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6,613 Ukrainians have registered in Spain’s Andalucia since start of Russia’s invasion

MORE than 6,600 people who have fled the war in Ukraine since March 2022 have been registered ‘empadronado’ in Andalucia. According to data collected by...

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...

Almost 18,000 Ukrainians have applied for temporary protection in Spain’s Andalucia

ANDALUCIA has a total of 17,824 Ukrainians in the region who have applied for temporary protection, which includes accommodation and a work permit. As reported...

EXPLAINED: How can I offer my home in Spain to refugees fleeing war in Ukraine?

SPAIN has taken in thousands of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion and many people have been moved to help, from driving to the...

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...

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...

Ukraine refugees get free training for hospitality and tourism jobs in Spain’s Benidorm and Costa Blanca areas

UKRAINIAN refugees in the Valencian Community can get free training to work in the region's hospitality and tourism sectors. Many seasonal vacancies normally taken by...

Man arrested for attempting to sex traffic two under-age Ukrainian girls after bringing them to Spain

POLICE in Madrid have arrested a Ukrainian man who is believed to have brought two teenage girls into Spain with the intention of exploiting...

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...

Ukrainians in Spain: ‘Every night I wake up and worry about the lives of those I’ve left back home’ 

Sue Wilson of Bremain in Spain finds out how some of the newly arrived Ukrainians are adjusting to life as refugees.

Ukrainian refugees robbed of €7,000 and valuables at Valencia region motorway service area in Spain

A Ukrainian refugee family were robbed of €7,000 and valuables in a distraction theft at a Castellon motorway service area in the Valencian Community. The...

Church welcomes over 1,000 refugees and raises €125,000 to help Ukrainians on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SINCE Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Diocese of Orihuela-Alicante has welcomed 213 families fleeing from war in Ukraine. Some 1,019 people, mostly women and children,...

What is THB, how can it ruin refugees’ lives and what can be done to prevent it in Spain?

RUSSIA’S INVASION of Ukraine has caused a humanitarian crisis and prompted large numbers of refugees to flee from Ukraine to the EU, including many...

Spain says 25,000 Ukraine refugees have arrived in country after Russian invasion

AN estimated 25,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Spain since the start of Russia's military invasion on February 24. Speaking to broadcaster, RTVE, on Monday,...

Ukrainian refugees get phone call from bogus Red Cross worker in Spain’s Valencia amidst human trafficking fears

TWO female Ukrainian refugees claim they were the victims of a hoax phone call claiming to be from the Cruz Roja(Red Cross). The women said...

Costa Blanca classical musicians join forces for Ukraine Charity Gala in Spain

TOP classical musicians from the Costa Blanca are joining forces this Sunday for a Charity Gala in aid of Ukrainian refugees. The event has been...

Five Spaniards drive from Spain’s Alicante to Poland to cook paella for refugees fleeing Ukraine

FIVE friends from Spain were so moved by the situation affecting those fleeing the Ukraine that they decided to do what they did best:...

How Barcelona’s Sants station became the gateway for Ukrainian refugees in Spain

CATALUNYA has become Spain’s gateway for Ukrainian refugees. Barcelona's Sants station is the first port of call for refugees arriving in Spain by rail. Around 200...

Expats open their homes to at least 40 Ukrainian families in Spain’s Costa Blanca

SOME 45 homes have been offered to receive Ukrainian families thanks to humanitarian efforts from a British-run charity and nine town halls in Spain’s...

Firefighters from Spain’s Costa Blanca en route to Poland-Ukraine border with urgent supplies

FOUR vans from the Alicante Province fire service began a long journey on Tuesday to take emergency supplies to Ukrainian refugees at the Poland-Ukraine...

Red Cross ships out awnings from Spain’s Valencia to provide shelter for Ukraine refugees

A shipment of awnings to provide shelter against harsh weather for Ukrainian refugees has been sent by the Cruz Roja(Red Cross) from Valencia to...

Free rail transport for fleeing Ukrainian refugees travelling over Spanish border

REFUGEES fleeing from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have been offered free rail transport throughout Spain. The country’s Minister of Transport, Raquel Sánchez, has ordered train...

Spain’s Andalucia guarantees “immediate schooling” for refugee children from Ukraine

THE Junta has announced it will make Andalucian educational centres available for refugee children from Ukraine. The measure was announced earlier this week by the...

Housing association to provide 100 unoccupied flats for fleeing Ukrainians in Spain’s Alicante province

COMPANIES associated with the Alicante Provincial Housing Promoters Association (Provia), are to provide over 100 unoccupied rental flats to house fleeing Ukrainian citizens that...

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