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Spain’s Emeritus King Juan Carlos coughs up another massive chunk of his tax bill

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos, who quit the country last August with financial scandals hanging over him, has paid a €4.4 million...

SIBLING SHOCKER as children are jailed for killing their infirm mother and stealing her pension in Spain’s Aragon region

TWO siblings have been jailed after killing their mother, stuffing her body into a closet, and continuing to collect her state pension...

Rapper in controversial free-speech jailing is forcibly removed from university campus in Spain’s Catalunya

SPANISH rapper Pablo Hasel was detained in Catalunya this morning(February 16) after a day-long stand off with police involving himself and dozens...

Catalunya judge orders insurance pay-out over enforced restaurant closure during Spain’s first State of Alarm

A court in Spain's Catalunya region has ordered an insurance company to pay €6,000 in compensation to a restaurant forced to close...

FRENCH CONNECTION as young people head south to Spain’s Madrid for bar and restaurant life

YOUNG French people chasing an open bar or restaurant are travelling to Madrid, where COVID-19 restrictions are less restrictive.

Judge in Spain’s Santander rules that shop worker was rightly sacked over half-wearing her mask

A supermarket worker was 'rightfully sacked' for not wearing her protective mask properly, according to a judge in the northern city of...

Hotel in Spain used as HQ for massive international credit card scam totalling €12 million

A Spanish-led criminal group who scammed over €12 million in a credit card con has been broken up in a joint operation...

Douglas perfume chain in Spain to close 103 shops as online sales rise

DOUGLAS Perfumes are to shut 103 stores across Spain which will see up to 600 people lose their jobs.

BRA ROW sparked transgender attack on lingerie shop assistant in Spain’s Valladolid

A transgender customer has been given a six month prison sentence after hitting a shop assistant who would not let her put...

Spain names successor to Salvador Illa in key Health Minister post

CAROLINA Darias has been named as Spain's new Health Minister, replacing Salvador Illa, who will be standing for the PSOE Socialists in...

TOURIST PAINS as Spain tots up massive cost of 2020 holiday collapse

SPAIN'S tourism sector lost €106 billion last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The calculation has been made by...

Spanish security firm in court for spying on Julian Assange in London under orders from US intelligence

The case is currently being tried at the Audiencia Nacional court in Madrid

UK travel ban to Spain gets a 14-day extension

SPAIN has extended its ban on most travellers from the UK for an additional fortnight through to mid-January. The...

MERCEDES MADNESS as ex-car plant worker bulldozes 69 new vans in Spain’s Basque Country

AN ex-Mercedes car factory worker got delayed revenge over losing his job by destroying 69 brand-new vans with a stolen bulldozer this...

BLANK SCREENS as pirate TV supplier of ‘pay’ channels is arrested in Spain’s Murcia region

A pirate TV operation has been smashed by the Policia Nacional that supplied copyrighted channels via the internet to at least 15,000...

Boy in Spain’s Barcelona ran a Euro note forgery business via social media platform

A Barcelona area youngster has been arrested for making forged Euro notes and selling them online to customers in the UK, Spain...

Mask fraudsters arrested as Moldovan gang sell non-existent PPE gear around Spain

A Moldovan gang have been arrested on 265 fraud charges including 81 scams involving selling non-existent COVID-19 protection gear.

BREAKING: Spain to suspend most air travellers from United Kingdom

SPAIN is to severely curtail air travel from the United Kingdom from tomorrow(December 22). Spanish citizens and residents will...

Lions catch COVID-19 at Barcelona Zoo in Spain but respond well to treatment

FOUR lions at Barcelona Zoo have tested positive for COVID-19 and are recovering well. It's only the second-recorded case...

Spain’s health minister warns that Xmas relaxations could be partially-reversed if new COVID-19 cases rise too quickly

SPAIN'S health minister, Salvador Illa, has issued a blunt warning that relaxations of curfew and travel rules for Christmas could be changed...

Glasses raised as Spain’s biggest brewery pumps in millions to keep bar terraces warm this winter

SPAIN'S biggest brewer, Mahou San Miguel, is to pump in €20 million to keep bar terraces as warm and comfortable as possible...

Spain’s government extend monitoring measures to counter ‘fake’ news on the internet

SPAIN has extended a law which continues to see the government monitoring the internet in a bid to cut down on 'fake'...

Banking giants BBVA and Sabadell launch formal merger talks in Spain

TWO of Spain's largest banks, the BBVA and Banco Sabadell have opened formal merger talks. Informal discussions have taken...

‘Majority’ of Spain to get COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and other companies by next May says Health Minister

SPAIN'S Health Minister, Salvador Illa, has predicted that the majority of the country will have received coronavirus vaccines from companies like Pfizer...

No national home lockdown ‘imminent’ in Spain as COVID-19 case count continues to race upwards

SPAIN'S Health Minister has ruled out any imminent national home confinement orders as new COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country.

Restaurant boss defies COVID-19 closure order and gets fined €60,000 in Spain’s Catalunya region

A RESTAURANT owner in Catalunya is defying new COVID-19 restrictions by keeping his business open in spite of being fined €60,000.

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Spain’s Emeritus King Juan Carlos coughs up another massive chunk of his tax bill

Spain’s former King Juan Carlos, who quit the country last August with financial scandals hanging over him, has paid a €4.4 million...