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Hundreds of people were evacuated yesterday morning, after a fire broke out at a recycling centre in Montornès near to Barcelona. Emergency services initiated their Chemical Emergency Plan, as concerns over chemicals leaking from the plant into the Besós River were raised. The Catalan Water Agency has said that it has had reports of dead […]

Thirty-six football players on trial in Spain’s most high-profile match-fixing case have been cleared of wrongdoing. A Spanish judge issued the not guilty verdict, saying there was not enough evidence to convict the players and others on trial, including former Mexico coach Javier Aguirre. Two former Zaragoza officials were found guilty of fraud – then-president […]

King Felipe VI is due to complete his round of meetings with party leaders today, and task PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez with forming a government. Yesterday the monarch held audiences with nine party leaders, and is due to meet nine more leaders today, including the leaders of Podemos, Ciudadanos, Vox, PP and finally PSOE. Negotiations […]

The European Commission has approved 400 million euros of public support to build very high-speed broadband networks across the country. The Commission, which approved the proposal after finding no market issues, saying the scheme will benefit consumers and businesses in areas with poor internet connections. Brussels approved the measure in accordance with the state aid […]

King Felipe VI will meet with party leaders tomorrow as the process to nominate a new Government gets underway. The meetings will be the eighth round that will be held by the King since he ascended to the throne five years ago, during which he will decide if acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has enough […]

Policia Nacional in Arrecife have arrested a 55-year-old man on suspicion of the selling of illegal drugs to customers in a bar beneath his home. An investigation was launched after a complaint was made to police over a number of teenagers who had been caught in possession of drugs. Officers uncovered the operation after monitoring […]

Authorities in Seville have launched an inquiry, after Ten people were injured when a minibus crashed into a shop in Seville, after the driver lost control of the vehicle. The accident happened in the Plaza del Duque where the vehicle lost control, mounting a pavement and crashing through a bollard and coming to a rest […]

Customers on Alicante’s tram system have given the service it’s highest ever positive rating. According to the Customer Satisfaction Index, which was carried out by the Generalitat, in September the network had a score of 8.25 out of ten, the highest ever recorded. The results came after a survey of over 1500 passengers on the […]

At least 58 migrants are known to have died when the vessel they were in crashed into a reef on the Mauritania coast, whilst trying to get to the Canary Islands. Between 150 – 180 people were on board the boat when it ran out of fuel and started drifting, before crashing into the reef […]

A British woman has survived after being in cardiac arrest for over six hours – one of the longest recorded worldwide. 34-year-old Audrey Schoeman, who lives in Barcelona, suffered severe hypothermia after being stranded on the Pyrenees in a storm last November. When she was rescued, she was unconscious, with a body temperature of 18 […]

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