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Three people shot dead in upmarket Salamanca district of Madrid in Spain

THREE people died from gunshot wounds in in a Madrid city centre home on Monday. Armed Policia Nacional officers arrived at the property on Calle...

Police in Spain’s Valencia arrest blackmailers extorting men who booked escorts

THE Guardia Civil in Valencia has brought down a blackmail gang targetting men who cancelled appointments with escorts. Five Spanish nationals- four men and a...

Couple accused of buying young boy as mother in Spain’s Madrid says husband ordered sale to distant relatives

A couple have been arrested in Algemesi, Valencia Province, for allegedly buying a six-year-old boy. The child's mother, 25, told Madrid police that her husband...

Vandal destroys Penelope Cruz star on Madrid’s Walk of Fame 

SHE may be the only Spanish actress to have won an Oscar as well as countless other prizes both home and abroad, but it...

Illegal slaughterhouse raided in Madrid area which supplied Asian restaurants across Spain

AN illegal Madrid area slaughterhouse supplying meat to Asian restaurants in eight provinces has been closed down by the Guardia Civil. Six people who ran...

Spain’s Air Nostrum buys 10 UK-built helium-powered airships

SPAIN'S Air Nostrum has ordered 10 airships from UK firm, Hybrid Air Vehicles(HAV). The craft named Airlander 10 will be used on Air Nostrum routes...

Franco supporter from Spain’s Valencia faces prison for making death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez

A 51-year-old man from Paterna, Valencia Province, goes on trial on Thursday for posting social media death threats against Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Prosecutors have...

Cricket tournament comes to Madrid as sport grows in popularity in Spain

CRICKET has been added to the sporting itinerary of Madrid in celebration of it being named as the World Capital of Sport. The Madrid Cricket...

Leader of Madrid-based gang jailed for stealing catalytic converters across Spain

A criminal gang who stole catalytic converters across Spain has been brought down by the Guardia Civil after thefts in Alicante Province. Five Romanian nationals...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

Sainthood bid for Spanish skateboard hero of London Bridge terror attack

FIVE years after Ignacio Echeverria lost his life as he bravely fought off terrorists with his skateboard during the London Bridge attack, moves are...

Greenpeace hangs big rubber shark outside Spain’s Ministry of Fisheries in Madrid on UN World Oceans Day

A five-metre high rubber shark was hung by Greenpeace protestors outside a government ministry in Spain on Wednesday to coincide with UN World Oceans...

Thief takes surfboard-style La Manga sign from Mar Menor area of Spain and posts video of it in Madrid...

THE Guardia Civil is looking for a Madrid man who stole one of the iconic surfboard-style kilometre signs from the Mar Menor in Murcia. The...

Spain’s Real Madrid attacks French authorities for Champions League final chaos

CHAMPIONS League winners Real Madrid have attacked French authorities over the organisation of last Saturday's final against Liverpool. The La Liga champions secured the trophy...

Repsol oil company boss in Spain cleared over hiring security firm for illegal phone-tapping

THE National Court in Madrid has scrapped investigations into the president of the Repsol oil company, Antonio Brufau, over industrial spying going back a...

IN PICS: This is how to enjoy Madrid like a Rolling Stone

THEY arrived on a private jet emblazoned with the iconic logo a week ago and since then the Rolling Stones have been enjoying some...

WATCH: Tennis sensation Carlos Alcaraz stars in new video promoting his home Murcia region to tourists across Spain

MURCIA teenage tennis star Carlos Alcaraz is the new face of tourism for his home region in €1.5 million campaign to attract more Spanish...

IN PICS: Take a look at Spain’s extraordinary scrap cathedral built entirely by one man

JUSTO Gallego Martinez, a former monk who devoted the last six decades of his life to building a cathedral out of scrap in a...

IN PICS: Celebrations in Spain’s capital as Real Madrid beat Liverpool to win Champions League final

ACROSS the city Real Madrid fans erupted in joy as the whistle blew to end the match in Stade de France on Saturday night. Scenes...

Madrid gears up for Mad Cool Festival welcoming big music acts to Spain

MAD COOL FESTIVAL is making its long anticipated return in Madrid from July 6 to July 10.  The festival will see a host of big...

Spanish TV actor arrested with wife over alleged poisoning of elderly relative to gain inheritance

A SPANISH actor famous for his roles in hit television series has been arrested along with his wife in Madrid over the death of...

WATCH: The Rolling Stones touch down in branded jet in Spain at start of Sixty tour

THE Rolling Stones arrived in true rock 'n roll style in Madrid on Thursday, touching down in their very own branded plane ahead of...

Spain unveils plans for largest artificial beach in Europe just 30 mins drive from Madrid

PLANS have been unveiled for the largest artificial beach in Europe which will be located just a half an hour drive from the capital. Permission...

IN PICS: Hundreds protest against return of Spain’s disgraced ex-King Juan Carlos in Madrid

HUNDREDS of protesters took to the streets in Madrid on Sunday calling for disgraced former King Juan Carlos to face justice, a day before...

Madrid: Fashion house Chanel helps restore ‘green lung’ in Spain’s capital

MADRID’S Royal Botanic Gardens have been given a makeover with investment from fashion brand Chanel. The design house restored the Botanic Gardens’ rose garden in...

Spain’s monkeypox cases linked to outbreak in gay sauna

HEALTH authorities in Spain believe a gay sauna in the capital is the source of the outbreak of rare monkeypox virus which has so...

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