‘Stop drilling plans or we’ll cut ties with Spain’

‘Stop drilling plans or we’ll cut ties with Spain’

The President of the Canary Islands is threatening to break off diplomatic ties with Spain's central government while asking islanders to take part in an "illegal" referendum over the islands' controversial oil and gas drilling plans, green-lighted by Prime Minister Rajoy.

‘Spain needs to drill for oil off the Canaries’

‘Spain needs to drill for oil off the Canaries’

Spain okays oil and gas search off Canary Islands

Spain okays oil and gas search off Canary Islands