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Rodrigo De Miguel

Spain's ruling Socialists could lose control in Andalusia after far-right gains

03 Dec 2018

MADRID Spain's ruling Socialists could lose control of a southern stronghold after a regional election in which a far right party won seats for the first time since the country emerged from fascist dictatorship more than 40 years ago. | Video

Madrid restricts traffic in city centre to clean up air pollution

30 Nov 2018

MADRID Madrid banned most petrol and diesel cars from the heart of the city on Friday as it tries to improve the air quality in one of Europe's most polluted capitals.

Spanish insurers Mapfre, Santa Lucia mull merging funeral businesses- sources

23 Oct 2018

MADRID Spanish insurers Mapfre and Santa Lucia are mulling a merger of their funeral services businesses, hoping to take advantage of growing demand and stable cash-flows to create the Spanish market leader, three sources with knowledge of the deal said.

Soccer-Spanish federation rejects Barcelona, Girona request to play La Liga game in US –source

21 Sep 2018

MADRID, Sept 21 Spain's soccer federation has rejected La Liga's request to play Barcelona's game against Girona in Miami on Jan. 26, a federation source told Reuters on Friday.

Spain's ruling PP party used 'dirty money' in campaigns, ex-politician says

24 Jan 2018

MADRID Spain's ruling People's Party (PP) funded a 2007 regional election campaign with kickbacks from businessmen in exchange for work contracts, a former senior party official told a court on Wednesday as part of a corruption trial.

Catalan crisis rekindled as parliament proposes Puigdemont as leader

22 Jan 2018

MADRID/COPENHAGEN Catalonia's parliament nominated former leader Carles Puigdemont, sacked by Spain for unilaterally declaring independence, as candidate to rule the region again in a sign of defiance to Madrid and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's government. | Video

Gaming company Cirsa hires Lazard to explore IPO options - source

22 Nov 2017

MADRID Spanish gaming hall operator Cirsa [CIRSA.UL] has hired investment bank Lazard to explore a possible market listing, a company source said on Wednesday, and one banker said it could value the company at up to 2 billion euros (£1.7 billion).

Spain issues arrest warrant for ousted Catalan leader

03 Nov 2017

MADRID/BRUSSELS Spain on Friday issued an arrest warrant on sedition and other charges against Carles Puigdemont, tightening the judicial net around the former Catalan leader who went Brussels after his government was sacked over a declaration of independence.

Spanish judge orders custody for Catalan leaders pending trial

02 Nov 2017

MADRID A Spanish judge ordered nine Catalan secessionist leaders to be held in custody on Thursday pending a potential trial over the region's independence push. | Video

Katalanische Separatisten in U-Haft - Haftbefehl gegen Puigdemont

02 Nov 2017

Madrid Rund eine Woche nach der Unabhängigkeitserklärung Kataloniens sind die meisten Mitglieder der von Spanien abgesetzten Regionalregierung in Haft genommen worden.

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