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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...

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...

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...

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...

Killer driver shot dead

Regional president Carles Puigdemont has confirmed that police have shot dead 22-year-old Moroccan Younes Abouyaaqoub - the driver of the van that killed 13...

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...

‘El Gordo’ goes to Almería

'El Gordo', the winning number of this Christmas lottery held this morning, was sold entirely in Roquetas de Mar (Almería). Number 79140 was sold at...

Spain is winning war against road deaths

THE NUMBER of people killed during 2015 in road traffic accidents in the Valencia region fell by 11% on the previous year, according to...

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...

Butane gas bottle price drops

The maximum price of a bottle of butane gas (butano) in Spain has dropped to €11.85 (4.9% fall) from today (Tuesday) by order of...

Holiday letting tax trap

THE SPANISH tax office has tightened its grip on unregistered holiday accommodation rentals. All holiday letting websites have been told they must supply the...

Call for caution over ETA disarmament

Government officials are calling for caution following the news that Basque terrorist group ETA is preparing a disarmament announcement for April 8 according to...

Spanish whiteout

Snow and plummetting temperatures causing icy patches across Spain today have so far seen traffic authorities close 368 roads throughout the country - including...

All Del Bosque’s men

Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque has today (Tuesday) released the list of 23 men who will playing the Euro '16 in France next month...

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Deep snow in Alicante province

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Benidorm iconic tower works resume

AFTER five years, works have restarted on the iconic gold clad Intempo skyscraper – Europe’s tallest residential building located on the Poniente side of...

Animal shelter raided by police

By David Jackson Environmental police unit Seprona together with government vets raided an animal shelter known as Kim's Animal Shelter in Gádor last week after...