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Shakira refuses to cut €14.5 million tax deal with prosecutors in Spain

POP star Shakira has refused a settlement offer to end her long-running tax fraud battle with authorities in Spain. Prosecutors offered a deal over €14.5...

Spain’s high-speed trains to allow big dogs in pilot test on Madrid-Barcelona route

AFTER years of campaigning by pet owners, there is finally good news for those travellers in Spain who like to take their pooches with...

Cancellations and delays: How Spain’s Ryanair strike is affecting passengers on Tuesday

PASSENGERS flying with Ryanair on Tuesday could face cancellations or delays on flights to and from Spanish airports. The Spanish trade union USO confirmed that...

More Ryanair and Easyjet flights to be impacted by strikes in Spain

SPANISH trade unions have confirmed the flights that will be affected by strikes in a press release on Friday, July 15 as Easyjet staff...

Spanish trade union says seven Ryanair cabin crew staff have been sacked since strikes were announced

The USO union, which represents Ryanair’s cabin crew in Spain, has condemned the decision to lay off seven cabin crew members. According to the union,...

Spanish post-mortem for former Angolan leader

A COURT in Barcelona has given the go-ahead for a post-mortem on former President of Angola Jose Eduardo dos Santos. The controversial president died in...

Chaos in Spanish airports as hundreds of lost suitcases pile up due to flight overloads

SPANISH airports have hundreds of piled-up suitcases stuck in arrivals caused by an overload of operations from several European airports. Many passengers have arrived at...

Largest marijuana plantation in Spain discovered in Barcelona

POLICE have discovered the largest marijuana plantation in Spain, in Vilassar de Mar in Barcelona. The farm, comprising 35 hectares, had been in operation since...

‘Historic day for aviation’: Fully electric plane flies in Spain for the first time

SPAIN’s first electric plane has made its inaugural flight after taking off from Sabadell Airport, near Barcelona on the morning of Wednesday, June 22. The...

Sleeping homeless couple get flammable liquid thrown over faces in street in Spain’s Barcelona

A homeless Barcelona couple have been treated for minor facial burns after flammable liquid was thrown at them while they were sleeping in the...

Baby Angel born on Barcelona Metro

A BABY boy made a dramatic entrance into the world when he was born at a Barcelona metro station. When Cristina felt the first pangs...

Italian mafia boss mistakenly released in 2020 is arrested in Spain’s Catalunya region

AN Italian mafia boss mistakenly released from a Barcelona jail in October 2020, has been arrested by police at a routine checkpoint in Catalunya. Vittorio...

City centre restrictions to cut high polluting cars start next year in Spain

HIGH polluting older cars will be banned from centres of large cities in Spain next year with the creation of low emission zones. The new...

Ex-Barcelona star Eto’o gets massive fine and suspended jail term over unpaid tax in Spain

FORMER Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o was given a 22-month suspended prison sentence on Monday after admitting tax fraud of €3.8 million while he was...

Spain’s Air Nostrum buys 10 UK-built helium-powered airships

SPAIN'S Air Nostrum has ordered 10 airships from UK firm, Hybrid Air Vehicles(HAV). The craft named Airlander 10 will be used on Air Nostrum routes...

1 bedroom Apartment for sale in Sitges – € 225,000

ApartmentSitges, Barcelona   1 beds   1 baths € 225,000 Located in one of the best areas of Sitges with unbeatable views of the...

Tourist visiting Spain’s Barcelona has €800,000 gold watch ripped off him

A tourist had a Barcelona trip to forget after thieves tore off his €800,000 wrist watch in the street. The theft happened on Tuesday in...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

1 bedroom Apartment for sale in Sitges – € 230,000

ApartmentSitges, Barcelona   1 beds   1 baths € 230,000 In this ground floor in Sitges, located in Poble Sec, we are 5 minutes...

Cruise ship passenger feared dead after falling overboard west of Spain’s Balearic Islands

AUTHORITIES are searching for a female cruise ship passenger who fell overboard on Sunday morning. The unnamed passenger fell into the water at 2.00 am...

Massive bust sees arrest of corrupt police officers who helped gangs smuggle drugs into Spain

A HUGE investigation into drug trafficking has led to sixty arrests including a network of police officers who helped gangs smuggle their illicit wares...

Spain’s celebrity couple Shakira and Gerard Pique announce end of 11-year-relationship following rumours of rift

ONE of Spain’s most glamorous celebrity couples has announced they are splitting up. Colombian singer Shakira and FC Barcelona defender Gerard Pique confirmed their split...

Two sisters in Spain’s Barcelona in ‘safe houses’ after refusing arranged marriages in Bangladesh

TWO Bangladeshi-born sisters are under protection in Barcelona after complaining of being forced into arranged marriages. Catalunya's General Directorate of Attention to Children and Adolescents...

F1’s Sebastian Vettel chases thieves in Barcelona following Spanish GP

F1 driver Sebastian Vettel was in a race of a different kind when he tried to chase down thieves who had snatched his bag. The...

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...

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