Category Archives: National

Shark sighting in Benidorm

“Never seen so many people get out of the water so quick in my life”, tweeted @shanksy03 yesterday. A Twitter user named @shanksy03 filmed something that could be a shark…

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Airport strike update

After several negotiations between the Airport Unions, AENA, Enaire and the Ministry of Infrastructure, the final decision is up to the Tax Authorities. The Tax Authorities, known as La Hacienda,…

Seatbelt cameras now in operation

The first 50 of Spain’s seatbelt control cameras were activated on Monday 11. September. A total of 227 high resolution cameras have been installed in Spain and the rest of…

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More negotiations for airport unions

Update: No strike in September. The announced airport strike has not quite been called off yet. Today, 7. September, there was a meeting between the Unions, AENA and The Ministry…

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New Ryanair luggage allowances

Ryanair will only allow one small hand luggage as part of their new luggage policy from November Non-priority passengers will no longer be allowed to take two pieces of hand…

Thunderstorms and heavy rain

A cut-off Low at high altitudes which is coming in from the Atlantic will cause a significant change to the weather in most areas of Spain. It is expected that…

Securing the pedestrians

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Barcelona on 17. August, several cities have begun to set up physical barriers to protect residents and tourists from similar attacks. In…

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This is the spanish airport strike

Update: Closer to an agreement at the last meeting on 15. September. No strikes in September. Updated 17. September: At the meeting on Friday 15. September between the Unions, AENA and…

Terrorist killed in Catalonia

At 4.10 p.m. Catalan police tweeted that there was an incident in Subirats northwest of Barcelona. At 5.05 p.m. they tweeted that they had shot and killed a person wearing…

Three wanted terrorists killed

Update: Three of the four wanted terrorists have been killed by Catalan police. The four men were all suspected for being behind the terrorist attack in La Rambla in Barcelona…