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‘Barbarians’ hack up Roman mosaic

Thieves steal priceless fifth century mosaic

Spain registers 31,785 COVID-19 cases over weekend while Madrid REFUSES to close down as emergency meeting with central government...

An extra-ordinary meeting this evening between the Minister of Health Salvador Illa and councillor for the Community of Madrid Enrique Ruiz Escudero has ended without an agreement, according to sources from the Madrid executive

Army battles Galician wildfires as 3,000 hectares destroyed

Army and emergency services fight fire ripping through Galician countryside

March of Spain’s Indignant

Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets demanding a change to the current two-party system

British cannibal jailed

Victim was sent by God, according to killer’s letters A BRITON who claimed to have killed and eaten his girlfriend has been sentenced to 12...

Spanish Civil War photo mystery solved

Identity of 'man behind the barricade' finally revealed - 75 years after it was taken

REVEALED: How living in Spain or the UK is far more stressful than Germany or Iceland

SPAIN and the UK are officially two of the most stressed countries in Europe. Indeed, a life in Germany or Iceland would have you sleeping...

Concerns raised after Spain tightens checks on Brit travellers crossing border from Gibraltar

GIBRALTAR’S government has raised concerns over reports that Spanish police were refusing entry to British tourists at the border unless they could provide ‘valid...

Spanish town wins €20,000 in Google Earth 3D video competition

Getaria in the Basque Country produced a highly impressive video tour of the town

Spain’s King Felipe cuts own wage by 20%

The monarch is living up to his pledge to provide a 'fewer-frills' monarchy

Spanish expats come up trumps in happiness survey

British expats are the happiest in the world, according to a new survey

Simpsons style makeover for Queen Letizia, newest resident of Springfield

Artist Alexsandro Palombo was inspired by her 'strength' and 'determination'

TRAVEL CHAOS: London Gatwick IT meltdown sees 12 flights cancelled as Spain passenger ‘trapped’ beyond gate

A spokesperson blamed the new cancellations on planes being in the wrong place following Wednesday’s disruption

Spain’s SpaceX satellite launch in California delayed by four days

It is hoped the Starlink satellites will provide low-cost broadband on a global scale by a constellation of small satellites with limited service starting by 2020.

Celebrating women: British expat charity worker rewarded with MBE for care and compassion during Covid crisis

Pamela Twissell-Cross had never imagined her life would take such a turn after retiring to Spain. After a long career saving lives in the NHS,...

Child sex abuse probe launched in Catholic Church in Spain after Pope Francis gets newspaper dossier

NEW revelations of child sex abuse cases involving Spain's Catholic Church will be investigated after a newspaper dossier was handed over to Pope Francis. The...

Guardia Civil investigate dead baby hidden in wardrobe

The mother was a 13-year-old Bulgarian girl

Two ISIS recruiters arrested in Spain deliberately targeted people ‘at risk of social exclusion’

Material shared by the pair was described as 'extremely radical'

Spain triumphs in expat survey

Spain excels in InterNation survey.

All arrivals to Scotland from Spain must pay for hotel quarantine from February 15

ANYONE arriving to Scotland from abroad, including Spain, must quarantine in a government-sanctioned hotel. The Scottish government announced the measure last night in a bid...

Most British businesses say they will not reduce investments in Spain despite Brexit

The UK is Spain’s third largest foreign investor

Spain incorrectly dates world’s biggest haul of human fossils by 200,000 years

Britain’s leading expert on evolution, Professor Chris Stringer, believes team in charge of find at Atapuerca cave got it wrong

‘Terrified’ baby dolphin dies from stress in southern Spain after tourists snatch it from water and pose for selfies

The stranded creature was separated from its mother and spotted by a group of camera wielding tourists who snapped photos of it

Spain’s youth unemployment highest in Europe according to Eurostat study

SPAIN'S youth face an uphill battle to join the employment ladder as new figures show that the country has the highest unemployment rate in...

Spain will need bailout of between €51-62 billion, according to official audit

Figures announced just days after world leaders urge Rajoy to seek formal rescue package

Dramatic video of 22 sailors being rescued from doomed cargo ship off Spain

The sailors were safely helicoptered to land

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