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GOVERNMENT TAKES STOCK OF FIRST 100 DAYS

The Government Spokesperson, Íñigo Méndez de Vigo, took stock of the first 100 days of a legislature which, in his opinion, has been characterised...

TRUMP TELLS RAJOY OF COMMITMENT TO NATO

The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, spoke by phone on Tuesday evening with the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The two...

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED TO 23.50 EUROS PER DAY

From 1 January 2017 the Council of Ministers has raised the National minimum wage to 707.70 euros per month, an 8% rise. It also...

CAROLINA GRACIA: “ANOTHER YEAR WASTED UNDER BASCUÑANA”

Socialist spokeswoman Carolina Gracia ended her political year on Friday by stating that it had been "another year lost by the municipal management" stating...

CONTINUOUS NEGLECT OF CULTURE ON THE ORIHUELA COSTA

As volunteers are continually forced to clean and to man the Orihuela Costa reading point, because of a lack of council staff, CLARO have...

GUARDIA BANNED FROM DAYA NUEVA GYMNASIUM

Council staff in Daya Nueva have refused to all officers from the Guardia Civil to use their local gymnasium. They say that as they...

U.P. SEEKS INFO ON CAMPOVERDE HEALTH CENTRE

The municipal group of the Unión Pilareña (UP) has accused the Pilar government of a lack of transparency regarding the project to refurbish and...

PP LEADER WALKS OUT OF LOS MONTESINOS PLENARY

The leader and spokesman of the opposition Partido Popular (PP) Los Montesinos, Pascual Simón, walked out of last week’s council plenary meeting in protest...

TONY BLAIR: BREXIT CAN BE STOPPED IF BRITONS CHANGE THEIR MINDS

Former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair, has said that Britain's exit from the EU can be stopped if Britons were to change their minds. In...

SPANISH ECONOMY CREATES ALMOST HALF A MILLION JOBS

According to the national accounting data for the third quarter of the year published by the National Statistics Institute, the Spanish economy is maintaining...

JILL STEIN RAISES OVER $2 MILLION TO REQUEST US ELECTION RECOUNT

Presidential candidate for the Green party, Jill Stein, has raised over $2 million in an online fundraising page which is asking for donations towards...

ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES PROMPT CALL FOR RECOUNT IN KEY US STATES

Hillary Clinton has been urged to call for a recount of the US presidential election votes in key states in case foreign hackers were...

@Nigel_Farage ATTACKS DOWNING STREET RESPONSE TO @realDonaldTrump AMBASSADOR TWEET

Nigel Farage has attacked Downing Street following Theresa May's comments that there was "no vacancy" for the role of UK Ambassador to the US. His...

SPAIN AND GERMANY WILL CONTINUE TO WORK ON EUROPEAN PROJECT

Following the bilateral meeting held in Berlin with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, the President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, underlined the unquestionable commitment...

FACEBOOK: NOW ZUCKERBERG IS ALTRUISTIC AS HE DONATES $ 3 BILLION...

After his first daughter was born, Mark Zuckerberg donated $ 45 billion. This figure went to the founding of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a project...

NICOLAS SARKOZY TRUMPED BY FRANCOIS FILLON AND SIGNALS WITHDRAWAL FROM FRENCH...

Ex-President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been beaten in the contest for a centre-right presidential candidate. His defeat signals his withdrawal from politics in...

ANGELA MERKEL SEEKS FOURTH TERM AS GERMAN CHANCELLOR

Angela Merkel has announced that she will be seeking a fourth term as Chancellor of Germany in the elections due to take pace in...

NEW LEADER FOR C.L.A.R.O.

C.L.A.R.O. held its 11th Annual General Meeting in the Asturias Restaurant on 18 November against the background of uncertainties resulting from the Brexit referendum. A...

KANYE WEST WOULD HAVE VOTED FOR DONALD TRUMP

Kanye West is a well-known artist and one of America’s favorite rappers whose work has helped to inspire a new generation of rappers such...

BIGASTRO PSOE DENOUNCE FILTHY CEMETERY

Bigastro Socialists issued a press release last week denouncing the filthy state and lack of maintenance in the town cemetery following the recent All-Saints...

MARIANO RAJOY ANNOUNCES NEW CABINET

Mariano Rajoy was sworn in as President of the Government by King Felipe VI last Monday at Zarzuela Palace. The ceremony was also attended by...

OPPOSITION CLAIM COUNCIL EMPLOYEES PAID ‘ON THE BLACK’

San Fulgencio opposition politicians have complained to the Inspectorate of Labour and Social Security in Alicante warning that attendants working in the municipal sports...

NEW COUNCILLOR FOR SAN FULGENCIO

Union Progress and Democracy (UPyD) Councillor Joel Night is to become a member of the San Fulgencio council. The 24 year old computer systems...

COST OF TOURISM WEBSITE CRITICISED

The PSOE councillor Victor Ruiz, appeared before the media on Thursday demanding an explanation from Sofia Alvarez, the Councillor for Tourism, for allegedly overspending...

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