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IN PICS: Zara’s brand new flagship store in Madrid is the biggest and most innovative in the world

SPANISH fashion brand Zara has opened its biggest store in the world and it’s like stepping into the future. The textile giant’s flagship store opened...

Spain’s Cabinet approves end of indoor mask wearing this Wednesday but with key exceptions

INDOOR mask wearing will end in Spain this Wednesday but with some key exceptions. The decision, which had been announced earlier this month, was formally...

IN PICS: Spanish Royals pay family visit to Ukrainian refugees at asylum centre in Madrid

SPAIN’S King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia and their two daughters Leonor and Sofia, paid a visit to Ukrainian refugees at a reception centre in...

DISPATCH: Ukrainian refugees rescued by Spain’s maverick priests join Easter parade in Madrid

After Father Angel and Father Teodoro went out on a limb to bring over 2,000 refugees to safety, Heather Galloway joined several of them as they took part in Easter parades in Madrid.

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...

Two tables: Review of Deessa, Quique Dacosta’s new Michelin starred restaurant at Madrid’s Ritz Hotel and buzzing La Burlona...

IT must be easily the most elegant restaurant in the capital. A true sense of grandeur awaits the lucky diners who get to try out...

Mandarin Oriental Ritz: Welcome to the lap of luxury in Spain’s capital Madrid

FROM the sitting room of my suite I can see the queue for the ticket office at the Prado and the entrance of the...

Pedro Sanchez gives brand new estimate of Ukraine refugee numbers in Spain

AN estimated 110,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain since February's Russian invasion, according to Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez. Visiting a specially set-up reception centre...

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...

Climate change activists smear red paint on Spain’s Congress building in Madrid

CLIMATE change protestors daubed red paint on the steps leading to Spain's Congress building in Madrid on Wednesday. Walls were also smeared as part of...

Swindlers ran online custom-made sofa shop that never delivered from empty warehouse in Spain’s Valencia

THREE fraudsters ran a online 'made-to-order' sofa shop in Valencia Province that netted €543,095 in orders which were never fulfilled. The Guardia Civil have arrested...

Ukraine’s Zelensky thanks Spain’s parliament for support but attacks companies still trading with Russia

UKRAINIAN president Volodymr Zelensky addressed Spain's parliamentarians on Tuesday in a special 30-minute session of Congress in Madrid. He appeared via video-link at the unanimous...

Spain’s low cost high-speed train war hots up as new operator Iryo brings forward launch.

SPAIN'S low cost high-speed train war goes up an extra gear in November as Italian-Spanish owned firm Ilsa launches its service. The company, under the...

Spain expels 27 Russian diplomats to follow lead of fellow EU countries

27 Russian diplomats and embassy staff are to be expelled from Spain. Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, said on Tuesday that their departure will take...

Pedro Sanchez announces €11 billion investment for Spain’s microchip and semiconductor sector

SPAIN'S government is planning to invest €11 billion in the country's microchip and semiconductor sectors. Speaking at Monday's 'Wake Up Spain' economic forum in Madrid,...

PROPERTY: Converted bunker dating from Spanish Civil War offered for sale in downtown Madrid

WHAT once served as a bunker during the Spanish Civil War is now for sale as a modern property in one of Madrid’s most...

Partido Popular in Spain to annoint Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as new leader at Sevilla conference this weekend

SPAIN'S main opposition party, the conservative Partido Popular(PP) will crown ex-Galicia region president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as its new leader at a special party...

Pedro Sanchez says Spain will reach total of 70,000 Ukraine refugees ‘in a few days’

PRIME Minister Pedro Sanchez has said that the total of Ukraine refugees in Spain will reach 70,000 'in a few days'. Sanchez was speaking during...

Ukraine’s President Zelensky to address Spain’s parliament next week

UKRAINE President Volodymyr Zelensky will address Spain's Congress of Deputies via a video link next week. The president of the Lower House, Meritxell Batet, sent...

WATCH: Spanish schoolkids shower Ukrainian classmate with hugs in heartwarming video

A HEARTWARMING video showing Spanish schoolkids showering their new Ukrainian classmate with affection on his first day of class has gone viral.  The adorable footage...

Spain has 2.6 million uninsured vehicles driving on its roads

THE true number of vehicles which are driven on Spanish roads without being insured has been revealed and it’s a shocking 2.6 million. Insurance company...

Canines to start helping out in the courtrooms in Spain’s Madrid

COURTHOUSE Dogs to be used in court proceedings in Spain’s Madrid. With the aim to provide support when victims or witnesses are interviewed or...

Russian insurance agent arrested at Benidorm hotel in Spain after stealing €1.4 million of premium cash

A Russian swindler who stole €1.4 million of insurance premium cash has been arrested in a Benidorm hotel. The 57-year-old fraudster had an International Arrest...

TRAVEL: Which two cities are the most popular tourist destinations in Spain?

TWO Spanish cities have made the top-ten list for holiday destinations in continental Europe, according to one recent survey. And neither of them were...

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...

Future giant panda stars of Spain’s Madrid Zoo make first public appearance

GIANT panda twins 'You You' and 'Jiu Jiu' born last September in Madrid Zoo Aquarium made their first public appearance on Monday. They were the...

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