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Spain’s Barcelona has its first road made from non-recyclable plastic waste.

A NEW road surface has been unveiled in Barcelona using non-recyclable plastic waste in the first project of its kind in Spain.

Stolen historical document could see Costa Blanca city take Catalan government to Spanish court

A row over a stolen historical document could end up with Orihuela council taking the Catalunya regional government to court. Repeated requests from Orihuela officials...

Foreign tourist numbers in Spain recover by 70% before arrival of Omicron COVID variant

FOREIGN tourist levels in Spain last November recovered to 70% of what they were in the same month 2019 ahead of the coronavirus pandemic. Figures...

COVID-19 test kits worth over €500,000 are stolen from Barcelona area warehouse in Spain

THIEVES have stolen 208,000 antigen tests from a Barcelona area warehouse. Police say the robbery happened on Friday(December 31). The test kits have a total market...

Spain identifies first cases of new COVID-influenza combination called flurone

SPAIN'S first cases of flurone, a combination of COVID-19 and influenza, have been identified in the Catalunya region. Speaking this Monday, Catlunya's health service director,...

Grapes of wrath for Costa Blanca vineyard owner in Spain who was not paid for UK export deal

A Catalan businessman has been arrested for scamming an Alicante Province farmer out of 45 tons of grapes that ended up in Manchester. The farmer...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

The nutty and sweet Spanish Christmas treat that’s worth getting your teeth into!

MANY a Spaniard enjoys tucking into the festive treat of turron which can challenge the strongest teeth and best dentures! Turrons are a nougat-like confection,...

Catalunya becomes first of Spain’s regions to reimpose curfew as COVID-19 infections soar

CATALUNYA has become the first of Spain’s regions to reimpose a night-time curfew in a bid to curb COVID-19 infections over the Christmas period. The...

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique gets big tax break from Spain’s Supreme Court

BARCELONA footballer Gerard Pique has landed a €2.1 million pre-Christmas windfall courtesy of Spain's Supreme Court. Pique, 34, has been given a refund of a...

Fraudsters pocketed €4 million by selling fake citizenship exam diplomas across Spain

POLICE say a Barcelona-based gang netted €4 million by selling fake diplomas to Spanish citizenship applicants. The criminal organisation was broken up in simultaneous arrests...

WATCH: A new star is born as final piece placed atop tower in Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia changing the skyline...

THE architectural masterpiece by Antoni Gaudi took another step towards completion as a giant multifaceted star was lifted into place atop one of Sagrada...

Spain orders fully-vaccinated people to quarantine if they have contact with confirmed or even suspected Omicron COVID-19 cases

FEARS about the spread of the newly-discovered Omicron COVID-19 variant has led Spanish health chiefs to toughen-up self-isolation rules for fully-vaccinated people. The Ministry of...

Catalunya delays COVID pass requirement to bars and restaurants after download system crashes

AUTHORITIES in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalunya were forced to postpone the introduction of mandatory COVID passes at bars, restaurants and gyms on Friday...

Pedro Sanchez gets his 2022 budget plans passed in Spain’s lower house of parliament

PRIME Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has seen his draft budget for 2022 approved by Spain's lower house of parliament. Thursday's Congress vote was a success for...

Worker dies of carbon dioxide poisoning at Catalunya nuclear plant in Spain

A worker died at nuclear power plant in Catalunya on Wednesday after a carbon dioxide leak. Three people were also injured in the incident at...

Bishop who quit Catholic Church for love of erotic novelist gets new job with pig semen exporter in Spain

A Catholic bishop who fell in love with an erotic novel writer has joined a Barcelona-based pig semen exporter. Xavier Novell hit the headlines in...

Six police injured after mob attack in Spain’s Barcelona

A mob of 100 people attacked police who were trying to detain a man for theft, six officers were injured and 5 people have...

The crime rate in Barcelona Spain falls to well below the national average

THE crime rate in Barcelona Spain has fallen below the national average, registering a 39% drop compared to figures released by the Ministry of...

Catalunya offers two sites to SEAT for electric car battery production in Spain

THE regional government of Catalunya has offered Volkswagen's SEAT the choice of at least two possible sites for a large electric vehicle battery plant the...

European ‘hugging’ robbery gang members are arrested north of Benidorm on the Costa Blanca in Spain

TWO members of a European 'hugging' robbery gang have been detained on the northern Costa Blanca. Police said the group have notched up arrests in...

ANALYSIS: What does ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont arrest mean for ‘peace talks’ in Catalunya?

THE former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont is expected to appear in an Italian court next week, but his arrest in Sardinia threatens to destabilize...

LATEST: Italian court frees ex-leader Carles Puigdemont but orders him to stay in Sardinia while Spain’s extradition request is...

AN Italian court has ordered the exiled regional leader of Catalunya to be freed a day after his arrest in Sardinia, his lawyer said. Carles...

Puigdemont: Exiled Catalan separatist leader detained by police in Sardinia faces extradition to Spain

CARLES Puigdemont, the former leader of Catalunya who fled Spain after a failed independence bid, was detained by Italian police in Sardinia on Thursday...

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