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Spanish climber makes fastest ascent of Mount Everest

A SPANISH climber, Kilian Jornet is claiming a record for the fastest ascent of Mount Everest. Alone, in a single climb and without oxygen or fixed ropes, Jornet reached the summit of the world’s tallest mountain which is 8,848 metres high from the base camp at 5,100 metres in what…

People traffickers arrested in Belgium and Spain

IN an operation coordinated with the Belgian Police and Europol, the Guardia Civil have arrested six people traffickers. Officers were contacted by the Belgian authorities and asked to check out a number of Spanish addresses where it appeared that a gang was supplying workers to Belgium and then treating them…

Britain top of Spain's arms export list

BRITAIN doesn’t only love Spain's weather, it also loves its weapons. A report from the Spanish department of commerce shows that the UK is the biggest buyer of Spanish arms and military equipment in the world. In 2016 the British government spent €1.347 billion on Spanish artillery, purchasing 33.2 per…

WATCH: U.S. Air Force plane makes emergency landing in Spain after landing gear failure

A USAF C-5 Galaxy airlifter has safely slid to a stop after making a successful emergency landing at the Rota Air Base in Spain after its nose landing gear failed to extend correctly. Fire crews stood by as the huge aircraft circled for an hour to burn off fuel and…

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Football most important says Spanish TV presenter in wake of Manchester bombing

A SPANISH TV presenter has come under fire after his comments on live television following the Manchester bombing. The 13TV program El Cascabel was live when the terror attack occurred and the outrageous statement was recorded. Antonio Jimenez announced that there “was some sort of explosion in the Manchester Arena…

Rajoy accuses Catalan separatists of blackmail

MARIANO RAJOY has accused Catalonia’s president of blackmail following plans for the region to secede from Spain. The Spanish Prime Minister said Carles Puigdemont’s alleged plan to prepare a law to separate from Spain should they be denied an independence referendum was “intolerable.” What Catalan leaders “intend to achieve is…

WATCH: Police arrest two suspected jihadists in Madrid

NATIONAL POLICE in Madrid have arrested two men believed to be part of a terrorist cell. The Moroccan nationals allegedly used online platforms to share extremist media with the purpose of recruiting more ‘cybersoldiers’. Upon raiding two locations in Madrid, police found manuals on how to make home-made explosives, such…

Migrants saved from drowning off the coast of Africa

TWO off duty divers from the Guardia Civil who were fishing in waters off of Melilla spotted a crowded boat about one mile from shore. Realizing that the overcrowded vessel was almost certainly in trouble and was probably full of migrants, they contacted Special Underwater Activities Group (GEAS) which immediately…

Vote of no confidence a real threat for Rajoy following PSOE primaries

HAVING previously resigned as leader of the PSOE political party, the reappointment of Pedro Sánchez on Sunday could see a major change in Spanish politics. The reason that Mariano Rajoy managed to form a government was because he was backed by Ciudadanos and PSOE eventually abstained on the vote, but…

British man suffers heat stroke flying home from Barcelona due to aircon failure

A BRITISH man suffered heat stroke while flying from Barcelona due to the plane’s air conditioning unit breaking down. The passenger lay on the ground near the toilets after being sick in the sweltering Monarch Airlines jet. The man lay on the ground for most of the flight. ©SjNeve/Twitter He…

Spain's PSOE re-elect Pedro Sanchez as party leader

SPAIN’S opposition Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) have re-elected Pedro Sanchez Perez-Castejon as secretary general. Sanchez, who resigned as party leader in autumn 2016, was re-elected after receiving the support of 50.01% of votes after 97 percent of papers of Sunday's vote had been counted. Susana Diaz, president of the autonomous…

Coach driver six times over drink driving limit arrested in Spain

GUARDIA CIVIL officers in the Murcia region of Spain have intercepted a coach carrying 40 passengers and detained the driver who was allegedly six times over the maximum permitted alcohol limit. The police operations centre was alerted by a service station employee in the municipality of Jumilla over suspicions that…

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