Friday, April 3, 2020

It’s World Paella Day, and we’re still arguing about chorizo!

TODAY is World Paella Day, where food fans around the globe celebrate the most universal dish of Spain’s Valencia.

Spanish co-pilot among 62 killed in FlyDubai plane crash in Southern Russia

The pilots of FlyDubai flight FZ981 which crashed in Russia on its way from Dubai were from Cyprus and Spain and hadn't issued any distress signal before the crash

Onda launches course to help women change personalities

12 week course designed to help women achieve a good, loving relationship

SEEING RED: Spaniards ‘furious’ after Boris Johnson defends bullfighting during Anglo-Spanish dinner

SPANIARDS have reportedly been left fuming after Boris Johnson defended bullfighting during an Anglo-Spanish dinner. The UK's foreign secretary told the dinner - designed to...

The famous Spanish piano… that Chopin NEVER played

A judge has ordered a former monastery to stop claiming that the famous composer ever played their piano

Libyans targeted by Spanish-made cluster bombs

Spanish munitions were sold to Libya prior to signing international treaty

Spanish hotel bosses threaten stranded British tourists with ARRESTS if they don’t cough up Monarch’s unpaid bills worth THOUSANDS...

BRITS left stranded by Monarch's folding yesterday have been locked out of their hotel rooms and threatened with arrest over the airline's unpaid bills. The...

Eta bomb in Madrid blasts the peace process

By Lisa Tilley AT one minute after 9am on Saturday December 30, a 200 kilo bomb razed a five story car-park to the ground at...

Galloping Gourmet

THE culinary world is in a conundrum after the disappearance of one of Europe’s top gourmets. Pascal Henry, a 46-year-old Swiss food writer was...

Pablo Iglesias re-elected as Podemos leader

The firebrand leader cemented his control of the left-wing party by winning both the votes in the general secretary and political agenda races, both of which he said he needed to win to remain in the top job

The farmers who cried wolf

A new law is being drafted to give cash to farmers whose animals are being killed by the wolves that have returned to Madrid

Spain blocks extradition of London banker to USA

A former London banker wanted for carrying out a multi-billion euro trade coverup is saved by Spain

Bankia back on track

Spanish bank announces a return to profit following a disastrous 2012

Mother attacks daughter for refusing to wear headscarf

A mother who attacked her daughter for refusing to wear the Islamic veil has been arrested in Barcelona

Human Rights Watch slam ‘flawed’ Spanish security Bill

Nicknamed the 'gag law', the proposed Bill will come down on protesters and freedom of speech

It serves PSOE right!

The Spanish socialists are set to lose Sunday's regional election - and it's largely down to corruption

Greenpeace kicks off protests before ‘gag law’ is passed tomorrow

?Greenpeace activists kick off the anti-gag law protests by draping a yellow banner near parliament

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

War rages between Rioja bodegas

The quality control board, controlled by the Government of La Rioja has caused controversy by opening the door to 60 new producers in Alava

Excavations underway in search for Cervante’s remains

The burial site of Cervantes has long been a mystery, but that could all be about to change

British expats in Spain would have ‘strong case’ to sue UK government in case of no-deal Brexit, MP warns

“As a former UK government lawyer I can reasonably foresee an enormous unprecedented amount of litigation raised by British citizens"

UPDATE: Train driver on phone at time of deadly crash

A statement released by court reveals the driver was distracted at the time of the deadly crash

Winter warmer for Brits in Spain

UK government is still paying winter fuel allowance to expats

Rubber bullets fired at Ceuta escapists

Action justified by aggressive behaviour, police say

IN VIDEOS: Driver dead after torrential rain floods Spain, as cars submerged and ’emergency plan’ launched

Dramatic footage shows streets turned into rivers as cars are fully submerged by rising waters

Spanish comic shop wins ‘Oscar’

Akira Comics has been awarded the prestigious Eisner Prize at the International Comics Convention