Tuesday, December 7, 2021


Catalan parliament to meet as direct rule imposed by Spanish government

Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis denies 'coup' by Madrid

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 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.

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.

BETTER TOGETHER: Passionate rally takes place outside Malaga Town Hall ahead of Catalonian Referendum

OVER six hundred Malagueñans gathered in a last minute show of fervent Spanish unity ahead of the Catalonian referendum on Sunday. The gathering was organised...

€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. The 99 detained...

Gang of six arrested in Spain for kidnapping plot with €20,000 ransom demand

OFFICERS from Spain’s National Police and the Mossos d'Esquadra have arrested five men and a woman between 22 and 42 years old, who are...

Spain’s new normal: How tourism must change in Barcelona post-Covid

BARCELONA is looking forward to welcoming back foreign holidaymakers but tourism should be carefully regulated to preserve the character of the city, mayoress Ada...

Investment Alert! Are you invested in Momentum Harmony, Lombard Russell or Privee Select Funds?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial I’ve come across a number of clients in the above-mentioned funds. They are commonly used by certain...

Car factory in Spain insists its unvaccinated workers eat separately in staff canteen

SPANISH car manufacturer SEAT has asked workers at its factory outside Barcelona to sit in a separated section if they hadn’t been vaccinated, in...

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 named the coolest in the world...

Boy in Spain’s Barcelona ran a Euro note forgery business via social media platform

A Barcelona area youngster has been arrested for making forged Euro notes and selling them online to customers in the UK, Spain and Portugal. The...

PARTY TIME: Revellers take to streets in Spain’s Madrid and Barcelona as COVID-19 restrictions end

AS COVID restrictions in Spain came to an end, exhilarated people partied - seemingly thinking that social distancing and masks are no longer necessary...

Podemos politician calls for Columbus statue to be removed from Spain’s Barcelona amid anti-racism protests

A HIGH ranking Podemos politician in Catalunya has called for the statue of Christopher Columbus to be removed from Barcelona.

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 up when...

Madrid moves to take control of Catalan institutions as Puigdemont threatened with jail

Around 150 Catalan ministers to lose jobs as Rajoy activates Article 155

Jailed Catalan leader admits unilateral independence route ‘no longer viable’

THE  jailed Catalan leader Oriol Junqueras has said unilateral efforts to break away from Spain were no longer viable.  Junqueras, who is serving a 13-year...

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 private jet...

Carles Puigdemont set for key speech on independence crisis to Catalan parliament

Catalan leader urged not to split from Spain as fears grow over economy

Six police injured after mob attack in Spain’s Barcelona

A mob of 100 people attacked police who were trying to detain a man for theft, six officers were injured and 5 people have...

Seven arrested on Costa del Sol and in Barcelona as police bust drug gang who sold cannabis using cryptocurrencies

Police also seized €2,000 in cash and €115,000 in computer equipment used for managing cryptocurrencies

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...

CATALUNYA CRISIS: ‘I am a political prisoner’ says Catalan leader as 12 separatists go on trial in Spain

Around 90% of Catalan voters backed independence, but the turn-out at the polls was just 43%





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