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Terror alert hoax blasted

RUMOURS of an imminent terrorist attack in Spain, which had been spread through the WhatsApp messaging service, have been rubbished by interior minister Jorge...

Cataluña’s one minute of independence

Cataluña was independent for one minute this evening (Tuesday, October 10). Regional president Puigdemont addressed the Catalan Parliament to 'declare the independence of Cataluña...

PM agreement reached… but still not enough

Acting PM Mariano Rajoy's PP party and centrists Ciudadanos led by Albert Rivera have finally signed an agreement to vote in favour of Rajoy's...

August gloom for employment

THE NUMBER of unemployed people in Spain increased in August by 47,047 - the largest rise in that month since 2011. The overall figure of...

‘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...

Coronavirus kills Barcelona mobile show

Organisers GSMA have annouenced the cancelleation of the 2020 Mobile World Congress (MWC) technology show in Barcelona after a growing number of firms pulled...

Initial agreement for Catalan government

The Catalan national coalition Junts P'el Si has announced they have reached an initial agreement with radical anti-establishment nationalists CUP that will result in...

Madrid to close Ifema field hospital

Madrid regional government has brought forward the closure of huge Ifema exhibition hall field hospital to tomorrow (May 1) after pressure on hospitals in...

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...

Five terrorists killed in Cambrils

Police have shot dead five terrorists in a second attack in Cambrils (Tarragona) at around 2.30 this morning. The terrorists were stopped at a...

Missing Olympic medallist found dead

SPAIN is mourning the death of Olympic skiing medallist Blanca Fernández Ochoa, whose body was found on Wednesday in a mountainous area outside Madrid...

Flare-ups see coronavirus figures rise again

The widespread use of face masks in all public areas at all times (with certain exceptions) is now obligatory in all Spanish regions except...

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...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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