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British population on the rise

FIGURES released by the national statistics office (INE) show that the number of Britons living legally in Spain is on the rise again –...

Spain goes to the polls

With a general election taking place in Spain on Sunday (April 28), the leaders of the four main parties took part in two televised...

CUP coup in Cataluña

RADICAL anti-establishment group CUP yesterday (Thursday) announced it would no longer support JxC separatist regional president Quim Torra. Torra requires the support of his own...

Husband arrested over wife’s ‘assisted death’

A 69-YEAR-OLD man in Madrid has been arrested, accused of helping his 62-year-old wife to die by giving her arsenic. Maria José Carrasco had been...

Spain gets ‘happier’

SPAIN has climbed from the 36th to the 30th place in the latest Happiness Report released by the UN. Taking into account variables such as...

Fighting terror threat

COUNTER-TERRORISM experts in Spain have updated the country’s plans to combat extremism with a new package of measures drawn up by the Interior Ministry. Fighters...

Election race begins

SPANIARDS have been once again called to the general election stations following last week's political turmoil. PM Pedro Sánchez announced last Friday morning that the...

Separatists in the dock

THE politically charged trial of a dozen Catalan separatist leaders began in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The defendants are being tried on rebellion...

Snap general elections on the cards

PM PEDRO Sánchez is today (Friday) expected to announce a snap general election. Catalan nationalists called the PM's bluff and voted against the budget on...

Taxi war hits Madrid hard

GETTING to and around Madrid has been a nightmare this week as taxi drivers protesting against private car and driver regulations has literrally sieged...

Spain mourns two-year-old Julen

The funeral for two-year-old Julen Rosello was held in Málaga yesterday (Sunday) marking the end of two-week ordeal that began when the little boy...

London and Madrid close to voting deal

BRITISH and Spanish expats look set to preserve their democratic rights after the UK departs the European Union in a bilateral deal being drafted...

Ryanair reaches agreement with Spanish unions

The news that many have been waiting to hear. After 2 consecutive days of talks in Madrid, an agreement was reached and signed at...

New Year price drop for 1,200 medications

OVER 1,200 pharmacy medicine prices were reduced on January 1, cutting the public bill for treatments by an estimated €88 million. In addition, another 497...

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