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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.

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. 

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...

Multiple cheeses withdrawn in Spain after meningitis found

A 39-YEAR-OLD man has been diagnosed with meningitis after ingesting raw sheep's cheese in Madrid.  The case has led to three different cheeses produced in...

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...

Suspected jihadist who plotted van attack in Spain told wannabe terrorists to ‘kill six or seven Spaniards’

AN alleged jihadist accused of planning a van attack allegedly told wannabe terrorists to 'kill six or seven Spaniards if they cannot make it...

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...

Catalunya now has its own parody complete with map, flag and president

Tabarnia, created by Spanish unionists, has become so popular that a recent press conference was set up in Barcelona with theatre actor Albert Boadella as ‘president’.

Russian hacking operations could intensify in Catalunya, according to new report

Robot accounts have been traced to a ‘troll farm’ near St Petersburg and have helped push social media traffic by 2,000% in Catalunya since the referendum.

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...

Catalunya’s dominant democratic party slapped with conviction charges in court ruling

In the widely anticipated case, former treasurer, Daniel Osacar has been handed a jail term of four years and fined €3.7 million as well as former director of the Palau, Felix Millet, who got 10 years and fined €4.1 million.

Spain to impose direct rule if Puigdemont tries to rule remotely in Belgium

This comes a week after separatist leaders agreed to re-installed Puigdemont as Catalunya's president of government but now the Spanish government has weighed in. 

Catalunya’s parliamentary speaker is latest casualty of independence crisis

It is not known who will fill her shoes after her supposed successor, Carles Mundo, the former regional justice minister, is also being probed on the same charges. 

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...

New whale corridor between Balearics and Catalunya will help preserve species

Known as the Corridor of the Mediterranean, the area will also help protect sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, striped dolphins and the loggerhead turtle as well as various species’ of bird.

Spain’s government agrees to whale corridor to protect species’ migratory route

Stretching from the Balearics to the eastern coastlines of Catalunya and Valencia, the 45,000 square kilometre corridor will become a protected area allowing fin whale to migrant to their north Mediterranean feeding grounds in peace.

Puigdemont vows to obtain independence for Catalunya after regional election success

The deposed former president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, has confirmed he intends to continue his fight for the region's independence. His comments come after yesterday's...

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,...

Puigdemont refuses to return to Spain unless he receives government guarantees

Mr Puigdemont said: “We demand guarantees in order that the next elections will be normal."

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 greatest golfer speaks out against continuing Cataluyna tensions

Sergio Garcia pleaded for people to come together following a recent rally in Barcelona that saw 750,000 protesters take to the streets demanding the release of the separatist leaders.

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...

Spanish police shoot unarmed Moroccan man in terror scare after he ‘shouted Allahu akbar’

SPANISH police have shot and injured an unarmed Moroccan man after he allegedly began shouting 'Allahu akbar'. The officers said in their report that they...

RAJOY: Spain’s economy would add 500,000 jobs and grow a third faster if Catalunya returned to ‘normality’

PRIME Minister Mariano Rajoy has said 500,000 jobs would be created if the Catalunya region returns to 'normality'. He added that the country's economy would...
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