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Train driver on trial for 2013 Alvia crash, which killed 80, gives first tearful statements in court

THE train driver at the centre of a trial over the 2013 Alvia 730 crash in Spain’s Galicia region made his first statements in...

Two men on trial for causing 2013 train disaster in Spain that killed 80 passengers

THE trial of two men who are accused of being responsible for the death of 80 people in the 2013 Santiago de Compostela train...

Iberia Express cancels 92 flights ahead of cabin crew strike in Spain

AIRLINE Iberia Express has cancelled 92 flights ahead of a ten-day crew strike that starts on Sunday. Among the scrapped services are connections from Madrid...

Ten reasons to visit Spain’s green and glorious Galicia this summer

Galicia is an autonomous community in the northwestern corner of Spain with its own culture, language and tradition. It has so much to offer: unforgettable...

Tic-Tac-Woah! Calls to preserve Spain’s Santiago de Compostela noughts and crosses carvings

A HISTORICAL association has called for the preservation of Santiago de Compostela’s historical carvings of noughts and crosses.  The association first published findings of the...

Ronaldo hits the Santiago de Compostela trail in Spain

RONALDO, the former Brazilian footballing superstar not to be confused with namesake Cristiano, who famously struggled with his weight, may well shed a few...

One dead and dozens injured after trains collide in Barcelona area of Spain

A cargo train collided with a commuter train in the Barcelona area on Monday, killing the passenger train driver and injuring 86 people. Nine people...

Pilgrims become litter pickers as they walk in bid to clean up Spain’s Camino de Santiago

PILGRIMS walking the Camino de Santiago are being asked to do more than just purify their souls, but to take on another form of...

Enjoy Spain’s Camino de Santiago without leaving home and breaking Phase 1 de-escalation rules

What better way to enjoy the last few weeks of Spain’s lockdown by virtually exploring the country's breathtaking landscapes.

Government officials and Franco family involved in row over ownership of sacred pilgrim statues in Spain

A Madrid court has given the Franco family until November 19 to prove their ownership

Group of celebrities including Debbie McGee undertake Camino de Santiago for TV

Gogglebox star Kate Bottley said she found the journey 'more painful than childbirth'

Man threatens to ‘blow up’ Ryanair flight in Spain after being refused a beer

The passenger - travelling from Tenerife to Santiago de Compostela - was arrested when the flight landed after making the fake bomb threat

Secret Spanish getaways

There is more to Spain than visiting cathedrals in Barcelona, going to Plaza Mayor in Madrid, enjoying Las Fallas in Valencia, or lying on Empuriabrava beach at the Costa Brava

Santiago de Compostela: To the end of the earth or Word in your shell-like

It's home to Spain's most stunning cathedral, best seafood, Albarino wine and thousands of pilgrims

Accused British lynchpin behind 3,000kg cocaine shipment in Spain claims he was in the ‘wrong place at the wrong...

The seizure was the biggest onshore seizure of drugs for nearly two decades

Spanish restaurants head for the stars in 2016 Michelin Guide

Spain’s galaxy of Michelin stars features eight restaurants with three, 23 with two and 157 with one

Is Spain’s Catholic church on its knees?

The Spanish church is in freefall after a scandal exposed a sinister paedophile sect, praying on youngsters. Are its days of influence numbered, asks Jacqueline Fanchini and Tom Powell

Alberto Contador wins Vuelta a Espana

Alberto Contador wins his third Vuelta a Espana, less than two months after breaking his leg
train crash

Spanish train driver received three warnings to slow down

Train driver Francisco Jose Garzon ignored warnings to slow down before crashing and killing 79 people

UPDATE: Train driver on phone at time of deadly crash

A statement released by court reveals the driver was distracted at the time of the deadly crash

UPDATE: Santiago de Compostela train driver admits responsibility

Black box records train driver Fransisco Jose Carzon admitting liability

VIDEO: Trackside security camera captures deadly train crash in Spain

Graphic footage shows the moment the train left the tracks killing at least 78 passengers

LATEST: 79 now confirmed dead in Spanish train crash

The crash happened at 8.41pm local time on Wednesday as the train approached the city of Santiago de Compostela
tom jones

Tom Jones cancels Spanish concert

The singer cited health reasons for his no-show

Codex Calixtinus stolen from Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Keys found dangling from the safe where the priceless medieval guidebook to the St James pilgrimage route was kept




After eight years, the Popular Party wins back the Balearics but will need the help of Vox to form...

THE CONSERVATIVE Popular Party was the winner in the Balearic Islands on Sunday, taking the most seats in the regional elections. The group did,...


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