Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Ex-Venezuelan spy chief accused of massive cocaine trafficking is arrested after hiding in a Madrid flat in Spain

A former Venezuelan spy chief has been arrested in a Madrid flat after disappearing in defiance of a Spanish extradition order. General Hugo Carvajal is...

Man who reported ‘homophobic attack’ in Madrid withdraws claims

A MAN who told police he was left covered in blood after a masked gang sliced a homophobic slur onto his buttock cheek with...

Pedro Sanchez will hold urgent ‘hate crime’ meeting after brutal homophobic attack in Spain’s Madrid

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez will host an urgent meeting this Friday(September 10) of a special committee trying to combat hate crime in Spain. Sanchez ordered...

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in eco-friendly diamonds in Spain’s Extremadura

HE’S one of the most sparkling celebrities on the red carpet. Now Leonardo DiCaprio has become a true shining star as he invests in a...

Eight men attack young gay man in violent daylight attack in Spain’s capital

A man who was covered in blood after a daylight assault in Madrid had homophobic slurs sliced into his body with a razor.  The 20-year-old...

Pink-skinned baby panda twins are born at Madrid Zoo in Spain

TWIN giant pandas were born at Madrid Zoo today(September 6). Huz Zui Ba gave birth to her first baby at 8.30 am and then at...

Polemic feminist mural restored in Madrid after being defaced by far-right vandals

A CONTROVERSIAL mural honouring famous women in the Madrid district of Ciudad Lineal has been restored, five months after being defaced by far-right vandals...

Madrid’s Retiro park just won UNESCO status but it hides a shameful secret for Spain

CAMPAIGNERS are calling for recognition of a shameful period in the history of Madrid’s Retiro park when people would come to stare wide-eyed at...

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Madrid woman falls six metres from her balcony to land on car in Spanish capital

A Madrid resident survived a six metre balcony fall by landing on a parked car. The incident happened yesterday morning(August 26) on Calle Nicolas Usera...

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...

Spain welcomes first Afghan refugees at temporary camp set up on Madrid airbase

THE first flights carrying evacuees fleeing the Taliban in Afghanistan arrived at a military airbase outside Madrid where a temporary camp has been set...

Firefighters battle wildfire in central Spain that threatens to be one of worst in recent history

SPANISH firefighters have spent four days battling a blaze in Navalacruz, a rural area west of Madrid in the Avila province of Castilla y...

Madrid man jailed after posing as police officer to groom children in Spain

A MAN from Madrid who pretended to be a police officer to groom eight youngsters on social media, has been jailed. He was arrested in...

How to Make Good Photos and Videos in Madrid

Picturesque locations in Madrid attract millions of tourists every year. The ancient history of the heart of Spain is felt in every corner of...

Madrid will prioritise vaccination of pregnant women by offering drop-in appointments

MADRID has said it will prioritise pregnant women who have not yet received any dose of the coronavirus vaccine.  Expectant mothers are now able to...

Mum arrested after two kids, 2 and 4, found walking naked alone at dawn on streets of Madrid

TWO young children were found walking naked along a busy road alone in Madrid on Friday morning.  A frantic search was launched to find the...

Inside the lavish palace where Spain’s Prime Minister spends his holidays

AS the weather heats up across Spain, Pedro Sanchez is planning his summer vacation. The prime minister will be staying at a luxury resort in...

Where is the cheapest city to live in Spain? Not Madrid or Barcelona

NEW data reveals the huge differences in cost of living across Spain, with Madrid and Barcelona proving a whopping 30% more than in the...

Notorious Italian mafia boss arrested by police in Spain after two years on the run

An Italian man identified as the fugitive crime boss of the ‘Ndrangheta gang, thought to be one of the world’s wealthiest criminal organizations in...

Bad luck for thief who gets stuck for two days in a ventilation shaft at a Madrid office in...

POLICE rescued an unlucky thief who spent two days stuck in a ventilation shaft at a Madrid area Metro station. The 23-year-old man had robbed...

Should you move your pensions into one pot?

By Tracy Storer, Senior Partner, Chorus Financial. If you've had more than one job since your career begun, it's likely you've got pensions with different...

TWO underage boys have been arrested after accusations they tied up and threatened to kill their own father.  The National Police confirmed that they had detained the...

Madrid’s Retiro Park and Paseo del Prado awarded UNESCO World Heritage Status

THE CITY of Madrid will appear on the list of world heritage sites for the first time after its Retiro Park and Paseo del...

Madrid plans ‘urban forest’ to reduce pollution and combat climate change

MADRID has unveiled plans to create a ‘green belt’ of forest around Spain’s capital in a bid to combat climate change and reduce pollution. The...

Teen arrested over brutal assault of nurse on Madrid metro in row over not wearing a facemask

A TEEN has been arrested after a nurse was left blinded in one eye following a savage attack on the Madrid metro.  The nurse was...

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