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Magaluf and Palma nightlife strips closed

Mallorca authorities have ordered the closure of bars and nightclubs in beachfront areas popular with foreign visitors.

Spain scraps quarantine ‘out of respect for Britons owning holiday homes...

One of the main reasons for scrapping the quarantine for British citizens visiting Spain from today (June 21) is the fact that over 400,000...

Nationwide cheer for medical personnel

A nationwide cheer to show support to the medical personnel attending those infected with Covod-19 has been called for tonight at 20.00 Residents are asked...

State of emergency to be extended until April 11

PM Pedro Sánchez has announced that he will be requesting parliament approval to extended the current state of emergency (in the state of alarm...

This is Spain – not Siberia

Spectacular aerial photos of the massive falls of snow that affected large swathes of Spain last week were taken by ecologist association Greenpeace. More in...

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...

Sevilla suspends Feria de Abril

One of the most popular events in Southern Spain, the Feria de Abril in Sevilla, has been suspended by the city authorities due to...

Spain prepares for ‘no deal’ Brexit

POLITICIANS in Madrid are working on contingency plans for the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union without a deal. Spain has some of...

Spain’s big players say ‘No’ to Brexit

SPAIN'S leading companies have joined a European call for the UK to reject the Brexit. They say that Britain’s departure would “reduce prosperity”. The open...

Catalan day of defiance

DESPITE specific orders from Madrid for police to seize ballot boxes and close poll stations in Cataluña on Sunday, the nationalist government insists the...

Thumbs-up for banks merger

The board of directors of both Caixabank and Bankia were meeting yesterday (Thursday) to give the expected thumbs-up for the merger of the two...

State of emergency – measures announced

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has announced the measures that will apply during the state of emergency in Spain, which were agreed in Cabinet today. These...

Terror death toll increases to 16

The death of a 51-year-old German woman who was in critical condition at a Barcelona hospital after being run over by the terrorist van...

Ultimatum for Catalan president

PM Mariano Rajoy has given Catalan president Puigdemont until Monday to clarify if he yesterday (Tuesday) declared unilateral independence for Cataluña or not. The...

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