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January 10, 2019 2:46 PM Fears for Britons: Two dead in plane crash in Spain were flying in UK plane

A PILOT and passenger who lost their lives after an aeroplane crashed on a mountain in northern Spain could be from the UK. The British-registered Piper plane was flying from Cascais in Portugal and was heading to the airport in Hondarribia, which is close to Spain’s border with France. Spanish news outlet El Diario Vasco said the plane was carrying 135

January 8, 2019 5:25 PM ‘Dead as a DODO!’ Gibraltar DESTROYS Spain's Brexit bid for joint sovereignty

GIBRALTAR will remain a British territory even after Brexit and any talks of a joint sovereignty over it is “as dead as a dodo”, Gibraltar’s Chief Minister said. Fabian Picardo, Gibraltar’s head, issued a stark warning against Spain, rejecting as "nonsense" the possibility of holding talks of power-sharing. In a televised New Year’s address to his fellow 91

January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?

ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 111

January 7, 2019 9:21 AM Andres Iniesta: Former Barcelona midfielder criticised for posing with two people in blackface

Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta has been criticised after posting a photograph of himself with two people in blackface as part of Epiphany celebrations in Spain. Two of the group are painted black - the role of Balthazar is often played by a white man in blackface in Spain. Iniesta, who plays for Vissel Kobe in Japan, has not responded 75

January 7, 2019 9:00 AM Transfer balls: Arsenal wait to ‘welcome’ £8m Denis Suarez

Having welcomed Denis Suarez to Arsenal, the Daily Mirror now tells its readers: “Barcelona are determined not to sell Spanish midfielder Denis Suarez, 25, to Arsenal.” So which is it – the Mirror can’t be right both times? But this is Transfer Balls, where anything goes. Over to the Sun, then, where the Mirror’s “£20million Arsenal target” is on his way to the Gunners 67

January 4, 2019 5:26 PM BREXIT HARDBALL: Spain issues Gibraltar WARNING as no-deal looms

SPAIN has demanded Prime Minister Theresa May’s agreement with the nation’s leader Pedro Sanchez remains in place even if Britain leaves the EU without a deal after Brexit. Spanish MP for Cadiz, Salvador de la Encina, said Gibraltar should be kept off the table permanently, despite Mrs May only agreeing to this should she mange to scoop a deal with the EU post-Brexit 72

January 4, 2019 3:20 PM Europe rubella outbreak: Alert as 12 workers at slaughterhouse in Spain catch disease

TWELVE workers from a slaughterhouse in Spain have contracted rubella, sparking fears the deadly disease could be on the rise in Europe. Twelve people working at the slaughterhouse in Zaragoza have been diagnosed with the disease, which spreads in coughs and sneezes. And more people are feared to be infected, due to the long period of up to three weeks 112

January 4, 2019 5:06 AM Januhairy: Why women are growing out their body hair

A month-long campaign encouraging women to grow out their body hair is happening for the first time. Januhairy wants ladies to "love and accept" their natural hair while raising money for charity. Founder Laura Jackson, 21, said she has had a "great response" and women from all over the world have now signed up to take part. The Exeter University student 63

December 31, 2018 4:36 PM Transfer balls: Arsenal fans rejoice at new signing as Ramsey heads for Italy, Spain AND France

Arsenal’s one-goal-a-season man Aaron Ramsey is off to Juventus. In Italy the player who promised so much without ever quite nailing it will earn a decent £7m a season in Italy on a four year contract. The Press are spinning his departure. The Mirror thunders: “‘Good riddance, sign Banega!’ – Arsenal fans react to Aaron Ramsey’s reported Juventus agreement 54

December 24, 2018 7:33 PM Gibraltar chief FURIOUS at plan for JOINT rule between Spain and UK ‘WE WILL NOT BEND!’

GIBRALTAR’S leader Fabian Picardo has slammed the proposal for joint rule between Spain and the UK as “unrealistic”. Spain’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez has said Madrid will revive its bid for shared sovereignty over Gibraltar once the UK has left the European Union. Mr Sanchez has claimed that Spain’s position over Gibraltar, which has been a British 96