Friday, February 21, 2020

Spain’s Malaga on YELLOW ALERT for extreme heat as wildfires reported in Madrid, Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca

It comes as a heatwave has been scorching Europe, with a record high of 45.9°C registered in Montpellier, France

Spain on track for fourth election in four years as talks to form government break down

SPAIN could have to go to the polls yet again after talks between the PSOE and Podemos broke down last night.  If caretaker prime minister...

Expat duo create website chronicling history of Spain’s castles starring in blockbuster hits

There are around 2,500 castles in Spain and Jaen in Andalucia has the largest number, with 237, however no films have shot there.

Number of mortgages registered in Spain takes 30% nosedive due to new law, which affects expats

The poor mortgage data has been blamed on Spain’s new property law, which was implemented this summer

BREAKING: Drug smuggling SUBMARINE busted arriving from COLOMBIA to Spain’s coast with more than TWO TONNES of cocaine on...

A NARCO submarine has been busted trying to smuggle more than two tonnes of cocaine into Spain today.  The underwater device, which was located on...

US beefs up military presence in tiny towns in Spain’s Andalucia after Trump’s drone killing of Iran General Soleimani

Dozens of large cargo aircraft have arrived in the largest deployment since the 2003 Gulf War

Spain to combat obesity by increasing taxes on junk food

The new government cabinet have made their intentions clear on the country’s fight against obesity with a proposal to increase the vat on certain, unhealthy foods

Spain’s actions risk incident in Gibraltar and are a ‘threat to British security’, MPs warn NATO

They point to the more than 210 'unlawful incursions' of Spanish vessels

Mariano Rajoy’s Partido Popular would win Spain general election if it was held today

MARIANO Rajoy would win another four years as prime minister of Spain if a general election was held today. A new poll today shows ruling...

Human rights defender says Spain is ‘cruel’ to migrants

Speaking at the Joint Committee on Relations, ombudsman Francisco Marugan said there were 'major deficiencies' in how the media represented illegal migrants.

Supermarket soar for Mercadona as Spanish chain will invest €8.5bn

The discount store will open 11 new stores and increase digital investment in a bid to boost online sales

Spain sees increase in migrant mortality

THE death rate among undocumented migrants in Spain has risen 15% since reforms denied them access to free public healthcare. Migrants were excluded from access...

Ryanair staff working under a ‘terror regime’ as strikes continue to affect Spain

RYANAIR staff have taken to social media during their strikes to highlight their working conditions. Ground staff, cabin crew and pilots are striking for two...

‘MAKE SPAIN GREAT AGAIN’: Far right party in Spain attracts record 9,000 supporters at rally

An opinion poll suggested this week that Vox is painstakingly close to earning a seat in Congress

Russia and Spain agree joint cybersecurity group against fake news

Russia and Spain want to gauge the extent of the problem of fake news and analyse it to prevent it from becoming a source of friction

Expat forced to call family in Spain and tell them ‘I’m not dead’ after football club said he was...

It is thought that the club revealed the fake news so they could get an important match with Arklow Town postponed

Spain holiday hotspot in Canary Islands rocked by earthquake

The epicentre was confirmed by the National Geographic Institute as being 5km below the surface

WATCH: Dad in Spain pulls live parasite from daughter’s ‘cooked’ Mercadona fish forcing supermarket to defend seafood

If the parasite is ingested by humans it can cause vomiting, nausea and violent abdominal pain

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

HE’S THE DADDY: Ex-lover of Spain’s Julio Iglesias speaks out after singer revealed as FATHER of her child

"Julio destroyed my dreams. I should’ve known what I was doing, but it's always the woman who has to pick up the pieces"

Ground staff at Spain’s national airline Iberia will stage eight-week walkout

The Union General de Trabajadores (UGT) has called for strikes every Monday from September 30 until November 18.

Spain’s ‘Hannibal Lecter’ mysteriously found dead on floor of isolated cell

The inmate, originally from Guinea Bissau, was in isolation due to the threat he posed to other prisoners and guards

EXCLUSIVE: Killer drug Nolotil still being handed out without prescription on Spain’s Costa Blanca despite ban

The Spanish Medical Agency (AEMES) banned the medication’s sale without a prescription last year.

Greta Thunberg says environment summit in Spain’s Madrid is last chance to save earth from ruin

“We cannot afford any more days to go by without real action being taken,”

Iberia suspends all flights between Spain and China in response to deadly Coronavirus outbreak

IBERIA has suspended all flights to Shanghai in a response to the deadly Coronavirus outbreak. It is the only destination the British-Spanish airline flies to...
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