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Would-be migrants flee plane at Barcelona airport after fake medical emergency forces landing

TWENTY-EIGHT people fled an aeroplane travelling from Casablanca (Morocco) to Turkey on Wednesday morning, after an apparently faked medical emergency forced the aircraft to...

Police put on alert ahead of Spain-Morocco World Cup clash

SPANISH police are reportedly on alert ahead of possible altercations tomorrow related to the World Cup last-16 match between Spain and Morocco. Disturbances were...

Migrant reaches Spanish soil from Morocco by flying over border in paraglider

WOULD-BE migrants trying to reach Spanish soil from North Africa will go to desperate measures to get across the borders at the exclave cities...

Opposition party calls on Spain’s interior minister to quit over Melilla migrant tragedy that killed 23

SPAIN’S main opposition Popular Party (PP) has called on Interior Minister Fernando Grande-Marlaska (pictured above) to be sacked over the Melilla migrant tragedy in...

Spain to spend €20m to assist transfer of unaccompanied minors from migration hotspots to peninsula

THE SPANISH government is planning to assign €20 million to the country’s regions to support the voluntary reception of unaccompanied migrant minors. The youngsters...

BBC documentary about Spanish border tragedy prompts fresh calls from political parties for explanations

A DOCUMENTARY from the BBC about the tragic migrant deaths in June this year at the border between Morocco and the Spanish city of...

Police bust Almeria and Alicante gang who falsified documents to help foreigners gain residency in Spain

SPAIN’S Policia Nacional have arrested 23 people involved in a scheme to provide foreign citizens with fake documents in the Spanish towns of Almeria...

More foreigners call Spain home than ever before, latest government stats reveal

THERE are more foreign residents living in Spain than ever before, new data suggests. Some six million foreigners were officially recorded as having residence in...

Property owner stung with massive fine for bogus registration of immigrants in Spain’s Valencia

A Valencia area man has picked up a €105,000 penalty for breaking Spain's immigration laws. The 52-year-old Pakistani national from Mislata was fined €525 each...

Spain gives the green light to grant residency and work permits for 15,000 young immigrants

SOME 15,000 asylum seekers will be given a home in Spain thanks to a new change in the country’s immigration laws.   The Council of Ministers...

EXCLUSIVE: “Time to get out of Dodge” – meet the Brexit refugees making a new life in Spain (part...

Continuing on from our recent feature on Brits that have left their homes in the UK to start new lives in sunnier climes here...

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Brexit refugees who fled Britain for a new life in Spain

BRITISH expats living in Spain watching events unfold in the UK in recent days may be forgiven for feeling a certain Schadenfreude as critics...

Pregnant woman and 8-year-old boy amoung those who lost their lives in tragic Lanzarote shipwreck

At least four people died, including a woman reported to be pregnant and a child, and another four were missing after a migrant boat...

REFUGEES WELCOME: Regional government in Spain’s Valencia pledges to house unlimited number of underage migrants landing in Ceuta

THE Valencian government has pledged to house an unlimited number of underage migrants who have arrived in Ceuta (Moroccan border with Spain) this week. A...

Two more refugee boats intercepted off Costa Blanca as migration continues through pandemic

MIGRANTS continue in their attempts to land on the Spanish mainland, with two more boats intercepted yesterday, September 23. Torrevieja Maritime Rescue rescued the groups...

28 arrested in Spain for smuggling migrants from Morocco to the Canary Islands in rubber boats

SPANISH police have arrested 28 people who were part of a ring that smuggled migrants to the Canary Islands in rubber boats. The operation, which...

Number of migrants arriving on Spain’s Canary Islands in first half of 2020 increases sixfold compared to 2019

THE number of migrants arriving to the Canary Islands in the first half of this year has increased sixfold compared to the same period in 2019.

Ministry of Interior authorises first transfer of migrants from Melilla to mainland Spain since the lockdown started

THE Ministry of Interior has authorised the first transfer of migrants from Melilla to mainland Spain.

Migrant saved from gruesome death as he stowed in back of Costa Calida dustcart

A KEEN-EYED pedestrian saved an African migrant from a likely gruesome death in Lorca, 20 miles from Spain's Costa Calida coast. The 44-year-old had taken...

Spain’s population reaches record levels due to immigration

THE Spanish population has reached an all-time high at 47.1 million during the first half of 2019.

To leave or remain, British expats in Spain have their say on Brexit as B-Day looms

In our exclusive poll of over 2,100 readers, we discovered that an eye-catching 27% still want Britain to leave the union, despite having a potentially detrimental effect on their healthcare, pensions and freedom of movement. Now the expats have had their say.

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

Andalucia calls for redistribution of migrant minors across Spain as infrastructure struggles to cope

Minors are being forced to sleep on mattresses on shelter floors

Britain and the US march lockstep into yesterday

BLOG: America and the UK are going through an identical change... now comes the politics, writes Ashley Andrews

Getting Spanish nationality and residency now easier than ever for foreign investors

Spain has introduced new laws and revised existing legislation to streamline processes

Increase in passengers passing through Malaga port

This month saw a 41.2% increase on the same month last year in people travelling through Malaga port

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