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Madrid airport blocked by snow

Madrid's Adolfo Suarez (Barajas) airport had to close all take-offs for a hour today due to heavy snow. Only landings were authorised with two...

Unemployment surge

After several months of improvement, employment in Spain suffered an overall reduction of 46,400 people in August according to figure released this morning (Monday)....

Spanish whiteout

Snow and plummetting temperatures causing icy patches across Spain today have so far seen traffic authorities close 368 roads throughout the country - including...

New minister forced to resign

MAXIM Huerta, the controversial new culture and sports minister appointed by PM Pedro Sánchez was forced to resign on Wednesday over a past tax...

New manager for Spain – two days hours before first match

The shocking dismissal of Spanish national team manager Julen Lopetegui - whom the Spanish football federation chairman has not forgiven for announcing he is...

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...

Younes Abouyaaqoub – Spain’s most wanted

22-year-old Moroccan Younes Abouyaaqoub is currently Spain's most man, the suspected driver of the van that killed 14 people in Barcelona on Thursday. The terrorist...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

Bitter-sweet victory

For the first time ever a non-nationalist party has won the regional elections in Cataluña. Ciudadanos led by Inés Arrimadas was the choice of...

‘Snail rail’ grinds to a halt

TRAINS from Dénia to Calpe have stopped for the whole of the summer and been replaced by buses while works are carried out on...

Windsor in Madrid

THE British Embassy celebrated the Royal Wedding in style on Saturday with a traditional garden party hosted by Ambassador Simon and Mrs Maria Isabel...

New PM for Spain

Pedro Sánchez, leader of the Socialist PSOE party, has become new Prime Minister of Spain at 11.30 today following a vote of no-confidence against...

Security tightens

THE MINISTRY for the Interior is planning extra security measures and more personal information exchanges with private companies for car and holiday apartment rentals...

Holiday letting tax trap

THE SPANISH tax office has tightened its grip on unregistered holiday accommodation rentals. All holiday letting websites have been told they must supply the...

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