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CROSSING THE LINE: Barcelona riots return as police car is set alight with officer inside

AFTER a few quiet evenings on the streets of Barcelona, protests and riots over the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel returned with a vengeance...

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...

Afghan refugees in Spain: How many will arrive and what aid is offered to them

A THIRD flight carrying evacuees fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan arrived in Spain on Saturday night at a military airbase close to Madrid where...

€40,000 bail for six accused of burning police van in Spain’s Barcelona

AFTER eight months behind bars, six suspects accused of trying to burn a police van have been released. A judge has cleared the suspects for...

Melanoma on the march in Spain says top dermatologist, as half of 65-year-olds suffer cancer

Survival rates are improving ‘spectacularly’ - from just two per cent to 50%, thanks to early detection and  new research on immunity and genetics

WATCH: Olive Press TV live in Barcelona on 6th day of protests

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Man arrested in Spain’s Catalunya on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and dumping her body in a stream

A MAN has been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and then dumping her body in a nearby stream.

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...

Miki Nunez reveals he ‘grew like a beast’ during Eurovision days and shares fitness routine that kept him sane during...

MIKI Nunez has shared how his fitness schedule saved him from going ‘crazy’ during lockdown. The Eurovision star, who represented Spain in the 2019 competition, ...

THE WAY FORWARD? Barcelona concert with 5,000 punters analysed by authorities in Spain’s Valencia ready for summer festivals

Live music has been one of the hardest-hit sectors by the anti-COVID restrictions, suffering losses of over 90% in some cases.

Barcelona opens beaches for Sant Joan parties against health chiefs’ advice

BEACHES in Barcelona will be opened for the night of Sant Joan when thousands normally celebrate the start of the summer with all-night parties,...

Spain orders fully-vaccinated people to quarantine if they have contact with confirmed or even suspected Omicron COVID-19 cases

FEARS about the spread of the newly-discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant has led Spanish health chiefs to toughen-up self-isolation rules for fully-vaccinated people. The Ministry of...

Pedro Sanchez calls snap general election in Spain for April 28

The electoral campaign will begin on April 13, before Spain has its third elections in less than four years

BREAKING: Catalunya announces extra 635 coronavirus related deaths

CATALUNYA has announced an extra 635 coronavirus related deaths.

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. Protests started as...

STAND UP AND BE COUNTED: Catalunya gears up for strangest autonomous elections ever in the midst of COVID

Tomorrow’s elections are a source of great speculation and excitement, as they could go almost any way.

Spain’s Catalunya to relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday

CATALUNYA will relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday by allowing citizens to travel anywhere in the region and permitting bars and restaurants to open during...

Toddler saved and bodies of man and woman found near burning car in Barcelona

POLICE in Barcelona have launched an investigation after the bodies of a man and woman found near a burning car. Emergency services were called...

IN PICS: Take a sneak peek at Moco, the new modern art museum just opened in Barcelona

A BRAND new contemporary art museum has opened in the Born district of Barcelona adding yet another reason for art lovers to visit the...

Rare book printed by Spanish Civil War Republicans goes on display

Soldiers made books from bandages in Catalunya’s Montserrat monastery in 1938

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia. It’s a day when passionate Valencianos...

Police in Spain’s Catalunya seize 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand gel, even though it’s...

THE police have seized 1,681 litres of a cleaning product falsely sold as hand sanitiser in Catalunya.

Spain among most densely populated countries in Europe, says new study

At first glance, Spain has a very sparse population, as little as 93 people per square kilometre

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 countless anti-Brexit...

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