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Basque Country News & Information

Sport Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Basque policeman dies tackling football hooligans

A BASQUE police officer died from a heart attack whilst tackling a brawl between two extremist fan clubs ahead of the European League match between Athletic de Bilbao FC and Moscow Spartak, leading for calls for the...

Society Sun, Feb 4, 2018

Another baby affected by Lactalis salmonella bug

A SECOND baby in Spain has become infected with salmonella through milk manufactured by the French firm Lactalis, but is said to be recovering well and has not needed to go to hospital. The infant, like the previous...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Jan 4, 2018

Tidal surge claims lives of two pensioners

STORM Bruno has already claimed two lives in the Basque Country after a man and woman, believed to be a couple, were swept out to sea off the coast of Deba (Guipúzcoa province). The victims, aged 67 and 65 and both...

Culture Fri, Sep 1, 2017

Bilbao's Guggenheim museum posts record visitor numbers

The Guggenheim museum in Bilbao has posted record visitor numbers in July and August with 322,247 people coming through the doors - 6,891 more than over the same period last year. According to their press release, 76%...

Food & Drink Sat, Aug 12, 2017

Contaminated liquid eggs seized by Basque health...

A CONSIGNMENT of pasteurised liquid egg which tested positive for a banned insecticide has been seized in the Basque Country upon its arrival from France just days after Spain's government assured no contaminated...