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Spain wants to end “tourist seasons” in favor of all-year holiday appeal

Sustainable tourism is the way forward for Spain which will seek to promote an all-year-round season. Minister for Energy, Tourism and Digital Agenda, Álvaro Nadal, attending the annual meeting of the council of the OECD Tourism Committee, held in Paris, said Spain is fully aligned with the five priorities established by the WTO for this 2017 International Year of ...Full Article

Spanish unemployment level continues to fall despite September blip

The number of recorded unemployed at the State Public Employment Services rose in September by 27,858 people on the previous month. Over the last eight years, the average number ...Full Article

Police warn about bank ATM machine frauds

Police have issued a warning about customers who use a bank machine which might have been tampered with. They say organised gangs are using all sorts of ploys to ...Full Article

Hashish found in bottles inside fuel tank

Drug traffickers try all sorts of ways of trying to smuggle in their illegal wares into Spain. However, police weren’t caught out when they became suspicious of a car ...Full Article

Couple holding hands struck by lightning

A Swiss couple were injured, one of them seriously, after being struck by lightning at a tourist spot. The man and woman, aged 44 and 53, were sheltering in ...Full Article

Spanish generosity as bone marrow donations soar

Spain continues to demonstrate its solidarity, this time in terms of bone marrow donation. As at the end of July, Spain had close on 340,000 bone marrow donors, an ...Full Article

Cocaine smuggled into Spain hidden inside metal rods of container

Police have disarticulated a major criminal organisation dedicated to the introduction of cocaine in Spain through Portugal. Officers arrested five people in the border town of Valença do Minho ...Full Article

Police stress levels prompt concern in Spanish parliament

The number of Civil Guard officers off ill with some sort of psychiatric ailment until June of this year amounted to 494, of which 56 correspond to personnel serving ...Full Article

Gang which landed drugs on Spanish beaches busted by police

Agents of the National Police, together with officials of the Tax Agency, have seized a ton of hashish from a drugs gang which operated in Huelva. The group organised ...Full Article

Teenager killed by train as he took selfie by line

A 13-year-old boy died after being struck by a train whilst trying to take a “farewell” selfie before going off to study at a different school. Police say the ...Full Article
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