carles Puigdemont, has called an independence referendum for October 2017, in defiance of the Spanish Government. The announcement follows...

New government but existing pension issues

AN IMPORTANT topic for anyone nearing retirement or planning their financial future will be the issues surrounding UK pensions. These are some of the key...

British Police Federation reaction to General Election result

STEVE WHITE, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “The Prime Minister has today pledged that the new Government will work...

Balearic Islands bullfighting ban beckons

PRESIDENT OF the Balearic Islands and leader of the regional Socialist (PSOE) party, Francina Armengol, reiterated that her government will move forward with amendments...
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