Saturday, October 1, 2022

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Cyclist caught on camera crashing head on into oncoming car while making dangerous mountain descent in Spain

The scene was filmed by a motorist who had just been overtaken, and the video has since gone viral  https://twitter.com/jucilnacional/status/1566896954935746560 A video that has been circulating...

Mallorca has Spain’s most expensive area for property rentals

CALVIA on Mallorca has overhauled long-time leader Barcelona as the costliest municipality in Spain for property rentals. The Balearic Islands as a whole are also...

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang attacked during brutal home invasion in Spain

A masked gang robbed and assaulted Barcelona forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang at his home on Monday morning. It was the second robbery at the player's house...

Coldplay return to Spain announcing three tour dates in Barcelona in May 2023

BRITISH band Coldplay have announced they will play three dates at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona next spring after a seven year break from...

Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski has watch stolen outside training ground in Spain

BARCELONA player Robert Lewandowski had a €70,000 watch ripped off his arm when arriving for a training session on Thursday. The Polish star drove up...

Thief in big supermarket sweep across 13 stores on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A man with an endless list of thefts to his name has been arrested in Alicante Province. His latest robbing spree saw him steal €4,000...

Barcelona marks five years since jihadist terror attack on Las Ramblas

A CEREMONY took place on La Rambla on Wednesday morning to commceremonia antentadoemorate the victims of the jihadist attack that took place on the...

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Thief steals bag on beach during TV interview with tourist on ‘delights’ of Barcelona

IT isn’t quite the publicity Barcelona was hoping for. A television interview with tourists about what they love about visiting the Catalan capital demonstrated...

Spain’s national train operator testing freight route to bring Ukrainian grain to Barcelona

SPAIN'S train operator, Renfe, is running an experimental freight train across Europe to import grain from the Ukraine. Grain exports had until recently come to...

Easyjet pilots in Spain to start series of weekend strikes

EASYJET pilots in Spain will start a series of weekend strikes on Friday in a row over pay and conditions. Unions want a return to...

Ryanair cancels ten flights as new weekly cabin crew strikes start in Spain

A new set of four-day weekly strikes by Ryanair cabin crew staff in Spain led to ten flight cancellations on Monday. The most affected airport...

Scientists date ancient art engravings found in Spain’s Barcelona

NEWLY discovered art engravings found just outside Barcelona have been dated at 14,000 years old.  Archaeologists from the Autonomous University of Barcelona made the discovery...

Shakira faces eight years in prison if convicted of tax dodging in Spain

POP star Shakira could be jailed for eight years if she's convicted of tax dodging. Barcelona prosecutors also want her to be fined almost €24...

Benidorm and Pamplona romance scammers in Spain conned money out of women looking for love

TWO romance scammers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and charged with defrauding victims across Europe of over €20,000. The men, of Nigerian nationality,...

Neymar and two ex-Barcelona presidents face fraud trial in Spain this October

FOOTBALL star Neymar will go on trial this October over financial irregularities in his transfer to Barcelona from the Brazilian club Santos. The 30-year-old Paris...

Shakira refuses to cut €14.5 million tax deal with prosecutors in Spain

POP star Shakira has refused a settlement offer to end her long-running tax fraud battle with authorities in Spain. Prosecutors offered a deal over €14.5...

Spain’s high-speed trains to allow big dogs in pilot test on Madrid-Barcelona route

AFTER years of campaigning by pet owners, there is finally good news for those travellers in Spain who like to take their pooches with...

Chaos in Spanish airports as hundreds of lost suitcases pile up due to flight overloads

SPANISH airports have hundreds of piled-up suitcases stuck in arrivals caused by an overload of operations from several European airports. Many passengers have arrived at...

Largest marijuana plantation in Spain discovered in Barcelona

POLICE have discovered the largest marijuana plantation in Spain, in Vilassar de Mar in Barcelona. The farm, comprising 35 hectares, had been in operation since...

Sleeping homeless couple get flammable liquid thrown over faces in street in Spain’s Barcelona

A homeless Barcelona couple have been treated for minor facial burns after flammable liquid was thrown at them while they were sleeping in the...

Baby Angel born on Barcelona Metro

A BABY boy made a dramatic entrance into the world when he was born at a Barcelona metro station. When Cristina felt the first pangs...

Italian mafia boss mistakenly released in 2020 is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

AN Italian mafia boss mistakenly released from a Barcelona jail in October 2020, has been arrested by police at a routine checkpoint in Catalunya. Vittorio...

Ex-Barcelona star Eto’o gets massive fine and suspended jail term over unpaid tax in Spain

FORMER Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o was given a 22-month suspended prison sentence on Monday after admitting tax fraud of €3.8 million while he was...

Spain’s Air Nostrum buys 10 UK-built helium-powered airships

SPAIN'S Air Nostrum has ordered 10 airships from UK firm, Hybrid Air Vehicles(HAV). The craft named Airlander 10 will be used on Air Nostrum routes...

Tourist visiting Spain’s Barcelona has €800,000 gold watch ripped off him

A tourist had a Barcelona trip to forget after thieves tore off his €800,000 wrist watch in the street. The theft happened on Tuesday in...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

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