Saturday, 16 December, 2017

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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, is seizing 44 items stored in the Catalan Museum of...

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

Bob Odenkirk, who played the charismatic Saul Goodman on the hit TV show, walked the religious route during a promotional trip for his new spin-off series Better Call Saul.

A SPANISH source close to the Brexit negotiations has said Gibraltar is heading towards and abrupt exit from the single market. According to the senior government source, the British government has failed to offer any...

MADRID has been blasted for moving at least 494 migrants to a prison in Malaga. The migrants, who were rescued or washed up on the shores of Murcia and Almeria, were moved to the newly...

CLIMATE change scientists now project that the global temperature will increase by 3.2C by 2100. Until now, global efforts such as the Paris climate agreement have tried to limit global warming to 2C above pre-industrial...

ALMOST 15,000 migrants have been rescued off Andalucia's coasts so far this year. According to the maritime rescue service, the figure (14,577), is three times higher than in 2016, overwhelming the region's resources. The number of...

THE government has refused to comment on reports that the imam behind the Barcelona terror attacks was once an intelligence agency informer. El Pais reported that Abdelbaki Es Satty was an informer for the CNI service...

TWO British holidaymakers were left choking on 'asbestos dust' after the ceiling caved in on their AirBnB in Spain. Jess Robinson and Lucy Evans, both 20 were covered in dust after a roof collapsed eight...

POLICIA Nacional are investigating a well-known clinic for allegedly providing services for the Nigerian mafia. Two young African girls who had been working as prostitutes for a Nigerian gang had abortions performed at the Dator...

GUARDIA Civil have busted an international car smuggling ring worth at least €1.5 million. Supported by the Bulgarian Police, Portuguese Police and Europol, 'Operation Historic' resulted in the arrest of 19 suspects and the investigation...

ALCUDIA'S Murterar centre, the most polluting power station in Mallorca, is up for debate in Madrid, with local governments hoping for its closure. The coal plant is on Spain's list of ten worst facilities with...

The birth, coupled with twins born in June, now means that Ronaldo is a father of four.

MADRID has announced that it is contesting a law on the Balearic Islands which bans the killing of bulls in bullfights. A spokesman for the conservative government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Friday...

RUSSIAN hackers have been accused of interfering in the Catalunya independence referendum as part of a plan to undermine the EU. It comes after Madrid has complained to Brussels about alleged meddling by hackers from...

Isco is believed to be dating Ms Salamo and they were seen enjoying a performance at the Canal Theatre in Madrid.

THIS is the moment a taxi driver in Spain appears to snort cocaine as he drives along a motorway. The man was filmed snorting the white powder up his nose before passing the Class A...

A HERO caretaker took down a man who broke into a school and threatened to slaughter the children 'like lambs'.  Witnesses told police the 46-year-old was carrying a bottle, first thought to contain poison, and...

Barcelona and Madrid are two of the safest cities in Europe in a report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

Using Microsoft's Hololens surgeons were able to digitally interact with a patient's data, including CT scans, X-rays, and ultrasounds.
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THE Spanish senate in Madrid has approved the imposition of direct rule over Catalunya. It approved invoking Article 155 by a margin of 214 to 47, with one abstention. It comes minutes after the region's parliament...

A NEW study by the Spanish tax authority has revealed the richest towns in Malaga and the whole of Spain. In Malaga,  Benahavís, Rincón de la Victoria, Malaga capital, Marbella and Alhaurín de la Torre...

A TWO-YEAR-OLD girl has been found in the mountains with her pet dog after going missing.  Guardia Civil officers found the toddler hidden under a bramble while her dog laid over her to protect her...

A PILOT has died this morning in Spain's second fatal plane crash in a week. Lieutenant Fernando Pérez Serrano, 26, suddenly crashed to the ground as the F-18 fighter jet was taking off from Torrejon...

Two Catalan separatist leaders have been jailed after they were denied bail at Madrid's High Court.

THE Spanish government has given Catalonia three days to declare whether it will seek independence or not. Madrid had given a deadline of 10:00 a.m. today for an official response from the region, hoping to...

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