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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...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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