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Driver dies after lorry bursts into flames and plummets off bridge in Cantabria

A DRIVER has died after his lorry burst into flames and plummeted off a bridge in Cantabria. The 53-year-old’s vehicle crashed into the barriers...

Tragedy in Mallorca as two-year-old on holiday drowns in villa’s swimming pool

A TWO-YEAR-OLD has drowned in a swimming pool in Mallorca while on holiday with his family. According to reports his parents woke up at...
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Muzzled: Tame bull planned for Fornalutx correbou

A TAME bull will be used during the Fornalutx correbou (bull run) in September. The decision comes after a new animal protection law...

Almeria mother jailed for abandoning baby in baking sun

A MOTHER was jailed for leaving her infant daughter locked in a car under the baking Almeria sun. Judges handed the Romanian woman...
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Spanish festival you need to see before you die

PEOPLE who have recently avoided death, have been carried in open coffins through Las Nieves a small town in Galicia, north west Spain. The...
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WATCH: ‘Surfing’ highway robbers who break into moving lorries arrested in Madrid

A GANG of highway robbers who were caught on video raiding a moving lorry were arrested in Madrid. The Romanian group used chainsaws and...

Cristiano Ronaldo appears in court in Spain to face tax charges

REAL MADRID football star Cristiano Ronaldo, 32,  has arrived at court in Madrid to give evidence in a case alleging he evaded paying millions...
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Fury over Algeciras oil spill as toxic slick nears wildlife reserve

AN OIL spill in the Strait of Gibraltar has sparked outrage with a 6,000 square metre slick dangerously close to El Estrecho Natural Park....
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Russian roulette: Alicante banker held over €1.3 million fraud claim

A 51-year-old female bank employee has been held in Almoradi, Alicante, on suspicion of stealing €1.3 million over 25 years in a Russian client...
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Fiery Catalan TV host hits the headlines again

CONTROVERSIAL TV presenter Empar Moliner has sparked an outcry after comparing Catalans to homosexuals in Muslim countries. "Being Catalan in Spain is like being...
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WATCH: Navarra gas explosion leaves one dead and 13 injured

ONE person has died and another thirteen injured, one seriously, after a gas explosion sparked a house fire in Puente la Reina, Navarra. The...
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WATCH: 22,000 evacuated from UNITE Spain festival after fire engulfs stage

FAULTY pyrotechnics are thought to be to blame for a blaze at the Tomorrowland UNITE Spain festival  which quickly engulfed the stage at the...
Mercadona

Weigh hey! Fruit and veg boost for Mercadona shoppers

MORE than 5 million Spanish and expatriate households who shop at the Mercadona supermarket chain will no longer have to weigh their fruit, vegetables...
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Hundreds evacuated as wildfire threatens Albacete natural park

HUNDREDS of tourists and local residents have been forced to flee after a major wild fire broke out in the Sierra del Segura, Albacete....
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Malaga infant was killed by train, police say

THE three-year-old girl found dead near Pizarra, Malaga, last Thursday is thought to have been killed by a train. A Guardia Civil statement has...
Esquerra Republicana

Cataluña pogrom

CATALUÑA is governed by Junts pel Si (Together for Yes), a coalition of pro-independence parties headed by Carles Puigdemont of PDeCat and Oriol Junqueras...
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54 people injured as commuter train crashes into buffers at Barcelona station

A COMMUTER train did not brake sufficiently when entering Francia station in the centre of Barcelona and smashed into buffers injuring 54 people. Emergency...
Marbella Council

Marbella hero to have boulevard named after him

MARBELLA city council has announced that the new boulevard in Arroyo Primero will be named after the humanitarian hero, Pablo Raez. Pablo Raez died...
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WATCH: Rowdy hen party kicked off Ryanair flight to Alicante

A GROUP of women were forced off a Ryanair flight to Alicante for “acting like creatures.” Footage shows the women, who were part of...

Spain braces for rail strike on one of the busiest days of the year

SPAIN’S railway workers are going on strike on Friday (July 28), one of the busiest days of the year, as millions begin their summer...
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How does online gaming tax in Spain work?

SPAIN is run by a central government, as well as seventeen autonomous regions and a further two autonomous cities. Needless to say, legislation can...

He’s the watch dog

‘HE’S THE WATCH DOG ABANDONED FROM DALI’S GRAVE TOP’

Clipping the wings, thrills and spills of no frills airlines

RYANAIR, Monarch and easyJet are among the worst airlines in the world! This verdict is the result of the latest rankings by AirHelp which...
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Plans to open hard shoulder axed despite traffic concerns on the Costa del Sol

THE Directorate General of Traffic (DGT) has announced they will not be opening extra lanes this summer to reduce tailbacks on the A-7 motorway....