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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...

A renovated 16th century church is up for sale in Spain’s Basque Country

WHEN designer Tas Careaga found his ‘dream home’ he certainly had more vision than most. Many people would have seen the crumbling walls and collapsed...

Sculpture transforms disused lighthouse on island off San Sebastian in northern Spain

ACCLAIMED Spanish sculptor Cristina Iglesias unveiled Hondalea, a site-specific bronze piece which transforms a disused lighthouse on the island of Santa Clara in the...

Coronavirus in Spain: COVID-19 vaccines for over-40s in Basque Country and Navarra

ADULTS over 40 in Basque Country and Navarra can now receive their coronavirus vaccine. The Basque Country and Navarra today invite all residents aged between 40 and...

King Felipe VI honours victims of terrorism in Spain at memorial in Basque city of Vitoria

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia on Tuesday visited a reproduction of a safe house used by the Basque separatist organisation to hold a kidnapped...

Spain’s Basque Country warns of ‘tsunami’ of COVID-19 cases as it prepares to declare health emergency while Madrid remains...

Regional president Isabel Ayuso said the situation 'is not going to be much different from what we have seen these last few months' as the contagion is less severe and the affected are younger

Landfill owners arrested after horrific avalanche that killed two workers in northern Spain

POLICE in the northern town of Zaldibar have arrested the owners of a rubbish dump after the horrendous death of two workers. Three owners of...

Police arrest a man in Spain’s Basque Country for breaking the lockdown rules in order to go buy drugs

THE police have detained a man in the Basque Country for breaking the lockdown rules in order to go buy drugs.

Priest in Spain’s Basque Country stopped by the police and sent home for breaking lockdown rules while walking around...

POLICE in the Basque Country have stopped a priest who was walking around the town and blessing people on their balconies and windows.

ETA member acquitted of double attack in Spain’s Valencia in 2003, where Brit expat was injured

AN ETA member has been acquitted for his role in multiple attacks in the Valencian Community in 2003.

Bishop in Spain’s Basque Country fined €600 for driving with someone in the passenger seat

A BISHOP in the Basque Country has been fined for driving with someone in the passenger seat.

Spain’s all-Basque Copa del Rey final postponed indefinitely due to coronavirus

THE Copa del Rey final has been postponed due to coronavirus fears.

BREAKING: Madrid and Basque Country close schools, colleges and universities as coronavirus infects more than 1,000 in Spain

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez held crunch talks in Madrid today as he outlined his government’s ‘shock therapy plan’ in response to the virus

BREAKING: Second person confirmed dead in Spain due to coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS has claimed a second victim in Spain.

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