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Community/Public Services news & information for Spain

Society Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Pensioners protest across Spain

PENSIONERS have been on the march again today (Sunday) again in major towns and cities across Spain as they continue to fight for a fair deal. Since the current right-wing PP government came into power at the end of...

Society Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Heroic policeman saves drowning migrants

A GUARDIA Civil officer risked his life to save a group of African migrants whose dinghy was overturned by rough seas off the coast of Ceuta. The heroic officer was on the shore with other members of the force on...

Society Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Europeans in Britain 'at risk' after Brexit, warns...

THOUSANDS of Europeans living in the UK, including a high number of Spaniards, could lose their basic rights following Brexit – and children, the elderly and victims of domestic violence are the most at risk, says the...

Society Mon, Mar 26, 2018

Bowel cancer mortality falls 7% in six years

MORTALITY rates for bowel and colon cancer have dropped by 7% in Europe in the last six years and are expected to continue to fall, according to the magazine , largely due to prevention and early diagnosis, helped by...

Society Sun, Mar 4, 2018

PP hopes to increase minimum marriage age to 18

SPAIN'S government wants to increase the minimum age for marriage from 16 to 18 after learning that over 800 minors became husbands or wives between 2013 and 2016. The reigning right-wing PP party, which is in a...

Society Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Hospital loses frozen sperm – twice

A HOSPITAL in Madrid has once again lost a man's sperm which he had frozen, meaning he cannot now have children of his own. The man in question decided to freeze his sperm when he was 32, back in 2003, after being...

Society Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Pensioner protest blocks Parliament entrance

THOUSANDS of State pensioners blocked the street and prevented MPs from entering Parliament today (Thursday) in protest over the government's failure to index-link their income. Since 2012 inclusive, State pensions...