Monday, December 9, 2019

Almost 1,000 people injured in Catalunya referendum crackdown

ALMOST 1,000 people were injured while trying to vote in the Catalunya referendum yesterday.  According to the Catalan health service, 893 people received medical attention...

INCREDIBLE: Up to ONE MILLION people march against independence in Barcelona

UP to one million people took to the streets of Barcelona today in a fervent call for Spanish unity. The march comes after the Catalan...

Lady Gaga announces second Spain tour date

It comes a day before her existing date of September 22 in the Palau Sant Jordi

Estepona set to lay off 190 workers

With over €60 million of debt, the town hall desperately needs to cut costs

Andalucian man faces 12 years for pouring boiling water on infant

The incident in 2012 left the child with second and third degree burns on 70% of his body

Gavin and Stacey actor Larry Lamb appeals to find estranged Murcia family

The 69-year-old Gavin and Stacey actor has not spoken to his first wife Anita, who now lives in Murcia, for more than 40 years

EXCLUSIVE: Mallorca-based British expat’s drive to stub out cigarette litter

Ben Cattell launches Ciggy Trap Challenge with cigarette disposal bins

Andalucia’s toll roads are the most expensive in Spain

Report, issued by watchdog group Consumer, reveals that the region's tolls are the most expensive in the country

SOUP-ER FOOD: Typical Spanish dish helps fight killer cancer cells, new study finds

Results showed that gazpacho not only stopped cell growth, but that it could induce so-called programmed cell death

Jailed brother-in-law of King Felipe VI to be released from prison two days a week to avoid ‘de-humanisation’

KING Felipe VI of Spain's jailed brother-in-law will be allowed out of prison for two days a week to avoid 'dehumanisation' and...

Dead Scotsman found floating in La Linea marina named as Joseph Williams

Dundee yacht owner had been out drinking with friends beforehand

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar investigating ‘Spanish police officer’ who allegedly kicked British woman at border during protest

GIBRALTAR is investigating footage which appears to show an off-duty policeman kicking a British woman during a protest at the border. A leading lawyer on...

New app launched in Spain finds you the nearest priest for confession

It will provide the user with information about the priest, including his name, age and when he was ordained

British expat on trial in Spain for beating flatmate with club 24 years ago

24 years after attacking his flatmate with a club, brutal British attacker is in the dock

Spain removes warship from US fleet over rising nuclear weapons tension with Iran

Plans for the Spanish boat’s use in the fleet were made a year ago, and its participation was due to last until October 31, but will now not continue

FRIDAY 13th: Spain’s ten weirdest superstitions revealed

FRIDAY the 13th is a day of misfortune for many a superstitious expat. But you won't find locals drawing their blinds and running from black...

Spanish train building company hires 1,000 Brits after opening factory in UK

A SPANISH train builder is on track to create 1,000 jobs in the UK. It comes after manufacturer Talgo decided to build a plant...

Court in Spain BANS Ryanair’s ‘abusive’ hand luggage fees

RYANAIR'S policy of charging a fee for hand luggage is 'abusive' and can no longer be applied in Spain, a court ruled today.  The decision...

Appeal launched to get British expat mother life-saving cancer treatment

AN appeal has been launched to get a much-loved expat life-saving cancer treatment.   Louise Metherell, 51, from Portsmouth, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma at Christmas...

World’s first electric commuter plane built with ‘pioneer’ Spanish engineering

THE world's first electric commuter plane has been rolled out at the 2019 Paris Air Show, and it features 'pioneer' Spanish engineering.

Normal parents? King Felipe and Queen Letizia drive kids to school for first day back

King Felipe and Queen Letizia eschewed the chauffeur to drive their daughters to school

Spain’s Princess Cristina to stand trial for tax fraud in January

If found guilty Cristina faces up to four years in prison, while her husband could be put away for as long as 19 years

Spain rugby team accuse Romanian referee of bias after losing out on Japan World Cup qualification

SPAIN'S rugby team has accused a referee of bias after failing to qualify for the 2019 World Cup in Japan. The Romanian referee - who...

Spain-based Seat leads the way as connected car market is estimated to be worth €145 billion by 2022

With the industry predicted to grow by 25% a year over the next six years, PwC estimates that it will be worth €145 billion by 2022

WATCH: Costa community spirit on show with festive switch-on

HUNDREDS of Brits joined Spanish and braved the chill to see San Fulgencio switch on its Christmas displays on Saturday, warmed by...

Xisca watches ‘tired’ Nadal’s defeat in London

Nadal blames loss against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga on 'lack of passion' and tiredness