Friday, December 2, 2022

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Spain’s high-speed train war intensifies this week as Iryo joins fight for passengers

A third train operator joins Spain's big battle for customers on Friday with the launch of Iryo's low-cost service between Madrid and Barcelona. Iryo joins...

Shock discovery in search for missing X-Factor star Levi Davis in Barcelona

POLICE searching for X-Factor star Levi Davis who went missing in Barcelona three weeks ago have found his passport. Davis’ mother Julie confirmed to the...

EXCLUSIVE: British woman stuck in Spain finally flown home after horror five-storey fall at hotel

A young British woman who fell five floors from a Spanish hotel and spent six weeks in hospital has finally been flown home.  Tionne Cherae...

Man who posted internet photos of Pamplona ‘Wolfpack’ gang rape victim in Spain ordered to pay her €20,000

A former soldier who posted photos of a gang rape victim on an internet forum has been ordered to pay her €20,000 in compensation. A...

British rugby player Levi Davis missing in Barcelona allegedly seen yesterday morning looking ‘lost and confused’

British rugby player Levi Davis, who went missing in Barcelona nearly three weeks ago, may have been spotted as recently as yesterday morning, the...

Spanish government to study more changes to Criminal Code that could benefit Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government is to study changes to the law covering the misappropriation of public funds, barely a week after proposing scrapping the sedition...

‘Shaman priestess’ arrested carrying out spiritual ‘Ayahuasca ceremony’ in Spain’s Barcelona

A self-proclaimed ‘medicine woman’ was among two people arrested in Barcelona province for holding mind bending Ayahuasca ceremonies modelled as a form of spiritual...

Spain’s government proposes changes to sedition law used to prosecute Catalan independence leaders

THE SPANISH government today proposed a change to the law that would mean a lower prison sentence for former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont should...

Embassy launches missing persons poster for Levi while concerns grow over his Only Fans account

THE mother of missing X Factor star Levi Davis landed in Spain last night to help in the search for her missing ‘vulnerable’ son. After...

Ex-leader of Spain’s main opposition Popular Party to be quizzed by judge over Catalunya hoax

THE FORMER leader of Spain’s main opposition Popular Party, Pablo Casado, has been called to testify as a suspect for propagating a hoax about...

EU money seals deal for Spain’s first electric car battery factory in Valencia

CAR maker SEAT has confirmed that it will site Spain's first electric car battery plant in the Valencia area. SEAT President, Wayne Griffiths reaffirmed the...

Shakira and Piqué reach deal over custody of their children

SHAKIRA and her former partner Gerard Piqué have reportedly reached an agreement over the terms of their separation. The two children that the Colombian...

Catalan police begin investigation into disappearance of British rugby player Levi Davis in Spain

CATALUNYA’S regional police force, the Mossos d’Esquadra, confirmed on Tuesday morning that they had started investigations into the disappearance of British rugby player Levi...

Police officer becomes first person in Spain with criminal conviction for spreading ‘fake news’ on social media

A Guardia Civil officer has become the first person criminally convicted in Spain of spreading 'fake news'. He used a social media account to falsely...

Barcelona in Spain to become a ‘beachless, smog-enshrouded hell hole’ by 2100 under new AI-powered worst-case climate predictions

Barcelona, the glittering jewel of the western Mediterranean, could be enshrouded in clouds of thick toxic smog, see its green spaces wither away and...

British rugby union player Levi Davis missing, last seen at Irish pub in Barcelona

Concerns are growing for British rugby union player Levi Davis who is currently missing in Barcelona.  His former club Bath Rugby issued an urgent appeal...

Barcelona and Spanish international star Gerard Pique awaits his last match this weekend

BARCELONA'S La Liga match with Almeria at the Nou Camp on Saturday will have an extra poignancy for Barca fans as long-serving defender Gerard...

Italian gang arrested for stealing luxury watches from elderly foreign tourists in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE Policia Nacional, in association with their Italian counterparts, have busted a Naples-based gang who made special summer trips to Mallorca and Ibiza to...

Barcelona housing groups wage war against investors and speculators who they claim are causing rents and evictions to skyrocket

A NEW war is being waged in Barcelona against investors and speculators who gathered for a summit in the city as rents and evictions...

Video footage prompts judges to rule that Catalan riot police officer invented assault by protestor

A POLICE officer from Catalonia’s Mossos d’Esquadra regional force is facing an eight-year ban from duty after being found to have invented an assault...

Prosecutor drops fraud and corruption charges against former Barcelona footballer Neymar in Spain

THE Public Prosecutor has dropped corruption and fraud charges on Friday against football star Neymar and others concerning the Brazilian’s 2013 move from Santos...

Veteran rockers Iron Maiden playing three dates in Spain in 2023 including ‘most-important’ concert ever held in Murcia

ROCK legends Iron Maiden will play a gig in Murcia next summer- one of only three concerts by the band in Spain. The group, fronted...

Spanish child with brain tumour flown to Barcelona for treatment thanks to anonymous donor

A SPANISH child with a brain tumour today arrived in Barcelona after an anonymous donor paid for a medical flight to transfer from Mexico.  The...

Businesses across Spain get ripped-off by Barcelona-based cybercriminals

A Barcelona-based cybercriminal gang defrauded 11 companies across Spain by intercepting business email invoices and pocketing the money. They also scammed seven individuals on 'buy...

Madrid, Barcelona promise to plant millions of new trees to reduce carbon emissions

A new study shows how many trees will need to be planted in two of Spain’s biggest cities if they are to reduce their...

Missing Australian rugby player found dead in Spanish nightclub

An Australian rugby league player has been found dead in a nightclub in Barcelona, having fallen from a 10-metre height. The Catalan regional police,...

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