Monday, April 6, 2020


CORONAVIRUS DIARY: Day 23 of lockdown and Mamma is growing concerned

The excitement of not going to school has also interfered with my children’s bedtime.

WATCH: Hospital staff applaud as coronavirus-infected baby taken off ventilator in Spain’s Malaga

A four-month-old baby infected with coronavirus is extubated in Malaga

IN PICS: You probably haven’t seen Estepona’s 10 NEW murals, completed as Spain’s Costa del Sol went into COVID-19...

An international crop of artists completed their works just days before the Government put Spain into lockdown on March 14

WATCH: Proteccion Civil officers sing Happy Birthday and blare sirens for girl on Spain’s Costa del Sol amid extended...

It comes as Spain’s lockdown has been extended for another 14 days until April 26

Spain turning tide against coronavirus as infection and death rates drop for third consecutive day, caseload tops 130,000

THE number of people killed by COVID-19 in Spain has dropped for the third consecutive day in a sign that the country is beating...

Costa del Sol French chef Joffrey launches new home delivery service

He is also offering a free meal for an elderly couple along the coast each week

COVID-19: How one elderly British expat made it from Costa del Sol to London and back in his Citroen...

Once a routine trip, now a journey fraught with hazards and risks

COVID-19: Number of unemployed in Spain surges to record high of 3.54 million

THE COVID-19 outbreak has taken its toll on the country’s unemployment figures as statistics were released by the Social Security department yesterday.

Spain’s Cordoba sees four new COVID-19 deaths as caseload jump to 782

THE Province of Cordoba has seen its number of cases increase overnight to 782, with 41 new reported infections in the past...

BREAKING: Spain will extend its nationwide coronavirus lockdown until April 26

IT'S official... the lockdown in Spain has another three weeks to go.   Pedro Sanchez will announce that he is seeking to extend the state of...

Whether a resident or second home owner, here are some things you may wish to consider while Spain’s COVID-19...

The property market has almost immediately stagnated and is likely to experience significant upheaval

BREAKING: Spain’s coronavirus caseload passes 124,000 but death and infection rates continue to fall

SPAIN'S coronavirus death and infection rates have continued to fall today in a positive sign for the country's war against the disease.  There were 809...

Why you need to visit the Spanish town of Lepe

Strawberry farming in the late 1970s has made it the wealthiest village in the region

Why the ‘fools’ in the Spanish town of Lepe had the last laugh

Any Spanish joke requiring a ‘fool’, people look no further then the people of Lepe

How Henry VIII gambled away the crown to a cheeky Spaniard

Jack Gaioni reveals a fascinating historical tale that has been buried - until now

Spain’s coronavirus lockdown ‘to be extended another 15 days’ but rules may be loosened

PEDRO Sanchez is expected to make the final decision today on whether or not to extend the nationwide state of alarm.  However the question is...

How a town in Spain’s Andalucia has had ZERO coronavirus cases

A TOWN in Andalucia has managed to remain coronavirus free after cutting itself off from the outside world at the earliest opportunity. Zahara de la...

Costa Gaels launch fundraiser to donate tablets to Hospital Costa del Sol amid Spain’s coronavirus outbreak

"So far we have already managed to get 20 tablets donated by kind locals and are ordering new tablets for the hospital to be delivered as soon as possible!"

BREAKING: Spain has another deadly 24 hours but coronavirus death AND infection rates decline

SPAIN recorded 932 coronavirus deaths between Thursday and Friday, new figures have revealed. According to the Health Ministry, that brings the total number of COVID-19...

Quarter of coronavirus deaths in Andalucia were residents of OAP homes

NEARLY a quarter of COVID-19 deaths in Andalucia have been amongst residents of nursing and retirement homes.  By yesterday...

REVEALED: When lockdown is predicted to end in Spain as experts say country’s coronavirus hospitalisations have already peaked

SPAIN has already passed its peak in terms of coronavirus hospitalisations.  That's the consensus made by the research team at the University Institute for Multidisciplinary...

Eight Iberian lynx cubs born in the last week in Spain’s Doñana Nature Reserve

The Iberian Lynx Captive Breeding Programme Ex situ has recorded the birth of eight cubs in the last week.

WATCH: Hail batters Spain’s Costa del Sol as SNOW blankets parts of Malaga THIS is the moment a freak hailstorm battered the Costa del Sol this afternoon.  The clip shows large hail stones falling in San Pedro de...

Coronavirus cases and deaths continue to climb on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA has seen its number of coronavirus cases continue to climb along with its death toll.  The total number of confirmed COVID-19 patients in the...

Man arrested for attacking police after knifepoint robbery in Andalucia

He made off with €400 from the cash register after threatening the employee

CORONAVIRUS DIARY: Day 18 of Spain’s lockdown and Mamma explains fractions with a bit of help from the strong...

Visual stimuli is universal too, for once my knowledge of Spanish (or rather lack of it) won’t be an issue