Thursday, September 24, 2020

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...

WATCH: Grenade launcher and other weapons of war seized as ‘largest’ arms smuggling racket dismantled – arrests in 15...

WEAPONS of war, explosives and firearms have been seized in a nationwide swoop with 21 arrests. Policia Nacional worked...

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

Make sure you DON’T miss Australian rock band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds performing in Spain in May...

NICK Cave and the Bad Seeds have rescheduled their European Tour to start in Spring 2021.

EXPLAINER: Why some renters in Madrid pay as little as €7 a month

Quick thinking property investors are, however, jumping on these properties as the landlords are wanting to wash their hands of the commitment

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...

Police in Madrid break up 400 house parties over the weekend and 97 social gatherings in parks

POLICE in Madrid have broken up 400 house parties over the weekend.

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...

Traffic jams in Spain’s Madrid and Sevilla as police ramp up checkpoints ahead of Semana Santa weekend

THIS weekend would normally see millions of Spaniards heading to the coasts or their family homes in the pueblo.  Semana Santa (Holy Week) is arguably...

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.

WATCH: Drones monitor streets of Spain and order people to go home amid nationwide coronavirus lockdown THESE are images of drones being used to enforce the coronavirus lockdown in Spain.  The flying devices have been adopted by the Municipal Police of...

Woman arrested in Madrid for lying about being kidnapped when instead she broke lockdown rules to go to a...

A WOMAN has been arrested in Madrid for saying she was kidnapped but instead broke lockdown rules and went to a birthday party.

WATCH: Moment ‘super abuela’ pensioner fights supermarket thief with her umbrella in Spain

The thief was attempting to open the cash register in the shop with a small knife, which she tried to wrestle off him

BREAKING: Spain’s coronavirus caseload surpasses 56,000 after more than 650 deaths in a DAY in new record

SPAIN has seen 655 new coronavirus deaths between Wednesday and Thursday.  New figures released today reveal the new daily record brings the total death toll...

How residents in Madrid dealt with the first week of partial de-escalation measures

LIKE Sleeping Beauty, Madrid is emerging from its induced coma after eight long weeks of lockdown during which dogs and their owners ruled the streets.

Police officer in SPAIN suspected of murdering elderly women he cared for to steal her €1.5 million inheritance

A POLICIA Local agent has been accused of the violent murder of an 83-year-old for her €1.5 million inheritance.

Real Madrid players agree to take 10-20% pay cut due to coronavirus crisis

REAL Madrid players have agreed to take a pay cut of 10-20% due 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...

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...

Policeman ends up in hospital after being run over at a coronavirus checkpoint in Madrid

A POLICEMAN has been run over at a checkpoint in Madrid when a car refused to stop.

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...

King of Spain visits coronavirus hospital in Madrid

KING Felipe VI has been visiting the emergency hospital set up inMadrid’s massive IFEMA conference centre for coronavirus patients.

Madrid and Barcelona both rank in the bottom 10 of best cities for jobs following coronavirus crisis

MADRID and Barcelona have both ranked in the bottom 10 of the 100 best cities for jobs following the coronavirus crisis.

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...

Topless man arrested in Spain for threatening the police and the public with two katana swords

A TOPLESS man has threatened the police with two swords in Madrid.