Monday, April 23, 2018

Gibraltar rock to become wine storage facility in £6 million transformation

The inside of the Rock of Gibraltar will be transformed into an innovative cellar for over £60 million worth of wine

Marbella facing town hall crackdown on live music scene

EXCLUSIVE: Live music could be mostly curtailed under a new town hall crackdown

Madrid Indie-rockers Vetusta Morla to perform ‘farewell’ gig in Malaga

Vetusta Morla are set to play at the Palacio de Deportes Martin Carpena on Friday, September 25

Thousands of protesters attend Spain’s controversial bull-spearing Toro de la Vega festival

10,000 animal rights protesters are predicted to voice their discontent at today’s controversial bull event in Valladolid

Duran Duran, Paloma Faith and Tom Odell wow at Gibraltar Music Festival

Duran Duran brought the curtain down on yesterday's event with panache, an emotional Tom Odell smashed his piano to the floor and Paloma Faith gave a lesson on 'peace'

‘Driving Over Lemons’ author Chris Stewart takes a sabbatical year

The farmer, author and former Genesis drummer has announced he is taking a year off from writing

Found in Translation

Need a soundtrack to Spanish life? The Olive Press selects a mix of the best contemporary, and more established bands… and gives some clues as to what their nearest English equivalents are. The similarities are often uncanny, discovers Caitlin Quinn

Marbella gears up for tenth film festival

British films ‘Rise of the Krays,’ ‘North VS South’ and ‘Arthur & Merlin’ will premiere during the festival

Spanish entrepreneur cracks historic WWII decryption

Didac Sanchez has used his decryption of the message as the basis for a new security software package

World-famous ‘jackal’ literary agent heads to Spain

The Wylie Agency will open an office in Spain in an attempt to reach the growing Spanish-speaking market

Spain slaughters and abandons 100,000 hunting dogs every year

When they’re no longer useful to their owners, these dogs meet a tragic fate

Google doodle celebrates La Tomatina’s 70th birthday

Spanish Google has today transformed itself in honour of La Tomatina

Matisyahu performs at Rototom Sunsplash Festival after controversy

The Jewish-American musician has been embroiled in controversy over Palestine and anti-Semitism

Singer Diego El Cigala performs at LA Hollywood Bowl following wife’s death

The world-famous flamenco singer performed in front of a sold-out crowd following the death of his wife to cancer

Film adaptation of British musical to close San Sebastian film festival

The adaptation of London Road will star Tom Hardy and Olivia Colman

UPDATE: Jewish singer Matisyahu agrees to perform at Spanish festival

After being invited, banned, and re-invited, Matisyahu will perform as scheduled

Madrid: The adultery capital of Europe

Hack of extramarital affair website reveals Madrid as one of the world’s infidelity capitals

Beard transplants trending in Spain

This pricey procedure can give men the beards of their wildest hipster dreams

Netflix releases first Spanish-language show

In anticipation of Spain launch, Netflix has produced a show about a football club

UPDATE: Shamed Spanish festival re-invites axed Jewish singer

The decision comes after criticism from Spanish and American officials

The Vuelta a Espana route through Andalucia

As Andalucia gears up for the 70th Vuelta a Espana, messrs Froome, Valverde and Quintano will cycle along the Costa del Sol

VIDEO: Activist may be fined €6,000 for jumping into ring to comfort dying bull

The activist will pay a fine of up to €6,000 for trespass

Bullfighting makes more money in taxes for the Spanish government than cinema

While the government pours money into the cinema industry, revenue from bullfighting remains much higher

Matador attacks protester in Marbella’s bullring

The protester jumped into the ring after the third bull’s death

Spanish man gored to death while filming Toledo bull run

The 32-year-old man died from injuries to his neck sustained at the Villaseca de la Sagra bull run

Seven of the most important women in Spanish history

As macho Spain votes in a Magnificent Seven of influential Spaniards, every one of them male, Nina Chausow asks: where are all the women?
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