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Massive increase in Spanish cars sold to countries outside EU | Olive Press News Spain

Massive increase in Spanish cars sold to countries outside EU | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A 176% increase since 2009 has seen Spanish manufacturers target the US, Turkey and Algeria in particular, as well as South Korea and Mexico
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Four out of five Spaniards aged under 30 are still living with their parents

Four out of five Spaniards aged under 30 are still living with their parents | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Unemployment and precarious labor market is driving up number of young people unable to leave home
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Barcelona fines three banks more than £1 million for keeping empty apartments amid housing shortage

Barcelona fines three banks more than £1 million for keeping empty apartments amid housing shortage | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Barcelona’s left-wing council has fined three Spanish banks more than one million euros in total for allowing apartments to remain empty for more than two years.
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Migrants who wanted to go to Britain found in Spain in container belonging to fashion retailer Mango 

Migrants who wanted to go to Britain found in Spain in container belonging to fashion retailer Mango  | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Ten Kurdish migrants from Iran who were found alive in Spain inside a sealed container belonging to the Mango fashion retailer believed they were bound for Britain.
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Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter 

Spaniard jailed for destroying Neolithic cave to make an animal shelter  | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A Spanish businessman has been sentenced to two and half years in prison for the destruction of an archaeological site which experts say held the key to the secrets of human life in Neolithic Spain.
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King calls for end to “scourge of corruption” in speech made at opening of parliament

King calls for end to “scourge of corruption” in speech made at opening of parliament | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Monarch, accompanied by family, also makes reference to need for dialogue in wake of 10-month political impasse
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Barcelona City Hall presses ahead with local currency scheme despite warnings

Barcelona City Hall presses ahead with local currency scheme despite warnings | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Bank of Spain warns against plans that are aimed at boosting the profits of small businesses in Catalan capital
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Spain unblocks €40 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Spain unblocks €40 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Decision, delayed over fears weapons would be used in Yemeni civil war, comes on eve of controversial royal visit
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Spain’s parties split over royal visit to Saudi Arabia

Spain’s parties split over royal visit to Saudi Arabia | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Key warship-building contract at stake, but opposition wants King Felipe to discuss human rights
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56 paedophiles arrested in nationwide police swoop

56 paedophiles arrested in nationwide police swoop | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
56 paedophiles arrested in nationwide police swoop. Read this and thousands of other news stories and articles on thinkSPAIN, the leading English language website for Spain
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'Hate speech' on Facebook and Twitter is 'not protected by the right to freedom of expression', says Supreme Court

'Hate speech' on Facebook and Twitter is 'not protected by the right to freedom of expression', says Supreme Court | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
'Hate speech' on Facebook and Twitter is 'not protected by the right to freedom of expression', says Supreme Court
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Hunt begins for Spanish fraudsters who stole millions from Tesco Bank customers in biggest ever raid on a British bank | Olive Press News Spain

Hunt begins for Spanish fraudsters who stole millions from Tesco Bank customers in biggest ever raid on a British bank | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
They gained access to 40,000 of the bank's 136,000 current accounts
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Spain’s richest 100 worth almost 20% of country’s GDP, new figures show | Olive Press News Spain

Spain’s richest 100 worth almost 20% of country’s GDP, new figures show | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Zara owner Amancio Ortega is worth €71 billion alone
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Barcelona to fine Airbnb and HomeAway €600,000 each for offering 'illegal' accommodation

Barcelona to fine Airbnb and HomeAway €600,000 each for offering 'illegal' accommodation | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Barcelona city council will fine holiday rental websites Airbnb and HomeAway €600,000 (£509,000) each for offering unlicensed accommodation, it has announced, as it steps up its campaign against tourism saturation.
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Congress set to approve reform of Spain’s Franco-era secrecy laws

Congress set to approve reform of Spain’s Franco-era secrecy laws | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The government may finally follow other democracies by setting time limit on classified documents
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Spanish exports stagnate after hitting historic highs

Spanish exports stagnate after hitting historic highs | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Overseas trade has hit record levels but has been slowing since July and was stagnant in September
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Spanish man claims picture on cigarette packet warning was taken of him after back surgery - but there's a catch

Spanish man claims picture on cigarette packet warning was taken of him after back surgery - but there's a catch | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
A Spanish man has taken legal action against health authorities after seeing in cigarette packets what he believes is a photograph of his face with a breathing tube inserted into his mouth during an operation.
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No joke: Spanish prime minister's party suggests ban on internet memes

No joke: Spanish prime minister's party suggests ban on internet memes | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Spain’
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Is Spain about to discover the dangers of crystal meth?

Is Spain about to discover the dangers of crystal meth? | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Use of the drug is on the rise among Filipinos in Barcelona, raising fears it will spread to other areas
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Spanish police bust gang who smuggled thousands of Ukrainians into Britain | Olive Press News Spain

Spanish police bust gang who smuggled thousands of Ukrainians into Britain | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
MORE than 100 people have been arrested by Spanish police for smuggling Ukrainians into the UK and Ireland.   Some 6,000 Ukrainians are thought t
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Terrified bull is caked in mud and has lit fireworks tied to its horns

Terrified bull is caked in mud and has lit fireworks tied to its horns | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Furious animal rights campaigners have released a distressing video of the animal during the ceremony in Medinaceli in Spain, which shows it being caked in dry mud and set on fire before it dies.
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EXCLUSIVE: People smuggler linked to missing British expat Lisa Brown is ‘desperate’ to speak to Spanish police | Olive Press News Spain

EXCLUSIVE: People smuggler linked to missing British expat Lisa Brown is ‘desperate’ to speak to Spanish police | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
British yachtsman Jackson faces extradition over the disappearance of Scottish mother-of-one Lisa Brown, who has been missing for a year
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Spanish tech firm to send tourists into space within two years | Olive Press News Spain

Spanish tech firm to send tourists into space within two years | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The journey will take passengers 40km into the air inside futuristic pods
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Basque terror group leader seized in French town

Basque terror group leader seized in French town | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
The most senior ETA leader still at large was arrested Saturday in southwest France, Spanish authorities said, dealing another major blow to the embattled Basque separatist group.
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Ex-UK Foreign Secretary William Hague warns Spain could hold UK ‘hostage’ over Gibraltar | Olive Press News Spain

Ex-UK Foreign Secretary William Hague warns Spain could hold UK ‘hostage’ over Gibraltar | Olive Press News Spain | spanish news in english | Scoop.it
Hague suggested Mariano Rajoy’s PP government may aim for 'joint sovereignty over Gibraltar'
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