A new law could introduce fines for the parents of under-age drinkers
Happy hours could be made illegal in Spain under the terms of a new Alcohol Law Details were published this Wednesday in the Spanish press of the proposed new Law concerning..

ETA to announce its dissolution in early May
The Basque separatist terror group has not been active since 2010 After months of speculation that the Basque separatist terrorist group ETA may be on the point of definitively..

Tinsa report 3.6 per cent increase in Spanish property values
Much of the rise is due to a 6.8 per cent appreciation in large cities across Spain This week saw the publication of the latest data related to residential property values..

1,070-year sentences confirmed for Basque separatist bombers
An ETA car-bomb injured 45 people in Madrid in 2005 Spain’s Supreme Court has confirmed prison sentences totalling 535 years for each of two former members of the Basque..

IMF upgrades Spanish economic growth forecast
But the outlook is less promising for 2019 and 2020 In its Spring 2018 forecasts the IMF has upped its prediction for economic growth in Spain byu 0.4 points to 2.8 per..

80-kilo Civil War explosive unearthed in Girona
The 80-year-old mortar was probably fired from a warship off the Catalunya coast A man operating a hydraulic digger in the coastal town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols, in the..

Spanish property market recovery revitalizes the construction sector
Cement consumption in Spain has risen in each of the last 12 months As the demand for residential property continues to increase in Spain – sales figures are now as high..

Basque Country HGV motorway tolls eliminated
The Murcia transport sector applauds the decision A decision by the courts of the Basque Country to outlaw motorway toll charges for heavy goods vehicles has met with the..

Spanish-based destroyer and aircraft involved in military strikes against Syria
A destroyer based in Cádiz and 2 re-fuelling aircraft from Zaragoza took part in the operation It has been confirmed that one US Navy destroyer and two aircraft based..

Spaniard relieved of the title of World’s Oldest Man over 2 months after his death
Francisco Núñez Olivera lived his 113-year-life in Bienvenida in Extremadura He may have died in January, but it was only this Tuesday that Francisco Núñez Olivera, a native..

83-year-old receives two-and-a-half-year prison sentence for killing burglar
The intruder broke into his killer’s home in Tenerife in 2015 An 83-year-old man in Tenerife has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for homicide after he shot..

Petrol and diesel prices close to their highest so far this year
Fuel prices rose by over 1.3 per cent in the week after Easter The latest EU Weekly Oil Bulletin reports that the forecourt prices of petrol and diesel fuel have risen..