Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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Man arrested after crashing stolen car during high-speed chase on Costa del Sol

ONE man was arrested after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car through Estepona. The 27-year-old Spaniard was cuffed after he attempted...

Holidays in Spain: staycation camping hits fever pitch on Costa del Sol

A STAYCATION surge in the popularity of camping this summer saw 17,000 camping pitches and 3,500 bungalows fully booked for the months of July...

Thank you for the music: Marbella’s Collegium Musicum Annemarie Philipps dies aged 73

CONDUCTOR Annemarie Philipps, who ruled over the amateur classical music scene on the Costa del Sol, has died aged 73.  Philipps passed away in Marbella,...

FROM THE AIR: Latest extraordinary images of volcano eruption on the Canary Island of La Palma in Spain

THE volcanic eruption that began on Sunday has so far destroyed more than 100 homes on the island of La Palma and forced thousands...

Being vegan in Spain: How easy is it?

Katherine Brook looks takes a look at the vegan offerings available in Spain, sharing some of the best-kept secrets of the Costa del Sol.

The Sierra Bermeja fire will ‘seriously’ increase possibility of flooding in Spain’s Estepona, expert warns

THE Sierra Bermeja fire, which raged through almost 10,000 hectares of land and claimed the life of an Infoca firefighter, will ‘seriously’ increase the...

Ikea opening new store in southern Spain  – here’s where and when it launches

A NEW Ikea store is set to open in Marbella later this year following a major investment. The shop will open in La Cañada shopping...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

Campaigners call for Sierra Bermeja to be awarded national park status in wake of devastating wildfire

FOLLOWING the recent wildfire that ravaged nearly 10,000 hectares of the Sierra Bermeja mountains and the Genal Valley, there have been even louder calls...

Fundraiser for family of firefighting hero Carlos Martinez Haro who died battling Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Spain’s Costa del...

AN EXPAT resident living in the area threatened by the Costa del Sol wildfire has launched a fundraiser for the family of Carlos Martínez...

Dark side to the Costa del Sol: Why Marbella has become the perfect hideout for Swedish criminals

JUST yards from the hotels and high-end bars in the glamorous tourist resorts, Swedish gangs run riot in the south of Spain.  All summer long...

Fundraising efforts launched for those affected by Sierra Bermeja wildfire in Spain

FUNDRAISING efforts have been launched for those affected by the recent devastating wildfire in the south of Spain.  A group of generous residents from the...

COLUMN: September scribblings on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Giles Brown muses on the end of summer, and admits a lost in translation moment. You can take a deep breath now. It’s September and...

ONE SMALL STEP: Meet Neil Armstrong, the expat Brit musician shooting for the moon from a hilltop town in...

LOCKDOWN certainly had its challenges, especially in Spain where for six weeks everyone was confined to their homes allowed out only for essentials. But for...

Spain’s Sierra Bermeja set to be declared disaster zone with calls for harsher punishments on environmental arsonists

Junta president, Juanma Moreno, insisted that 'all indications' pointed towards the fire being an intentional act

Teed off: Environmentalists in Spain slam yet another golf course plan on unspoilt Costa la Luz

SPANISH environmental group Ecologistas en Accion have criticised the Junta de Andalucia´s latest strategic plan that includes yet another golf course.  The proposed project outlines...

‘The bravest of knights’: Hero firefighter who died battling Spain’s devastating Sierra Bermeja forest fire to be awarded Civil...

The father of two sadly lost his life after being brought in from Almeria to battle the devastating blaze

Spain’s largest collection of fossil footprints discovered in western Andalucia belong to elephants, say researchers

HUGE prehistoric footprints uncovered in western Andalucia belong to elephants, researchers have confirmed. After careful analyses of fossilised footprints discovered along a stretch of...

Inside Dani Dyer’s sun-soaked 25th birthday celebrations in the south of Spain

LOVE Island star has shared a glimpse inside her sun-soaked birthday celebrations in the south of Spain with fans. Dani Dyer turned 25 in the...

Cadiz postpones its Carnival to June 9

THE annual Cadiz Carnival has been pushed to June next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, organisers have announced. The event, which usually takes place...

WATCH: Spectacular fireball streak across night sky in Spain’s Andalucia

A DAZZLING fireball, produced by a rock detached from an asteroid, has streaked across the sky of southern Spain. The spectacular fireball, with a luminosity...

Have you seen Michal? Family search for Polish engineer missing on Costa del Sol

IN a desperate search to find her missing brother Michal, Maria Jagier has sent out appeals to police forces, social media groups and even...

PHOENIX FROM THE FLAMES: Stricken animal shelter on Spain’s Costa del Sol back in action just days after massive...

WITHIN days of the ADANA animal shelter evacuating 60 dogs into the care of volunteers after a fierce wildfire, people have started dumping unwanted...

ANALYSIS: How bad was the Sierra Bermeja wildfire on Costa del Sol and where does it rank among worst...

ALTHOUGH it has been catastrophic, the wildfire which raged through the Sierra Bermeja fire for six days ravaging close to 10,000 hectares before it...

COVID SPAIN: Ban on religious processions lifted in Andalucia

RELIGIOUS processions will be taking place across Andalucia following the Bishop’s decision to lift the ban.  Bishop of Malaga, Jesus Catala signed a decree this...

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