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Mallorca-based Brit arrested at Madrid airport over scheme to help Russian oligarch evade sanctions

A Mallorca-based British CEO was arrested at Madrid airport on a US extradition warrant for allegedly helping a sanctioned Russian oligarch hide his ownership...

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...

Spain freezes 12 bank accounts, three yachts and 23 properties belonging to Russian oligarchs

SPAIN has frozen a total of 12 bank accounts linked to five Russian oligarchs affected by the sanctions imposed by the invasion of Ukraine,...

Judge in Spain says Real Madrid and Barcelona can be punished for trying to set up aborted European Super...

A Madrid judge has lifted restrictions that stopped footballing bodies UEFA and FIFA penalising clubs who signed up to the rebel European Super League. Sofia...

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...

Super-yacht seized in Gibraltar under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

A super-yacht belonging to a Russian oligarch with links to the Putin regime was seized by authorities after it docked in Gibraltar on Monday. The...

Spain seizes Russian oligarch superyachts in Barcelona and Mallorca

A €140 million superyacht owned by an oligarch friend of Russian leader Vladamir Putin has been seized by authorities in Barcelona. Another craft has also...

Abramovich yacht sets sail from Barcelona to avoid seizure under sanctions against Russian oligarchs

The world’s most expensive yacht, which belongs to Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, has sailed from a Barcelona dockyard to avoid being seized under threatened...

Spain will send more weapons to Ukraine over ‘coming days’

SPAIN will be sending more weapons to the Ukrainian Army over the next few days according to Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares. Speaking to broadcaster...

Struggling Dia supermarket chain in Spain unfazed by EU blacklist of Russian oligarch owner

SPAIN'S Dia supermarket chain says its business as usual despite its key figure getting onto an EU Russian oligarch blacklist in wake of the...

Spain could seize superyachts owned by Russian oligarchs under sanctions against Ukraine invasion

Superyachts owned by Russian oligarchs which are currently moored in Spain could be seized by authorities under sanctions threatened by the EU in retaliation...

Restaurant on Spain’s Costa Blanca suffers police raid for not following COVID-19 passport rules

POLICE in a Costa Blanca city moved on a restaurant after getting reports that it was not requesting to see COVID-19 passports from indoor...

Staff shortages mean just 13% of COVID-19 rule breakers have been fined in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

LEGAL staff have only been able to process 13% of fines imposed by police for breaking COVID-19 rules in the Valencian Community. 208,000 infractions have...

Police stop illegal Costa Blanca drinks party on Alicante’s El Postiguet beach in Spain

POLICE chased up to 140 young people around an Alicante beach after spotting them drinking alcohol illegally. Around 20 were caught and sanctioned for breaking...

‘NO HIDING PLACE’ as illegal birthday party guests cower behind bar on Spain’s Costa Blanca to avoid police sanctions

GUESTS at a birthday party that broke COVID-19 safety rules in Alicante hid behind the bar to avoid police fines last night(March 14). The Policia...

Russia and Spain agree joint cybersecurity group against fake news

Russia and Spain want to gauge the extent of the problem of fake news and analyse it to prevent it from becoming a source of friction

Pomegranate harvest up in Spain but Russian trade restrictions hit

The Russian market will receive far fewer this year due to EU imposed sanctions

Farmers dump thousands of potatoes outside Granada Carrefour in Russian protest

EU sanctions are putting the squeeze on suppliers

Spain facing €580 million losses after Russia bans EU food

Small farms are bearing the brunt of the sanctions

Spain joins Britain in freezing arms sales to Israel

The suspension is intended to send a diplomatic message

Tough Europe and US sanctions are ‘strong warning’ to Russia

But Spain's fragile economy could now suffer too

Spanish economic recovery in danger as Europe considers Russia action

EU planning sanctions against Russia after tragic shooting down of passenger jet MH17

Repsol hits it big in Russia

The find may influence future decisions about EU sanctions on Moscow

Why are Spanish waters awash with stinging jellyfish? Best ask the fishermen

A closer look at overfishing and its consequences. By Claire Wilson

Spain ‘very likely’ to be punished for delaying austerity measures

Rajoy is likely to be sanctioned by the EU for announcing the new budget AFTER March's regional elections





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