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New letter bombs discovered in Spain at arms factory in Zaragoza and Madrid area air force base

A third suspected letter bomb has been found in less than 24 hours in Spain. The latest incident involves a device mailed to a European...

Letter bomb explodes at Ukraine Embassy in Spain’s Madrid

AN employee at the Ukraine Embassy in Madrid suffered minor injuries after a letter bomb detonated on Wednesday lunchtime. The letter had been addressed to...

Spain’s government unveils new plan to fight human trafficking

SPAIN'S Justice Minister, Pilar Llop, has unveiled plans for a bill to fight human trafficking and to help victims of it. A draft bill was...

Police fail to find dead body of escort in Madrid apartment where her client committed suicide 

SPAIN’S National Police were called on Saturday to an apartment in the centre of Madrid, where they discovered a man had hung himself in...

New probe opened at Spain’s Complutense University after video of more sexist chants goes viral 

MADRID’S Complutense University has opened a new investigation into sexist chants after a video emerged of shocking language being used during a rugby match.  In...

Spain’s high-speed train war intensifies this week as Iryo joins fight for passengers

A third train operator joins Spain's big battle for customers on Friday with the launch of Iryo's low-cost service between Madrid and Barcelona. Iryo joins...

General Franco supporters face penalties for chanting fascist slogans at Madrid rally in Spain

AROUND a hundred people could be fined following a Madrid gathering on Sunday commemorating the anniversary of the 1975 death of dictator General Francisco...

Pedro Sanchez announces training base in Spain for Ukraine army will open before end of November

PRIME MINISTER Pedro Sanchez says a new training centre for the Ukraine army will open in Toledo before the end of the month. Sanchez spoke...

Spain will host debut of world’s first official Formula 1 travelling exhibition

MADRID will be the first host of Formula 1's new travelling exhibition dedicated to the championship’s history. The showcase created in association with production company...

Why Madrid in Spain was named sixth most LGBTQ+ friendly city in the world

A list of the world’s most gay friendly cities has been released, and two Spanish cities have ranked inside the top 20.  Madrid has been...

Alarming statistic shows diabetes is a rising health threat in Spain

Worrying new data shows diabetes in Spain is a serious problem and health experts are worried there are no signs of cases slowing down.  Out...

Thieves steal iPhones worth €2 million from Telefonica logistics centre in Spain’s Madrid

POLICE are searching for a gang that stole iPhones worth €2 million from Telefonica's main logistics centre in the Madrid area. Just days later, a...

Former King of Spain Juan Carlos frets over British court’s appeal hearing on whether to grant him immunity in...

THE Spanish royal family finds itself washing its dirty laundry in public as a British court will rule on a dispute between former King...

Largest ‘immersive’ exhibition in Spain celebrates legendary artist Pablo Picasso

MADRID has unveiled a new 'immersive' exhibition dedicated to the revolutionary Spanish artist Pablo Picasso to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his death. The exhibition-'Imagine...

Man in frenzied fatal stabbing of wife and young daughter at Madrid home in Spain

A 38-year-old man is in a Madrid area hospital after stabbing his wife, 29, and daughter, six, to death at their home. He tried unsuccessfully...

As COP27 climate conference starts in Egypt, Greenpeace calls on Spanish PM for better access to renewables 

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigning organisation Greenpeace staged a demonstration on Sunday in Madrid, to coincide with the start of the COP27 United Nations Climate Change Conference...

Four left dead in Madrid municipality after car runs over guests at Roma wedding

Four people were left dead in the early hours of Sunday morning after they were run over by a vehicle at a wedding attended...

Environmental protestors glue hands to Goya paintings in Spain’s world-famous Prado Museum

TWO CLIMATE activists glued their hands to the frames of Goya’s Las Majas paintings in Madrid’s Prado Museum on Saturday, in the latest of...

Mayor of Madrid manages to boot ball into someone’s face – for the third time

THE MAYOR of Madrid may want to reconsider the next time he is invited to kick a ball at a public event. At the...

Tragedy in Spain’s Madrid as two-year old baby dies in sixth floor fall in case of ‘parental carelessness’

A two-year-old baby has died after falling from the balcony of a sixth floor apartment in Madrid. The child fell about 20 metres into an...

Italian gang arrested for stealing luxury watches from elderly foreign tourists in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE Policia Nacional, in association with their Italian counterparts, have busted a Naples-based gang who made special summer trips to Mallorca and Ibiza to...

Minor who was passing himself off as a doctor and making house calls arrested in Madrid

SPAIN’S National Police have arrested a minor in Madrid who was passing himself off as an emergency doctor and was actually making house calls....

Thieves walk out of Michelin-starred restaurant in Madrid with 132 bottles of wine valued at €200,000

THIEVES in Spain have managed to pull off another wine heist, this time targeting the Michelin-starred restaurant Coque. On Sunday, the exclusive eatery was...

Police evict 40 Scottish hooligans from an AVE train in Spain

POLICE have evicted 40 Glasgow Celtic hooligans from an AVE train in Albacete. As reported to Europa Press, the Alicante to Madrid AVE was delayed...

Businesses across Spain get ripped-off by Barcelona-based cybercriminals

A Barcelona-based cybercriminal gang defrauded 11 companies across Spain by intercepting business email invoices and pocketing the money. They also scammed seven individuals on 'buy...

Start date of low-cost “AVE” between Malaga and Madrid revealed

PRIVATE high-speed train operator Iryo, the first low-cost “AVE” to run routes between Malaga and Madrid has announced its start date. The inaugural journey between...

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