Holiday horror as tornadoes, floods and hail hit Spain

Tornadoes, hailstorms and flash floods have hit parts of Spain causing damage to power lines and travel chaos. Heavy rain and hail turned parts of Madrid into cascading rivers while tornadoes ripped through a town near Malaga. Flash floods and mudslides caused the closure of one of Madrid’s train lines, cutting off the Arganda del […]

Love Island stars to get social media ‘survival kit’

Love Island contestants are being given a survival kit to help them to follow rules on social media advertising after they leave the Spanish villa. The Advertising Standards Authority has joined forces with ITV to make sure the stars of the show know the do’s and don’ts about paid-for content. Its guidance comes in the […]

Atletico Madrid agree fee with Tottenham for Trippier

Atletico Madrid have agreed a fee with Tottenham to sign England defender Kieran Trippier. The 28-year-old is expected to undergo a medical on Thursday ahead of a potential move to Spain. Trippier, has spent the last four years at Spurs and played in their Champions League final defeat to Liverpool in the final game of […]

Three people gored running with bulls at Pamplona festival

Five people have been treated in hospital after the opening bull run of this year’s Pamplona festival in Spain. Officials in the northern Spanish city said a 46-year-old man from California had been gored in the neck in the city’s bullring, at the end of the 850-metre course. He was undergoing surgery. A 23-year-old man […]

Are these the most patriotic benches in Malta?

These must be the most patriotic public benches in the Maltese Islands. The so-called ‘flag benches’ have been installed in Qawra to help give the popular promenade a splash of colour this summer. The idea is that you choose your country, sit down and then relax and admire the sea view. So far the seats […]

Malta ‘appalled’ at ‘heinous’ Spanish terror attacks

Malta’s Prime Minister has said his thoughts are with the victims of the ‘terrible attack’ that left at least 13 people dead in Barcelona. Joseph Muscat said ‘Malta stands with Spain against terror’ after a van ploughed into crowds in the busy street of Las Ramblas. He joined other world leaders who reacted to the […]