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Taxing time

FIGURES released this week by the tax office (Agencia Tributaria) show that it will be handing back €10,858 million to taxpayers who filed their...

13 students die in bus accident

Thirteen Erasmus university students of six different nationalities died in a bus accident in Freginols (Tarragona) yesterday (Sunday). The bus was returning to Barcelona from...

We’ll always have Paris

Spain's tennis love affair with Paris continues after Garbiñe Muguruza won Roland Garros on Saturday. Garbiñe is the third Spanish woman to have won the...

PM agreement reached… but still not enough

Acting PM Mariano Rajoy's PP party and centrists Ciudadanos led by Albert Rivera have finally signed an agreement to vote in favour of Rajoy's...

Spain would be worst off in case of Brexit

AS Britain goes to the polling stations tomorrow (Thursday), Spain is hoping the UK will remain in the EU. The reason is simple. According the rating...

PM investiture fails

The first vote for the investiture of a new PM in Parliament at yesterday (Wednesday) failed as the PP-Ciudadanos-CC agreement only had 170 votes...

A Real celebration

Real Madrid held a spectacular celebration of thier 11th European Cup (Champions' League) title at the Bernabeu Stadium on Sunday night - with carried...

National speed limit reduced

A REDUCTION to the speed limit on single carriageway roads in Spain is due to be approved by the Cabinet today (Friday). A Royal Decree...

May in Madrid

BRITISH PM Theresa May arrived in Madrid today (Thursday) to meet to Spanish acting PM Mariano Rajoy and discuss matters of mutual interest including...

Bankia sets new cash point charge

Bankia announced this week that it is levying a charge of €0,98 on anybody that uses its cash point machines if their credit or...

Benitez sacked

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid FC after yet another dissapointing league match performance yesterday (Sunday). The former Liverpool boss was...

Royal visit to UK cancelled

King Felipe VI and Queen Leticia will not be making the visit to the UK they had planned for March 8-10. The minister for the...

Tax scam warning

CRIMINALS are trying to obtain internet users' bank details by sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax office (Agencia Tributaria), warned the...

Spanish parents concern over au pair exploitation in Ireland

PARENTS of young women currently working as au pairs in Ireland have voiced their concern this week following shocking official and TV reports exposing...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Benidorm iconic tower works resume

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

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...