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An Italian mafia boss who was the subject of a two-year investigation by Policia Nacional has disappeared after being accidentally released by a high court judge in the Audiencia Nacional. 41-year-old Vittorio Raso, was released after appearing before a judge, who mistakenly believed he was being held on extortion charges. It was two hours after […]

Further regions in Spain have increased their restrictions yesterday as cases of the coronavirus continue to rise, with the grim landmark of a million infections in the country looming. Authorities in the northern region of Castilla y Leon announced they would seal off the city of Burgos and nearby Aranda de Duero after infections in […]

Amber and yellow weather warnings have been issued by weather agency Aemet for most of the country, as the tail end of storm Barbara will sweep across Europe. Heavy rains and strong winds are expected, with some gusts up to 70km/h in places and up to 80mm of rain to fall per square metre bringing […]

People who park scooters and motorbikes badly in Madrid are to face stricter penalties it was announced yesterday. Fines ranging from €30 to €200 will be issued to those who block pedestrian areas or cause an obstruction in the city. The number of rental bikes and electric scooters in the capital is expected to rise […]

A British man is understood to be fighting for his life after being shot in the face on the Costa Del Sol. The 50-year-old man – who has not been named – was shot twice in the face at around 9pm on Saturday night in the holiday resort of Marbella. A witness said the man […]

Up to 300,000 people could lose their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic before the end of the year, according to the General Council of Associations of Administrative Managers of Spain. In a speech by the associations president Fernando Santiago, he warned that many businesses will transfer the current ERTE scheme into layoffs if the […]

Canarian authorities have approved the return of cruise ships to the archipelago. The Government approved the operation of shipping companies to the region from the 5th November, with strict regulations concerning the control of the coronavirus being established. TUI Cruises and Hapag Lloyd Cruises were the first to obtain the new approvals, which involve rigorous […]

Policia Nacional have arrested five people on suspicion of a string of robberies at industrial complexes across Alicante. Three of those were detained whilst trying to access a property, and were arrested after being spotted by police officers investigating reports of a break in. The detainees – all aged between 28 and 38 – are […]

Minister of Health – Salvador Illa – has said that he hopes that the state of alarm in Madrid will not last longer than another two weeks. In an update to the Congress of Deputies, the minister said that the situation was concerning, and called for people not to lower their guard. The update also […]

The economic crisis, and the coronavirus pandemic are the main concerns of Spaniards, according to the latest data released by this months CIS survey. However, whilst concerns over the national economic situation have risen, just over half of those surveyed said that they were not concerned over their personal finances. Unemployment and political corruption – […]