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Spain’s Andalucia proposes the use of COVID certificates to visit hospitals and care homes

HEALTH authorities in Andalucia have proposed the use of COVID certificates to enter hospitals and care homes. Before it can come into law, however, it...

Andalucia prepares to start COVID vaccinations for the under-12s

THE head of the Junta de Andalucia, Juanma Moreno, has announced that the health service in the region is ready to start vaccinating the...

Victory for the valley as Junta kick starts process to reclaim heritage status for Valle del Darro in Spain

A DRAMATIC last-minute intervention by local activists was vital in persuading the Junta to reverse a bureaucratic error that stripped an ancient valley near...

The ultimate cheese lovers’ guide to local Spanish queso in Andalucia

SAY cheese and you might not instantly think of Spain.  It’s the French that dominated for years when it came to fromage - meanwhile, Spaniards...

Mass arrests as police seize fake football kits and clothing sold on the Costa Blanca and Costa del Sol...

31 people have been arrested in a nationwide Policia Nacional operation against fake goods imported from a dealer in Bulgaria. Over 19,000 counterfeit items were...

Winter wonderland: Spain’s Torremolinos turns festive with plans for a large Christmas Park with ice rink

TORREMOLINOS will be getting in the Yuletide spirit with the construction of a Christmas Park, especially for children, in el parque de La Bateria. The...

EXCLUSIVE: Skull found at alternative community near Orgiva, in Granada, is now being investigated in Sevilla

IT was during a short walk with her dog before taking the kids to school that an expat got the shock of her life. The...

Ancient sword among looted archaeological treasures discovered for sale in Spain

AN Iberian sword considered to be of great historical value was discovered among looted archaeological treasures offered for sale online. The sword which has a...

Metalworkers call off strike in Spain’s southern city of Cadiz after unions reach pay deal

METALWORKERS unions have called off a strike that had led to angry protests and violent clashes with police in the southern Spanish city of...

When to expect the Black Friday sales to start in Spain this year

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and many of us look forward to taking advantage of the great discounts in the famous Black Friday sales. Despite...

Spain’s Malaga to sparkle this Christmas with over 500 streets decorated with festive lighting

MORE than 500 streets in Malaga have been decorated with twinkling lights and Christmas decorations transforming the city. The capital will be flooded with light...

Expat beautician mugged at knife-point, the third such attack within a week in Mijas and La Cala on Spain’s...

A BRITISH woman was subjected to a terrifying knife-point mugging that left her with a badly gashed thumb in the latest of a series...

IN PICS: Why angry workers are taking to the streets in Cadiz in southern Spain

ANGRY protests have become a daily occurance in Spain’s southern city of Cadiz in recent days as workers take to the streets to demand...

Doctor battling terminal disease opens up free centre for cancer patients in Spain’s Granada

A GRANADA doctor who is battling terminal cancer is urging fellow sufferers not to fear the disease and put their faith in science.  Jesus Candel...

Storm reveals two Roman ovens hidden for centuries beneath sand on Marbella beach in Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE easterly storm that hit the coast of Malaga last week has uncovered two ovens dating from the Roman era on the beach of...

Antonio Rua: ‘Protagonistas’ scriptwriter dies in Spain aged 80

Antonio Rua, who created the scripts for Spain's seminal radio shows Protagonistas and El Jardin de los Bonsais (The Bonsai Garden), has died aged...

Cryptocurrency scammer who lived luxury lifestyle on Spain’s Costa del Sol arrested in Latvia

A SCAMMER, who lived a life of luxury on the Costa del Sol while allegedly fleecing his victims of at least €500,000, has been...

Unions in Spain’s Andalucia call for emotional support dogs used with victims of abuse to have same legal rights...

THE Comisiones Obreras union (CCOO) and the Pepos Andalucia Association are calling for emotional support dogs to be legally recognised in the same way...

Partido Popular’s Pablo Casado criticised for attending Andalucia church service in memory of Spain’s dictator General Franco

The leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular has been criticised for attending a church service in memory of the dictator General Franco. Pablo Casado attended...

BRRRR! Winter arrives in Spain as temperatures plummet in polar blast

WEATHER warnings were issued across Spain as a polar blast known as a DANA (islolated high level depression) swept across the north of the...

IN PICS: Snowfall in Sierra Nevada promises great start to ski season in southern Spain

THE slopes of Spain’s Sierra Nevada are covered in a healthy amount of the white stuff promising great conditions for the start of the...

Alert at La Viñuela reservoir, the largest in Spain’s Malaga, with lowest levels in 13 years

THE water resources of the Axarquia region are at their limit with La Viñuela reservoir, the biggest in Malaga province, at just 18.79% of...

La Cala Lions Diabetic Support Group raises over €2000 with Costa del Sol stroll

THE Costa del Sol was awash with walkers last weekend as La Cala residents took to the streets to mark World Diabetic Day. Hundreds of...

Benalmadena on Spain’s Costa del Sol hosts charity ham slicing contest

A CHARITY jamon-cutting contest will be held on Sunday, November 21, in Benalmadena. There has long been a competitive element in mastering the fine art...

IN PICS: New exhibition on Spain’s Costa del Sol includes image of French actress and animal rights campaigner Brigitte...

SHE may have become an animal rights activist in later years, but French legend Brgitte Bardot once faced down a bull - or so...

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