Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Spanish hospitals charging tourists double for care in Barcelona

Shockingly, not even the Hospital de Sant Pau (pictured) know what they are charging the ICPA, which could be in the millions.

Spain vows to send more police officers to combat ‘narcos state’ in Cadiz

Extra police have been drafted in to help ease the strain on existing forces who are struggling to keep up with the drug traffickers.

Spain’s SpaceX satellite launch in California delayed by four days

It is hoped the Starlink satellites will provide low-cost broadband on a global scale by a constellation of small satellites with limited service starting by 2020.

Spain’s finance minister fails to impress MEPs for European Central Bank role

The candidates were grilled on their approaches to monetary policy, with some MEPs expressing 'reservations for minister De Guindos's appointment', said Roberto Gualtieri, the committee’s chairman. 

UN set to inspect migrant situation in Spain

During the trip, which takes five to 10 days and starts February 26, officials will meet with charitable groups directly linked to work with African migrants.

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

Spanish cops quiz four West Brom players involved in an ‘incident’

West Brom has confirmed the 'incident' and say they are conducting an internal investigation. 

Teacher from Spain ‘hid in cupboard’ with students while white supremacist went on killing spree at US school

 A TEACHER from Spain was forced to hide in cupboard with her pupils as a white supremacist went on a killing spree in the...

Human rights defender says Spain is ‘cruel’ to migrants

Speaking at the Joint Committee on Relations, ombudsman Francisco Marugan said there were 'major deficiencies' in how the media represented illegal migrants.

Spain to announce new measures to be implemented in Catalunya

The new measures, broken down into education, healthcare and employment, are to bring about a degree of normality in the 'Catalan administration'.

Spanish company rejects applicant for ‘not being a man’ in Barcelona

The PR agency said that it was never its intention to discriminate against Ms Forcada and call the whole thing a 'misunderstanding'. 

Spain has just won its first Winter Olympic medal in 26 years

Spain's newest hero Regino Hernández has just won a bronze medal in the snowboard cross event. Born in Ceuta and raised in Mijas Costa, the...

Wall Street warns Calatan crisis is still risk to Spain’s economy

According to a report released by the bank, it outlined that Catalunya continued to dictate events not only in the Spanish banking system but also more globally. 

Metro poll shows 91% of people think Brexit should be stopped

More than 6000 people have voted in the poll, available to see in the link below, and was started after pro-Europe Tory MP Anna Soubry appeared on The Andrew Marr Show.

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Spanish grandfather becomes Spain’s oldest Erasmus student

Miguel Castillo, from Liria near Valencia, won the grant to pursue his history degree at a university in Verona after enrolling at Valencia University two years ago. 

OUCH: 85% of voters in Spain don’t want Mariano Rajoy as prime minister

A WHOPPING 85% of Spanish voters want Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to hand over his leadership to someone else. A poll by Metroscopia also found...

Spain ‘will consider’ banning children from bullfights after UN voices concerns of ‘exposing kids to extreme violence’

THE UN has called for a ban on children witnessing bullfights in Spain and attending bullfighting schools.  The Committee on the Rights of the Child...

General Franco’s grandson jailed in Spain for deliberately ramming police car

GENERAL Franco's eldest grandson has been sentenced to 30 months jail for deliberately crashing into a police car. Francisco Franco Martinez-Bordiu, 63, was sentenced to...

Protected nature reserve in Spain’s Andalucia set on fire for its own good

A NATURE reserve has been set on fire in a bid to regenerate growth.  The Laguna de Fuente de Pierda nature reserve in Andalucia was...

Boy in Spain, 9, ‘gang raped’ by group of teenage students at Andalucia school

POLICE in Spain are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 9-year-old boy by a group of older students at a school in Andalucia. Four...

Cold snap in Spain going nowhere as temperatures reach -15C, Friday to be the coldest day of the winter...

THE cold snap affecting most of Spain shows no signs of abating with 31 provinces still on alert for low temperatures. Weather agency AEMET has...

Romanian pimp brothers in Spain ‘cut off prostitute’s arm with samurai sword’ and ‘put metal balls in penises to...

A COURT has heard how Romanian brothers in Spain allegedly cut off one of their prostitute's arms and forced them to eat money.  The Sandulache...

British expats in Spain one step closer to securing EU citizenship post-Brexit after landmark ruling in Netherlands

BRITISH expats will be able to fight for their EU citizenship at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after winning a landmark legal ruling.  It...

Ryanair threatens strikes this Easter thanks to ‘laughable demands’ from pilots in Spain and Europe

RYANAIR has said there may be strikes this Easter thanks to 'laughable demands' from its pilots in Europe who want conditions similar to high-cost...

Driver in Spain tests positive for ‘every drug possible’, but is still allowed to drive

A DRIVER has tested positive for 'every possible kind of drug' after being pulled over by police.  The reckless 42-year-old had cocaine, opiates, amphetamines, methamphetamines...
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