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Fighting cocks seized after Mallorquin drug trafficking arrests

AN investigation is underway into animal cruelty in Son Banya after 36 fighting cocks were seized. The animals were discovered during separate police raids into...

Spanish Island is one step closer to becoming world’s first fully green country

A SPANISH island just powered itself with renewable energy for 18 days straight. El Hierro, which started its green energy project in 2014, aims to...

Three Brits arrested for alleged gay bashing on flight to Spain

THREE British tourists have been arrested after alleged homophobic abuse of two other British holiday makers on a flight to Spain. Police arrested the Brits...

Huge holiday company rolls out sunbed reservations in Spain

GETTING up at 6am to beat the Germans to the sunbeds could soon be a thing of the past for British holidaymakers. Thomas Cook have...

IN PICS: Brits rushed to hospital as coach overturns on ‘sheer drop’ in Spain

A COACH carrying British tourists has overturned on a 'sheer drop' in Spain. Two Brits have been injured after the coach carrying 22 holidaymakers flipped...

Ryanair to cancel flights to a Spanish airport for three months

RYANAIR will cancel night flights at Tenerife South Airport from April 3 till June 30. According to airport operator, Aena, it is to allow time for...

Horror as dozens injured after Tenerife nightclub floor collapses

Emergency service personnel rushed to the Butterfly Disco Club in Adeje at about 2:30 am after four square metres of its floor gave way.

Five MEPs request to create a commission to investigate judicial corruption in Spain

The request comes as a result of the perceived abuse of human rights and disregard for rules of due process in the so-called “Kokorev...

SEISMIC SWARM: Spanish volcano experiences ‘over 350’ tremors risking eruption and MONSTER tsunami

LA Palma has hit been shaken by HUNDREDS of earthquakes in the past few days, sparking fresh fears its active volcano is about to...

EU urged to intervene as Spaniard held without charge for TWO YEARS in Spain

THE EU has been urged to intervene in the case of a Spanish national and his son who have been held without charge for...

Secret British World War Two documents reveal fears of Nazi coup of Canary Islands

The conditions on the islands were ripe for an uprising

Brit pleas for help in finding alleged killer of twin brother who fled to Spain 11 years ago

The alleged killer has known links to Mallorca and the Canary Islands

Tsunami would wipe out New York, Miami and hit England if landslide takes place in Spain, researcher claims

Researcher Dr Simon Day has predicted waves of up to 25 metres if there is a landslide in the Canary Islands

Iron Maiden’s Bruce Dickinson flies an endangered turtle to Spain

The heavy metal singer’s personal plane flew Terri the turtle to the Canary Islands

Ryanair coughs up €800 after charging family to check in for Spain flight

Lucas Marshall was billed €420 to check in to a flight back from the Canary Islands

Killer whales under threat with high poisonous chemical levels in the Straits of Gibraltar

Zoologists are now calling for tougher regulations for those found to be disposing of man-made PCBs into the seas

97-year-old Spanish man invents system to collect water from mist

Tadeo Casañas came up with his plan after his small island of El Hierro in the Canaries went without rain in 1948

British buyers’ profiles revealed in Spanish property research

Andalucia, Valencia and Canary Islands a hit with expats relocation

Tourist sues after Spanish website publishes naked photo

An Italian woman is demanding nearly €500,000 in damages after a Spanish website published a naked photo of her on holiday

Canary Island El Hierro runs exclusively on wind power

El Hierro ran solely on windpower for the first time

Spanish firm spends €105 million on two Canary Island hotels

Spain's property firm Hispania has bought two hotels on Fuerteventura in the Canary Islands

Spain named as top summer destination for Europeans

The Iberian Penisular is still a favourite among French, Italian, English, German and even Spanish tourists themselves

Fighting for the fight

Following the removal of bullfighting from France’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’, we wonder if Spain would ever follow suit
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