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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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