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Too close for comfort after plane crashes next to busy Costa Blanca road in Spain

TWO men escaped with minor injuries after their small plane crashed in the Mutxamel area of Alicante Province on Wednesday afternoon. Their two-seater craft ended...

Mallorca has Spain’s most expensive area for property rentals

CALVIA on Mallorca has overhauled long-time leader Barcelona as the costliest municipality in Spain for property rentals. The Balearic Islands as a whole are also...

Pedestrian killed by lamppost toppled over by drunk driver in Spain’s Basque Country

A woman died on a Basque Country street on Tuesday after a drunk driver smashed into a lamppost that toppled onto her. The 67-year-old woman...

Spain says vital new gas pipeline link to France could be working by next summer

A new gas pipeline connecting Spain and France could be ready in less than a year. Ecological Transition Minister, Teresa Ribera, told TVE on Friday...

Police investigate spate of ‘needle spike’ attacks on women in clubs across Spain

SPANISH police are investigating a spate of recent attacks across Spain on women who believe they were spiked with needles at nightclubs.  Police forces across...

The most popular Game of Thrones TV show locations for fans and tourists are in Spain

GAME OF THRONES fans are eagerly gearing up for the new prequel series 'House of the Dragon' which premieres on August 21 in the...

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...

Spain slammed over Basque Country woman forced to have caesarean section birth

A United Nations committee says a Basque Country woman should be compensated after being forced to have a caesarean section birth which involved having...

British climber dies after plummeting from notorious ‘Devil’s Pass’ in northern Spain

A 25-year-old British man was killed on Thursday after plummeting from the notorious 'Devil's Pass' mountain in Spain’s Basque Country. The Brit, who has not...

Alleged fraudster pensioner in Spain claims she ‘can’t even use WhatsApp’

A 73-YEAR-OLD Malaga woman accused of online fraud has claimed she ‘doesn't even know how to use WhatsApp’. Maria, from Rincon de la Victoria in...

ETA member rearrested in Spain after brief release from 17 year sentence

A FORMER member of Basque separatist group ETA has been rearrested after losing an appeal to the Spanish Supreme Court.  The Supreme Court refused the...

Lettuce lorry carrying marijuana worth €3.7 million pulled over in Spain’s Bilbao before boarding Ireland-bound ferry

OVER half a ton of marijuana has been seized from a lorry officially taking lettuce to Ireland. The truck had travelled from southern Spain to...

Spain’s most ‘smokiest’ regions revealed on ‘World No Tobacco Day’

EXTREMADURA and Murcia have the highest percentage of daily smokers in Spain's regions according to figures released on 'World No Tobacco Day'. Statistics compiled for...

Basque separatist group ETA dropped from US foreign terrorist blacklist

THE Basque seperatist group ETA is set to be removed from the United States foreign terrorist blacklist.  Under the full name of Basque Fatherland and...

Renfe offers the chance to see Spain’s history in style on new luxury trains

RENFE is offering four new luxury train routes transporting passengers across historic locations of Spain in the height of style.  The experience of using Renfe...

Fugitive TikTok healer who ‘cures’ Covid-19 patients is jailed after fleeing long prison term for child sex abuse in...

A self-styled preacher who posted TikTok videos claiming he could cure people of Covid-19 has been arrested in the Basque Country after skipping a...

Dry January raises drought fears in not-so rainy Spain as reservoir capacity goes down to 44%

THE second-driest January of the 21st century has sparked fresh fears of a drought in Spain. The government conceded this Tuesday that it was monitoring...

Spain’s iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao gears up to celebrate its 25th anniversary

ONLY a select few buildings stand out as icons of the cities that raised them.  The Eiffel Tower, the Empire State Building and Big Ben...

IN PICS: Bizarre and beautiful ‘bear man’ festival wards off winter’s evil spirits in Spain’s Basque Country

FORGET the Three Kings, this tiny town in the Basque Country has something better – the simultaneously fun and frightening pagan celebration that takes...

How the pandemic and strict lockdown in Spain caused a mental health crisis

DURING the year 2020, when in spring Spaniards suffered the strictest lockdown in Europe, unable to leave their homes except to seek medical treatment...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Trapped climbers in overnight rescue drama on famous Costa Blanca peak in Spain

FIVE climbers trapped on Monte Ponoig in Alicante Province have been rescued after an overnight operation by regional firefighters Monte Ponoig, overlooking Polop, is nicknamed...

Judges veto COVID-19 passport plans for nightlife and restaurants in Basque Country of Spain

PLANS to use COVID-19 passports in Basque Country nightlife businesses and larger restaurants have been squashed by the region's Supreme Court. The judges, on two-one...

Man arrested after firing shots at windows at university campus in northern Spain

PANIC spread at a university campus in Spain’s Basque Country on Wednesday afternoon after a man fired shots at the window of a building...

High electricity prices force major steelmaker in Spain to suspend production for 20 days

A leading Spanish steelmaker has slashed production at one of its factories due to the big hike in electricity prices. They say that power costs...

Police bring down criminal gang that scammed tourists in Spain with fake holiday accomodation

TEN people have been arrested for ripping off 300 tourists to the tune of €4 million in a series of accommodation and credit card...

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