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angel Nieto death crash witness blames driver behind
THE lone witness to the crash which killed MotoGP legend Ángel Nieto in Ibiza says the other driver was at fault.

Barcelona, Lleida, Madrid and Valladolid on 'air-pollution alert'
BARCELONA and Lleida have joined Madrid and Valladolid in restricting traffic until smog levels drop to reduce air pollution.

Mum who murdered daughter's rapist gets daytime prison release

A MOTHER who killed her daughter's rapist in a fit of rage in a high-profile case in the province of Alicante is now allowed to go home during the day and spend nights in ...
Barcelona loses EMA bid to Amsterdam
BARCELONA has fallen at the first hurdle in its quest to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) once it leaves London at the end of March 2019 due to ...
Toni Nadal retires from training nephew Rafa
TOP tennis star Rafael Nadal's uncle Toni has ceased as the world number one's trainer after 27 years and 75 titles together.

Taxi strike across Spain for 24 hours
A TAXI strike lasting 24 hours has been planned across Spain for next Wednesday (November 29) after a meeting between trade bosses and the ministry of public works failed to ...
Barcelona awaits vote on European Medicines Agency new venue
BARCELONA will find out today (Monday) whether it has been successful in its bid to become the new venue for the European Medicines Agency (EMA), currently ...
Prestige catastrophe compensation bill estimated at €1.57bn
A GALICIA court says Spain could be eligible for over €1.57 billion in compensation for the Prestige disaster in 2002, ...
Extremadura protesters storm Madrid for 'decent train service'
AN ESTIMATED 40,000 residents from the land-locked western region of Extremadura converged in Madrid's Plaza de España ...
More than 15,000 sub-Saharan migrants reach Spain in 2017
OVER 15,000 migrants have been rescued attempting to reach Spain this year, far exceeding the total of 13,246 of last year, ...
State prosecutor Maza dies in Buenos Aires hospital
STATE prosecutor José Manuel Maza has died in hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina, just hours after being admitted due to an infection.

'Adopt a retired police dog' campaign and calendar launched
NATIONAL Police, the Guardia Civil, Armed Forces and fire brigade in Spain have launched their second 'Adopt a Pensioner' campaign - a scheme ...
Air-pollution 'as harmful to health as smoking', say Spanish medics
AIR-POLLUTION caused by traffic and industry is as harmful to the health of people who live amongst it than smoking cigarettes, according to the Spanish ...
November 2017 set to be driest in 36 years
IF IT DOES not rain in Spain in the next few days, this November will go down on record as being the driest in 36 years, warns the State meteorological ...
State prosecutor in Argentinian hospital with 'infection'
STATE prosecutor José Manuel Maza has been admitted to a hospital in Buenos Aires with an 'infection', the nature of ...
Venezuelan dissident escapes house arrest and flees to Madrid
MAYOR of Caracas and opponent of Venezuela's régime Antonio Ledezma has fled to Spain and met with the latter's ...
Harry Potter: The Exhibition opens in Madrid
HARRY Potter fans should make a beeline for Madrid in the next few months - the official exhibition, gradually working ...
Cadiz couple 'sold archaeological treasures on eBay'
THOUSANDS of archaeological gems have been found in a house in San Fernando (Cádiz province) which the owners had been ...
Sagrada Familia streets pedestrianised and concrete planters fitted as anti-terror measures
EXTRA security measures have been taken in Barcelona following the terrorist attacks in August in the city centre and in Cambrils (Tarragona province), ...
Spain has above-average number of doctors, but not enough nurses, says OECD report
SPAIN is in the top 10 in the developed world for the most doctors per inhabitant, but has half the average number of nurses, recent statistics ...
French ex-sports minister to compensate Rafa for 'drug-test' claims
FRANCE'S former sports minister Roselyne Bachelot has been ordered to pay €12,000 in compensation to Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal for comments ...
Murcia schoolgirl, 12, pregnant by boy of same age
A PREGNANT 12-year-old girl has been admitted to Murcia's Virgen de la Arrixaca hospital (pictured) - one of the youngest cases yet known in ...
Probe into who funded mass mayors' demo in Brussels supporting Puigdemont
SPAIN'S tax authorities have called for an inquiry into where the money came from for 200 pro-independence mayors from Catalunya ...
Huge international car-cloning racket uncovered
A MASSIVE car-cloning racket has been broken up with 19 arrests and five other individuals under investigation - one of whom ...
World's first baby born from egg automatically frozen at Barcelona clinic
THE WORLD'S first baby has been born from an automatically flash-frozen egg after his mother was treated in a Barcelona ...
Six-metre waves and Force 9 gales in Balearics and Catalunya
GALE-FORCE winds brought waves of up to six metres (19'6”) in height to the coasts of Menorca and Mallorca yesterday ...
Blood tests could replace needle biopsies
A GALICIA hospital is trying out a new method of taking biopsies from patients using only a blood test.

Air pollution 'harmful to Alhambra Palace'
TRAFFIC pollution in Granada could threaten the Alhambra Palace, warn scientists from the city's university.