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Guardia Civil arrest an ISIS supporter in Madrid for posting terrorist threats on social media

THE Guardia Civil have arrested an ISIS supporter in Madrid for posting terrorist threats on social media.

Adrift in Madrid’s white weekend

IF we thought the bells on New Year’s Eve marked the end of our troubles, a historic snowfall in and around Madrid prompted a...

WATCH: Madrid man threatens to f*** Costa Blanca town with Covid-19 before expulsion for ‘hate crime’

TORREVIEJA magistrates have expelled the man that boasted of travelling from Madrid to spread Coronavirus throughout the city. The order prohibits Antonio BD from, “residing...

What’s the worst that can happen to your investment or pension in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Often the first question asked by clients considering an investment or pension with Chorus Financial! So,...

Gareth Bale not keen to return to Premier League, likely to finish career at Real Madrid

xGARETH Bale will likely finish his career at Real Madrid, his agent Jonathan Barnett has said.

BREAKING: Spain surpasses China’s coronavirus death toll as caseload nears 48,000

SOME 3,434 people have died as a result of coronavirus in Spain.  According to new statistics from the health ministry, COVID-19 has shown no sign...

Spain to hike taxes on big companies and high earners in bid to reverse COVID-19 slump

The Spanish government has revealed proposals raise large companies and high earners in a bid to boost the economy following coronavirus lockdown. According to...

Angry neighbours force squatters out of two houses ‘within hours’ following street protest

NEIGHBOURS protesting outside two squatted buildings in Cuenca have led to a rapid eviction within 'hours'. Residents in Horcajo de Santiago informed Guardia Civil of...

Madrid’s Mad Cool Festival confirms rearranged dates for 2021

MADRID’S Mad Cool Festival has been rearranged for next year, due to the coronavirus crisis.

European Space Agency proves lock-down leads to significant drop in pollution above Spain’s major cities

A BAN on non-essential travel has led to a drastic drop in pollution across Spain. The European Space Agency (ESA) published images on Friday, March...

Are you a ‘Swallow’ or do you actually ‘live’ in Spain? What does Brexit mean for you from January...

The term ‘Swallow’ is used to describe a certain type of Brit we find here in Spain. I first heard it used by the...

Madrid to ask other regions in Spain to cremate bodies of coronavirus victims as funeral homes ‘collapsing’

MADRID has been so overwhelmed by coronavirus deaths that its crematoriums are collapsing under the pressure.  The 4,715 deaths caused by COVID-19 in the region...

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...

Resounding victory for right-wing Covid rebel Isabel Ayuso in Madrid

SPAIN'S conservative Popular Party won a resounding victory in the Madrid region, more than doubling the number of seats delivering a blow to the...

Did you sign up with a Financial Adviser in Spain?

Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons) Managing Partner Chorus Financial Looking back, it’s obvious I was fairly naïve when I first moved to Spain in terms of...

Madrid tops arrests for breaking border restrictions in Spain over Easter

SPAIN’S Holy Week ended with almost 8,600 fines for people breaking border restrictions and 99 arrests, more than half in Madrid. National Police and Guardia...

Madrid closes ALL museums in the capital due to Spain’s coronavirus outbreak

The Ministry of Culture has announced the closure from March 12; the Prado has not closed its doors since March 2004, after the attacks of 11-M

WATCH: Patients on packed Madrid hospital ward left on floor as Spain’s coronavirus outbreak worsens

A SHOCKING video taken at a Madrid hospital has revealed a city struggling to cope with the spread of coronavirus. Footage shows patients sprawled on...

Chinese shops open in Madrid for the first time since the COVID-19 lockdown

SHOPS and businesses in the Chinatown area of Madrid have opened their doors for the first time since the COVID-19 state of Alarm came...

‘Bloodied’ knife sent to government minister as death threats continue ahead of regional elections in Spain’s Madrid

SPAIN’S Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, Reyes Maroto, received a package containing what appeared to be a bloodied knife today, April 26. The terrifying...

President Sanchez visits Costa Blanca as local mayor brands Madrid rail link a “historic milestone” for the region

THE MAYOR of Orihuela and other dignitaries welcomed Spain’s President Sanchez, as the new AVE rail link to Madrid officially opened. A direct link to...

Spanish athlete breaks down in tears after losing gold medal because of blundering officials’ mistake

A SPANISH athlete broke down in tears after blundering officials erased her winning long jump mark.  Long jumper Maria Vicente narrowly missed out on the...

Bodies of two Spanish journalists and their Irish guide killed in Burkina Faso arrive at a Madrid airbase

THE bodies of two journalists and their guide killed during an attack on an anti-poaching patrol in Burkina Faso arrived in Spain this morning(April...

New F1 grade motorsports facility one step closer in Spain’s capital as investors gain official approval

INVESTORS have chosen the Spanish capital to construct a brand new motorsports venue with a view to hold international events such as Formula 1...

EXPLAINER: Left right, left right, centre, reverse – why Spain’s political landscape is in turmoil again

They say that a week is a long time in politics… And this week in Spain, that adage runs particularly true. Spain has seen an...

False bomb threat forces evacuation of Amazon headquarters in Madrid

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

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