Tuesday, June 25, 2019

UK Government denies issuing ‘fresh warning’ of terror threat in Spain

The last update to the UK Government’s travel advice for Brits heading to Spain, however, was on June 3

Hospitalised British cyclist Chris Froome could be awarded 2011 Vuelta a Espana title after Spanish champion caught doping

It comes after Froome recently underwent an eight-hour surgery following a horror crash that leaves him out of this year’s Tour de France

Spain’s Supreme Court blocks reburial of General Franco just days before body due to be dug up

The arguments of his family against removing him from the Valley of the Fallen rested on the ‘irreparable’ damage it would cause

WARNING: SIM-swap fraud which sees victims lose tens of thousands of euros on the rise in Spain

They will then use the victim's bank details to transfer money or purchase items or even request loans worth tens of thousands of euros

Liverpool claim sixth Champions League title with 2-0 victory over Tottenham in Madrid

The historic all-English final in the Spanish capital helped Klopp end his unwanted run of losing his last six successive finals

FUMING: Spain erupts online after Madrid mum gives baby boy a CIGARETTE

The clip shows the baby throw the cigarette on the floor after taking a puff before the mum picks it up and puts it back in his mouth

WATCH: New €100 and €200 notes legal in Spain from today are vegan friendly, shorter and more secure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYspQpmfWaE FRESH: The new €100 and €200 notes are now harder to forgeTHE new €100 and €200...

LISTEN: Which singer in Spain made the ‘top 10’ list of songs in the first half of 2019?

The track by the genre-defying Catalan artist, 25, was described as a mashup of ‘dembow, hip-hop and flamenco’

Spain’s Andalucia won by PSOE in municipal elections as Vox decimated and PP take control of Costa del Sol

THE PSOE has achieved the largest share of Andalucia’s municipal votes, continuing its upward rise.The Socialist party achieved...

Spain’s environmentalists issue doomsday warning as groundbreaking study reveals alarming levels of micro-plastic in the Pyrenees

One of the main problems is the lack of ready, cheap alternatives to the imperishable material that is now part of the air we breathe and the water we drink

Spain’s Julio Iglesias is ‘willing’ to do DNA test to find out if Spanish lovechild is really his

A 99.99% DNA match between Sanchez and Iglesias in 2017 was deemed inadmissible

Eating ultra-processed Spanish chorizo, cereals and pastries increases depression risk by 33%, study warns

Those who consumed ultra-processed foods were a third more likely to suffer depression

Five Madrid campsites for under €50 a night that won’t leave you priced out of Champions League weekend

Over 90% of Madrid city centre is now booked up, with nowhere for two people for a two-night stay over the weekend for under €2,000

Spain removes warship from US fleet over rising nuclear weapons tension with Iran

Plans for the Spanish boat’s use in the fleet were made a year ago, and its participation was due to last until October 31, but will now not continue

EXCLUSIVE : Over 96% of Madrid’s hotels FULL as prices skyrocket to €26,000 for two nights on Champions League...

A two night stay on the weekend of May 31 to June 2 could be the most expensive ever in Spanish (even European history)

CULT OF MERCADONA: After a string of expat robberies we shine a light on the murky side to a...

While the company professes certain essential values for its staff to grow on a ‘personal and professional’ level, there are numerous reports suggesting otherwise...

Which? reveals WORST car rental firms British holidaymakers in Spain should avoid this summer

“One wrong turn at airport arrivals could easily make or break your holiday”

I’LL NEVER RETURN: Man in Spain denied entry to supermarket at 21:59, as it shut at 22:00, sparks national...

The supermarket giant issued an apology, surprising many, as people are often turned away from businesses just before closing time

Spain AGAIN labels Gibraltar a ‘colony’ in new bid to separate it from UK

It comes despite 99% of Gibraltarians rejecting shared sovereignty with Spain in the 2002 referendum

Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo sends ‘congratulations’ after Meghan Markle gives birth to baby boy

Meanwhile, a beaming Prince Harry joked about only getting a couple of hours sleep, and told the media the 'little thing is absolutely to-die-for'

Nun in Spain faces three years in prison after changing pensioners’ election ballots from PSOE to PP

She was apparently caught red-handed inserting PP ballots into the envelopes, and documents from the time of the incident have now been handed over to the Office of the Prosecutor

Spain’s parents SLAM school dinners as 94% say canteens ‘need improvement’ amid obesity epidemic

The findings will make tough reading for schools, as just 24% of parents said that school dinners came with information about the ingredients used

Spanish girls second most obese in Europe and boys fourth most, as Mediterranean diet in decline

A ‘decline’ in the Mediterranean diet, which includes, fish, nuts, olive oil, fruit and vegetables, has been blamed by scientists for the poor results of Spain

After luxury Spain holiday Britain’s youngest ever EuroMillions winner says she’s ‘bored’ and wants a job

“I have material things but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?”

Spain’s Socialist PSOE party win general election, but fail to get majority, as far-right Vox party gains first seats

Voter turnout at the elections is high, at around 75% and could be on track to beat the 1982 record of 80%

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