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Basque Country

Young woman is fined €500 for leaving her dog tied up outside a pharmacy in Spain as new animal...

A YOUNG woman has become the first known person in Spain to be fined for breaking the new Animal Welfare law, but she ended...

New offshore wind turbine off Spain’s Basque coast could power about 2,000 homes

A FLOATING wind turbine capable of powering about 2,000 homes has been set up off the Basque coast to make it Spain’s first offshore...

Bull’s revenge: Bullfighter suffers horrific goring while rescuing fellow fighter in Spain’s Santander

EVERY bullfighter’s nightmare came to pass as one risked his own life and suffered a goring to distract a raging bull that had his...

Hundreds of sightings of Portuguese Man O’War lead to close several beaches in Spain

HUNDREDS of sightings of Portuguese Man O’War have led to a number of beaches in northern Spain to be closed for swimmers. Basque Country and...

Top sommelier gets prison sentence for the misappropriation of high-end wine bottles in the Basque Country 

A TOP sommelier has been given a two-year prison sentence for the misappropriation of luxury wine bottles in Spain’s Basque Country.  Guillermo Cruz, who was...

DON’T MISS: The Best of What’s on in Spain

Top events in Spain for the week and month ahead from Madrid to Barcelona via Valencia and A Coruña. THIS WEEK: Tour de France (in Spain!)...

Extinction Rebellion fills in golf course holes in Spain in excessive water usage protest

CLIMATE activists from Extinction Rebellion(XR) said on Sunday that they had plugged holes on 10 golf courses in Spain to protest at the sport's...

‘Get Txapote to vote for you’: The slogan about ETA that is plaguing the prime minister and victims alike...

“QUE TE vote Txapote.” Roughly translated: Get Txapote to vote for you. This seemingly innocent Spanish phrase, which is nice and catchy thanks to...

Spain has three of the world’s top four restaurants following Valencia awards ceremony

SPAIN'S restaurants held their heads high in Tuesday's 'Best Restaurants in the World Awards 2023' staged at Valencia's Les Arts Opera House. The ceremony honoured...

Young man arrested for allegedly murdering his 89-year-old great aunt in the Basque Country

A YOUNG man accused of murdering his 89-year-old great aunt has been arrested in Bilbao (Basque Country).  The 28-year-old reportedly walked to a police patrol...

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