Tuesday, October 23, 2018

EXPAT STUDY: Spain comes almost rock bottom for income but top for quality of life

The country scored very poorly in the category of wages, job opportunities and saving possibilities

Invaluable 16th Century Titian painting torn after falling from wall in Madrid

Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’

Power to the people: Pedro Sanchez signs landmark deal to protect Spain’s self-employed

The changes are part of a government roll-out of fiscal measures to achieve a fairer society

Man Utd battling to secure long-term deal with Spain’s number one David De Gea

Red Devils chairman Ed Woodward is in talks with De Gea’s agent Jorge Mendes and United manager Jose Mourinho

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

Probe into partner of missing Scot expat Lisa Brown to be reopened in southern Spain

It comes after a Spanish judge chose to ‘freeze’ the two-and-a-half year investigation into Simon Corner in April

Residents in Spain will have longest life expectancy in world by 2040

Spanish residents are predicted to enjoy an average lifespan of 85.8 years

Spanish doctors ‘eliminate’ HIV from patient in stem cell transplant trial

SPANISH scientists believe they may have managed to eliminate HIV from a patient using stem cell transplant treatment.  Scientists from the Institute for AIDS Research...

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

WATCH: Renfe in racism row after officers ‘target’ and ‘kick’ black man after demanding he show his ticket

https://www.facebook.com/eldiarioes/videos/2220051278231675/   THIS is the moment a black man was 'targeted' by Renfe officers before being violently dragged off the train.  The shocking clip, obtained by El...

MASTERGATE: How and why a fake university masters scandal has been rocking Spain’s top leaders

By Lenox Napier  POLITICS in Spain has fallen to a new low - and the gloves are off. Whether it’s fabrication, secret recordings or character assassination,...

Young boy Arthur Robinson feared dead after Mallorca floods rescuers find his backpack and extend search out to sea

THE search for the young boy still missing following Mallorca's floods will be extended 14km out to sea today. It comes after rescuers searching for...

‘MAKE SPAIN GREAT AGAIN’: Far right party in Spain attracts record 9,000 supporters at rally

An opinion poll suggested this week that Vox is painstakingly close to earning a seat in Congress

Podemos calls for referendum on bullfighting in Spain

Iglesias said he wanted to ‘democratise’ discussions about the future of bullfighting, but did not comment on other events using bulls, such as those in Pamplona’s San Fermín festival.

Spain among most welcoming countries for refugees

SPAIN is officially one of the most welcoming countries for refugees. According to a new study by the Pew Research Centre, 86% of Spaniards...

Spanish actor to be prosecuted after saying he ‘s***s on God and the Virgin Mary’ on Facebook

He told reporters that he didn’t believe he had ‘committed any kind of crime.’

Spain’s PSOE would ‘easily win’ general election if held today, new poll finds

THE PSOE would win a general election if it was held today, the latest polls show. According to the Centre for Sociological Research (CIS), Pedro...

Flights between UK and EU and pet travel under threat in gloomy new ‘no deal Brexit’ notices from British...

FLIGHTS could cease between the UK and the EU while pet travel could see owners having to plan four months in advance in a...

DIVIDED: Experts and locals on digging up dictator Franco from the Valley of the Fallen in special Olive Press...

Spain is a country still divided between those nostalgic for the Franco days and those who abhorred El Generalisimo

PICTURED: British boy, 4, who tragically drowned in swimming pool in Spain

THIS is the tragic four-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool in Spain.  Presley Stockton was holidaying with his family when he died at...

DONALD TRUMP: Spain should build wall in Sahara desert to tackle Europe migrant crisis

Spain is now the most popular entry point for migrants in the EU, accounting for 6,500 arrivals out of 12,500 in August

One dead and 11 injured after scaffolding collapses at Ritz Hotel in Spain

Scaffolding in the inner courtyard fell from the sixth floor to the first taking workers with it

Body of Irish woman found in southern Spain

The remains of the woman were discovered floating in a cove just a few metres from the shore in the village of Isla Plana in Cartagena

Spain makes U-turn on bombs sale to Saudi Arabia despite concerns over use in Yemen

Just 48 hours after Defence Minister Margarita Robles said the sale was 'undergoing review', the government decided to reactivate it

Spain to halt sale of bombs to Saudi Arabia amid fears of their use in Yemen conflict

The process of cancelling a contract signed between Mariano Rajoy’s former government and the Arab state in 2015 is currently underway

Mystery sickness bug leaves numerous British passengers ‘falling ill’ on Jet2 flight from Spain

Paramedics described how four passengers were ‘being violently sick to the point where one passed out’
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