Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, has defended his Health Minister Ana Mato, following her sudden resignation yesterday

Five-and-a-half years after it was first made public, the so-called Gürtel investigation into a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme has claimed its highest-profile politician: Health Minister Ana Mato, who resigned on Wednesday night after being summonsed to appear in court over her alleged involvement in the network of corrupt businessmen and politicians. The …

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Eivissa focuses on a youth campaign against gender violence

The City of Eivissa is focusing its campaign against gender violence on the youth of the town, according to an announcement by the municipal institution. To mark ‘International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women’, to be commemorated this November 25th, the Ayuntamiento has organised a film series aimed …

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Sentenced to 23 years for the murder in Benimussa

The Magistrate President of the Tribunal del Jurado has sentenced José R.P. and Luis M.A. to 23 years in prison for the premeditated murder of a man in Benimussa in September 2010. Their accomplice FAA, a third defendant who confessed to the crime, was given 5 years in prison. Judge …

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