Wednesday, April 8, 2020

SURREAL: Barcelona play to empty stadium after referendum unrest

BARCELONA'S La Liga fixture against Las Palmas has gone ahead behind closed doors after political unrest in the Catalan city following today's referendum. Reports suggest...

British vegan activist claims she was shot at by ‘evil’ farmers after ‘rescuing’ 16 rabbits from a farm in...

Mia said that their pursers then surrounded them as they came to a dead-end, before managing to escape again onto the motorway, where the enraged farmers ‘pulled up alongside us and shot at us.’

Police in Spain’s Catalunya seize 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand gel, even though it’s...

THE police have seized 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand sanitiser in Catalunya.

Melanoma on the march in Spain says top dermatologist, as half of 65-year-olds suffer cancer

Survival rates are improving ‘spectacularly’ - from just two per cent to 50%, thanks to early detection and  new research on immunity and genetics

Catalan president reacts as carnage in Barcelona continues into the fourth day, with 33 more arrests made and 80...

Groups of hooded faced off against riot police by the Mossos d'Esquadra in Barcelona, the fight taking place against a backdrop of fire, burning cars, hurled stones, acid and Molotov cocktails.

Pedro Sanchez calls snap general election in Spain for April 28

The electoral campaign will begin on April 13, before Spain has its third elections in less than four years

Launch of low cost €5 AVLO tickets collapses RENFE website

A second batch of low fare tickets will be launched today at 8pm

BREAKING FREE: Catalans celebrate historic referendum victory after brutal day of violence

Euphoric crowds in Catalunya Square celebrated a conclusive victory in the referendum with preliminary results suggesting 90% of counted ballots favoured independence. The results were...

Vegan activist who claimed to have saved 16 rabbits actually ‘killed nearly 100’ and left others with severed spines

In actuality, 90 bunnies had to be put down because they were left without a mother.

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency...

Police foil Franco supporter’s plot to assassinate Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

The 63-year-old painted himself as a martyr, writing in the WhatsApp group, 'I am willing to sacrifice myself for Spain'

WATCH: Olive Press TV live in Barcelona on 6th day of protests

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WATCH: Racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair Spain flight not charged by police

However Essex Police has said it has no jurisdiction to prosecute Mesher, as the incident occurred in Spain

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of...

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.

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia.

Parking lot in Spain’s Catalunya turned into coffin depot to deal with huge number of deaths due to coronavirus...

A PARKING lot in Catalunya has been turned into a coffin depot due to the coronavirus crisis.

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

WATCH: All the footage of Policia Nacional officers during Barcelona protests Spain ‘DOES NOT want you to see’

https://twitter.com/AlbanoDante76/status/1185588967066001409 THESE are some of the scenes of alleged unprovoked police violence during protests over the Catalunya issue from the past week.  In the widely shared...

Spain WILL prosecute racist British man who called woman ‘ugly black b******’ on Ryanair flight

Barcelona Mayor Ada Colau confirmed, this week, that Spain would continue with charges against Mesher

1.65 million doses of doping substances seized in Spain after 100 boxes of growth hormone sent to wrong address

Seven were arrested, including five Spaniards, one Pakistani and one Moroccan

Michelin star chef defends high price of food at his restaurant in Spain

Albert Adria says €220 is a good price for a meal at his famous restaurant Enigma in Barcelona

Barcelona footballer has home burgled as he watches his team play at the Nou Camp

Four hooded men broke into the Frenchman’s house and gained entry to the safe, before hurriedly leaving the premise.

WATCH: British boy, 5, receives heartwarming happy birthday surprise from police during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b5ySXNjGmzo THIS is the moment police in Spain arranged a heartwarming happy birthday message for a British boy amid...

BREXIT: Tensions flare as Spain says it will not stop Scotland joining EU independently

Borrell stands accused of hypocrisy because his views of Scottish Nationalism are seen by many as conflicting with Madrid's tough stance on Catalan independence

British government issues alert for tourists travelling to Spain’s Barcelona after days of violent protests

THE UK government has updated its travel advice for Barcelona following more than a week of unruly protests.  Clashes between violent and organised protesters have...
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