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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

PM speaks to the nation

PM Pedro Sánchez gave an update on the exit plan this afternoon which will be carried out in Spain over the coming weeks. Amongst other...

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...

PM passes lockdown hot potato on to regional governments

PM Pedro Sánchez this week passed the hot potato of calling a new state of emergency – which could include lockdown measures – to...

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...

Storms wreak havoc in northern Spain

Three people are feared dead during storms in Cataluña – but this time the Vega Baja area in south Alicante province escaped the ‘excesses’...

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...

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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...