Sunday, February 25, 2018

Human rights defender says Spain is ‘cruel’ to migrants

Speaking at the Joint Committee on Relations, ombudsman Francisco Marugan said there were 'major deficiencies' in how the media represented illegal migrants.

EU provides record funding to build new power cable between France and Spain

The submarine cable, costing €578 million, will run for 230 miles across the Bay of Biscay to help ease one of Europe’s worst network bottlenecks.

EXCLUSIVE: British expat forced to buy another Ryanair flight to Spain for ‘oversized’ hand luggage that had been allowed...

EXCLUSIVE BY Jo Chipchase A BRITISH grandmother was forced to fork out hundreds of euros on another flight after her hand luggage was deemed ‘too...

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

Spain to announce new measures to be implemented in Catalunya

The new measures, broken down into education, healthcare and employment, are to bring about a degree of normality in the 'Catalan administration'.

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Alleged seasoned British conwoman Paula Neale ‘flees to France’ with cops in pursuit

SEASONED expat fraudster Paula Neale has fled to France following an Olive Press probe.   Detectives contacted us following a tip off that the mother-of-two was...

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,...

Spanish company rejects applicant for ‘not being a man’ in Barcelona

The PR agency said that it was never its intention to discriminate against Ms Forcada and call the whole thing a 'misunderstanding'. 

Channel 4’s ‘A New Life in the Sun’ features couple living in Andalucia

A CHEF that cooked for Prince Charles and Kate Moss features on Channel 4's new series of 'A New Life in the Sun' following...

Ryanair announces 29 new routes to Spain in time for the summer

The changes will see more flights coming from Valencia, Alicante and Sevilla as well as domestic flight paths from Sevilla to Alicante and the Canary Islands. 

Spain has just won its first Winter Olympic medal in 26 years

Spain's newest hero Regino Hernández has just won a bronze medal in the snowboard cross event. Born in Ceuta and raised in Mijas Costa, the...

Wall Street warns Calatan crisis is still risk to Spain’s economy

According to a report released by the bank, it outlined that Catalunya continued to dictate events not only in the Spanish banking system but also more globally. 

Metro poll shows 91% of people think Brexit should be stopped

More than 6000 people have voted in the poll, available to see in the link below, and was started after pro-Europe Tory MP Anna Soubry appeared on The Andrew Marr Show.

Andalucian city hoping to win Spanish ‘Gastronomic Capital’ title

The city of Almeria is vying for the title of Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2019 by promoting its tradition of tapas. Signing an agreement to build...

WATCH: Drunk Spanish man rides a donkey through village in Caceres

Bernabé the donkey, was forced through the packed, cobbled streets of the village while throngs of people surrounded the animal.

Spanish grandfather becomes Spain’s oldest Erasmus student

Miguel Castillo, from Liria near Valencia, won the grant to pursue his history degree at a university in Verona after enrolling at Valencia University two years ago. 

Spanish Valentine’s Day alternatives

Never fear if you don't have a date for Valentine's this year. In Spain today hardly even registers on the love calendar, so you have...

Spain’s movie production nearly doubles, according to new report

The report charts the level of production between 2007-8 and compares that to 2015-6 and comes in behind Britain, France and Germany which came first, second and third respectively. 

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...

INCEST map shows where sex between siblings is still legal in Europe, including Spain

AN incest map has revealed where in Europe you can still legally have sex with your siblings.  Shockingly, it is still legal in Spain, France...

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...

OUCH: 85% of voters in Spain don’t want Mariano Rajoy as prime minister

A WHOPPING 85% of Spanish voters want Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to hand over his leadership to someone else. A poll by Metroscopia also found...

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...

Andalucia the fattest region in Spain after study reveals almost 50% of Spaniards overweight

ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity.  The study revealed more than 47% of Spaniards aged 18...
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