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Police to crackdown on violators of Spain’s coronavirus lockdown during Holy Week with increased checkpoints and drones

POLICE in Spain have announced they will be cracking down on those looking to flout the strict COVID-19 lockdown rules during Semana Santa this...

WINTER WONDERLAND: Madrid plays in heaviest snowfall for 40 years

AMONGST the COVID gloom the people of Madrid have taken to the streets to take advantage of a massive snowfall and enjoy what has...

SPAIN BURNS: Protests against the imprisonment of rapper Pablo Hasel spiral into violence

Meanwhile, the issue is sending shockwaves through the Spanish political system.

Reality TV stars involved in ‘gang rape’ allegations at illegal house party in Spain’s Madrid

A NUMBER of reality TV stars are under investigation for their roles in an alleged gang rape of a young woman in Spain's capital....

False bomb threat forces evacuation of Amazon headquarters in Madrid

Workers were able to return to their posts shortly before 1:00pm

Spain becomes fourth country in EU to legalise euthanasia in landmark ruling

SPAIN has become the fourth country in the European Union to legalise euthanasia.  Parliament has given final approval for a bill this afternoon (March 18)...

Teenage hacker arrested in Madrid for hacking medical data and leaking information about a politician who was positive with...

A 16-YEAR-OLD hacker has been arrested for hacking medical data and then leaking information about a politician who was positive with coronavirus.

Podemos deputy leader, Isabel Serra Sanchez, sentenced to 19 months in prison for her intervention in an eviction in...

THE deputy leader of Podemos, Isabel Serra Sanchez has been sentenced to 19 months in prison for her intervention in an eviction.

Far-right Vox party posters in Madrid area of Spain cause uproar over misleading child migrant claims

LEADING Spanish politicians have filed complaints about misleading billboards from the far-right Vox party. The posters falsely claim that unaccompanied child migrants are getting over...

LONG READ: You won’t believe these multi-million euro property empires of the British Dukes of Wellington and Westminster in...

The Sunday Times named him the world’s richest man under 30. Now Hugh Grosvenor, Duke of Westminster is investing his millions in Madrid and he’s not the only one...

Spanish Government works to repeal parental consent rule

THE Spanish Government says it wants to change the law to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to seek an abortion without parental permission. Politicians have been...

Lack of protective gear partly to blame as 5,400 health workers in Spain infected with coronavirus

A LACK of protective gear has helped cause a surge in the number of health workers infected with COVID-19, the government has said.  Director of...

WATCH: Police arrest 42 for stealing €16 million worth of rubbish in Madrid

POLICE have made 42 arrests for trafficking stolen waste in Madrid. The criminal group is suspected of stealing waste and trafficking it from Spain to...

Child pornography gang operating across NINE Spanish provinces arrested – one with sexually explicit images of babies

NATIONAL POLICE have detained 15 people across Spain who owned and distributed child pornography through social media. One of the gang is said to have...

COVID-19: Spain considers closing schools and banning large gatherings amid local coronavirus contagion concerns

SPAIN is weighing up restricting large gatherings and closing schools in response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.  The measures are mostly considered for Torrejon in...

How lockdown life in Spain will change the look of new-build properties around the world

LIFE AT HOME has changed for everyone, thanks to varying lockdown restrictions across the world. Here in Spain, we’ve been lucky to have had very...

Two more cases of coronavirus ‘contagion’ in Spain’s Madrid as patients test positive despite not travelling to ‘at risk’...

TWO new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Madrid, bringing the total of infected people in Spain to 14.  Both patients are believed to have...

Spain’s Murcia region has a potential epidemic more contagious than Coronavirus, claim business leaders.

THE CORONAVIRUS is one thing, but the Costa Calida will soon suffer from an even more contagious epidemic, according to important business leaders. Jesús Jiménez...

Spanish woman, 104, released from Madrid hospital after making full recovery from COVID-19

A 104-year-old Spanish woman has recovered from the coronavirus, according to local reports.  The woman battled COVID-19 at a hospital in Madrid but has since...

Valley of the Fallen: How archaelogists are planning a massive dig at Franco’s legacy

A NEW look at the lives of the prisoners who built the Valley of Fallen aims to give it a more acceptable spin, writes...

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...

Drug dealer uses taxi to distribute narcotics around Spain’s Madrid amid coronavirus lockdown

A MAN has been arrested today for posing as a taxi driver to deal drugs around Madrid.  The suspect allegedly hid narcotics in chewing gum...

Barcelona and Real Madrid players and staff all test negative for coronavirus

BOTH the players and coaching staff of Barcelona and Real Madrid have all tested negative to COVID-19.

Police reveal 19 victims of ‘sextortion’ throughout Spain, four arrested in Madrid

POLICIA NACIONAL have detained four people that allegedly conned over €7,000 from victims in a 'sextortion' scam. They posed as women offering sexual services on...

Exit polls show big win for conservative PP leader Isabel Ayuso in Madrid but she’ll need Vox to govern

THE conservative leader of Spain’s Madrid region looked set to win big according to exit polls published when voting ended on Tuesday evening, but...

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