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Spain edges England in Euro 2024 final

England's quest to end 58 years of pain and disappointment ended in failure as they were beaten by Spain in the Euro 2024 final...

Hosts Germany knocked out: Merino’s Last-Minute Header Propels Spain to Euro 2024 Semi-Finals

Spain edged out hosts Germany at the Stuttgart Arena with a dramatic 119th-minute goal from Mikel Merino, advancing to the semi-finals of Euro 2024. The...

Spain introduces ‘porn passports’

Spain has moved to crack down on minors accessing online smut. Residents of Spain who wish to access online pornography will soon have to use...

Majorcans protest against mass tourism, block beach access for holidaymakers

Protests erupted at Caló des Moro beach in Majorca as locals blocked tourists from accessing the idyllic spot due to frustration with mass tourism. Demonstrators,...

Spanish drug gangs fighting police with Ukrainian weapons – media

Officers have been attacked with military-grade firearms during raids, local media reports. Criminal gangs in southern Spain have obtained modern military-grade weapons which were said...

Sex with minors is part of gypsy culture, Spanish court rules

The court has acquitted a 20-year-old man charged with alleged continuous sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl. The Provincial Court of Ciudad Real in central...

Spain formally recognises Palestine

Israel has blasted the move, which was first announced last week in coordination with Norway and Ireland. The Spanish government officially recognised Palestinian statehood during...

Colombia to begin exploration of the San José Galleon – the ‘Holy Grail of Shipwrecks’

Colombia authorities have embarked on an exploration project of the San José, an 18th-century Spanish galleon, often referred to as the 'holy grail of...

Spain to end golden visa programme

The initiative attracted thousands of foreign investors since 2013, with most buying real estate. Spain is planning to scrap its so-called ‘golden visa’ programme, which...

Spanish authorities seek jail term for ex-football chief over World Cup kiss

Spanish legal authorities have called for a prison sentence of two and a half years for Luis Rubiales, the former leader of the Spanish...

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...

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