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May in Madrid

BRITISH PM Theresa May arrived in Madrid today (Thursday) to meet to Spanish acting PM Mariano Rajoy and discuss matters of mutual interest including...

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...

Bankia sets new cash point charge

Bankia announced this week that it is levying a charge of €0,98 on anybody that uses its cash point machines if their credit or...

Benitez sacked

Rafael Benitez has been sacked as manager of Real Madrid FC after yet another dissapointing league match performance yesterday (Sunday). The former Liverpool boss was...

Royal visit to UK cancelled

King Felipe VI and Queen Leticia will not be making the visit to the UK they had planned for March 8-10. The minister for the...

At least ten killed by ‘Gloria’ storm in Spain

STORM 'Gloria' has so far claimed the lives of ten people throughout Spain - a figure that could rise as at least four other...

Tax scam warning

CRIMINALS are trying to obtain internet users' bank details by sending fraudulent emails claiming to be from the tax office (Agencia Tributaria), warned the...

Spanish parents concern over au pair exploitation in Ireland

PARENTS of young women currently working as au pairs in Ireland have voiced their concern this week following shocking official and TV reports exposing...

Manhunt for Barcelona killer

Police are hunting down 17-year-old Moussa Oukabir as the person who yesterday drove through Las Ramblas in Barcelona killing 13 people and injuring 100...

Spain registers highest ever reduction in unemployment

  The number of unemployed people registered at the country’s job centres in 2015 fell by 354,203 to a total of 4,093,508. This was the highest...

PM presents ‘de-escalation’ plan

The government’s initial ‘de-escalation’ plan for lockdown was revealed by PM Pedro Sánchez this afternoon (Tuesday). after it was approved in a Cabinet...

Former Valencia mayoress dies

Rita Barberá, national senator and former mayoress of Valencia, died after suffering a heart-attack at a Madrid hotel this morning (Wednesday). Sra Barberá, 68, had...

“Tourists, Spain awaits you from July” says PM

PM Pedro Sánchez has invited foreign holidaymakers to return to Spain from July. In a public address this afternoon, the PM clearly stated: "Tourists,...

Bid for ‘British’ working hours

FINISHING work at 18.00 instead of 20.00 or even 22.00 in Spain is the new target set by the employment ministry. While all opposition parties...

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Benidorm locks-up again

To avoid residents from other regions breaking the lockdown and trying to reach holiday apartments in Benidorm this May 1 holiday weekend, local authorities...

Deep snow in Alicante province

With the north of Alicante province still on red alert for snow today (Monday), around half a metre has fallen in Banyeres de Mariola...

Brexit passport rule changes

BRITISH people travelling within the European Union should be aware passport validity rules will change after December 31 because of Brexit. During the current transition...