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Islands hit by Thomas Cook bombshell

THE SUDDEN disappearance of Thomas Cook will have a huge negative impact on the Canary and Balearic Islands’ tourism trade. Figures released by both regional...

Spain to hold fourth general election in four years

SPAIN will hold its fourth general election in so many years after parties have been unable to negotiate a working coalition government. King Felipe held...

Missing Olympic medallist found dead

SPAIN is mourning the death of Olympic skiing medallist Blanca Fernández Ochoa, whose body was found on Wednesday in a mountainous area outside Madrid...

Listeriosis: Briton is first foreigner to be infected

A British man has become the first confirmed case of a foreigner to be infected with Listeriosis after eating contaminated processed pork (Carne mechada)...

‘No Way Pedro’

CHANCES of Spain having to hold a new general election in November increased considerably this week after caretaker PM Pedro Sánchez twice failed to...

Bulls run through Pamplona

You can be in favour of or against it, but there's no questioning Pamplona's world-famous San Fermin fiestas provide some spectacular images such as...

Fatal flooding

ONE man died when his car was washed away in flash floods reported in the Tafalla area in Navarra on Monday evening. Firefighters found the...

High-speed train to Granada

THE new AVE high-speed railway link between Madrid and Granada was officially opened by acting PM Pedro Sánchez on Tuesday. The final stretch linking Granada...

Elton John in Madrid

ELTON John delighted 12,000 fans at Madrid's WiZink centre on Wednesday evening in his only concert in Spain scheduled in his farewell 2018-2021 tour. The...

IS ‘financier’ arrested in Madrid

NATIONAL Police have arrested a Syrian man alleging he was financing the return of jihadist fighters from the Middle East after the collapse of...

From jail to Parliament

JAILED Catalan politicians have taken their seats in Spain's parliament after being released from pre-trial detention for the occasion. Two dozen MPs from upstart far-right...

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...

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AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

Animal shelter raided by police

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