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TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

‘Phishing’ gang steal at least €443,600 from hacked online bank accounts in Spain

A bank 'phishing' con netted a nationwide gang at least €443,600 from 146 victims. The Policia Nacional have arrested 13 people across Spain and are...

One dead and dozens injured after trains collide in Barcelona area of Spain

A cargo train collided with a commuter train in the Barcelona area on Monday, killing the passenger train driver and injuring 86 people. Nine people...

Thieves puncture car tyres in distraction burglary con at motorway service areas in Spain’s Valencia region

TWO people have been arrested for robbing motorists at AP-7 motorway service areas in Castellon Province. Tyres were deliberately punctured to set up distraction thefts. The...

Plain clothes policeman battered by drunk tourists after being mistaken for a robber in Barcelona

A POLICEMAN in Barcelona has been assaulted by drunk tourists who thought he was a robber. The mix-up left the officer, who was in plain...

Bogus stock market brokers fleeced €6 million out of unsuspecting clients in Spain

A group of swindlers offering big returns on stock market investments have been arrested by the Policia Nacional. The gang made €6 million out of...

Three men die in suspected arson attack on Barcelona area apartment block in Spain

THREE men died in an Barcelona area apartment fire on Wednesday with police believing it was an arson attack. A fourth person suffered serious injuries...

Two arrested in Spain accused of being part of international arms smuggling gang that shipped tanks from Ukraine to...

POLICE have arrested two men alleged to be part of a gang that smuggled arms including tanks to war-torn countries in the Middle East...

Antonio Banderas and Benedict Cumberbatch scoop awards in Spain’s Sant Jordi Cinema Awards 2022

ACTOR Antonio Banderas has scooped a Lifetime Achievement Award at the RNE Sant Jordi Cinema Awards 2022. The 61-year-old made the trip to Barcelona from...

Judge in Spain says Real Madrid and Barcelona can be punished for trying to set up aborted European Super...

A Madrid judge has lifted restrictions that stopped footballing bodies UEFA and FIFA penalising clubs who signed up to the rebel European Super League. Sofia...

Catalan president, Pere Aragones, among dozens of separatists hacked by specialist spyware in Spain

A cybersecurity rights group claims dozens of phones belonging to prominent Catalunya independence politicians were hacked by sophisticated spyware. The software is normally available at...

SOMETHING TO CHEW ON: Sheep and goats brought in to help protect Collserola Natural Park in Spain’s Barcelona against...

ARE the old ways the best? Barcelona’s city council is hoping to find out by bringing in a flock of sheep and goats to...

REVEALED: The cities in Spain which are the most popular Easter destinations among Brits, French, Dutch, Germans and Italians

BARCELONA, Malaga, Alicante and Palma are the most popular Easter destinations in Spain, according to new research, but not all nationalities favour the same...

British girl, 14, sexually assaulted in Barcelona area hotel during family holiday in Spain

A 14-year-old British girl was sexually assaulted last Thursday while on holiday with her parents in Callela on the Costa del Maresme- 50 kilometres...

Pedro Sanchez gives brand new estimate of Ukraine refugee numbers in Spain

AN estimated 110,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain since February's Russian invasion, according to Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Visiting a specially set-up reception centre...

Barcelona in Spain bans smoking on all beaches from July to boost health and environment

BARCELONA'S beaches will become 'no-smoking' areas from this summer. The permanent ban on lighting up follows a successful pilot on four beaches in the Catalan...

Spain’s low cost high-speed train war hots up as new operator Iryo brings forward launch.

SPAIN'S low cost high-speed train war goes up an extra gear in November as Italian-Spanish owned firm Ilsa launches its service. The company, under the...

Pedro Sanchez says Spain will reach total of 70,000 Ukraine refugees ‘in a few days’

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has said that the total of Ukraine refugees in Spain will reach 70,000 'in a few days'. Sanchez was speaking during...

Spain’s Barcelona picked to host yachting’s America’s Cup in 2024

THE oldest trophy in international sport, the America's Cup, will be fought for in the waters off Barcelona in autumn 2024. The yachting team event...

Spain says 25,000 Ukraine refugees have arrived in country after Russian invasion

AN estimated 25,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain since the start of Russia's military invasion on February 24. Speaking to broadcaster, RTVE, on Monday,...

The Sagrada Familia: how Gaudi’s masterpiece became a myth and a divisive political tool

Barcelona’s fabled basilica recently celebrated the completion of its first tower with a giant star. But as at every stage in its history, not everyone is pleased. By Josep-Maria Garcia Fuentes, Newcastle University

Zack Zadek: Meet the American singer-songwriter as he makes his debut in Spain’s Barcelona

FOR the first time ever, songwriter and musician Zack Zadek is performing in Barcelona. If you don’t know who he is, now’s the time...

How Barcelona’s Sants station became the gateway for Ukrainian refugees in Spain

CATALUNYA has become Spain’s gateway for Ukrainian refugees. Barcelona's Sants station is the first port of call for refugees arriving in Spain by rail. Around 200...

Spain seizes Russian oligarch superyachts in Barcelona and Mallorca

A €140 million superyacht owned by an oligarch friend of Russian leader Vladamir Putin has been seized by authorities in Barcelona. Another craft has also...

Abramovich yacht sets sail from Barcelona to avoid seizure under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

The world’s most expensive yacht, which belongs to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, has sailed from a Barcelona dockyard to avoid being seized under threatened...

Oranges contaminated with banned pesticide bought by Costa Blanca wholesaler seized in Barcelona raid in Spain

CONTAMINATED orange imports destined for wholesalers in the Valencian Community, have been impounded after a Guardia Civil raid in Barcelona. 20 tons of oranges were...

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