Tuesday, December 7, 2021

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BREAKING NEWS: Carles Puigdemont claims he isn’t seeking Belgian political asylum

Deposed leader calls on Spanish government to respect Catalan regional election result

WATCH: The dramatic moment an out-of-control ferry smashes into docks in Barcelona causing huge fireball after it topples shipping...

Dock workers can be seen running for their lives as the large crane falls, seemingly in slow motion, before crashing down

Alleged serial killer arrested in Spain’s Barcelona on suspicion of murdering four homeless people

A MAN has been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of murdering four homeless people.

Jailing of eight Catalan ministers by Spanish judge sparks protests in Barcelona

Carles Puigdemont remains in Brussels after failing to attend court hearing

EXCLUSIVE: British expat chases refund for cancelled flight to Spain, with Vueling refusing to accept it was cancelled

A BRITISH expat has been left chasing a flight refund for a cancelled flight that the airline refuses to accept was cancelled.

Living in Spain? Where will you pay Inheritance Tax?

‘In this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes’ – Benjamin Franklin Never a truer word spoken, and quite honestly a depressing one!  Part of...

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...

Puigdemont rules out new Catalan elections to halt Article 155 as Spain’s Senate set to meet

Upper House set to approve move to strip Catalunya of its powers

Green crackdown: owners of polluting cars face fines in Spain’s Catalunya

OWNERS of cars which pollute the atmosphere could face fines in Catalunya, the first Spanish region to consider such plans. Vehicle owners will be penalised...

Free concert for 500 negative COVID-19 cases to test contagion risks in Spain’s Barcelona postponed

A FREE concert in Barcelona for 500 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to test the risks of contagion has been postponed. The concert,...

Super fast train to connect Amsterdam and Spain in only 90 minutes

A DUTCH company has started planning for a high speed train that would connect Amsterdam and Barcelona in only 90 minutes.

EL CLASICO: 3,000 troops to police Spain’s most important football fixture as HUGE Catalan protests planned for Camp Nou

Fears of civil unrest caused the fixture, which was due to be played in October, to be rescheduled for this week

Tourist dies in Catalan airport chaos as riots paralyse Barcelona after Spain jails independence leaders

The airport had seen 45 flights cancelled yesterday and 100 on Monday due to violent clashes involving thousands of people

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...

RAMPING UP: Tensions flare as farmers plough into Barcelona on tractors ahead of Catalunya referendum

Farmers have descended on Barcelona in their tractors to park them in front of polling stations ahead of Sunday's vote.

Spain to suspend Catalan autonomy from Saturday as independence declaration deadline passes

Puigdemont slams Rajoy 'repression' in last-minute letter as crisis deepens further

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

Mayor of Barcelona calls on EU to intervene on Catalunya referendum

Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau has called on the European Union to intervene in Catalunya's referendum and blames Rajoy's government for worsening the situation.

Barcelona attack terrorists jailed

THREE members of an Islamist terror group responsible for the 2017 terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils which killed 16 and injured 140 have...

Convicted paedophile on US wanted list discovered teaching English to children in Spain’s Oviedo and Barcelona

A 64-year-old American who has been a fugitive from justice since 2010 was finally tracked down to Barcelona where he was working as an...

Imminent terror strike stopped in Spain as five jihadists detained in Barcelona and Madrid

SPANISH National Police, with the support of EUROPOL, stopped an imminent terror attack on Wednesday after detaining five suspected terrorists in Barcelona and Madrid.   Police...

British government issues alert for tourists travelling to Spain’s Barcelona after days of violent protests

THE UK government has updated its travel advice for Barcelona following more than a week of unruly protests.  Clashes between violent and organised protesters have...

Nissan’s Barcelona plant could be saved by China’s Great Wall Motor

CHINA’S Great Wall Motor is set to ride to the rescue of workers at Nissan’s Barcelona plant which is due to shut down in...

Picasso branded ‘woman abuser’ in protest at Barcelona museum dedicated to Spain’s most famous artist

By Nickacia Forrester The Picasso Museum in Barcelona was the scene of a protest when a group of art students took “silent action” to expose...

Spain’s Catalunya will lift state of alarm and enter ‘new normal’ tomorrow

CATALUNYA has announced that it will lift the state of alarm at midnight tonight and enter the ‘new normal’.

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