He must be going on holiday to Almeria…. No, seriously, Rajoy has come back from Washington DC in a daze of happiness. He’s been hob-nobbing with the most important people in the world, they’ve been giving him the time of day, and he’s come back full of beans. His first official act was presenting the Carlos V medal to José Manuel Durao Barroso this afternoon, together with Prince Felipe, where he was on fine form, Continue reading We have a tomorrow full of sunny days and blue skies says a happy Rajoy
Famous singer & local lad David Bisbal has agreed to be the face of the latest “Costa de Almeria” tourism campaign, says the Diputacion de Almeria. The new campaign will be launched on the 23rd of January with a showing of the promotional videos at the Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid, at the same time as the artist launches his latest single “Diez mil maneras’. Bisbal has agreed to allow his latest single to Continue reading David Bisbal to be face & voice of “Costa de Almeria” tourism programme
Almeria city has been found guilty of not following correct procedures in notifying hundreds of drivers of traffic fines. The average fine was about €48. It will cost the city €300 in court costs for every fine which is appealed against. The case came about after drivers started to appeal against traffic fines they had received from the city, alleging that the city hadn’t followed correct procedures in telling them about the fines, meaning the Continue reading Almeria city in massive traffic fine cockup
The CC has suspended the daft anti-eviction law of Andalucia. See, the Junta de Andalucia came up with a mad idea to boost popularity by pretending to help the unemployed who were about to have their homes repossessed. (See Junta will repossess people’s homes to save them from the banks). The idea, forced through by the communist wing of the IU, coalition partners in the Andalucian government with the PSOE, is that if you have Continue reading Andalusian anti-eviction law suspended by Constitutional Court
Thanks for three break-aways from the PSC (PSOE in Catalonia) the vote to request an independence referendum in Catalonia has passed. They needed a two thirds vote and they got it, after three PSC MPs broke party discipline and voted in favour of the measure. Marina Geli, Joan Ignasi Elena & Núria Ventura all went against their party orders. The head of the PSC, Pere Nevarro (he used to run the traffic police under Zapatero) Continue reading Catalans vote for independence referendum with breakaway MP’s from PSOE!