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Three-day mourning nationwide

A three-day official mourning period over the terrorist attack in Barcelona has been decreed throughout Spain. A minute of silence will be held at midday...

Protests after Catalan leaders’ jail sentences announced

Supreme Court judges have sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison for sedition and misuse of public funds. Former...

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...

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...

No bulls in Pamplona

Residents in Pamplona dressed up on Monday in white clothes and traditional red scarves to mark what should have been the start of their...

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...

Election race begins

SPANIARDS have been once again called to the general election stations following last week's political turmoil. PM Pedro Sánchez announced last Friday morning that the...

Farmers march on Madrid

THE NEW left-wing coalition government between PSOE and Unidas Podemos is facing its first major conflict. Farmers marched through main streets of Madrid and cut-off...

Former Deputy PM abandons politics

Soraya Sáez de Santamaría, former deputy PM under the PP government led by Mariano Rajoy has announced she is abandoning her political career. She...

Official tribute to Covid-19 victims

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia - along with their daughters Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia - today (Thursday) presided over an official tribute...

Spain to hold fourth general election in four years

SPAIN will hold its fourth general election in so many years after parties have been unable to negotiate a working coalition government. King Felipe held...

Theresa May ‘will not acknowledge’ Catalan independence

British PM Theresa May told her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy today (Tuesday) that she 'will not acknowledge'' an independent Cataluña. A statement released this...

Costa supports Barcelona

Minutes of silence have been held outside many Costa town hall, such as this one pictured at Benidorm at noon, to show solidarity towards...

Catalan police to remove ballot boxes

The head of the Catalán regional police (Mossos D'Esquadra) Josep Lluís Trapero has send out internal orders for the officers to 'remove ballot boxes'...

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