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Sevilla: Discover Alfalfa’s hipster barrio of Soho Benita

Oh so Soho! The hipster mini barrio of Soho Benita is not one to miss on your next trip to Sevilla A FEW years back even...

Spain’s Antequera Hospital to test Pfizer vaccine on children and pregnant women

ANTEQUERA hospital has been selected to test Pfizer in children and pregnant women. The Antequera Hospital is one of the five centres selected at national...

LISTED: 94 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia in red zone for possible border lockdowns or closure of all non-essential activities

ALMOST one hundred municipal towns in Andalucia face possible restrictions on non-essential activities or mobility due to their COVID-19 infection rates. According to the latest...

Police strike at ‘heart’ of six hash smuggling gangs in Gibraltar Campo

SIX criminal groups suspected of laundering €2.5 million of hash smuggling profits have been shut down in a large police operation.

Major hotel group takes over two five-star resorts on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE BARCELO hotel group is gearing up for a busy summer in Spain after taking over management at two four-star hotels on the Costa del...

COVID-19: SPAIN’S ANDALUCIA SEES ALMOST DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF RECOVERIES COMPARED TO NEW CASES WEDNESDAY

ANDALUCIA has detected 2368 COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours as the fourth wave continues its marked retreat. Wednesday’s caseload is lower than the...

Second devastated bride calls on Sisu hotel in Spain’s Marbella to refund booking after fire

A SECOND bridal party is calling on a Marbella hotel to refund her booking over six months after the resort burned down in a...

Experts in Spain’s Malaga warn of intense spring for hay fever sufferers

HAY FEVER sufferers in Malaga are set to suffer an intense pollen season this year, experts say. Despite the use of masks, experts have warned...

APRIL SHOWERS: Half the month’s rainfall due in Spain’s Malaga between today and Friday

ABUNDANT rain is expected in Malaga over the next few days. According to the director the AEMET Meteorological Centre in Malaga, Jose Maria Sanchez-Laulhe, ‘half...

Gibraltar Ministers pay homage to Duke of Edinburgh and his Rock links

TRIBUTES to the Duke of Edinburgh, who passed away on April 9, have been flowing in all week at the Convent’s Book of Condolence.

Andalucia health minister urges people in Spain to stay positive saying ‘fourth wave of Covid-19 should be last’

The Minister of Health and Families has said he is ‘very optimistic’ that the fourth wave of COVID ‘should be the last’.  Jesús Aguirre shared...

Sevilla: What to see in El Arenal

EL Arenal sits on the banks of the Guadalquivir river and while not so big, features some of the city’s most important sites. Most notable...

Police in Spain now have narco-warehouse the size two football pitches in Jaén

A NEW custom-built storage unit the size of TWO football fields has been build for police in the south of Spain to house items...

COVID-19 in Spain: Minister of Health warns Andalucia is at ‘high risk’ as coronavirus numbers rise

CASES of coronavirus in Andalucia are continuing to soar with Junta de Andalucía's Minister of Health, Jesús Aguirre warning that the region is at...

SHOT IN THE ARM as Moderna vaccine ingredients will be made in Spain’s Andalucia for export

A Spanish pharmaceutical firm will become only the second European company to make the ingredients for Moderna's coronavirus vaccine. Rovi will join Swiss firm Lonza...

The Junta to propose voluntary vaccination with AstraZeneca for the under-60s

THE Junta is calling for voluntary vaccination with AstraZeneca for the under-60s. Following Spain’s vaccine strategy U-turn on AstraZeneca use last week, the Regional Health...

Spain’s Malaga Airport goes green with four vertical gardens

MALAGA airport to boast living walls with more than 10,000 live plants. The world's number one airport operator AENA (Spain’s Airports and Air Navigation) has...

Hash hidden in fuel cans on boat recovered in drug raid at Guadalmina beach

POLICE intercepted drug-loaded boats carrying 510kg worth of hash in the waters near Marbella.  Guardia Civil and National Police launched a joint operation to target drug traffickers working...

Keeping it old school

BELIEVE it or not, I haven’t lived in Marbella all my life. Although some might say that I flopped onto a Marbella beach on...

A Helping Hand: a UK career, based in Spain

THE pandemic and the resulting recession has meant that getting work for expats in Spain is nowhere near as straight-forward as it used to...

El Oceano…paradise is closer than you think!

THE fabulous El Oceano is delighted to announce that it is now open for the 2021 season! After a challenging year to say the least...

The pension freedoms trap. Is your UK pension affected?

On 6 April 2015 the retirement landscape for Brits all over the world changed dramatically. Pension freedoms were introduced, and people were given the...

EXPLAINED: Approved new measures for celebrating Weddings and First Holy Communions in Spain’s Andalucia

CELEBRATING life's milestones is important and with a little planning and positive thinking, gathering with our friends and families for weddings and First Holy...

IN PICS: Spain’s famous streaker invades pitch during Granada v Manchester United match (despite game being played in empty...

A STREAKER ran naked onto the pitch during Thursday night’s Europa League clash in Spain despite the match being played behind closed doors. No fans...

Spain’s Malaga registers the highest number of COVID-19 deaths in six weeks

MALAGA has recorded the highest number of COVID-10 deaths in six weeks. According to data provided by the Andalucian Institute of Cartography and Statistics (IECA),...

Major Costa del Sol drugs operation sees dozens arrested

A MAJOR drugs bust was launched in Andalusia yesterday as more than 200 cops descended on five  locations across the province.  The pre-planned operation by the...

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