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IN PICS: Take a sneak peek at Moco, the new modern art museum just opened in Barcelona

A BRAND new contemporary art museum has opened in the Born district of Barcelona adding yet another reason for art lovers to visit the...

Work begins to repair Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas after cracks appear on touristy avenue

BARCELONA City Council has begun work to repair the pavement of the city’s famous ‘Rambla’, the poor condition of which has sparked complaints from...

Woman arrested for smuggling cocaine into Spain’s Barcelona hidden beneath her wig

A WOMAN has been arrested in Barcelona after police found 760 grams of cocaine, distributed among 58 packages, under her “bulky” wig.  Police in Barcelona...

Spain’s hoteliers call for more regulation of Airbnb type tourist rentals but praise Barcelona for leading the way

ON FRIDAY representatives of hotel associations from 36 countries met to demand more regulation of tourist flat rentals such as AirBnb.  Didac García, a representative...

Nissan’s Barcelona plant could be saved by China’s Great Wall Motor

CHINA’S Great Wall Motor is set to ride to the rescue of workers at Nissan’s Barcelona plant which is due to shut down in...

Popstar Shakira attacked by wild boars in Barcelona park

Singer Shakira was attacked by a pair of marauding wild boars who snatched her bag while she was walking with her son in a...

Sabadell Bank announces major branch closure plans for Costa Blanca area of Spain

SABADELL Bank plans to close 215 branches later this year on top of 105 offices that shut in July. Reports suggest around a hundred branches...

Have you seen this man? Police release photo of dad on the run after killing toddler in Barcelona hotel...

POLICE in Spain have released an image of the man accused of killing his two-year-old son in a Barcelona hotel room on Tuesday evening. The...

Catalunya’s top court rejects curfew extension for most of the region including Spain’s second city Barcelona.

NIGHT curfews in most of Catalunya have been revoked by orders of the region's top court. The regional government submitted an application to continue with...

WATCH: Tears and devastation mark Messi’s departure from Barcelona

ARGENTINIAN football legend Lionel Messi broke down in tears as he said goodbye to the club which has been his home for his entire...

Where is the cheapest city to live in Spain? Not Madrid or Barcelona

NEW data reveals the huge differences in cost of living across Spain, with Madrid and Barcelona proving a whopping 30% more than in the...

Barcelona council fines landlord €45,000 for ‘real estate racism’ after refusing to rent his apartment to a young Moroccan

BARCELONA City Council has become the first council in Spain to impose a penalty for 'real estate racism'.  City bosses fined a real estate agency...

Barcelona’s People’s Olympiad: The story of the 1936 Protest Olympics that were derailed by the Spanish Civil War

BY Shannon Chaffers THE Tokyo Olympic Games will soon come to a close despite an initial rocky start under a shroud of controversy with Japan...

Dutch tourist dies in Spain’s Barcelona after a car key gets stuck in his throat

A Dutch tourist died in a Barcelona hospital on Friday morning (August 6) after a car key got stuck in his throat. That was despite...

Showbiz entrepreneur arrested for fraud in Spain planned to leave country with up to €900 million

A ventriloquist turned entertainment producer and promoter could have saved up as much as €900 million with plans to flee Spain to either the...

La Liga in Spain set for massive €2.7 billion windfall in CVC equity firm deal

PRIVATE equity firm CVC has agreed a big €2.7 billion deal 'in principle' with La Liga which will see the investors get 10% of...

Luxury Spanish hotel group sold for over €400 million

A CANADIAN company has acquired the 5-star Solenta Hotel chain in the largest investment deal in the country so far this year.  The opulent 4-strong...

Shakira faces trial and could be jailed if found guilty of €14 million tax fraud in Spain

POP star Shakira could be tried and jailed over allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of over €14 million between 2011 and 2014. A three-year probe...

Barcelona football star buys old Andalucia cinema site in Malaga

BARÇA star player Gerard Pique’s family investment company has secured a deal worth around €50 million to build a five-star hotel in a prime...

It’s official: The best pizzas in Spain can be found in Barcelona

TWO pizzerias in Barcelona have been crowned winners in Spain’s  first National Pizza Competition during Madrid Fusion, the annual International Gastronomy Congress. Judges awarded La...

Court halts efforts to remove Franco monument in Catalunya after campaign by locals

A COURT has delayed an attempt to remove a monument inaugurated by General Francisco Franco to celebrate a victory during the Spanish Civil War...

EXILED: Judge bans persistent troublemaker from Barcelona town

A MAN who attacked police with a knife has been banned from the town where he lives for two years after a series of...

Picasso branded ‘woman abuser’ in protest at Barcelona museum dedicated to Spain’s most famous artist

By Nickacia Forrester The Picasso Museum in Barcelona was the scene of a protest when a group of art students took “silent action” to expose...

Which cities in Spain have the best quality of life?

MALAGA, Valencia and Alicante beat Madrid and Barcelona for quality of life when it comes to the best cities to live in Spain. In a...

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