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Spain’s Rugby World Cup expulsion appeal fails

SPAIN has lost its appeal over its exclusion from the 2023 Rugby World Cup for twice fielding the same ineligible player in qualifying matches. An...

Spain lodges appeal against Rugby World Cup expulsion for fielding ineligible player

SPAIN has lodged a formal appeal against the country being thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup for fielding an ineligible player in...

Burkini swimsuits get big ‘thumbs up’ for public swimming pools in Costa Blanca city in Spain

BURKINI swimsuits have been backed as legal bathing attire for Elche's public swimming pools in updated regulations that start on June 18. New rules over...

Refrigerated lorries had special hidden compartments to conceal drugs exported from Spain’s Valencia to France

A Valencia Province gang ran a major drugs export business taking supplies to France on refrigerated lorries owned by one their group members. 11 people...

Spain booted out of 2023 Rugby World Cup in France for playing an ineligible player twice

SPAIN has been thrown out of the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France after fielding an ineligible player in two qualifying matches. The decision was...

Reduced power bills coming to Spain after it makes EU deal to slash wholesale electricity prices

WHOLESALE electricity prices in Spain will be capped for a year starting from May. Based on current wholesale rates, the move would produce an estimated...

People smuggling boat service between Spain’s Murcia and Algeria intercepted before picking up first passengers

FOUR Algerian men have been arrested in Murcia after plans to smuggle in people on boats from North Africa were rumbled by the Policia...

Fraudsters charge anti-vaxxers in Spain up to €1,000 for bogus COVID-19 passports and PCR test results

SEVEN members of a gang who sold fake COVID-19 passports to anti-vaxxers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Spain. The Spanish branch of...

Scandal-hit Princess Cristina of Spain splits from husband Iñaki Urdangarin days after female co-worker photos appear

KING Felipe's sister, Cristina, has split from husband Iñaki Urdangarin by 'mutual agreement' just days after photos were published of him with another woman. A...

Biggest-ever drug pill seizure in Spain with arrests in Alicante and Catalunya

A Spanish drug trafficking gang has been arrested for exporting benzenoid pills to Morocco to make a narcotic called Karkubi. The Police Nacional detained the...

Stolen items from Costa Blanca beach goers despatched on people smuggling route between Spain and Algeria

AN Alicante-based people-trafficking gang has been arrested in a joint Policia Nacional-Europol operation. The criminal crew ran a route between Spain and Algeria and also...

Illegal helicopter flights, car chases and police raids – armed gang of 11 drug smugglers arrested on Spain’s Costa...

CRIMINAL GANGS have taken to the skies in order to get their drugs into Spain. A multi-operational team combining Guardia Civil, OFAST and Europol have...

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...

Fugitive human trafficking boss arrested on Spain’s Costa Blanca and will be extradited to France

A fugitive wanted by French authorities for being a key member of a human trafficking gang has been arrested in Alicante. The 36-year-old Paraguayan man...

Spain named the top retirement destination for UK residents

Spain has been named the top retirement destination for UK residents, according to Google search data. Although Spain is number one for Brits, Spain has been...

IN PICS: Criminal gang busted smuggling Algerians into France via coastal provinces of Spain

A COMPLEX operation involving trafficking people from Algeria to France has been busted by Spain’s Guardia Civil. Vulnerable people were taken from Algeria and promised...

Dominic Raab won’t rule out fully-vaccinated travellers from Spain going into UK quarantine despite EU travel rule change

PEOPLE returning to the UK from Spain may be forced to go into quarantine despite relaxations announced yesterday for fully-vaccinated travellers. Speaking to Sky News...

Make a splash: Hundreds of private swimming pools across Spain now available to rent by the hour

IF your property in Spain has a private swimming pool you could earn up to €1,200 a month by renting it out to those...

Spain says its safe for tourists but France and Germany think differently as COVID-19 numbers rise

SPAIN'S Tourism Minister, Reyes Maroto, has said that the country is a 'safe destination' for holiday-makers. Her comments today(July 9) in a radio interview with...

Terrorist rabble-rousers arrested in Spain’s Granada for using social media to encourage outrages against France

THREE men have been arrested in southern Spain for using social media to encourage terrorist attacks against France. The men were detained by the Policia...

Absent UK visitors contribute to Spain’s foreign tourist figures taking a big February hammering

FOREIGN visitor numbers to Spain collapsed by 93.6% in February compared to a year earlier, according to figures from the National Statistics Institute(INE) published...

France considers closing borders with Spain as COVID-19 outbreaks soar across peninsula

France to examine possible coronavirus border closure on Friday.

French mob savagely assault and rob man of more than €50,000 in elaborate luxury car scam on Spain’s Costa...

The 40-year-old victim had travelled from France to Marbella with €45,000 cash to buy a luxury motor

Terrorist ring across Spain, Italy and France dismantled by the police

A TERRORIST ring across Spain, Italy and France has been dismantled.

Spanish Government goes back on decision to open land borders with France and Portugal on June 22

SPAIN’S Government has gone back on its statement that land borders with France and Portugal will open on June 22, but has instead clarified that they will open on July 1.

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