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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...

SUPREME COURT says newspaper was right to publish name and photo of abuser on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S highest legal body has backed the right of a newspaper to publish the full name of an abuser who beat up his girlfriend...

Woman who fell on pavement due to mulberry tree berries loses payout bid in Spain’s Valencia City

A WOMAN has lost her bid to get €20,000 in compensation after she slipped on a pavement covered with fallen berries. The case was rejected...

EXPLAINER: How to use the law in Spain against online trolls

IT is hard to accept that the internet, from which we derive so much benefit, should be so densely populated by individuals (‘trolls’) who...

Spanish Government approves draft law introducing tax on plastic waste, expected to raise €724 million

THE Government has approved a draft law introducing a tax on plastic waste.

‘Only Yes is Yes’, Spain set to get tough on rape laws

“Spain will be a safer country for women with the approval of this law”

Spain repeals law allowing businesses to fire staff if they have taken too many sick days

THE coalition government has repealed a law that allowed businesses to dismiss workers if they had accumulated too much medical leave.

A tangle of red tape in Spain’s holiday lettings sector is leading some landlords to take the law into...

Penalties could amount to €3,000 on average (and potentially up to 18k on this specific infringement and a rental ban of up to 6 months)

Number of mortgages registered in Spain takes 30% nosedive due to new law, which affects expats

The poor mortgage data has been blamed on Spain’s new property law, which was implemented this summer

Bank restrictions blamed after home loans plummet by 10% across Spain’s Andalucia

The regions of Andalucia where the greatest falls have been recorded were in Cordoba, Sevilla and Malaga

Over 1 million people in Spain sign petitions supporting euthanasia, to be put before Government on Friday

It comes after surveys have shown that 84% of Spain supports changing the legislation on euthanasia

Chaos ensues with new laws on Spanish mortgage loans, writes Lawbird’s Antonio Flores

Now imagine a foreign buyer who speaks no Spanish and a notary who speaks only Spanish and you have a deal-breaker

WATCH: Feminists camp outside Andalucian parliament to protest FAR-RIGHT support of new government

https://twitter.com/msoledadperez/status/1085141318429540352 HUNDREDS of feminist activists have gathered at the Andalucian parliament to protest against the far-right supported government being sworn in. Juanma Moreno of the PP...

90-year-old woman killed by youth on his phone becomes Spain’s first electric scooter death

After the woman fell down and hit her head on the pavement she was rushed to the Moisès Broggi Hospital in a critical condition, where she died days later

OUTRAGE as uncle and nephew cleared of rape after drugging woman in back alley sex attack in Spain

An uncle and nephew were only cleared of the more serious offence of sexual assault - Spain's equivalent to rape

Pedro Sanchez and Pablo Iglesias sign landmark deal to protect self-employed workers in Spain

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias signed the agreement into law at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid this month

Power to the people: Pedro Sanchez signs landmark deal to protect Spain’s self-employed

The changes are part of a government roll-out of fiscal measures to achieve a fairer society

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

The costly experience of using a phony driver’s licence writes Antonio Flores

IT is a well-documented fact that the Spanish Costas’ rich variety of foreign residents increases the complexity of legal issues and driving licenses -...

Notaries and Supreme Court at war over validity of powers of attorney

ACCORDING to the General Council of Notaries, these highly qualified professionals fulfill an essential part of the judicial life of this country by bringing...

Choosing photocopied documents over originals could cost you

THE ruling of this topic goes to show how can a case -otherwise strong- go horribly wrong for a client and subsequently his lawyer....

Junta debating new law to foster entrepreneurs in Andalucia

The law would make Andalucia Spain's first region with a publicly-funded entrepreneurship fund

Costa del Sol holiday rental home rule breakers

Thousands of holiday rental homes have failed to be registered since the new regulations came into force

VAT law of the land

Part two of our series on the tax implications of buying, selling and developing urban land in Spain

The price to pay for Andalucia’s new holiday rental law

Andalucia’s new holiday rental law could kill the goose that laid the golden egg

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