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Madrid, Barcelona promise to plant millions of new trees to reduce carbon emissions

A new study shows how many trees will need to be planted in two of Spain’s biggest cities if they are to reduce their...

Four arrested in Spain over violent kidnap and torture of social network founder Zaryn Dentzel

SPAIN’S National Police have made four arrests over the violent attack in November 2021 on Zaryn Dentzel, the founder of Spanish social network Tuenti. The...

IN PICS: Why sheep flocked onto historic Madrid streets in Spain

SHEEP replaced traffic on Madrid streets on Sunday with shepherds steering their flocks through the heart of the capital along ancient migration routes. The annual...

Stag-do party pay penalty for drunken mayhem on high-speed Madrid-Malaga train in Spain

A Madrid court has fined 11 people nearly €700 each after a rowdy stag-do forced a delay to a high-speed train service between Madrid...

Imported drugs hidden in farm tractors and combine harvesters before arriving in Madrid area of Spain

A drug trafficking gang that hid imported supplies in farm tractors and combine harvesters has been brought down by the Policia Nacional. 24 people have...

Tragedy as dog falls to its death from a seventh floor in Spain’s Madrid petrified by loud bang of...

A DOG has died in Alcorcón after hurtling himself from a seventh-floor window petrified by the loud explosion of a firecracker. The incident occurred on...

Teacher in Spain’s Madrid area investigated after pendrive containing images of schoolgirls changing found on street

A court in the Madrid city of Móstoles is investigating a schoolteacher for allegedly filming around a dozen 12-year-old girls as they got changed...

Pedro Sanchez greeted by boos and jeers at National Day military parade in Spain’s Madrid

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, was greeted by booing and shouts for his resignation when he arrived at Madrid's Plaza de Lima on Wednesday...

Canadian man who went missing in July is found dead in Spain’s Madrid

A missing 67-year-old Canadian man, Scott Graham, has been found dead in the Madrid area. The news came from the Victoria Police Department in Canada. They...

Hospital in Spain carries out pioneering intestine transplant on one-year-old girl

A Madrid hospital has successfully performed the world’s first asystole intestine transplant. The recipient was a one-year-old girl who had been diagnosed with intestinal...

Nine-month-old baby dies in Madrid after being caught in a fire

A nine-month-old baby has died in Madrid after inhaling smoke from a fire that broke out last Thursday in a commercial property under the...

Top 30 poorest places in Spain revealed

New data has revealed where people who earn the least live in Spain, and the southern part of the country has fared the worst....

Criminal gang in Spain’s Madrid and Toledo areas stole €250,000 to finance scams by hijacking 140 bank accounts

THE Policia Nacional has arrested 39 members of a criminal gang specialising in banking and financial fraud. The crooks swindled around €250,000 out of 140...

Drama on Malaga flight as passenger bypasses airport security

A flight from Rotterdam to Malaga was forced to make a security stopover in Madrid after a passenger managed to bypass airport security and...

British actress takes family tragedy to Spanish stage in stunning exercise of catharsis

In 2018, British anarchist and activist Anna Campbell was killed in Syria by a Turkish missile strike. The 26-year-old had travelled to Rojava to...

Ecole Francaise Internationale Marbella: French school on Costa Del Sol offers classes in three languages

A French school on Spain’s Costa del Sol is also offering lessons in Spanish and English in a bid to make its students trilingual.  Ecole...

Madrid event with dwarf bullfighters cancelled after just 37 tickets are sold

For many Spaniards and foreigners alike, the mere idea of a bullfight in the 21st century is offensive enough. But one featuring bullfighting clowns...

Spain’s Prado Museum pledges to return artworks that were stolen during the Civil War and Franco dictatorship

Madrid’s Prado Museum, which is home to works by Goya, El Greco and Velázquez, has announced that it wants to return the artworks it...

WATCH: 12 arrested as police discovered the ‘first South American cocaine laboratory in Spain’

POLICE arrested 12 people after discovering what they claim to be the first cocaine-producing laboratory in Spain, which had a capacity of producing 120...

Paintings stolen during Spanish civil war by Franco forces returned to family

Two paintings stolen from an aristocrat by forces of the Spanish dictator Franco have been returned to the family 85 years later.  Its return could...

Canadian tourist Scott Graham missing in Spain, last seen in Madrid

A tourist seeking help from his country's consular service in Madrid has not been seen again more than three months later. His family have...

Spanish police seize €300 million worth of fake goods in Europe record

Spanish authorities have made the largest recorded seizure of fake designer goods across Europe to date. Seventeen people were arrested as police raided 14 bazaars,...

IN PICS: King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez express their condolences for the...

KING Felipe and Queen Letizia have expressed their condolences to UK ambassador Hugh Elliot over the death of Queen Elizabeth II. They visited the UK...

Valencia-based sextortion gang gets busted by police in Spain

A Valencia-based sextortion gang that netted €104,000 from users of an escort site has been brought down by the Guardia Civil. The ringleader was arrested...

Travelling robbery gang strikes across Spain and sells off stolen goods to foreign buyers

A highly-specialised travelling band of robbers operating in five provinces have been caught red-handed after breaking into a Castellon area home. The three Georgian nationals...

Mallorca has Spain’s most expensive area for property rentals

CALVIA on Mallorca has overhauled long-time leader Barcelona as the costliest municipality in Spain for property rentals. The Balearic Islands as a whole are also...

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