Sánchez seeks to build alliances but not a formal coalition as the Socialists win but fall short of an absolute majority, writes Caroline Gray
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Spain's governing Socialists held a clear lead but will need support from smaller parties to stay in power after elections in which a far-right party made strong gains, results show.
Sun, 28 Apr, 2019
The Pro Life Campaign says revelations about recruitment practices for the Citizens’ Assembly put a “question mark” over whether the Government should hold a referendum on the constitutional ban on abortion.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
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Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
A Spanish judge has ordered that four prominent members of the Catalan independence movement should remain in custody, including the vice-president of the ousted regional government.
Mon, 04 Dec, 2017
The reaction to the weekend recommendations on the delivery of climate change policy — or the lack of it — from the Citizens’ Assembly was a mix of dismay and derision.
Wed, 08 Nov, 2017
The Catalonia region's parliament has cleared the way for an independence vote that Spain's government contends is illegal.
Wed, 06 Sep, 2017
As Judge Mary Laffoy gets ready to present her report on the Citizens’ Assembly, Alison O’Connor says we are in for a tortuous few months before we get to vote on the issue.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
The Citizens’ Assembly is meeting this weekend to consider how best to respond to the challenges and opportunities of an ageing population.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Runaway Fine Gael leadership candidate Leo Varadkar has ruled out calling a snap election and will not give Enda Kenny an official Brexit role should he gain power.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Fine Gael leadership contender Simon Coveney has said he is uncomfortable with some parts of the Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendations and will not vote in favour of what he called “abortion on demand”.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Just because the Citizens’ Assembly has recommended a woman’s right to choose, that doesn’t mean the citizenry will endorse that position in a vote, says Michael Clifford.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
The Oireachtas no longer has the excuse of saying it does not know the way forward on abortion after the Citizens’ Assembly delivered its judgments, writes Alison O’Connor.
Mon, 24 Apr, 2017
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Tue, 25 Oct, 2016
Spain’s liberal newcomer party Ciudadanos (Citizens) agreed yesterday to back acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a confidence vote, but the support is not enough to end an eight-month political stalemate.
Mon, 29 Aug, 2016
The regional parliament of Catalonia approved a plan to set up a roadmap for independence from Spain by 2017, in defiance of central government.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2015
The agent of Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has denied reports he had talks with Roma over a possible transfer of the player to the Serie A club.
Tue, 30 Jun, 2015
Royal Bank of Scotland will hand restructuring chief Rory Cullinan the task of overseeing another major scaling back of its investment bank, sources told Reuters, allowing it to focus on lending to British households and businesses.
Wed, 25 Feb, 2015
Royal Bank of Scotland is likely to write down the value of its US bank, Citizens by about £4bn (€5.4bn) next week, industry sources said, potentially wiping out much of the state-backed bank’s annual profit.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
Royal Bank of Scotland will raise $3bn today when it spins off a 25% stake in one of America’s biggest regional banks.
Wed, 24 Sep, 2014
As many as 30,000 jobs are to go at Royal Bank of Scotland over the next few years as part of plans to shrink the bailed-out bank, it was reported today.
Fri, 21 Feb, 2014
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has hit back at Jose Mourinho’s claim that Chelsea are the “little horse” in the title race.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2014
Alex Ferguson feels Manchester United must rediscover their urgency after losing 1-0 at Norwich with a lacklustre attacking display.
Sun, 18 Nov, 2012
CITIZENS who reach the age of 100 traditionally get a greeting in the post from Áras an Uachtaráin.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2011
A NATIONAL gathering of concerned citizens is to be held in the summer with a view to re-invigorating Ireland’s democratic institutions and restoring trust in public life.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
Lost documents are delaying some benefit payments in the North for up to two months, it was claimed today.
Thu, 26 Aug, 2010
Manchester City are to face Borussia Dortmund in Germany on August 4 as part of their pre-season campaign.
Mon, 07 Jun, 2010
CITIZENS who want European Union action on an issue will be able to sign-up online, adding their names to the one million signatures needed to kick-start legislation.
Thu, 11 Mar, 2010
ROBERTO MANCINI believes the next five games will determine the outcome of Manchester City’s season – starting with tonight’s night’s clash with Bolton.
Tue, 09 Feb, 2010
Manchester City are looking to develop their global fan base thanks to the magnetism of the Barclays Premier League.
Fri, 05 Jun, 2009
Angry union leaders will meet bosses at Royal Bank of Scotland today to discuss restructuring plans that they fear could lead to 20,000 job losses.
Mon, 23 Feb, 2009
Royal Bank of Scotland is this week set to unveil a dramatic restructuring in which assets worth several hundred billion pounds will be put up for sale.
Sun, 22 Feb, 2009
The embattled banking sector fought back from hefty falls on the London market today as the US Federal Reserve sought to offer reassurance over America’s troubled financial sector.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2008
An inquiry into the deaths of a family of four in their Co Wexford home last year will report in September.
Wed, 02 Jul, 2008
CITIZENS wronged by inaccurate reporting in newspapers and magazines should find it easier to obtain apologies or clarifications once a regulatory system takes effect later this year.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2007
Royal Bank of Scotland chief executive Fred Goodwin spoke of his ambition to catapult the business “to the top of the premier league” this week if his attempts to land Dutch bank ABN Amro are successful.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2007
IRISH people should devote two hours a week to volunteering work in their community, a new advisory group has recommended.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2007
CITIZENS are rightly concerned that the electoral register for Dáil elections is accurate and fully inclusive. But Government is also responsible for ensuring that elections to the Seanad are fully democratic.
Fri, 29 Dec, 2006
Top-flight players ranging from banks and insurers to brewer Scottish & Newcastle and miner Anglo American will be updating the market during a busy few days for corporate news this week.
Sun, 01 Aug, 2004
Royal Bank of Scotland put investors on standby for another strong set of results today after seeing “good progress” over the first part of the year.
Wed, 09 Jun, 2004
Royal Bank of Scotland is set to generate one quarter of its profits from the United States after agreeing a £5.8bn (€8.5bn) acquisition last night.
Wed, 05 May, 2004
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