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EXPLAINER: Why so many people aged 30 and under in Spain have to live with their parents

THE vast majority of younger people in Spain are continuing to live with their parents. Latest figures from the Emancipation Observatory show that only 15.6%...

Easyjet pilots in Spain to start series of weekend strikes

EASYJET pilots in Spain will start a series of weekend strikes on Friday in a row over pay and conditions. Unions want a return to...

Man built dangerous weapons including machine guns and crossbows via array of 3D printers in Spain

A man has been arrested in A Coruña for making guns on 3D printers including an almost completed AR9 machine gun. He has been charged...

Nearly 300 Afghan refugees who helped Spain during western military action arrive on plane from Pakistan

A plane carrying 294 Afghans and their families who worked for Spain landed in the country on a flight from Pakistan on Wednesday night. Most...

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...

Spain plays catch-up with other countries by introducing police ‘body cams’

THE Policia Nacional in Spain are to begin wearing 'body cams' in a move welcomed by a leading police union. A roll out of the...

Annual food wastage in Spain is equivalent to 28 kilos per person

WASTED food totalled 1.2 million tons in 2021 according to Spain's Agriculture Ministry. The total was actually 8.6% lower than the previous year. The latest figure...

Workers in Spain get paid 20% less than average European Union salary

EMPLOYEES in Spain get paid 20.2% less than the European Union average according to the latest 'Adecco Monitor on Salaries' study reviewing 2021 wages. An...

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...

Petrol and diesel prices in Spain fall by 11% since June record highs

FUEL pump prices in Spain have fallen appreciably since record highs were logged in June. A drop of 11% in six weeks has been logged...

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...

Spain won’t send Leopard tanks to Ukraine due to their ‘pitiful state’

AN offer to send Spanish tanks to Ukraine has been withdrawn because they're not up to the job and would cost too much to...

Scorching heatwaves in Spain threaten olive oil production, says government minister

SPAIN'S Agriculture Minister, Luis Planas, says this summer's hot weather will dent this year's olive harvest if things don't change soon. Spain is the world's...

Spain’s Tourism Minister praises ‘extraordinary’ return of holiday-makers who are spending lots of money

OVER twice as many foreign tourists visited Spain in June than in the same month last year according to official government figures. Arrivals also spent...

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...

Good news in Spain as unemployment falls below 3 million and GDP grows faster than expected

SPAIN'S unemployment figures have dropped below three million for the first time since 2008, according to the National Statistics Institute(INE). The INE said the total...

Easyjet cabin crew in Spain reach pay deal and call off strikes

A fresh weekend strike by Easyjet cabin crew in Spain has been scrapped after a new pay deal was reached between management and unions. Staff...

Spain announces details of new windfall tax on banks and fuel companies

SPAIN'S government has announced details of its new windfall tax on banks and fuel companies which aims to bring in €7 billion into state...

Hundreds of previously unreported Catholic Church sex abuse cases uncovered in Spain

A solicitor running an internal Catholic Church probe into sex abuse says he's received news about hundreds of previously unreported cases since starting his...

Spain launches body positive campaign encouraging all women to enjoy the beach

SPAIN'S government has launched a summer campaign encouraging women to head to the beach no matter what their bodies look like. A slogan of 'Summer...

MUST READ: Ryanair cabin crew unions in Spain announce weekly strikes through to January 2023

UNIONS representing Ryanair cabin crew staff in Spain have announced a schedule of weekly strikes running into January 2023. The row over higher pay demands...

People in Spain will not be ordered to reduce gas usage as part of EU plan

SPAIN'S government will not order people to cut their use of gas, as proposed by the European Union. Ecological Transition minister, Teresa Ribera, said that...

Leading bank in Spain slams windfall tax plans as profits rise by nearly 11%

BANKINTER executives say plans for a windfall tax on banks in Spain to help fight cost of living rises could hit capital levels, hurt...

Restaurant in Spain charges outdoor diners every time they are served by waiter

A Zamora area gastrobar has hit the headlines for charging customers every time a waiter served them at their terrace table. The Imperial Bar at...

Pedro Sanchez claims ‘more than 500 people’ died during latest heatwave in Spain

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has claimed that the current heatwave has claimed over 500 lives. Spain has been gripped by a heatwave affecting much...

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