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Spanish farmers join protests over EU regulations

The agricultural producers joined farmers in several EU states in protest over restrictive red tape. Spanish farmers blocked several major highways nationwide on Tuesday in...

Spanish Grand Prix moving to Madrid from 2026 to reduce ‘greenhouse gas emissions’

Madrid will host the Spanish Grand Prix starting in 2026, replacing Barcelona, which has been the venue since 1991. The race will take place on...

Real Madrid lead La Liga following win over Mallorca

Real Madrid secured a hard-fought victory against Mallorca with Antonio Rudiger's late header being the decisive goal. Despite Mallorca hitting the woodwork twice, Rudiger found...

Spanish aristocrat arrested on US warrant

Alejandro Cao de Benos has been accused of helping North Korea evade sanctions by using cryptocurrency. A Spanish man accused of helping North Korea use...

Shakira pays $7 million to dodge jail risk

Shakira has reached a settlement in her tax fraud case. Pop singer Shakira has chosen to settle the €14.5 million ($15.7 million) tax fraud case...

Thousands rally against Catalan amnesty law

The amnesty deal was struck by the Socialist Party in order to secure a second four-year term in the Spanish government. At least 170,000 people...

Chainsaw-wielding thieves target ancient Mediterranean olive trees – AP

Rising olive oil prices have reportedly sparked raids on growers across the region. Record-high olive oil prices worldwide have sparked an unprecedented wave of thefts...

Spanish politician survives ‘execution-style shooting’

Spanish party official Alejo Vidal-Quadras survived the incident and has been transported to hospital, reports say. Alejo Vidal-Quadras, the former leader of Spain’s center-right People’s...

Champions League: Arsenal 2 – 0 Sevilla

Arsenal have beaten Sevilla 2-0 in their Group B Champions League clash today at the Emirates Stadium in London. https://youtu.be/gTyDrjYMtpk?si=DucaqtdpD0ztti1G

FIFA bans kissing Spanish football executive

Luis Rubiales has been barred from the sport for three years for his “non-consensual” display of affection with a female player. Former Royal Spanish Football...

Spanish coach sacked amid Rubiales kiss fallout

Jorge Vilda was reportedly a close ally of the under-fire federation president Luis Rubiales. Jorge Vilda, the Spanish coach who led his country’s female team...

Sexual assault probe opened against Spanish football chief

Luis Rubiales could be prosecuted after a “non-consensual” kiss on a female player’s lips. Prosecutors in Spain announced on Monday that an investigation has been...

Spanish government suspends ‘kissing’ football chief

Luis Rubales refused to resign after an unsolicited display of affection to World Cup winner Jenni Hermoso. The Spanish government has temporarily suspended Royal Spanish...

Spanish football chief apologises for lip-kissing player

There have been calls for Luis Rubiales to resign over the incident, which occurred just after Spain’s win in the World Cup final. Kissing a...

FIFA WWC Final: Spain 1 – 0 England

Spain have won the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023 final by beating England 1-0 in Sydney this evening. https://youtu.be/aQcmEqbqzhs

Spain’s food inflation tops 30% – El Mundo

Prices of essential products in Spain have risen sharply since 2019, the outlet says. Food prices in Spain soared by 30.8% in July compared to...

FIFA WWC: Spain 2 – 1 Sweden

Spain have beaten Sweden 2-1 in their FIFA Women's World Cup semi final this evening. https://youtu.be/E2AXMtHoR00

FIFA WWC: Spain 2 – 1 Netherlands

Spain have beaten the Netherlands 2-1 in their FIFA Women's World Cup quarterfinal today. https://youtu.be/Uvqn7_suCg4

FIFA WWC: Switzerland 1 – 5 Spain

Spain have beaten Switzerland 1-5 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16 match today. https://youtu.be/WTvK4HJc2mM

FIFA WWC: Spain 5 – 0 Zambia

Spain have beaten Zambia 5-0 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group C match this evening. https://youtu.be/pUEQWYMMYjo

FIFA WWC: Spain 3 – 0 Costa Rica

Spain have beaten Costa Rica 3-0 in their FIFA Women's World Cup Group C match this evening. https://youtu.be/ooGsQpL-9J4

Spanish-American War of 1898: The first ‘Fake News’ conflict

On April 21, 1898 the Spanish-American War started, eventually leading to the decline of Spanish colonial rule in the western Pacific and Latin America,...

Watch: Spaniard Jon Rahm wins 2023 US Masters

The come from behind win at Augusta has secured Rahm a place in golfing history, as well as the US$15 million winner's purse. https://youtu.be/Te174KE81DI

Hanging effigy of football star prompts condemnation

Real Madrid player Vinicius Jr has been repeatedly targeted by rival fans. Atletico Madrid have condemned the “repugnant” actions of people responsible for hanging a...

Mail-bomb spree suspect arrested in Spain

Six explosive packages were sent late last year to different recipients, including the Ukrainian embassy. Spanish authorities have arrested an elderly suspect allegedly behind a...

Moscow rubbishes ‘fantasy’ NYT reports on parcel bombs

Russia has dismissed allegations that the country’s intelligence was behind a string of parcel bomb attacks in Spain. The Russian embassy in Spain has rubbished...

Alleged sex trafficker and child pornographer Michael Pratt arrested in Spain

The New Zealander was on the FBI's 10 most wanted list. FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitive Michael James Pratt was arrested earlier this week by...

Spain stunned in shootout as Morocco make history in Qatar

The North Africans are into the last eight of a World Cup for the first time. Morocco secured a place in the World Cup quarterfinals...

Watch: EU drug ‘super cartel’ taken down

The organized crime syndicate controlled around one third of the cocaine trade in the bloc’s countries, according to Europol. A sprawling cocaine “super cartel” has...

Germans salvage draw but World Cup hopes in the balance

Niclas Fullkrug’s goal rescued a point against Spain but Germany’s fate will be decided in the last round of group games in Qatar. Germany salvaged...

Twitter user gets 15 months in jail for fake tweet

The man published a video alleging that a Moroccan sexually assaulted a woman. A Spanish Twitter user has become the first person in the country...

EU report accuses four member states of abusing spyware

All EU member states have spyware at their disposal, whether they admit it or not, a Dutch MEP said. At least four EU countries are...

Watch: Toddler killed in freak hailstorm

Some 50 people were injured in Spain by massive hailstones measuring up to 10cm in diameter. A heavy hailstorm battered the Spanish region of Catalonia...

Watch: Panicked train passengers jump into wildfire

Up to 20 people were injured as their train stopped in the midst of a wildfire in Spain. Multiple people were injured after smashing windows...

Syringe attacks puzzle European authorities

After a wave of assaults in France, the disturbing phenomenon has spread to Spain. Revelers at the Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain have...

Spain sounds alarm over mysterious hepatitis in children

Worldwide, some 650 cases of acute hepatitis of unknown aetiology have been reported, WHO figures show. Spain has registered 30 cases of acute hepatitis of...

Nuclear plant accident results in casualties

One worker is dead and three more have been hospitalized after a carbon dioxide leak at the Ascó nuclear power plant in Catalonia, Spain....

Watch: Passengers disappear from aircraft after emergency landing in Spain

Spanish police investigating the disappearance of passengers from a plane after an emergency landing believe it was a set up. The Air Arabia flight from...

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