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COVID SPAIN: Catalan vaccination booking site leaks people’s personal data

HEALTH bosses in Catalunya are scrambling to revise the process for booking COVID vaccinations in the region after discovering medical details of patients had leaked...

The nutty and sweet Spanish Christmas treat that’s worth getting your teeth into!

MANY a Spaniard enjoys tucking into the festive treat of turron which can challenge the strongest teeth and best dentures! Turrons are a nougat-like confection,...

Woman who exposed John of God religious cult leader for running ‘baby farms’ kills herself at hideaway in Spain

Over 600 women reported sexual abuse by the Brazilian faith leader, who was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in 2010

Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia named Europe’s top tourist attraction

The Sagrada Familia in Barcelona has been named as Europe’s top must-visit attraction.

Coronavirus mortality rate in Spain is at 4% according to Oxford University study

A NEW study has revealed that the mortality rate of coronavirus in Spain is at 4%.

REVEALED: Barcelona is second most innovative city in the world

AT a time of financial uncertainty, innovation is a valuable attribute in any business or city. New research has revealed that Spain is home...

Investors Beware: Stay on the right side of change!

Change is happening all around us, nothing stands still for long. It would’ve been incredibly hard to plan ahead for 2020, instead we had...

WORLD EARTH DAY: Barcelona mayor unveils green future for city to cut pollution and save lives

BARCELONA mayor Ada Colau set out the city's vision for a green future through its plan to create 503 superblocks to cut pollution and...

Volunteers wanted to guard rare turtle eggs on beach in Spain

AS summer jobs go, this doesn’t get much easier: two hours per day,  watching a patch of sand on a Spanish beach - in...

Work begins to repair Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas after cracks appear on touristy avenue

BARCELONA City Council has begun work to repair the pavement of the city’s famous ‘Rambla’, the poor condition of which has sparked complaints from...

IN PICS: Anti-vaxxers stage demonstration in Spain’s Barcelona against holiday season restrictions and need for vaccine passports

  HUNDREDS of protestors took to the streets on Christmas Day in Barcelona in anger at new restrictions imposed by the regional government in a...

Exiled Catalan leader claims to ‘have proof’ Spain used espionage to repress independence drive

THE exiled former Catalan president of Carles Puigdemont has insisted he has evidence that Spain used political espionage against him and others around him. The...

Biggest-ever drug pill seizure in Spain with arrests in Alicante and Catalunya

A Spanish drug trafficking gang has been arrested for exporting benzenoid pills to Morocco to make a narcotic called Karkubi. The Police Nacional detained the...

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...

Barcelona Unesco treasure hosts Scottish cancer charity’s first care centre on the continent

A NEW haven for cancer patients - the first of its kind to be built in mainland Europe - has opened in the stunning...

Two men arrested for driving their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1 building

TWO men have been arrested for getting their car into Barcelona El Prat’s Terminal 1.

WATCH: Rail passenger thrown down stairs at Spanish train station after refusing to wear mask

A COMMUTER has been thrown down a set of stairs at a Spanish train station for not wearing a mask. Brutal footage shows rail staff...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used by the...

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...

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona BBQ lands him in hot water with Spain’s La Liga

A bit of team bonding involving Lionel Messi and his FC Barcelona teammates has ended up in a La Liga investigation. The 33-year-old Argentine ace...

Firecrackers cause mass evacuation at hotel in Barcelona on eve of 2017 terror attack anniversary

PARTYGOERS  let off firecrackers causing mass panic and confusion at a hotel in Barcelona on Monday.  Families were quickly evacuated from the Petit Palace hotel...

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...

COVID-19 digital passport to travel across EU can be downloaded in Catalunya

A DIGITAL COVID-19 passport which will allow holders to travel within the European Union can be downloaded by patients in Catalunya from June 9. If...

Spanish study finds that exposure to high pollution levels increases COVID-19 risk

PEOPLE with extended exposure to raised pollution levels may be at greater risk of catching COVID-19. Exposure to high levels of air pollution is associated...

Vintage Warfare: Exploring the oldest foods in Madrid and Barcelona

The fierce rivalry between Spain’s two most visited cities is not confined to the soccer match

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

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