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Spanish cities battle to turn on Christmas lights – in May!

BARCELONA has unveiled plans for its Christmas illuminations in May, leaving its keen rival in the festive race way behind. Ada Colau, the left-wing mayor...

Spain’s Catalunya ready to vaccinate 50-59 age group

VACCINATIONS will be available for people aged between 50 and 59 from next week, regional authorities in Catalunya said. Appointments can be booked for the...

Spain’s Catalunya to relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday

CATALUNYA will relax Covid-19 restrictions from Monday by allowing citizens to travel anywhere in the region and permitting bars and restaurants to open during...

Sabadell gang-rapist gets 31 years in jail for attacking teenage woman in Spain’s Catalunya region

A man who took part in a group rape of an 18-year-old woman in Sabadell in February 2019 has been jailed for 31 years. Two...

Former Catalunya separatist president Carles Puigdemont faces Spanish extradition after losing EU immunity

EXILED former Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont who organised an illegal independence referendum in 2017 has had his immunity from prosecution stripped by the European...

Over 200 fossilised footprints of animals predating dinosaurs described in Spain’s Catalunya

THE presence of fossilised remains of dinosaurs and bones, footprints and eggs in Catalunya is astounding. Now, thanks to two investigations by the Catalan Institute...

Rapper in controversial free-speech jailing is forcibly removed from university campus in Spain’s Catalunya

SPANISH rapper Pablo Hasel was detained in Catalunya this morning(February 16) after a day-long stand off with police involving himself and dozens of his...

CATALAN ELECTION RESULTS: Socialist party wins, pro-independence platform obtain best ever combined result and Vox enter parliament

IT is now 11.30 pm on election night in Catalunya, and the final results are just in. Predictions published earlier this evening fell short in...

Catalan election day kicks off according to plan

However, not everyone is happy with the way things are going.

STAND UP AND BE COUNTED: Catalunya gears up for strangest autonomous elections ever in the midst of COVID

Tomorrow’s elections are a source of great speculation and excitement, as they could go almost any way.

Catalunya judge orders insurance pay-out over enforced restaurant closure during Spain’s first State of Alarm

A court in Spain's Catalunya region has ordered an insurance company to pay €6,000 in compensation to a restaurant forced to close during the...

RED MIST: African sand blankets Spain’s Mediterranean coast

Experts report that there are very few documented cases of this type.

Couple marry in intensive care unit of COVID-19 ward in Spain moments before being intubated

A COUPLE have been married in the intensive care unit of a COVID-19 ward in Catalunya. The pair, aged 54 and 58, decided to...

Restaurant boss defies COVID-19 closure order and gets fined €60,000 in Spain’s Catalunya region

A RESTAURANT owner in Catalunya is defying new COVID-19 restrictions by keeping his business open in spite of being fined €60,000. A two week shutdown...

Spain’s Supreme Court confirms 18-month removal of Catalunya’s president

SPAIN'S Supreme Court judges have unanimously ruled that Catalunya president, Quim Torra, should be removed from his position. They upheld last December's Catalunya court verdict...

Spain locks down 200,000 people in Catalunya after local coronavirus spike

SOME 209,000 people have been re-locked down in Catalunya following a local spike in new COVID-19 infections. A perimeter has been set up around the...

Spain’s Catalunya will lift state of alarm and enter ‘new normal’ tomorrow

CATALUNYA has announced that it will lift the state of alarm at midnight tonight and enter the ‘new normal’.

Podemos politician calls for Columbus statue to be removed from Spain’s Barcelona amid anti-racism protests

A HIGH ranking Podemos politician in Catalunya has called for the statue of Christopher Columbus to be removed from Barcelona.

Spain’s Guardia Civil dismantles international criminal organisation in Catalunya that trafficked over 1,000 people from Africa to Europe

THE Guardia Civil in collaboration with the Mossos have dismantled an international criminal organisation that trafficked over 1,000 people from Africa to Europe.

Spanish police rescue man who fell down 20 metre well in Catalunya

A MAN has been rescued by the police after he fell into a well in Catalunya.

Spanish police arrest man in Catalunya for impersonating a policeman in order to coerce women into having sex with...

A MAN has been arrested in Catalunya after he impersonated a policeman in order to coerce women into having sex with him.

BREAKING: Catalunya announces extra 635 coronavirus related deaths

CATALUNYA has announced an extra 635 coronavirus related deaths.

Spain’s La Sagrada Familia will not restart construction works until after visitors return

LA Sagrada Familia will not restart its construction works until after the Cathedral reopens its doors to visitors, it has been announced.

Man arrested in Spain’s Catalunya on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and dumping her body in a stream

A MAN has been arrested in Barcelona on suspicion of murdering his girlfriend and then dumping her body in a nearby stream.

The Mayor of a city in Spain’s Catalunya resigns after getting caught breaking lockdown rules, drunk driving and attacking...

THE Mayor of a town in Catalunya has resigned after getting caught breaking lockdown rules, drunk driving and attacking a police officer.

Parking lot in Spain’s Catalunya turned into coffin depot to deal with huge number of deaths due to coronavirus...

A PARKING lot in Catalunya has been turned into a coffin depot due to the coronavirus crisis.

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