Monday, May 21, 2018

Hooked! Gibraltar’s art scene through the eyes of its artists

With collectors queuing up to spend five-figure sums on works by Christian Hook, Gibraltar’s artistic landscape is looking rosy

Newly-discovered documents reveal secrets of the Irish International Brigades

The Irish hero of the International Brigades sent men home to save their lives

Gibraltar’s ultimate success story: Ocean Village

After a whirlwind year for Gibraltar’s Ocean Village it’s all aboard for 2015

Axarquia Lord of the Rings park comes under fire

The park reportedly lacks the rights to characters and various commercial elements of the world created in Tolkien's epic novels

Flamenco extravaganza set to wow Malaga

The fourth edition of the Biennial flamenco will be inaugurated in the Cervantes Theatre in Malaga on February 17

British expat embarks on 1,300km Camino de Santiago

A BRITISH expat is walking 1,300km in her third trip along the Camino de Santiago

Police uncover 36 Egyptian artefacts in Valencia

Guardia Civil recover 36 Egyptian artefacts valued at €300,000

Tuesday the 13th: A day of bad luck and misfortune in Spain

The myth of Tuesday the 13th haunts Spaniards just as Friday the 13th looms over the rest of us

Electrician sentenced to 10 years for theft of Codex Calixtinus manuscript in Spain

He kept the priceless 12th century document stashed in his garage for more than a year

As 50 Shades of Grey fever takes over, Brits’ unusual bedroom habits are laid bare

And there's certainly no stiff upper lip between the sheets

Monumental conspiracy: Gibraltar’s Europa Point honours Polish Prime Minister

Conspiracy theories still surround the death of a Polish Prime Minister who lost his life in a freak plane crash on the Rock

Estepona set for weekend of carnival celebrations

Estepona is in for a weekend of fun and festivities with the carnival coming to town

Antonio Banderas and Andalucia-based films are big winners at the Goyas

The Malaga-born actor says his hometown is always on his mind

Granada’s Alhambra considers visitor number cuts to protect palace

Alhambra number crunch threatens to cut visitor count

Torremolinos gears up for Gay Pride festival in July

Extra special celebrations this year as Spain celebrates ten years of civil partnerships

Pocket of patriotism: A look inside Gibraltar’s Trafalgar cemetery

Lord Nelson’s legacy in Gibraltar lies beyond cemetery walls

Spanish brothers scammed when attempted Goya art con backfires

Incredibly they took 1.7 million Swiss francs in photocopied bills

Art forgers ring smashed in Spain

A total of 27 faked artworks worth €1.2 million were recovered from raids in Castellon

Granddaughter looks to make €242 million from ‘cold’ Picasso’s works and home

She claims Picasso left her to grow up in poverty

Pope meets with Spanish transsexual

Pope holds meeting with a transsexual after being denounced by his priest as ‘the devil’s daughter’

Dolce & Gabbana launch Spain inspired range

With matadors and flamenco dancers as inspiration the fashion retailers new line has a particularly Spanish flavour

Spain’s austerity and unemployment inspires new UK play

“This is a war, us against them, the rich, the greedy: the ones that got us into this mess.”

Three people arrested in art forgery investigation

Fake works by Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro and Henri Matisse were discovered

Pedro Almodovar hits London’s West End with his ‘strong women’

And his lead actor compares him to Shakespeare

Mapping the drifters: Free love and the Costa del Sol travel bug

Jared Garland retraces James Michener's steps to the heart of 1960s Costa del Sol to meet the real-life drifters who inspired his seminal novel, set during the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll era
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