Thursday, February 25, 2021

WATCH: Dramatic drone footage of Spain’s most wanted being arrested near Barcelona after 8 years in hiding

AN alleged murderer who was living in hiding for eight years has been arrested in Barcelona. Dramatic drone footage...

Spanish Compliant Investment Bonds, QROPs, SIPPs – do you really know what they’re costing you?

John (I’ve changed his name for the sake of this article) wanted a second opinion on an investment plan he had set...

Amazon spying scandal reaches Spain as Unions prepare to sue for privacy violations

RETAIL giant Amazon's worker surveillance scandal has reached Spain as its Barcelona plant plans legal action against the firm.

Have you spoken to your financial adviser lately?

Since the referendum in June 2016, the headlines have been dominated by Brexit. Right from those early days of disbelief, to the...

Barcelona: new jack city?

EXCLUSIVE: BY EUGENE COSTELLO A BRITISH businessman and his wife have been robbed in a car-jacking incident in Spain...

Nasty surprise for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as tax man boards superstar’s jet

BARCELONA superstar Lionel Messi had  a miserable welcome when he returned to Spain - the Spanish tax man was waiting for his...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used...

€22 MILLION train vandals arrested in Spain

NEARLY 100 graffiti vandals who caused €22 MILLION worth of damage to trains in just three years have been arrested in Spain.

Arms smugglers who shipped Russian TANKS to Middle East and Africa busted in Spain

A GANG that smuggled arms including tanks to war-torn countries in the Middle East and Africa has been busted in Spain.

Barcelona combats rising pollution levels with €37.8m plan to rid city of cars

BARCELONA has a new 10-year plan to build more green spaces for its residents. In a bid to...

Spain starts trial of suspected terrorists responsible for deadly van attack in Barcelona’s La Rambla in 2017

SPAIN's High Court will start the trial of three suspected Islamist militants today. The accused are being questioned...

IN PICS: Spain’s largest ever haul of firearms seized in 10 household raids before it’s sold online

A BREATHTAKING haul of guns, missiles and ammunition has been seized by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Sources describe the foiled...

Grab your cowboy hat as world famous bluegrass festival comes to Spain’s Barcelona this weekend – virtually that is

WITH the COVID-19 pandemic curtailing most live events until 2021, country music fans can rejoice as the Barcelona bluegrass festival takes place...

WATCH: Pianist plays Bangles classic Eternal Flame while lockdown riots erupt behind him in Barcelona

AS anti-lockdown rioters set fire to the streets of Barcelona this weekend one busker calmly continued his set regardless.

Barcelona riots erupt with 700 anti-lockdown protestors in clashes with police as new infections reach record levels

BRICKS and flares have been thrown at police, bins have been set alight and protestors arrested as Barcelona protests descended into violence.

Family drama filmed in Mallorca destined for international success

A BARCELONA-based film studio has just acquired the world rights to the exciting drama Pan de Limon con Semillas de Amapola.

Catalan government to spend €2.5m on NASA inspired space agency in Spain

Catalan digital policy minister Jordi Puignero has announced the Catalan government will spend €2.5m on the region's own space agency.

REVEALED: Barcelona is second most innovative city in the world

AT a time of financial uncertainty, innovation is a valuable attribute in any business or city. New research...

Jet2 suspends flights to Spain until early 2021

JET2 HAVE released the latest information for customers hoping to travel to a number of major European destinations - and it’s bad...

Latest haul means almost 100 tonnes of marijuana now seized by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Guardia Civil recently arrested drug traffickers with 100Kg of marijuana, bringing the total seized to 98,700 kilos. At...

Restaurant boss defies COVID-19 closure order and gets fined €60,000 in Spain’s Catalunya region

A RESTAURANT owner in Catalunya is defying new COVID-19 restrictions by keeping his business open in spite of being fined €60,000.

Ryanair introduces four new services as it claims ‘big domestic demand’ in Spain

LOW COST carrier Ryanair is launching four new domestic routes in Spain this December while cutting back its pan-European services due to...

400 dogs to sniff out COVID-19 in Spain’s Barcelona

Canine handlers ensure that the dogs' reliability is up to PCR. It takes about one minute for the animals to smell the samples and another ten seconds to confirm the result.

Masked-up Joe Biden and Donald Trump feature in new release of defecating caricatures in bizarre Spain Christmas tradition

In the tradition of Catalan cribs, the caganer is seen as an endearing, inescapable and respected figure

Esquerra De L’Eixample in Barcelona voted coolest neighbourhood in the world

THE Barcelona neighbourhood secured the top spot thanks to the  'incredible community spirit'  A neighbourhood in Barcelona has been...

Barcelona named in list of top most cultural cities in the world

BARCELONA has been named as one of the ten most cultural cities in the world, climbing the rankings thanks to its architectural...

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New COVID-19 cases are just a fifth of levels a week earlier in Spain’s Valencian Community

NEW COVID-19 cases are a just a fifth of the total a week ago on February 18, according to latest figures released...