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Ground-breaking sentence for child killer

ANA Julia Quezada, the confessed killer of eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz in February last year has been sentenced to permanent reviewable imprisonment. This is the first...

‘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...

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...

Teenager arrested for killing boyfriend’s ex

A 19-YEAR-OLD Spanish woman has been arrested and charged with the murder of the 17-year-old former girlfriend of her boyfriend. Romanian teenager Denisa was stabbed...

Puigdemont ambiguity continues

Catalan president Carles Puigdemont has replied evasively to central government's demand for a straight answer over whether or not he declared independency last week. The...

Sharp left turn for Spain

A WEEK after a vote of no-confidence ousted PP leader Mariano Rajoy from Moncloa Palace, new PM Pedro Sánchez will tomorrow (Friday) preside over...

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...

Unemployment surge

After several months of improvement, employment in Spain suffered an overall reduction of 46,400 people in August according to figure released this morning (Monday)....

Two kings celebrate 40th anniversary of Spanish Constitution

A unique moment in history was snapped yesterday (Thursday) when two Spanish kings stood together (reigning King Felipe VI and his father King Juan...

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...

13 students die in bus accident

Thirteen Erasmus university students of six different nationalities died in a bus accident in Freginols (Tarragona) yesterday (Sunday). The bus was returning to Barcelona from...

Three die in Galicia forest fires

At least three people have died in the 105 different forest fire currently reported around Galicia (northwestern Spain). Thousand of hecatres of forest land...

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...

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‘Cuddle thieves’ caught

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