Women demand removal of Woody Allen statue in Spain

A women’s group in Spain is demanding the city of Oviedo remove a statue of comedian Woody Allen in response to his adopted daughter’s renewed allegations that he molested her when she was just 7 years old. The life-sized sculpture must go because it serves “to honor an abuser

International cocaine ring hid drugs in fresh pineapples: cops

LISBON – Police in Portugal and Spain said they seized hundreds of kilograms of cocaine hidden inside fresh pineapples, and arrested nine members of a gang that had transported the drug from South America. The seizure, from shipping containers, was part of an ongoing investigation across both countries that

Thousands rescued in Spain after being trapped in cars by snowstorm

A snowstorm in Spain trapped thousands of people in their cars overnight on a highway, prompting a military response Sunday, authorities said. The Spanish army deployed hundreds of soldiers to help rescue over 3,500 motorists stranded in their cars overnight on a highway in Castille, Leon and parts of

Gemma Collins and James ’Arg’ Argent go househunting in Marbella after jetting off to Spain for New Year’s break

GEMMA Collins has revealed she's househunting in Marbella, days after her on-off beau James Argent also revealed hew's looking for a holiday home. Alongside a snapshot of herself in a brightly coloured dress, she wrote: "Loving the ☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️☀️ relaxed chilled and property hunting today ☀️☀️☀️☀️ rocking my collection." It's not

Three people injured in explosion at busy market in Murcia Spain

A MASSIVE explosion ripped through a packed market in a Spanish city this morning injuring three people. One woman was rushed to hospital with leg injuries following the blast in Lorca, Murcia. The area was evacuated while emergency services got to work. Pictures from the scene showed shattered glass and debris following

Separatists to regain power in Catalonia after election surprise

BARCELONA — Separatists looked set on Friday to regain power in Catalonia after voters rejected Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s attempt to defuse the independence movement, instead re-igniting the country’s biggest political crisis in decades. Spanish markets recoiled at a surprise result that is also a setback for the

Polarized elections in Spain could put Catalan separatists in power

BARCELONA, Spain — Voters in Catalonia faced a momentous choice in elections Thursday for their regional parliament: either support political parties that are determined to keep up the pressure to turn their region into Europe’s newest country, or opt for those that want it to stay as part

Man tried smuggling teen in car’s dashboard through Spain

A Moroccan man was arrested for trying to smuggle a 12-year-old boy into Spain by hiding him in his BMW’s dashboard – after guards detected his heartbeat using a special sensor, according to reports. The 65-year-old man’s BMW X5 was stopped Friday at the border between northern Morocco and

22 injured when nightclub floor collapses

MADRID — Spanish authorities say that 22 people were hurt on the island of Tenerife when the floor of a night club collapsed and sent the revelers plunging into the basement. Emergency services for the Canary Islands say that the people fell “about one story” into the basement early

Spain rescues 276 migrants crossing Mediterranean

MADRID — Spain’s maritime rescue service says it has saved 276 migrants from seven different boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea. The service says all the boats were intercepted by rescue craft Saturday in waters east of the Strait of Gibraltar after they had set sail

Barcelona blasted after star-studded squad leave Real Murcia dressing room in a disgusting mess after their Copa del Rey clash on Tuesday evening

  Ernesto Valverde's Catalan giants had earlier trounced the third-tier side 3-0 in the cup game BARCELONA have been blasted after their star-studded squad left Real Murcia's dressing room in a disgusting mess after their Copa del Rey clash. The La Liga giants thumped the Spanish third-tier minnows 3-0 on Tuesday night. Barcelona left