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Ryanair ordered to pay flight delay compensation by court in Spain’s Mallorca after four-year tussle

A Mallorca court has awarded six Ryanair passengers €1,533 in compensation after their flights were delayed in the summer of 2018. The Irish budget airline...

EXPLAINER: What the ‘only yes means yes’ law mean for rape victims in Spain

SPAIN'S Congress approved a ‘yes means yes’ bill on on Thursday, qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape. The bill comes in the wake of the...

Ex-Catalunya president Carles Puigdemont wins latest battle to stop extradition to Spain

EX-CATALUNYA president Carles Puigdemont has had his European Parliament immunity restored by the European Court of Justice(ECJ). It means that he cannot be extradited to...

Spain fails in latest bid to extradite Mallorca rapper from Belgium

MALLORCAN rapper Josep Miqeul Arenas, known as Valtonyc, has won another Belgian court ruling which has again refused Spain's bid to extradite him. The Ghent...

Spain makes it a crime for pro-lifers to harrass women outside abortion clinics

A new law came into force on Thursday which stops women going for an abortion being harassed by demonstrators outside clinics in Spain. The measure...

Spain forms specialist hate crime police units to counter increase in racist and homophobic assaults

SPECIALIST hate crime police units are to be set up across Spain to counter a big rise in hate crime and discriminatory offences in...

Businessmen to face court over controversial Madrid Covid-19 PPE deal which paid for luxury cars and a yacht in...

A Madrid court will pursue a corruption case involving two businessmen over a €14.2 million PPE contract with Madrid City Council. The deal was struck...

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...

Network of overcrowded unhygienic flats housed trafficked migrants on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE Policia Nacional have raided six flats crammed with trafficked migrants in the north of Alicante City. The living conditions were described as 'very poor'. The...

Ex-King of Spain, Juan Carlos, looks to Court of Appeal to delay or stop London trial over surveillance of...

LAWYERS acting for Emeritus King, Juan Carlos, say they are going to the Court of Appeal over a key immunity ruling made last week. Justice...

Spy chief extradition from Spain to United States paused due to Human Rights court appeal

SPAIN'S National Court has suspended the extradition of former Venezuelan spy chief, General Hugo Carvajal, to the United States on drug-trafficking charges. The delay comes...

High Court in London rejects sovereign immunity for Spain’s Emeritus King, Juan Carlos, over damages claim by ex-mistress

SPAIN'S former monarch, Juan Carlos, could be forced to give evidence in a damages claim brought by his ex-mistress in a London High Court...

Woman snubbed by Costa Blanca court in Spain over ex-boyfriend posting sex image on WhatsApp

A woman's battle against a vindictive ex-boyfriend who posted a photo of her vagina on WhatsApp has again ended in failure at an Alicante...

United Nations slams child custody order to allegedly abusive father in Madrid area of Spain

A United Nations Human Rights panel has slammed a Madrid appeals court for granting an allegedly abusive father full custody of his seven-year-old daughter. The...

Headmaster of British school on Spain’s Mallorca found guilty of sex abuse in Scotland

THE headmaster of an exclusive British school in Mallorca has been convicted by a Glasgow court of sexually abusing two women in Scotland. A jury...

Madrid court acquits artist of desecrating Spanish dictator General Franco’s tomb with red paint

AN artist who painted a dove and a slogan on top of dictator General Franco's tomb has been acquitted of desecration. Madrid's Provincial Court also...

Health workers win compensation bid over poor COVID-19 protection in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A court has ordered the Valencian Ministry of Health to compensate 150 Alicante health workers who did not have any the correct PPE equipment...

People who threaten bars and restaurants for enforcing COVID passports will be prosecuted in Valencia region of Spain

PEOPLE who threaten bar and restaurant owners over COVID passports could face prosecution in the Valencian Community. Regional president, Ximo Puig, said he's contacted the...

Fugitive Spanish rapper Valtonyc wins another extradition battle in Belgian court

A convicted rapper, known as Valtonyc, has thwarted Spain's latest bid to get him extradited from Belgian. Jose Miguel Arenas Beltran, 28, skipped a three-and-a-half...

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...

Former Spanish king Juan Carlos gets good news over Saudi Arabia bung investigation

SWISS authorities have dropped a corruption probe into an offshore fund linked to King Emeritus Juan Carlos I. It had been alleged that the ex-monarch...

Banco Santander ordered to pay banker €68 million just months after big staff cuts and branch closures in Spain

A Madrid court has ordered Banco Santander to pay €68 million to Italian banker Andrea Orcel for reneging on an offer to make him...

UN says Spain must give abused children better protection and stop court bias against mothers

A United Nations report says Spain's government must do more to protect children from domestic violence and sexual abuse. It believes courts need to overcome...

EYEWITNESS: The Olive Press sent Heather Galloway to investigate Madrid’s San Cristobal neighbourhood, where a machete-wielding homeless man was...

IT doesn’t take long to find the spot where a 44-year-old African immigrant was slain by five police bullets in broad daylight. Fittingly, on the...

Cocaine smuggler who bought Mallorca yacht for £60m smuggling operation forced to hand over £300,000 cash

A JAILED Liverpool man who thought a £60 million cocaine smuggling plot would make him rich has been ordered to hand over more than...

EUTHANASIA DEBATE: Woman ‘ignored’ after asking to be painlessly killed in Spain’s Zaragoza takes own life

AN elderly woman crippled by a painful hip condition that left her bedridden in constant pain, has killed herself after her pleas for euthanasia...

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