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Spain basketball ace to join Freddie Flintoff and Katie Price in buying world’s leading protection dog

“We get frequent calls from the underworld to buy dogs. Criminals, drug dealers - they come knocking, but we assess each client before we even allow them to visit us.”

WATCH: Balkan hitman arrested after four-year international manhunt ends in Spain’s Barcelona

A FUGITIVE wanted over an execution-style killing in Montenegro has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Barcelona. The man was the subject of an...

Lions catch COVID-19 at Barcelona Zoo in Spain but respond well to treatment

FOUR lions at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19 and are recovering well. It's only the second-recorded case of coronavirus amongst large felines following...

Barcelona scientists discover new bird-like dinosaur species in Spain with links to prehistoric Asia

SCIENTISTS from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have released papers that have identified a brand new dinosaur species from bones found 18 years ago....

MYSTERY: Police in Spain investigate death of man found trapped inside dinosaur statue

POLICE in Catalunya are baffled after the body of a 39-year-old man was found inside a dinosaur statue in a suburb of Barcelona. The alarm...

Devastated family still searching for answers ten years after teen’s death in Spain

A HEARTBROKEN British family has said they are still hunting for answers ten years after their teenage son plunged to his death from a...

New deal secures Formula 1 Grand Prix race in Spain through to 2026

SPAIN will continue to host a Formula 1 Grand Prix race until at least 2026 following a contract renewal with the Barcelona-Catalunya circuit. A condition...

Catalunya is latest region in Spain to tighten COVID-19 restrictions as fifth wave hits

Catalunya has announced it will tighten restrictions on socializing and nightlife after a surge in new coronavirus infections hit Spain. The new rules come as...

Woman dies in landslide as Storm Barra hits northern Spain with ‘worst floods in decades’

STORM Barra has claimed its first life in Spain after devastating parts of northern and eastern Spain with wind, rain and snowstorms. A 49-year-old woman...

Stephen Lawrence murder suspect who ran €4.5 million cannabis empire ‘fled to Spain and used fake name’ court hears

Those present heard how in two years Acourt's drug runners made 34 600-mile-round trips between London and South Shields to sell cannabis resin

Boris Johnson is up to his butt in a scatological Catalan nativity tradition, writes Belinda Beckett

This year Boris is among 40 new famous faces along with climate activist Greta Thunberg, PP President Pablo Casado and tennis ace Novak ?jokovic

Latest haul means almost 100 tonnes of marijuana now seized by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE Guardia Civil recently arrested drug traffickers with 100Kg of marijuana, bringing the total seized to 98,700 kilos. At nearly 100 tonnes, that’s the equivalent...

Fugitive rapist of 84-year-old woman snared by EU-funded task force in Spain’s Barcelona

ONE OF Europe’s most-wanted men has been arrested this week for the rape of an 84-year-old woman in 2009. National Police Forces of Spain and...

Sabadell gang-rapist gets 31 years in jail for attacking teenage woman in Spain’s Catalunya region

A man who took part in a group rape of an 18-year-old woman in Sabadell in February 2019 has been jailed for 31 years. Two...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

British Ambassador to Spain visits new British School of Barcelona 

The British Ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott visited the campus of The British School of Barcelona (BSB), which recently opened in the centre of...

WATCH: Police in Spain swoop in on drug trafficker who lived life of luxury in Barcelona

SPANISH police have arrested a ‘most-wanted’ international drug trafficker who used proceeds of illicit trade to live a luxury lifestyle of fast cars, private...

Back to school: Start dates, holidays and COVID-19 measures in Spain

WITH summer winding to an end, the kids' batteries are recharged and ready to head back to the classrooms.  And with vaccination for pupils in...

Make a date with a vaccine: How Tinder is being used to target unvaccinated youth in Spain’s Catalunya

HEALTH authorities in Catalunya have resorted to dating app Tinder in a bid to encourage unvaccinated young people to make a date with the...

ONE LAST THING: Barcelonians give their final thoughts before they head to the polls

THEY say the rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain. Judging by the way the rain fell in Barcelona today perhaps the old rules...

World Dance Day Saturday 13th April 2019

COME and take part of this silent world festival that will take place in more than 100 cities around the world at the same...

COVID-19: US investment giant cancels event in Spain’s Madrid but HUGE cannabis conference going ahead in Barcelona amid coronavirus...

MADRID has seen its first event cancellation over coronavirus fears.  US investment giant Blackrock has announced it will be postponing its Iberia Investment Day 2020,...

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.

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