Thursday, March 22, 2018

Landmark victory for expats under new Spanish property law

Historic victory for British expats to spark more claims as first ruling under new law falls in their favour

Meet Padre Peter: No ordinary priest and famous for his weddings across Spain

The charismatic 72-year-old cleric originally from London officiates over weddings for people of all faiths, or none, across Spain

Trio of Spanish 11-year-olds smash up school in bid to extend summer holiday

The 11 year olds have been supended

No socks for me!

Paul Whitelock on why he loves Montejaque

Spain calls for eurozone rescue fund boost

Foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo has backed calls for Europe’s rescue fund to be boosted to one trillion euros

San Roque’s €5 million casino and leisure centre project approved

The Junta has given the green light for the grand return of the San Roque casino

Blond for Bond

Spanish heartthrob Javier Bardem plays villain Silva in latest Bond film

Spurs stars holiday in Ibiza

The stars enjoyed the beach ahead of securing 2nd in the Premier League

Police tracking down van driver in Valencia who had 20 pallets stacked to the roof

The stacks went so high the driver narrowly missed hitting a sign as traffic began to build up near an industrial estate.

Murder mystery in Sotogrande: what really happened in the luxury resort and why?

The world’s media descended on the Costa del Sol last week to investigate the killing of an alleged paedophile by a British expat father-of-three. But, as the Olive Press reports, there is a lot more to the case than meets the eye. By Imogen Calderwood, Rob Horgan, Tom Powell and Iona Napier

Spain’s largest film studios where ‘The Impossible’ was shot to be liquidated

The Alicante complex failed to sell at the asking price

Andalucia’s driving schools are cheapest in Spain

Learning to drive in San Sebastian costs three times as much as it does in Sevilla and even twice the going rate in capital Madrid

Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire spotted in Ibiza

YOU’D be hard-pushed to find a more famous bromance. Hollywood heartthrobs Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire have stopped off in Spain as part of a...

Spanish WWII hero who liberated Paris from Nazis to be remembered in book

Now 72 years on, France is publishing his first biography, Amado Granell, the Liberator of Paris by historian Cyril Garcia

New book charts turbulent history of Spain

The Reign in Spain was written by William Kristjan Arnold to answer the repeated questions of friends and family about its modern history

ISIS and Boko Haram plotting massacres on the Costa del Sol as suspect in Majorca arrested

The news comes as a man is arrested in Majorca on suspicion of commissioning the attacks

Specsaver’s Spectacle Wearer of the Year competition is back

The winner receives €500 and a pair of designer frames

Boxer Ricky Hatton causes internet storm with fancy dress at Spanish festival

In footage posted to his Twitter, the 39-year-old is seen dressed up as an Irishman on top of a leprechaun.

Cadiz oil company line up lawsuit against shamed BHS boss Dominic Chappell for buying yacht accessories with company funds

Chappell is accused of taking ‘improper payments’ from the company, owned by accountant Steve Rodger, to spend on yacht accessories as well as sending his wife money

King of the swingers: A report from Gibraltar’s most iconic resident

Ever wondered what goes through the mind of a barbary ape?

Annual walk for the children of Tibet

THIS year's walk - the twelfth - started, as ever, at the hermitage of Padre Eterno, between Orgiva and Pampaneira. The day was a...

Malaysian expats urged to chip in for Sevilla Mosque

President Abu Zahar has urged Malays to financially support the project

December weather was colder than the average in Mallorca

DECEMBER was colder than usual in Mallorca, with an average temperature of 11C according to data from Aemet. The average December temperature is closer to...

Malaga couple investigated after baby swallows cannabis

A test showed that the baby had the drug present in her bloodstream

Local line up swells at Gibraltar Music Festival

Orange Peel added to festival line up


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