Thursday, July 2, 2020

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

Former Catalan leaders who rallied for independence in 2017 have been jailed in Spain

The government has deployed anti-riot police to Catalonia, but so far the interior ministry has refused to say how many.

Barcelona will sell the naming rights to the Camp Nou for one season, in order to donate funds to...

BARCELONA have announced that they will sell the naming rights to the Camp Nou for one season, with all proceeds being donated to help combat coronavirus.

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants.

Barcelona drivers to be penalised with new dirty car fines

Owners of banned vehicles who earn less than €8,000 a year will be exempt, as well as delivery vehicles

Coronavirus mortality rate in Spain is at 4% according to Oxford University study

A NEW study has revealed that the mortality rate of coronavirus in Spain is at 4%.

ULTIMATUM: Spain’s Superior Court orders Catalans occupying polling stations to leave by Sunday morning

THE Catalonian police – the Mossos d'Esquadra - has been instructed by Spain’s Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Cataluña (TSJC) to prevent Sunday’s referendum from...

‘SPIRIT ANGEL’: Terminally ill British boy, 5, who inspired Lewis Hamilton to Spain F1 title dies in ‘terrible pain’

Over €250,000 was raised in Harry’s name for the the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Two men arrested for driving their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1 building

TWO men have been arrested for getting their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1.

WATCH: Rail passenger thrown down stairs at Spanish train station after refusing to wear mask

A COMMUTER has been thrown down a set of stairs at a Spanish train station for not wearing a mask.

Vintage Warfare: Exploring the oldest foods in Madrid and Barcelona

The fierce rivalry between Spain’s two most visited cities is not confined to the soccer match

WATCH: Protests at Barcelona’s airport turn violent cancelling 100 flights after Spain’s Supreme Court jails Catalunya leaders

In total 108 flights were cancelled as Barceclona’s main airport was taken over and at least 56 people were injured, with 10 hospitalised

Make sure you DON’T miss Australian rock band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds performing in Spain in May...

NICK Cave and the Bad Seeds have rescheduled their European Tour to start in Spring 2021.

Woman who exposed John of God religious cult leader for running ‘baby farms’ kills herself at hideaway in Spain

Over 600 women reported sexual abuse by the Brazilian faith leader, who was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in 2010

REVEALED: Spain’s three best-selling Christmas caganers, and no it’s not Boris Johnson or Greta Thunberg!

A typical caganer figurine these days features a celebrity hunched over to do their business

EXCLUSIVE: British expat chases refund for cancelled flight to Spain, with Vueling refusing to accept it was cancelled

A BRITISH expat has been left chasing a flight refund for a cancelled flight that the airline refuses to accept was cancelled.

ONE LAST THING: Barcelonians give their final thoughts before they head to the polls

THEY say the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain. Judging by the way the rain fell in Barcelona today perhaps the old rules...

Barcelona Unesco treasure hosts Scottish cancer charity’s first care centre on the continent

A NEW haven for cancer patients - the first of its kind to be built in mainland Europe - has opened in the stunning...

8 men arrested for hosting drug-fuelled orgy during coronavirus lockdown in Spain

EIGHT men have been arrested on drug-related charges after being busted having a cocaine-fuelled orgy in a Barcelona flat. The accused were caught red-handed by...

Two railway staff struck off for hurling passenger down stairs at Spanish train station after he refused to wear...

 A PAIR of station guards have been struck off for throwing a commuter down some stairs after he wouldn’t put a mask...

IN PICS: Spectacular 15,000-year-old carvings uncovered in Spanish cave

They are said to be extremely fragile and can be damaged by merely being touched

WATCH: Barcelona police throw old lady to ground and punch man in face, while another loses eye in violent...

Shocking footage posted online appears to show police ramming protesters with vehicles, an officer throwing an old woman to the ground, as well as a man already floored being punched in the face by an officer

Alleged serial killer arrested in Spain’s Barcelona on suspicion of murdering four homeless people

A MAN has been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of murdering four homeless people.

Bar owner in Spain who said ‘I don’t want black people here’ fined €1,500 after refusing to let black...

On top of the fine, the bar owner will now also be banned from working in the leisure, teaching and sporting sectors for 30 months

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia named Europe’s top tourist attraction

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been named as Europe’s top must-visit attraction.

EasyJet to resume flights from June 15, but that only includes one Spanish airport

EASYJET has announced that it will resume some of its flights on June 15, ahead of a bigger resumption on July 1.
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