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5-year-old Irish boy in intensive care after being hit by drink driver in Spain

The child is believed to be stable at a hospital in Tarragona, after being injured in a hit-and-run in the resort of Salou on Monday night

Corruption and bad planning has seen almost €100 billion wasted on ‘unnecessary’ infrastructure projects in Spain

Unused airports, vanity museums, defunct desalination plants and deserted toll roads are just some of the wasteful projects undertaken

Spain dominates World’s 50 Best Restaurants list

A record seven Spanish restaurants secured places in the top 50, including three snapping up coveted spots in the top 10

Madrid ends direct rule over Catalunya after new government is sworn in

It comes after the region's autonomy was suspended for seven months following the pro-independence referendum

Ferran Adria set to open food laboratory in iconic former El Bulli restaurant in Spain

El Bulli 1846 will be a centre for creating innovative gastronomic inventions and is set to open next year

BREAKING: Mallorca rapper Valtonyc has fled Spain to avoid prison sentence for controversial lyrics

The rapper has gone into exile to fight for freedom of expression in Europe

Tensions rise as Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy urges Catalunya to form ‘viable’ government

It comes after Rajoy rejected newly appointed leader Quim Torra's selection of cabinet ministers

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont released on bail by German court

The separatist leader will be released with a €75,000 bail after German courts ruled the charge of rebellion as 'inadmissable'

Former Catalan police chief to face trial over independence referendum

THE former head of the Catalan police will stand trial for his role in Catalunya’s independence referendum, the Spanish High Court has ruled. Josep Lluis...

German prosecutors ask courts to extradite former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to Spain

After being detained in Germany last week, regional courts must decide whether to send the former president to Madrid where he faces charges of rebellion

World renowned sailing race cancelled due to political unrest in Cataluyna

THE Barcelona World Race, which sees crews of two sailing across the world, has been suspended due to political unrest. It was announced on Thursday that...

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to appear in court today while violent protests break out in Barcelona

The former Catalan leader was arrested on Sunday and faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years

Protests erupt in Spain after Supreme Court rules 25 Catalunya leaders to be tried for rebellion – with some...

PROTESTORS hit the street Barcelona last night after the Supreme Court announced it would be stepping up its legal action against separatists.  It ruled that...

El Bulli restaurant owner creates Spanish culinary encyclopedia

The 35-volume collection, Bullipedia, will comprise of nine separate books on drinks alone

Policeman suspended WITHOUT PAY in Catalunya for completing reports in Spanish

A POLICEMAN in Catalunya has been suspended without pay after filling out reports in Spanish.  Mossos d’Esquadra, the region's police force, is preparing its case...

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...

Police in Spain fear imminent terror incident after truck similar to Berlin attack stolen

ceSPANISH police have issued a public warning about a stolen lorry similar to the one used in the Berlin Christmas market attack in 2016. Catalunya...

FOUR MORE YEARS? Mariano Rajoy will seek third term as Spain’s prime minister

MARIANO Rajoy will run for prime minister again. The current Spain leader made the announcement during a radio interview this week, but said there were...

SPAIN: Carles Puigdemont won’t return without us knowing, even in the boot of a car

SPAIN'S troops are on 24/7 alert to block Carles Puigdemont's return to the country, even 'in the boot of a car'.  The former Catalan leader...

Spain trumps US to become world’s second-most visited country

SPAIN has trumped the US to become the world's second-most visited country. Speaking in Italy late last night, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said 82 million...

AWKWARD: Catalunya to re-elect exiled Carles Puigdemont as president

CATALUNYA'S seperatist parties have agreed to re-elect exiled Carles Puigdemont as president of the region later this month. How they will do it within the...

Violence erupts as Madrid seizes medieval treasures from Catalunya in heated culture dispute

CLASHES have erupted after cops in Catalunya began removing medieval artefacts in an ownership battle with neighbouring Aragon. The operation, which started at 4 am,...

‘SHAME ON YOU’: Over 45,000 pro-Catalan independence protesters march outside EU institutions in Brussels

AT least 45,000 pro-Catalan independence protesters have taken to the streets of Brussels to support the controversial cause. The march is a show of...

Retail figures fall in Spain for first time in three years following Catalunya crisis

SPANISH retail sales fell for the first time in over three years in October, with sales in Catalonia dropping sharply after its independence referendum. The...

Less than a quarter of Catalans want independence from Spain as regional elections loom

LESS than a quarter of Catalans want to continue seeking independence from Spain as regional elections loom, a new poll has revealed. Just 24% of...

Spain’s attorney general in charge of prosecuting Catalan leaders dies suddenly

SPAIN'S attorney general leading the prosecution of the separatist Catalan leaders has died. Jose Manuel Maza, 66, died in a Buenos Aires hospital, shortly after...
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