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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...

Woman ‘beheaded’ by husband in Andalucia fighting for her life as figures reveal sexist violence has increased 20% in...

A WOMAN who suffered an attempted 'beheading' by her husband last week is still fighting for her life in hospital.  The 30-year-old was attacked by...

MISSING: Search underway for British expat who VANISHED from outside bar in Spain

A SEARCH is underway for a British expat who disappeared from outside a bar in Spain at the weekend.  Amy Gerard, 28, vanished from Irish...

Is Spain heading towards another COVID-19 state of alarm?

There are more than 500 active outbreaks throughout the country

EXPLAINER: What Spain’s ‘amber’ classification on UK travel list means for travellers

THE UK government has introduced a "traffic light" system categorising travel rules for destinations across the world by assigning a level of red, amber...

Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont to appear in court today while violent protests break out in Barcelona

The former Catalan leader was arrested on Sunday and faces a prison sentence of up to 30 years

Slow strutting on the catwalk: One woman shares first hand experience at Madrid Fashion week

With fashion such a big business in Spain, Sarah Crozier shares the latest trends from the catwalk at Madrid Fashion week

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

IN PICS: Thirsty Spaniards and expats hit cafes and bars as Costa del Sol enters Phase 1 of Spain’s...

The next stage of Spain's coronavirus deescalation plan saw many bars and cafes throw open their doors for the first time in nine weeks

Barcelona opera house reopens with concert for plants

BARCELONA’S Liceu opera house is reopening on Monday (June 22) with a concert in front of a planted audience. Attendees won’t need to bother with...

Expats asked to be vigilant as dangerous prison break pair flee to Spain

Police believe Kirk Bradley and Anthony Downes are in Spain after escaping from their prison van

FELIZ NAVIDAD: Spanish royal family send out official Christmas card

THE Spanish royal family have wished their loved ones Feliz Navidad with their annual Christmas card. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia stand beside their...

OPINION: Isn’t it time Spain had a Royal visit from Her Majesty?

AS Queen Elizabeth II celebrates the Platinum Jubilee becoming the first monarch ever to mark 70 years on the throne, isn’t it about time...

Spain joins EU-funded taskforce to tackle fraud and help protect €800 billion Covid-relief fund

OPERATION SENTINEL was launched this week, October 15, by Europol in a bid to combat an anticipated wave of fraud as almost 807 billion...

Spain and the Olympic Games: Full schedule for Tokyo 2020

THE delayed Olympic Games are edging ever closer, a year later than planned due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. There will be no fans present due to...

2015 is the year Spain will ‘take off’, says Rajoy

The Spanish Prime Minister is looking forward to the new year

Real Madrid star Gareth Bale has ‘no idea’ who British Prime Minister is and is unaware of ’99 per...

“Well, there we go. I didn't know that. I thought he was the mayor?”

Man confesses as body of missing US woman found on Camino trail

Police make grim discovery at suspect's house in Asturias

Jamie Oliver’s Spanish paella likened to botched fresco painting in Twitter backlash

The Essex-man was hounded on Twitter after uploading a photo of the classic rice dish featuring chorizo

Spanish pageant ‘helping hand’ for gypsy teens

Organisers hope to make the teens aspire to education

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 with a number of other law...

Back of the net! Spain tops the tables with the best football managers in the world

SPAIN produces the most successful football managers in the world, a new study has revealed. Results have been analysed from the top ten club leagues...

WATCH: 64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Spain

The birth will likely be met by controversy

Online searches for holidays in Spain surge during the month of May

SEARCH trends data shows Google searches for holidays to Spain have increased by 50% since mid-May. The opening up to tourism, both nationally and internationally...

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

Spain has 10 of the 20 European universities most in demand by Erasmus students

Ten of the 20 most solicited universities on the continent are based in the country





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