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Hospital operation and consultation waiting times fall in Spain but pandemic impact continues

THE average waiting time for a public hospital operation in Spain is 113 days according to latest figures from the Ministry of Health. Their twice-yearly...

Amazon to open cloud computing unit in Spain’s Aragon region in €2.5 billion investment

AMAZON'S cloud computing division AWS(Amazon Web Services) has announced a €2.5 billion investment in Spain over the next decade. The firm said on Wednesday that...

Woman dopes separated husband with drugged croquette to clear out his bank account in Spain

A wife going through a divorce with her husband put a knock-out drug in a croquette so that she could steal €27,000 from his...

WATCH: Heartwarming moment firefighters help a deer caught in wildfire in northeastern Spain

A TEAM of firefighters battling flames in Aragon have shared a video of them giving water to a roe deer and soothing its burns,...

WATCH: Panic-stricken passengers break train window to escape as wildfire engulfs tracks in eastern Spain

AROUND a dozen passengers on a train travelling through a wildfire zone in Castellon province of eastern Spain suffered  burns after they feared the...

Take a trip to the inland province of Teruel to find Spain’s coolest place in summer

Take a trip to the inland province of Teruel to find Spain’s coolest place in summer… and make sure to stop off at Albarracin on the way, writes Fiona Govan

Alcampo supermarket chain buys 235 stores and warehouse from struggling DIA in Spain

FRENCH retailer Auchan says its Spanish subsidiary Alcampo will buy 235 supermarkets and a warehouse from the struggling DIA group Subject to clearances from competition...

Outrage over ‘horror’ video showing bull suffering during fiesta in Albarracin, northeastern Spain

Each summer in towns and villages across Spain, fiestas take place involving local townsfolk, many focusing on bullfighting activities. But the latest video to provoke...

Spain’s hospital operation waiting lists are longest in 18 years

SPAIN'S operation waiting lists in public hospitals have reached their highest level since 2003. Health Ministry figures going up to the end of 2021 show...

Car giant Volkswagen to produce electric car batteries at new site in Spain’s Valencia area

VOLKSWAGEN'S car battery cell plant in Spain will be located in Sagunto, 30 kilometres north of Valencia City. The factory, costing around €7 billion to...

EXPLAINER: The areas of Spain that still use COVID-19 passports and where you have to show them

EIGHT areas of Spain are still running COVID-19 passport schemes while other regions have stopped the measure as 'sixth wave' coronavirus infections fall. Passport will...

Massive green energy project unveiled for Spain’s Aragon

SPAIN has unveiled plans for a massive green energy project in the northeast region of Aragon that aims to meet 30% of the nation’s...

EU takes Spain to European Court for not stopping pollution of areas like the Mar Menor

SPAIN will have to answer to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg over not doing enough to combat nitrate pollution in areas like...

Leading chocolate maker Valor based outside Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca celebrates its 140th anniversary

SPAIN'S leading chocolate manufacturer, Valor, has celebrated its 140th anniversary by announcing profits of €10.6 million. The company had a turnover of €128 million in...

EUTHANASIA DEBATE: Woman ‘ignored’ after asking to be painlessly killed in Spain’s Zaragoza takes own life

AN elderly woman crippled by a painful hip condition that left her bedridden in constant pain, has killed herself after her pleas for euthanasia...

Limits to Brits travelling abroad ‘considered for those who fail to take booster jabs’

LIMITS to Britains travelling abroad that are eligible but do not take a third booster jab are being considered by UK ministers. If the proposal...

Famous wine and sherry producer known for Tio Pepe is voted decade’s best winery in Spain

ONE of Spain's most famous sherry and wine producers has been voted 'Best Spanish Winery of the Decade'. The AEPEV association of wine journalists gave...

Police search team in Spain hope snow melt will help solve mystery of missing British hiker Esther Dingley

THE OFFICER leading a specialised mountain search team hopes that when snow melts on the highest peaks in the Spanish Pyrenees it may help...

Notorious killer branded as ‘Igor the Russian’ gets life sentence for three murders in Aragon area of Spain

A Serbian killer nicknamed 'Igor the Russian' has been given a life sentence after murdering three people in the Aragon region in December 2017. Norbert...

SIBLING SHOCKER as children are jailed for killing their infirm mother and stealing her pension in Spain’s Aragon region

TWO siblings have been jailed after killing their mother, stuffing her body into a closet, and continuing to collect her state pension for two...

Family of four under house arrest in Spain after testing positive for COVID-19 and refusing to quarantine at home

Aragon health authorities felt there was no other option but to request around-the-clock surveillance from a judge

Coronavirus lockdown reintroduced in Aragon just a day after Spain entered its ‘new normality’

JUST a day after Spain entered the ‘new normality’ three comarcas have reverted to Phase 2 of lockdown after a new coronavirus outbreak. Monday’s move...

Mayor in Spain forced to apologise after celebrating during COVID-19 street party

THE Deputy Mayor of Alcorisa in Aragon has been forced to apologise after a video emerged of him partying with residents in an unauthorised...

WATCH: 100-year-old Spanish woman with multiple conditions returns home after winning battle against coronavirus

Amidst cheers and applause, Carmen, who turns 101 in August, was received like a hero at her residency.

Superstition emptied a Spanish village in the 14th century before turning it into a must-visit festival, discovers Jack Gaioni

There is live music, falconry demonstrations, sword fights, hypnosis and magical shows

How you can buy your own pueblo in Spain

Would you like to own your own village? Spain has a few to spare. They are the forgotten pueblos - once thriving rural communities, now...

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