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‘Sixth generation’ fire hits Spain

A total of 2,670 people have now been evacuated from six municipalities in Málaga province in Spain’s first ever ‘sixth generation’ fire. The blaze has...

Transmitters used to find out more about bears

An electronic transmitter has been fitted to a young female bear which was ‘searching for easy food’ in villages of the Alto Sil area...

Billion-euro transport plan presented

The first tranche of aid from the national government’s recovery, transformation and resilience plan (PRTR) will allocate a billion euros, with help from EU...

Electricity price promise

Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez pledged that by the end of this year people in Spain will be paying a similar amount for electricity to...

Sabadell bank to shed staff

Banco Sabadell called in union representatives today to announce that it intends to make job cuts. Chiefs at the financial giant explained that they have...

Electricity price scandal rumbled

Electricity prices were due to hit yet another record high today (Thursday), a day after the national competition watchdog (CNMC) assured some companies were...

Electricity prices keep breaking records

The price of electricity hit its third consecutive record high on Wednesday. The highest daily prices in history were recorded on the first three days...

Record employment figures unveiled

Extraordinary employment figures for July were published on Tuesday by the ministries for work and social security. The number of people employed and paying social...

Funding vow for airport expansion plan

The national government and the Catalan executive have agreed a €1.7 billion extension to Barcelona’s El Prat airport, angering ecologists who said it would...

UK drug runners caught by Catalan cops

Suspected members of a gang that had been transporting truckloads of marijuana to the UK from Spain have been arrested by the Catalan regional...

Race yacht used to run drugs

Eight suspects have been arrested – ‘several of them Britons’ – in a sting against smugglers who were running cocaine from Caribbean islands to...

Electricity price hits record high

Electricity bills will remain high until February, when prices will start to fall ‘slowly’, according to industry experts. The arrival of more renewable energy into...

Seven British fugitives arrested in Spain in three weeks

Seven British fugitives have been detained in the space of just three weeks as a result of joint operations between the National Police and...

Lockdown ruled unconstitutional

THE CONSTITUTIONAL Court (TS) has partially upheld an appeal by far-right party Vox against the manner in which the government ordered people to stay...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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