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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...

Crisis talks over drug’s danger

HEALTH chiefs, genetic experts, doctors and representatives of the pharmaceutical industry met in Madrid on Wednesday to hold a summit to discuss the growing...

Employment boost

SPAIN'S largest social problem, unemployment has shrunken slightly following the release of employment figures for the second quarter of the year. From April to June,...

Costa tigers travel to British sanctuary

FIVE circus tigers, taken in by a rescue centre in Villena in October 2017, are now enjoying life at the Isle of Wight Zoo. The...

New manager for Spain – two days hours before first match

The shocking dismissal of Spanish national team manager Julen Lopetegui - whom the Spanish football federation chairman has not forgiven for announcing he is...

Pets are no longer ‘things’ under Spanish law

THE SPANISH government has taken the first steps to make the necessary changes in legislation to recognise animals as sentient beings, and not 'things'...

Theresa May ‘will not acknowledge’ Catalan independence

British PM Theresa May told her Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy today (Tuesday) that she 'will not acknowledge'' an independent Cataluña. A statement released this...

Cataluña’s one minute of independence

Cataluña was independent for one minute this evening (Tuesday, October 10). Regional president Puigdemont addressed the Catalan Parliament to 'declare the independence of Cataluña...

Foreign Office advises on traveling to Cataluña

The British Foreign Office has issued a warning for visitors to Cataluña to be cautious, but it does not recomend not to travel to...

Costa joins Spain marches for unity

Marches defending the unity of Spain ahead of tomorrow's ilegal independence referendum in Cataluña have taken place in Alicante, Valencia and several Costa...

Sun, sand and… airports

FOR decades Spain had thought tourists visited the country because of the sun, sand and paella...but a ground-breaking official survey has pointed out that...

Alicante to host Spain vs Albania world cup qualifier

THE RICO Pérez stadium in Alicante will host the Spain-Albania 2018 World Cup qualifier on October 6. Two years after the national squads' last match...

Ambassador joins Spanish PM and government’s minute of silence for Manchester...

HM Ambassador to Spain Simon Manley joined Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy and his government in a minute of silence held outside the PM's Moncloa...

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