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Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez fires off ‘massive sanctions’ warning to Russia over Ukraine invasion

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has warned Russia about 'massive sanctions' if it attacks the Ukraine. Russia has built up an estimated 100,000 troops close...

Fraudsters charge anti-vaxxers in Spain up to €1,000 for bogus COVID-19 passports and PCR test results

SEVEN members of a gang who sold fake COVID-19 passports to anti-vaxxers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Spain. The Spanish branch of...

How Spain compares to the rest of the world over fighting corruption

THE image of how tough Spain is on corruption has barely changed in a year, according to the 2021 Corruption Perception Index(CPI). The CPI, published...

Catholic Church in Spain admits to owning nearly 1,000 unregistered properties

THE Catholic Church in Spain has admitted to owning 965 properties despite no documented evidence to verify the claim. There were even instances where evidence...

Scandal-hit Princess Cristina of Spain splits from husband Iñaki Urdangarin days after female co-worker photos appear

KING Felipe's sister, Cristina, has split from husband Iñaki Urdangarin by 'mutual agreement' just days after photos were published of him with another woman. A...

Spain could send fighter jets to Bulgaria as fears mount over Russian invasion of the Ukraine

SPAIN could deploy fighter jets to Bulgaria as part of NATO plans to deter Russia from invading the Ukraine. Defence Minister, Margarita Robles, said on...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

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...

Spain announces crackdown on cryptocurrency adverts that ignore investor risks

SPAIN is clamping down on the advertising of unregulated cryptocurrency investments. Concerns about investors being ripped-off by bogus claims have prompted a new rule that...

TAKE CARE: Tips for a healthier lifestyle after the excesses of Christmas in Spain

EXPERTS are urging people to take care when they bid to return to a more healthy lifestyle following the festive excesses. According to specialists, suddenly...

A Wasted Decade: How political corruption robbed Spain of success with renewable energies

Martin Tye of Mariposa Energia explores what's gone wrong with renewable energies in Spain.

PROPERTY: Malaga is the city in Spain where house prices are rising the fastest

MALAGA, Sevilla and Valencia are the Spanish cities where house prices have risen the most in 2021. This is according to a study by UK...

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says Spain has to ‘learn to live’ with COVID-19

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has told a political gathering that the country is 'better prepared to deal with COVID-19' than a year ago. He...

Energy costs soar in Spain for the sixth day in a row amid warning to expect leap of €475...

ENERGY costs in Spain will increase by €475 this year, due to the high cost of natural gas and an increase of CO2 emission charges in Europe, warned the Bank of America.

Bankruptcies in Spain rise by a third during 2021 but start-up numbers are even bigger

THE number of businesses declared bankrupt in Spain last year rose by 31% compared to 2020. In contrast, 102,169 new companies were registered in 2021,...

King Felipe of Spain pays tribute to terrorism victims at annual Pascua Militar event in Madrid

KING Felipe VI paid tribute this Thursday to victims of terrorism during his speech at the annual Pascua Militar ceremony in Madrid. The event held...

Glasses raised for €100 million lottery win in wine-making La Rioja region of Spain

SPAIN'S annual Loteria del Niño has seen the wine corks popping in La Rioja with the wine-producing region's capital Logroño winning the €100 million...

School roof collapse kills cousins working in Gijon area of northern Spain

TWO cousins died after a roof collapsed onto them at a Gijon school this Wednesday. They were doing ceiling repair work this morning at the...

Pedro Sanchez says Spain’s creating ‘quality jobs’ as unemployment tumbles in 17-year record fall

SPAIN created 782,232 new jobs in 2021 in the biggest annual fall in registered jobless since 1995. December's figures from the Labour Ministry saw 76,782...

Food and power prices boost Spain’s inflation rate to highest figure in nearly 30 years

SPAIN'S inflation rate has hit 6.7% this December- the highest annual hike since March 1992. Official figures published on Thursday from the National Statistics Institute(INE)...

Telefonica in Spain strikes deal with unions for 2,700 voluntary job losses

SPANISH telecoms giant Telefonica has reached an agreement with unions to cut 15% of its workforce. The reduction will be achieved through an estimated 2,700...

Spain gets ready to watch King Felipe’s annual Christmas Eve speech

KING Felipe VI will deliver his traditional Christmas Eve message to the nation this Friday evening. His speech, recorded at his Zarzuela Palace home in...

LATEST: What you need to know about Spain making face masks compulsory again even outdoors

MASKS will have to be worn outdoors at all times in Spain as COVID-19 infections rise to new record levels. Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, told...

COVID passports in Spain and rest of EU to expire after 9 months if there is no booster shot

EU COVID certificates will expire after 9 months if the holder has not received a booster vaccine dose. The European Commission this Tuesday confirmed a...

Child sex abuse probe launched in Catholic Church in Spain after Pope Francis gets newspaper dossier

NEW revelations of child sex abuse cases involving Spain's Catholic Church will be investigated after a newspaper dossier was handed over to Pope Francis. The...

Iberian lynx set to be released in new territory in Spain’s Murcia 

THE Iberian Lynx could soon be on the prowl in Murcia. An agreement has been reached between the Murcia regional government and the Junta de...

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