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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...

PM investiture fails

The first vote for the investiture of a new PM in Parliament at yesterday (Wednesday) failed as the PP-Ciudadanos-CC agreement only had 170 votes...

National speed limit reduced

A REDUCTION to the speed limit on single carriageway roads in Spain is due to be approved by the Cabinet today (Friday). A Royal Decree...

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...

Come fly with me

Budget airline Ryanair has announced its biggest ever programme of domestic flights in Spain, which will start operating from July 1. More in today’s Costa...

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...

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...

This is Spain – not Siberia

Spectacular aerial photos of the massive falls of snow that affected large swathes of Spain last week were taken by ecologist association Greenpeace. More in...

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...

New electricity tariff system starts next week

The electricity tariff system is changing again and consumers are advised to examine and possibly change their habits in order to avoid paying more. Weekday...

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...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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