Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Spain sets sights on superstar Shakira in tax probe

The 40-year-old declared in 2015 that Spain was her official residence but the tax authorities say she was earning money and not paying tax before then.

Real Madrid players voted best in the world by footballing fans

With the announcement of UEFA’s Fans Team of the Year 2017 which saw 8,779,639 people around the world cast their votes, five Real Madrid players feature in the final XI.

WHATS THE POINT? Looking back at some of the worst inventions to go public

As the New Year begins, we look back at some of the worst inventions from Microsoft paper clips to the Segway

New Year resolutions: Finding time to maintain personal promises can be a drag

It’s the first month of 2018 and that cracking and dull thudding sound that you hear all around you is the unmistakable noise of people’s New Year resolutions breaking and hitting the ground.

Spaniard Enrique Iglesias and Anna Kournikova share first pictures of newborn twins

Enrique was the first to post, writing 'My Sunshine' as he snuggled into one of the babies, while Anna, 36, used the same caption as she kissed the other.

Victoria Beckham dazzles in new photoshoot for Vogue Spain

Wearing items from her own eponymous collection, the stunning mother-of-four showed off her fun side.

Top of the Pops: Spain’s most listened to song of 2017 revealed!

DESPACITO was the most listened to song in Spain for 2017, it has been revealed. According to Spotify, the Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee...

Spain chooses base for football World Cup in Russia

The players will use the training facilities of Krasnodar Academy, the local Russian Premier League club, which have both grass and artificial surfaces.

Companies facing fines for forcing models to work in freezing conditions in Barcelona

The UGT claim the skimpy outfits constitute sexual discrimination and have filed suit against the companies with the Catalan government’s labour inspectorate.

CALL OUT! Ibiza Weekender angry with ITV2 for not promoting Balearic party show

IBIZA Weekender star Jordan Davies has called out ITV2 for not promoting the seventh season which began this January. The show, which saw the first...

Javier Bardem leads the charge in support of Spanish activist on trial in Morocco

However, a petition, signed by more than 200 public figures including No Country For Old Men star Bardem are condemning the criminal case.

Manchester United will subsidise fans in ticket row with Sevilla FC

Manchester United will charge Sevilla fans €100 a ticket to attend the Champions League last-16 tie at Old Trafford on 13 March after Sevilla are charging the same amount for Red Devil fans for the first leg in Spain on February 21.

Cadiz tradition should be recognised by Royal Spanish Academy, says Podemos

Carols are sung by flamenco singers while guitar players strum dozens of original songs learned and added to over generations.

LOVE RUSH: Applications open for this season of Love Island

SEASON two of ITV2’s incredibly popular show Love Island, filmed right here in Mallorca, is now accepting applications for the 2018 season. In the first...

Penelope Cruz looks stunning in transformation for new role about Versace

The third instalment of the hit FX show tells the story of Gianni Versace, who was gunned down on the steps of his mansion in 1997 by a serial killer and will debut next month.

Robert De Niro’s hotel chain doubles with a new one opening in Marbella

The first to open this year will be the Nobu Hotel Marbella in March. As Nobu’s second resort in Spain following the Ibiza property, the new hotel will have 81 suites.

New zipline opens in Casares for thrillseekers and naturalists alike

The newly opened ride runs for 300 metres at a height of 80 metres, taking 30 seconds to complete.

After this weekend’s King’s Day comes Mallorca’s largest gathering

ONE of the biggest festivals in Mallorca, Sant Sebastià, is just around the corner with city's most iconic party on January 19. The feast day...

TOWIE star Arg says he is househunting in Marbella to start afresh

The reality TV star is a huge fan of Marbella having holidayed in the town on a number of occasions previously.

The three best casinos in Madrid

Spain is a country that is full of rich history and tradition as well as one that has a reputation for glitz and glamour....

Police investigate farm animal eroticism in nativity scenes outside Madrid

The figures, made out of bent white cables and one and a half metres in size, caused outrage as residents say it is a violation of religious freedom.

New Years Eve, or San Silvestre in Mallorca, is set to rock across the island

BOTH on the main street, Passeig des Born, and in front of the town hall at Placa de Cort, celebrations to ring in the...

You Could Win $690 Million in American Lottery Prizes This Weekend

Lottery fever is back, Spain! Two American lotteries are offering incredible jackpot prizes just in time for the New Year and you, too, have a chance to win them from Spain!

Malaga scoops incredible €128 million El Gordo winnings

THE city of Malaga is celebrating a bumper Christmas as residents won €128 million in the annual El Gordo lottery. Thirty-two of the top prize...

SMACK MY BASE UP: Legends opening Mallorca music festival

‘THE Godfathers of Rave’ are coming en masse to light up the Mallorcan sky next year. Widely regarded as one of Britain’s most successful electronic bands of all time, The Prodigy...

Santa Claus arrives in the Sierra Nevada for festive frolicks

Santa Claus has paid a Christmas visit to the Sierra Nevada to launch an array of festive celebrations in the resort. St Nicholas successfully navigated...
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