Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Malaga to push for UNESCO protection for ‘espeto’ sardines

MALAGA'S culture committee has agreed to push to have 'espetos' recognised as an item of Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.  The popular sardine skewer is...

Costa del Sol-based British expats’ daughter survives horrific helicopter crash in Grand Canyon in US, benefit announced

A BRITISH expat couple have been rushed to Las Vegas after their daughter was involved in a horrific helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon.  David...

Chasing corruption: Tracking Spain’s nine biggest corruption cases in 2018

In 2017, Spain claimed 41st position in the global rankings of the Corruption Perception Index (CPI), sharing the slot with Brunei and Costa Rica with a total corruption cost of €203 billion.

Disused bullring on Costa del Sol set to play host to bullfight this summer

ESTEPONA bullring, which has been disused since August 2016, is set to be back in business this summer. The structure, dating back from 1972, is...

Cafe con leche? That’ll cost 0.000135606 Bitcoin please

A bar in Malaga is now accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment. Hermanos Madrid, in the La Roca neighbourhood of Malaga, will hand over...

Wanted British pensioner arrested on Costa del Sol for €2.5 million coin investment scam

A BRITISH pensioner has been arrested on the Costa del Sol for her alleged involvement in a coin investment scam.  The 71-year-old woman, from London,...

More human remains found in Malaga after British expat’s dog picked up human skull

MORE human remains have been found in La Viñuela, Malaga this week. It comes after a British expat's dog found a skull in the same...

Axarquia to be left a ‘poor cousin’ if Junta de Andalucia leaves it off AVE railway plans

Politicians in Axarquia are urging the Junta de Andalucia not to forget them during plans to build new high-speed railway. The long discussed AVE service,...

Dead body in Spain found floating metres away from popular Marbella beach

A DEAD body has been found floating near a popular Marbella beach. The sub-saharan man was spotted some 200 metres off shore from Cabopino. Guardia Civil...

Manhunt in Spain for mum and granddad who abducted 12-year-old and want to live ‘an alternative lifestyle’

POLICE in the UK have launched another appeal for a British boy who was abducted by his mother on the Costa del Sol four...

Historic 3.5 tonne cocaine haul hidden in salt on Costa del Sol ‘easily exceeds value of €120 MILLION’

A HUGE 3.5 tonne cocaine haul discovered on the Costa del Sol could easily exceed €120 million in value, Spanish cops have said.  The mammoth...

Malaga firefighters banned from using life-saving equipment because they paid for it out of their own pocket

FIREFIGHTERS in Malaga have been banned from using potentially life-saving equipment because they paid for it out of their own pocket. It comes after five...

Cold snap in Spain going nowhere as temperatures reach -15C, Friday to be the coldest day of the winter...

THE cold snap affecting most of Spain shows no signs of abating with 31 provinces still on alert for low temperatures. Weather agency AEMET has...

British expats in Spain one step closer to securing EU citizenship post-Brexit after landmark ruling in Netherlands

BRITISH expats will be able to fight for their EU citizenship at the European Court of Justice (ECJ) after winning a landmark legal ruling.  It...

Ryanair threatens strikes this Easter thanks to ‘laughable demands’ from pilots in Spain and Europe

RYANAIR has said there may be strikes this Easter thanks to 'laughable demands' from its pilots in Europe who want conditions similar to high-cost...

IN PICS: Spain covered in snow as schools and roads closed across the country

A BLANKET of snow and ice has covered much of Spain with 34 provinces on alert in the  north, centre and south of the...

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia visit Costa del Sol

THE King and Queen of Spain paid a visit to the Costa del Sol today for an official engagment. King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited...

WATCH: Amazing moment Malaga’s real life Robinson Crusoe makes fire from plastic bag filled with water

THIS is the moment a Malaga castaway makes fire using a plastic bag filled with water. Alvaro Cerezo is a professional Robinson Crusoe after visiting...

Spain’s high-speed Renfe train to offer ‘low cost’ tickets

RENFE will launch a new 'low cost' service from 2019. The high-speed train, which travels from Malaga to Barcelona, Madrid and elsewhere, will be selling...

Expat couple in Spain arrested for €700,000 ‘fake sportswear website’ on Costa del Sol

AN expat couple have been arrested over a €700,000 internet scam on the Costa del Sol. The French duo are suspecting of selling sportswear online...

Father of 11-year-old mum’s baby in Spain is her teenage BROTHER, but police can’t arrest him

THE father of an 11-year-old girl's baby is her brother, it has been confirmed.  It comes after the young girl gave birth at a hospital...

Malaga Football Club players have residence fumigated after scabies outbreak

A RESIDENCE housing Malaga FC players has been fumigated following an outbreak of scabies.  At least two students in the Andalucian Residence, on Calle Julio...

British cyclist Chris Froome to begin 2018 under doping cloud at Spain’s Ruta del Sol in Andalucia

BRITISH cyclist Chris Froome has said he is 'confident' there will be progress on a probe into an adverse doping test. It comes nine days...

Spain cold front ‘will worsen’ in Malaga province with lows of -2C and chances of snow

THE cold front taking grip in Malaga province will continue throughout this week, with chances of snowfall in inland areas and even in the...

Mystery Hatton Garden raider hiding in Spain with loot worth MILLIONS while British accomplices beg him for help with...

A MYSTERY accomplice in the infamous Hatton Garden raid is being urged to hand back millions of pounds by his fellow robbers after they...

Couple who quit jobs ‘to get paid to travel around the world having sex’ visit Spain and beyond

A COUPLE who quit their jobs to sell videos of themselves having sex have visited Spain, most of Europe and South America thanks to...
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