Category Archives: Politics

President Mariano Rajoy

Spain has finally got a government

Now it’s official. The conservative party Partido Popular with their leader Mariano Rajoy has formed a government and a 10-month long political crisis has finally come to an end. Spain…

Two imams arrested in Ibiza

On Tuesday, two Moroccan imams from the Masllid al Fath mosque in Ibiza were arrested by the Guardia Civil after expressing their support to DAESH. The two imams have repeatedly…

President Mariano Rajoy

Socialists gives way to Partido Popular

Spain seems to escape a third election. During a poll in Madrid on Sunday PSOE decided that they will support Mariano Rajoy when and if he makes a new attempt…

Socialist Party chief resigns

The political deadlock in Spain might finally come to an end as Socialist Party leader Pedro Sanchez resigned yesterday. Sanchez wanted to open a leadership race in order to elect a new party leader…

An update on Spanish politics

Politics is often a topic of conversation among Spaniards, but also among many expats in Spain. Here is an attempt to explain the current situation in Spanish politics. After the…

The Spanish election

Sunday’s election resulted in a victory for the conservative party Partido Popular, but the victory was not sufficient to break the unclear political situation. Partido Popular made great advance and got…

New election in Spain

The King has given up trying to give some new candidate the opportunity to form a government, so now it seems that Spain goes to the elections on June 26th. King…

Islam in Spain

There are nearly two million people in Spain who consider themselves Muslims. There are around 1.400 islamic buildings in the country, including six per cent conveying a radical message. It is a religious group…

Uncertain election in Spain

Spain is arranging its parliamentary elections on Sunday December 20th 2015, and according to the investigations made, no party will win a majority. Metroscopia has just published a survey that clearly shows that the…

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Game of Thrones

The Spanish king Felipe VI received an unexpected gift from an unexpected donor when he last visited the EU headquarters in Brussels. It was Pablo Iglesias, EU parliamentarian and leader of…