It will come as no surprise to many weary air travellers ,but Spanish flights suffer three times more delays or cancellations than the European average.
The Policía Nacional arrested a 34-year-old woman for allegedly making a series of bomb-hoax calls from around the country.
The Minister of Public Works (Fomento), Ana Pastor, has announced that 176 railway stations across the country will be closed down owing to a lack of passenger traffic. Buses will be used as a substitute.
On the 9th of March the two most powerful national worker unions, the CCOO & UGT, jointly announced that that would be convoking a nationwide general strike in answer to the conservative government’s labour reforms.
Thousands of people have been stranded in airports all over the world, waiting for the clouds of ashes from the Islandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull to disappear from the North European air space. Scientists have warned that this eruption could trigger the nearby Katla volcano to erupt.