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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...

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...

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...

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...

37million visited Spain until July

SPAIN'S tourism trade appears healthier than ever after figures from the first six months of 2018 show 37 million people visited the country on...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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)...

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...

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...

‘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...

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