British insurance firm stripped of licence over fake holiday sickness claims

British insurance firm stripped of licence over fake holiday sickness claims

A British company that encouraged holidaymakers to submit bogus insurance claims has had its licence taken away and been forced out of operation in a clampdown against a practice that is blighting tourism in Spain.

What a hoot: Alhambra welcomes new night time visitors

What a hoot: Alhambra welcomes new night time visitors

Alhambra's jasmine-scented gardens will resound with a hooting melody.

Catalan separatists will impose border controls with referendum win

Catalan separatists will impose border controls with referendum win

Authorities in Catalonia will take immediate control of regional borders if voters opt to separate from Spain in a referendum planned for October 1st but opposed by Madrid, pro-independence lawmakers said Monday.

Two women porters die in stampede at Ceuta border

Two women porters die in stampede at Ceuta border

Two women porters died in a stampede Monday at a border post between Morocco and Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, a rights group and the MAP news agency said.

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

‘The EU should not allow the symbol of peace in Europe to become a symbol of waste’

OPINION: It is time to stop moving the EU parliament between Brussels and Strasbourg every month, argues Swedish MEP Anna Maria Corazza Bildt and the Single Seat Steering group.