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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...

Scammers tricked elderly people with ‘winning’ lottery ticket offer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO Spaniards have been arrested on a Benidorm campsite over a lottery ticket con that scammed over €42,000 out of elderly people in Alicante,...

Drones buzzing over Madrid’s airport cause delays and flight diversions

FLIGHTS were delayed or diverted at Madrid’s Adolfo Suarez Barajas Airport on Monday after drones were detected flying in the airspace. State-owned airport operator, AENA,...

Iberia Express cancels 92 flights ahead of cabin crew strike in Spain

AIRLINE Iberia Express has cancelled 92 flights ahead of a ten-day crew strike that starts on Sunday. Among the scrapped services are connections from Madrid...

Spain’s parliament green lights energy-saving measures

CONGRESS on Thursday backed the government's energy-saving plan by 187 votes to 161 with one abstention. The package, part of a European Union plan to...

Far-right British extremist based on Spain’s Costa Blanca in extradition setback over inciting racist attacks in UK

THE National Court has approved the extradition of a Costa Blanca-based far-right British extremist on two counts of inciting racist attacks in the United...

Spain’s government changes inaccurate mask wearing announcement for air travel

CONFUSION reigned in Spain on Thursday after Transport Minister, Raquel Sanchez, said that mask wearing was ending for air travel- only for the government...

Football coach arrested for sexually abusing boy in Spain’s Madrid, two years after similar complaint

A 45-year-old Madrid area children's football coach has been arrested for sexually abusing a 14-year-old boy. The man was detained last Friday by the Policia...

Spain passes 6,000 mark in confirmed monkeypox cases

SPAIN has surpassed 6,000 confirmed cases of monkeypox according to Ministry of Health figures. Up to last Friday, 6,119 infections were recorded- two-thirds of them...

Be prepared: It makes life in Spain so much easier if you know what to do in a crisis

IT can not be overstated how important it is to read and understand the documents that come with your insurance policies. Very few people seem...

New national suicide helpline in Spain saves 585 lives in four months by sending emergency response teams

THE 024 national helpline to prevent suicides in Spain has saved 585 lives through direct interventions since opening in early May. Emergency teams went to...

Ryanair cancels ten flights as new weekly cabin crew strikes start in Spain

A new set of four-day weekly strikes by Ryanair cabin crew staff in Spain led to ten flight cancellations on Monday. The most affected airport...

Ukrainian refugees bound and gagged in Benidorm house robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A violent Ukrainian robbery gang who targeted fellow compatriots, including refugees from the current war, has been arrested by the Policia Nacional. Four people were...

Chaos for travellers on high-speed trains between Madrid and Barcelona after thief makes off with track cables

TRAINS on the high speed AVE route between Madrid and Barcelona and on to the coastal town of Figueres were suspended on Monday morning...

TRAPPED: Mechanical fault leaves thrillseekers hanging during rollercoaster ride at Madrid theme park

A MECHANICAL fault left those riding a rollercoaster trapped in a vertical position for almost an hour at Madrid’s Parque Atracciones on Wednesday, one...

Have you seen him? Family appeal for missing Canadian man last seen in Madrid

THE family of a Canadian man missing in Spain since July 15 have issued a desperate appeal for help to find him. Scott Graham, 67,...

Fresh demand for priceless 2,400 year-old statue to return to Costa Blanca city in Spain

ELCHE council has made a fresh appeal to the Ministry of Culture and the National Archaeological Museum in Madrid to return the 'Lady of...

Alcampo supermarket chain buys 235 stores and warehouse from struggling DIA in Spain

FRENCH retailer Auchan says its Spanish subsidiary Alcampo will buy 235 supermarkets and a warehouse from the struggling DIA group Subject to clearances from competition...

EXPLAINER: How Spain will cap air conditioning in bid to save energy usage

NEW rules will come into force on August 8 to save energy at public venues across Spain. The Council of Ministers approved the first tranche...

Pedro Sanchez unveils surprising new energy saving tip for workers in Spain

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez claims that workers can save energy by not wearing ties after appearing tieless at a Madrid news conference on Friday. He...

Expanding horizons: Musings from Suze on life in Spain

Susannah Grant looks back on her early days in Spain and marvels at how far, both she and her adopted country have come.

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