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Fighting terror threat

COUNTER-TERRORISM experts in Spain have updated the country’s plans to combat extremism with a new package of measures drawn up by the Interior Ministry. Fighters...

Election race begins

SPANIARDS have been once again called to the general election stations following last week's political turmoil. PM Pedro Sánchez announced last Friday morning that the...

Separatists in the dock

THE politically charged trial of a dozen Catalan separatist leaders began in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. The defendants are being tried on rebellion...

Snap general elections on the cards

PM PEDRO Sánchez is today (Friday) expected to announce a snap general election. Catalan nationalists called the PM's bluff and voted against the budget on...

Taxi war hits Madrid hard

GETTING to and around Madrid has been a nightmare this week as taxi drivers protesting against private car and driver regulations has literrally sieged...

Spain mourns two-year-old Julen

The funeral for two-year-old Julen Rosello was held in Málaga yesterday (Sunday) marking the end of two-week ordeal that began when the little boy...

London and Madrid close to voting deal

BRITISH and Spanish expats look set to preserve their democratic rights after the UK departs the European Union in a bilateral deal being drafted...

Ryanair reaches agreement with Spanish unions

The news that many have been waiting to hear. After 2 consecutive days of talks in Madrid, an agreement was reached and signed at...

New Year price drop for 1,200 medications

OVER 1,200 pharmacy medicine prices were reduced on January 1, cutting the public bill for treatments by an estimated €88 million. In addition, another 497...

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...

Spain prepares for ‘no deal’ Brexit

POLITICIANS in Madrid are working on contingency plans for the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union without a deal. Spain has some of...

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...

Regional ballot blow for PSOE

The PSOE party won the regional elections in Andalucía, but has very little chance of staying in power in the region it has ruled...

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...

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Chikungunya cock-up

Three Icelandic tourists who visited Alicante city in May did not catch chikungunya fever during their stay in the area, as reported last week...