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Pair ‘kicked out of Spain’ after spending hundreds on Covid tests feel ‘cheated’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A grandad returning from Benidorm says the Government has treated him like a "dog" after receiving an empty tube for a coronavirus test. Steve Perry, 64, and his wife Elaine, 63, jetted out to a Spanish apartment […]

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Google Maps fans spot bloke flashing bum after dropping pants for camera

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A man pulling down his shorts to reveal his bare bum has been captured and immortalised on Google Maps. The bald, topless man decided to drop his pants as the iconic Google car equipped with a camera […]

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Woman raped while sunbathing at Spanish nudist hotspot popular with tourists

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox A rapist attacked a woman as she sunbathed on a secluded Spanish beach popular with nudists, according to reports. The sickening assault happened at a tourist hotspot near the seaside resort of Mazarron in south east Spain. […]

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Spain hopes Turkey overture on drilling leads to talks

ATHENS (Reuters) – Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said on Tuesday she hopes the will shown by Turkey to open a dialogue on oil drilling in the Eastern Mediterranean will be followed by action. Turkey is at loggerheads with Greece and Cyprus over overlapping claims for offshore reserves. EU members Greece and Cyprus, along […]

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Spain to cull almost 100,000 mink in Covid scare

Almost 100,000 mink at a farm in north-eastern Spain are to be culled after many of them tested positive for coronavirus, health authorities say. The outbreak in Aragon province was discovered after a farm employee’s wife contracted the virus in May. Her husband and six other farm workers have since tested positive for the disease. […]

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Spain plans keeping borders closed until July: government sources

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish authorities are planning to keep borders closed to most travellers from abroad until July, two foreign ministry sources said on Wednesday, in a move to try and avoid a second wave of contagion from the coronavirus. Land borders with France and Portugal have been closed since a state of emergency was […]

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Spanish cafes reopen as daily death toll falls to seven-week low

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) – Waiters in face masks served coffees and “bocadillo” sandwiches at cafe terraces in Seville on Monday as parts of Spain eased restrictions amid a slowing coronavirus epidemic that saw the number of new fatalities drop to a near two-month low. “I’m very happy, I really wanted to work. We’ve been shut […]