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CROSSING THE LINE: Barcelona riots return as police car is set alight with officer inside

AFTER a few quiet evenings on the streets of Barcelona, protests and riots over the arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel returned with...

Former FC Barcelona president arrested in police corruption probe over La Liga club in Spain

CATALAN police raided FC Barcelona's Nou Camp headquarters and various homes this morning(March 1) to arrest several people including ex-club president, Josep...

UP, UP AND AWAY for space-bound hot air balloon ride from Spanish company

A SPANISH company is to offer a somewhat different balloon ride with a chance to hit the earth's atmosphere and get some...

Third night of rioting over arrest of rapper Pablo Hasel

LAST night (Thursday February 18) saw the third consecutive round of rioting in Catalunya and elsewhere over the imprisonment of rapper Pablo...

CATALAN ELECTION RESULTS: Socialist party wins, pro-independence platform obtain best ever combined result and Vox enter parliament

IT is now 11.30 pm on election night in Catalunya, and the final results are just in. Predictions published...

Fugitive rapist of 84-year-old woman snared by EU-funded task force in Spain’s Barcelona

ONE OF Europe’s most-wanted men has been arrested this week for the rape of an 84-year-old woman in 2009.

Boy in Spain’s Barcelona ran a Euro note forgery business via social media platform

A Barcelona area youngster has been arrested for making forged Euro notes and selling them online to customers in the UK, Spain...

Lions catch COVID-19 at Barcelona Zoo in Spain but respond well to treatment

FOUR lions at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19 and are recovering well. It's only the second-recorded case...

WATCH: Dramatic drone footage of Spain’s most wanted being arrested near Barcelona after 8 years in hiding

AN alleged murderer who was living in hiding for eight years has been arrested in Barcelona. Dramatic drone footage...

Barcelona: new jack city?

EXCLUSIVE: BY EUGENE COSTELLO A BRITISH businessman and his wife have been robbed in a car-jacking incident in Spain...

Nasty surprise for Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as tax man boards superstar’s jet

BARCELONA superstar Lionel Messi had  a miserable welcome when he returned to Spain - the Spanish tax man was waiting for his...

Weekend of riots across Spain in wake of new COVID-19 restrictions

CITIES across Spain awoke this morning to the aftermath of chaotic scenes as violent demonstrations took place against new COVID-19 regulations.

Barcelona riots erupt with 700 anti-lockdown protestors in clashes with police as new infections reach record levels

BRICKS and flares have been thrown at police, bins have been set alight and protestors arrested as Barcelona protests descended into violence.

Family drama filmed in Mallorca destined for international success

A BARCELONA-based film studio has just acquired the world rights to the exciting drama Pan de Limon con Semillas de Amapola.

BREAKING: Spain’s Catalunya to close bars and restaurants for 15 days to fight COVID-19 spike

It comes after an illegal rave with more than 200 people was broken up at an abandoned house in Rubio, Barcelona

Spanish researchers to stage experimental concert to test COVID-19 virus spread

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, live event organisers have had to cancel all large gatherings from technology conferences to major concerts.

Spain’s Policia Nacional arrest four youngsters for sharing child sex abuse videos on Portugal-based site

A DOZEN people, including four children, have been arrested in Spain for being part of a paedophile internet ring that shared child...

LG on verge of saving Nissan’s doomed Barcelona factory

WORKERS at the doomed Nissan factory in Barcelona are waiting to see if their jobs have been saved by LG.

Girl, 11, airlifted from Spain’s Mallorca to Barcelona after falling critically ill with COVID-19

Doctors had taken the decision to move the young girl to the Catalan capital after her health rapidly declined

WATCH: Balkan hitman arrested after four-year international manhunt ends in Spain’s Barcelona

A FUGITIVE wanted over an execution-style killing in Montenegro has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Barcelona. The...

Barcelona birthday bash broken up with 58 revellers fined for not wearing masks

MOSSOS d'Esquadra, the police force of Catalonia, had to break up a birthday party after neighbours complained of social distancing infractions.

Spain among most densely populated countries in Europe, says new study

At first glance, Spain has a very sparse population, as little as 93 people per square kilometre

Barcelona appoint Lithuanian basketball legend, Sarunas Jasikevicius as new head coach, following Svetislav Pesic’s departure

BARCELONA basketball legend Sarunas Jasikevicius has been appointed as the Catalans’ new head coach.

Primark opens its second largest store in Spain

PRIMARK has opened its second largest store in Spain.

Baskonia defeats Barcelona and wins first Spanish basketball league title in 10 years

BASKONIA has won the Spanish basketball league title for the first time in 10 years.

Barcelona win court case against Neymar, Brazilian star ordered to pay €6.7 million

BARCELONA have won a court case against their former player Neymar, with the Brazilian ordered to pay the Spanish club €6.7 million.

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Weekend COVID-19 totals are under a SIXTH of early February figures in Spain’s Valencian Community

A total of 1,231 new COVID-19 cases were reported since last Friday in the Valencian Community according to regional health ministry figures...