Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Noel Gallagher refuses to let Spanish national radio record Benicassim gig

The controlling Mancunian insisted that despite the network dedicating most of its airtime to help promote independent, non commercial music, it could not record his live show

Festival de la Luna Mora kicks off in Mijas

Two weekends of festivities celebrate Spain’s cultural history

Spain raises age of marriage and consent

The changes come after pressure from children’s rights organisations

Virgen del Carmen celebrations underway in Andalucia

Religious wooden and porcelain Virgins are placed on fishing boats and paraded through the seas

New Spanish exam put to the test

The SIELE is more accessible that the previous Spanish competency test, the DELE

French tourist gored to death by bull in Alicante

He is the fourth goring fatality since June 24

Poet Lorca named one of seven most important Spaniards in contemporary history

Fuentes Vaqueros receives award for Lorca's selection to list of seven top Spaniards

Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls ends with quickest (and most uneventful) run yet

This year’s festival saw 10 gored, most of them foreigners

UPDATE: Two more gored in Pamplona on Monday

Day 7’s victims bring the festival’s goring tally to 10

Four more people gored in running of the bulls in Pamplona

Day five was the bloodiest day of this year’s festival

Anti-bullfighting protest at Estepona’s Feria

The Colectivo Antitaurino Marbella stood in protest outside of the Feria's gates

Expat journalist Joan Davies dies aged 85 in Benalmadena

Co-founder of Sur in English has passed away in Benalmadena

Live porn shoot in Valencia shocks tourists

The filming culminated in a graphic sex scene outside the monument

Expat publishes book about baking bread with Fidel Castro

A Granada expat author has published a book about doing business with Fidel Castro in Cuba

World’s most expensive painting arrives in Madrid art gallery

World’s most expensive painting arrives in Madrid

‘Damien Hirst stole Banksy from me’ claims maverick British artist

A MAVERICK Andalucia-based British artist claims to be the ‘real Banksy’.  Londoner Michael Shurman claims he created the globally-known graffiti persona over a decade ago,...

Running of the bulls starts in Pamplona

The first of eight, 8am bulls runs takes place tomorrow

Sevilla church slammed for publishing advice to ‘cure homosexuality’

Controversy over Sevilla church which published an article on 'homosexuality cure'

San Pedro’s Arte Sano festival announces 60s theme for July’s tenth edition

The festival was attended by over 6,000 people last year

Fuengirola castle home to German beer festival until July 19

Bottoms up! German sausage is also on the menu

More Spanish speakers in US than in Spain

There are 41 million American Spanish speakers and 11.6 million bilinguals

How to fill your mouth with sunshine

Author David Baird tracks the gourmet heritage of the eastern Costa del Sol in an excerpt from the latest edition of his fascinating book, East of Malaga - Your guide to the Axarquía and Costa Tropical

Spain celebrates a decade of same-sex marriage

Spain was the third country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage

Sohail castle: Steeped in history

Throughout its long and turbulent history, it has been Fuengirola’s stand-out monument

EXCLUSIVE: “I’m the real Banksy,” claims British artist hiding out in Spain

British artist claims ‘wealthy and powerful members of Britain’s art circle’ stole Banksy from him


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