Sunday, February 28, 2021

Underwater museum to close for water leaks in Spain’s Murcia

THE Arqua Museum in Cartagena is to close for up to six months afterconstant water leaks have put the building’s priceless exhibits...

Hunter kills man after confusing him for a wild boar in Spain’s Andalucia

A HUNTER has accidentally shot and killed a man during a hunt in Almeria.

WATCH: Human trafficking gang that imported nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants arrested in Spain’s Alicante

AN INTERNATIONAL gang of human traffickers that brought nearly 1,000 illegal immigrants to Spanish shores has been arrested. Policia...

Exclusive interview with 60s Carry On icon and two-time Bond girl Valerie Leon who is hanging out with British...

She shot to fame with the Hai Karate aftershave adverts of the 1970s, which have remained in the national memory ever since

Paedo pensioner, 79, caged after masturbating while ‘staring lustfully’ at children in nursery playground in Spain’s Almeria

AN alleged paedo pensioner has been arrested for touching and exposing himself in front of minors in Almeria.  The 79-year-old had been hanging around the...

British paedo teacher locked up for eleven and a half years after abusing 14 year old student on Spain’s...

The teacher was hired in August 2014 by the school, despite having been previously tried and acquitted in the UK for sexual abuse.

CASTING CALL: Hit Channel 4 show Sun, Sea and Selling Houses needs British expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca and...

“Whether their budget is €50,000 or €5 million, or the house is a holiday home or a permanent one, we would love to hear from them"

Woman in Spain strangles son to death because she feared losing custody battle with the boy’s father

Neighbours said the woman appeared to have a mental illness.

WATCH: Gang of child-abducting Costa Almeria drug traffickers get arrested by Spanish police and Europol in joint swoop

A MULTINATIONAL group of drug-smugglers that used children to transport their contraband has been dismantled after the Spanish Policía Nacional, the French...

Girl of THREE among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted as Guardia Civil arrests Alicante-based trafficking gang

A GIRL aged three was among 79 illegal immigrants intercepted by boat when Guardia Civil arrested an Alicante-based trafficking gang this week.

FIGHT THE POWER: Olive Press launches campaign to stop network of 352 pylons ‘destroying’ Andalucia’s Lecrin Valley and Alpujarras

Thousands of people are affected and the proposed route, which begins in Conchar in the west and ends at Benahadux in the east, was approved back in 2015

DON’T LEAF US THIS WAY: Brexit striking fear into hearts of ‘terrified’ farmers in Spain’s Andalucia

Scores of other Spanish growers export their watermelons, cucumbers and lettuces to UK giants like Sainsbury’s and Marks & Spencer while northern Europe freezes in the winter

DID YOU FEEL IT? Spain’s Andalucia shaken by 3.6 magnitude earthquake

Earthquakes in the province are fairly common and are usually not above magnitude 4

Temperatures plummet as Spain on snow ALERT and 90km/h winds BATTER Andalucia

Parts of Almeria and Granada could see 90km/h winds, while Ronda in Malaga is on yellow alert for winds reaching 70km/h

Flu EPIDEMIC that killed 12 hits Andalucia but peak will be less than previous years

Malaga is below the Andalucian average of 264 cases per 100,000

‘EXTREME RISK’: Balearic Islands to be hit by 8-metre waves tomorrow while orange warnings in place on Costa del...

The most extreme of the coastal weather will begin from 10:00 on Thursday and is set to last until 16:00

Malaga restaurant named 10th best in Spain as Andalucia dominates top 100

Malaga has six eateries in Spain’s top 100, according to ElTenedor

After Lavapies was crowned Spain’s coolest neighbourhood here are the top 10 other hip hoods worth a visit

EVERY city in Spain has its colourful neighbourhoods whose rhythms move according to the culture and customs of their inhabitants.

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol

Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia

Axe falls on Spain’s long-running expat newspapers Round Town News (RTN) and Sol Times

Both publications were taken over by the Euro Weekly News Media Group, last year, however initial plans to make the newspapers profitable backfired

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November

Five arrested in Spain’s Andalucia as police bust ‘black magic’ prostitution ring that held 22 women captive

Voodoo or black magic was used to intimidate the women if they refused to have sex and their captors would also fine them €50

WATCH: Fireball shoots across sky over Andalucia

The fragment extinguished around 63 kilometers above the municipality of Pueblo Blanco in Almeria

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BURNING ISSUE: Log stoves and fires are more harmful for health and environment then road traffic

THERE is nothing many expats love more than a roaring fire or a fuel efficient log-burning stove. But beware....