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IS this is the moment superstar Michael Douglas was pulled over and grilled by police in Spain over a 'dodgy' number plate? The clip apparently shows the Hollywood actor being pulled over by two motorbike cops...

Over 30% of all the grapes picked in Jerez’s wine harvest are being picked at night to avoid the worse of the seasonal heat.

A Spanish Labrador has been trained to sniff out lung cancer with a 95% success rate.

SPANISH officials delayed trucks of British aid that was bound for the hurricane hit Caribbean at the Gibraltar border. According to The Sun, five truckloads of disaster relief from the Department for International Development were held...

Barcelona, San Sebastian and Mallorca saw the worst of the backlash, just months after the country reported a record 75.6 million tourists for 2016

Lover alleged to have swiped more than €20,000 from pals

SPAIN'S state prosecutor has ordered a criminal probe of 712 Catalan mayors who backed the upcoming independence referendum. All 712 have been summoned to court as official suspects while the prosecutor called for their arrest...

Locals express 'shock' following mother and daughter's arrests

How to calm your nerves in the dentist’s chair

The rhythms of Mallorca find favour with OP columnist

THE majority of British expats arrested in a massive drugs swoop in Magaluf worked as ‘on street PRs’ for local clubs and at a hairdressing salon. The 10 Brits (eight pictured below) - including four...

Spain's submerged black economy is third highest in industrialised world

As I get older and wiser (and that's an oxymoron in itself) that I no longer look forward to the annual influx of party hungry tourists that I did as a younger and much, much wilder twentysomething, writes Giles Brown

As anti-tourism protests sweep across Spain, it’s time to remember the truly great things British visitors have done for the country

  A POPULAR ‘distracted boyfriend’ photo gone viral was shot in Spain, it has been revealed. In the widely shared pic, a young woman walks down the street as a couple pass by in the opposite...

DATA from the Office for National Statistics show that Spain sees over three times more British expats than the U.K. sees Spanish expats. The research was conducted to collect information ahead of Brexit negotiations....

THREE men have been arrested after a British expat was beaten, tied up and raped during a shocking attempted robbery in southern Spain. The 52-year-old woman, from Hampshire, was dragged from a swimming pool area...

SPAIN'S airport unions have decided to postpone the 25 one-day strikes they programmed for September 15 and onwards. The unions had asked for an 8% pay rise, as well as the hiring of around 700...

JUST under 20% of Spain’s economy operates ‘in the shadows’. In a new chart based on research by Germany’s Institute for Applied Economic Research (IAW), southern European countries dominate the list of selected industrialized...

A 32-YEAR-OLD man has been arrested for allegedly throwing a young girl off a balcony in Marbella. She is thought to have been pushed over while defending herself from a sexual assault. The girl, who suffered...

A BRITISH expat who returned to the UK has been found starving and sleeping rough after his local council refused to house him. David Sutcliffe, 82, has been forced to live on the streets after...

Airline leaders hit back after politicians lodge complaint to Madrid

BRITS spend most of their time in the car thanking other drivers and are more likely to play a game of ‘I spy’ than any other nation. Drivers and passengers in the UK, Germany, France,...

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET is warning of the possibility heavy rainfall in Malaga and across Spain from next week. Aemet issued a national warning of the possibility of 'showers and strong storms in large areas...

POLICIA Nacional have busted an international sex trafficking ring operating out of Malaga and Benidorm.  Some 25 people were arrested yesterday, including a woman in Madrid, the suspected ringleader in Helsinki and two suspected traffickers...

MARBELLA will boast Spain's first 'flying police unit' from next month.  It comes after the AENA, the State Agency for Aviation Safety (AESA) and the ministry of development gave the Costa del Sol town the...

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