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Spain’s Defence Ministry evacuated after two suspicious packages detected

THE SPANISH Defence Ministry in Madrid was evacuated on Wednesday after two suspicious packages were detected.  Official sources told online daily El Confidencial that on...

Spain’s recent letter bomb attacks were organised by extremist group in Russia

SIX letter bombs sent to targets in Spain late last year were posted by a Russian white supremacist militant group, according to US and...

Spain to get new rail superhighway aimed at taking 48,000 lorries off the roads

IN SPAIN, just 5% of goods are moved by freight train, compared to the European average of 20%. But that is set to change...

Spain strikes deal with Portugal and France in Alicante for green hydrogen pipeline

THE leaders of Spain, Portugal, and France have agreed on a €2.5 billion plan for a green hydrogen pipeline that should become operational by...

New letter bombs discovered in Spain at arms factory in Zaragoza and Madrid area air force base

A third suspected letter bomb has been found in less than 24 hours in Spain. The latest incident involves a device mailed to a European...

Woman dopes separated husband with drugged croquette to clear out his bank account in Spain

A wife going through a divorce with her husband put a knock-out drug in a croquette so that she could steal €27,000 from his...

Elderly driver in Spain’s Zaragoza area flees fatal motorbike crash but dies weeks later after being hit by a...

A Zaragoza area motorist fled a fatal crash scene after colliding with a motorbike, only to die a month later in a motorbike accident. The...

WATCH: Heartwarming moment firefighters help a deer caught in wildfire in northeastern Spain

A TEAM of firefighters battling flames in Aragon have shared a video of them giving water to a roe deer and soothing its burns,...

WATCH: Panic-stricken passengers break train window to escape as wildfire engulfs tracks in eastern Spain

AROUND a dozen passengers on a train travelling through a wildfire zone in Castellon province of eastern Spain suffered  burns after they feared the...

2,500 evacuated as wildfires hit Spain’s Zaragoza and Alicante

SOME 2,500 people had to be evacuated in Northern Spain after a wildfire thought to be contained flared out of control, fanned by strong...

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AN offer to send Spanish tanks to Ukraine has been withdrawn because they're not up to the job and would cost too much to...

Dutch reforestation company shoulders blame for sparking massive wildfire in northeastern Spain

A Dutch reforestation company has apologised for sparking a massive blaze responsible for destroying at least 14,000 hectares of woodland near Zaragoza in northeastern...

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...

TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

Traffickers lured women to Spain with bogus job offers but forced them into prostitution at Valencia area flats

A gang that brought over women from Columbia with promises of legal jobs in Spain, but used them instead as prostitutes, has been brought...

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...

Mass arrests over scam for immigrants to obtain Spanish residency in Murcia and Zaragoza areas

A gang who charged €4,000 for fake papers used to apply for Spanish residency has been broken up by the Policia Nacional. 48 people have...

Restaurant bill dodger jailed after conning nine eateries in Spain’s Zaragoza

A restaurant bill dodger has earned himself some free prison meals after being jailed by a Zaragoza judge. The Spaniard, 47-year-old Antonio Miguel Grimal, skipped...

Spain postpones decision on ending compulsory indoor mask wearing as Covid-19 infections tumble

NO decision was made on Thursday over when indoor mask-wearing rules will be relaxed in Spain. Last weekend, Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, speculated that mandatory...

Bogus companies across Spain used as window-dressing in waste disposal scam

THREE people are being probed by the Guardia Civil for illegally storing 700 tonnes of industrial waste via a network of bogus companies. The Guardia's...

Police in Spain bring down Chinese prostitution network that pocketed €5 million

A Bilbao-based Chinese prostitution gang that banked an estimated €5 million has been smashed by the Policia Nacional. 63 people have been arrested- 61 of...

Costa Blanca-based ‘smishing’ con fleeces €600,000 out of unsuspecting bank customers in Spain

A nationwide con saw 106 bank customers robbed of €600,000 from their accounts after they unknowingly provided access to their 'log-in' and personal details. Operation...

Man dies after stabbing himself in the chest while naked in front of fountain in Spain’s Zaragoza

A MAN fatally stabbed himself when he plunged a blade through his naked chest in front of the Plaza de Roma in Zaragoza.  The 30-year-old...

EUTHANASIA DEBATE: Woman ‘ignored’ after asking to be painlessly killed in Spain’s Zaragoza takes own life

AN elderly woman crippled by a painful hip condition that left her bedridden in constant pain, has killed herself after her pleas for euthanasia...

Booze and drug-fuelled Volvo driver in high speed trip on wrong side of Costa Blanca highway in Spain

A drunk and drugged up Costa Blanca driver drove for 50 kilometres on the wrong side of a dual carriageway. The motorist, 34, hit a...

Mercadona gets €2.5 million fine for installing facial-recognition cameras in their supermarkets in Spain

MERCADONA has been fined €2.5 million by Spain's data protection agency over a 'facial recognition' system trial. The aim was to spot supermarket customers that...

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