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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...

This Andalucian hilltop town is officially the most tranquil destination in Europe

A PRETTY Andalucian hilltop town has won recognition as the ‘most tranquil’ destination in Europe. Visitors to sleepy Zahara de la Sierra, inland in the...

IN PICS: Inside the Spanish hideaway of road rage killer and notorious gangland figure Kenneth Noye

Choice in paintings and books give no hints of the home of legendary killer Kenneth Noye now on the market.

Pensions, Annuities & Tax Fraud in Spain – a ticking time bomb…

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Every now and then an email lands in my inbox or a member of the public...

Spain completes final dash to leave Afghanistan as thousands face being left behind

SPANISH troops have completed a frantic countdown to rescue people from Afghanistan as the airlift looks set to end this afternoon.  Just hours of evacuation...

This beach in Andalucia has been chosen as the best playa in the whole of Spain

LIFESTYLE travel magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, has named Valdevaqueros (Cadiz), the best beach in Spain 2021 More than 8,000 km of coastline, the longest coastline...

Two military bases in southern Spain will receive Afghan refugees who worked for US government

SPAIN'S Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has struck an agreement with President Joe Biden to allow two military bases in southern Spain to receive Afghan...

Frontex would be ‘honoured’ to step in at Gibraltar frontier in proposed solution to post-Brexit strife

THE chief of European border agency Frontex has said ‘it would be an honour’ to handle control at Gibraltar’s frontiers under the post-Brexit agreement...

Burger King worker in Andalucia reveals inferno conditions of kitchen during Spain’s heatwave

A WORKER at a Burger King revealed the hotter than hell conditions at the fast food restaurant in Jerez de la Frontera during the...

Police in Spain issue guidelines on how to avoid phishing scams as they bust massive network of cybercriminals

AN international criminal network of more than 100,000 members dedicated to cybercrimes and phishing scans has been uncovered with links to Spain. Raids on properties...

Yachts banned from stretch of coast in southern Spain after recent spate of killer whale attacks

SPAIN has once again ordered small vessels to avoid sailing in a stretch of coast that is being terrorised by a rogue pod of...

Boats off Spain’s Cadiz damaged in killer whale encounters

MARITIME Rescue services in Cadiz have had to assist three different boats in three different incidents off the Barbate coast in Cadiz after a...

Andalucian village makes UNESCO bid to protect tradition of neighbourly doorstep chat

A SLEEPY town in the southern tip of Spain wants to elevate the long held tradition of having a neighbourly chat on one’s doorstep...

Police in Spain looking for ‘Cinderella’ crook who fled shoeless from crime scene in Cadiz

POLICE in the south of Spain have issued an appeal for a "Cinderella" crook who left his trainer at the scene of a crime. A...

Spain’s top selling white wine celebrates 200 years with cash prizes

ANDALUCIA’S most famous white wine label is celebrating its 200 year anniversary this summer and offering a host of prizes to those with winning...

EXCLUSIVE: Police shut down massive illegal party where 1,300 people raved in breach of Covid regulations in Spain’s Cadiz

A PAIR of local councillors had a rude awakening when they were asked to join their police force in breaking up an illegal rave...

Andalucia town avoids perimetre closure after including tourist influx in infection figures

THE town of Conil de la Frontera has convinced Andalucian health authorities to recalculate infection rates by taking into account summer visitors and therefore...

La Linea votes to leave Andalucia and Cadiz to become free, autonomous city

LA Linea town hall has voted to hold a referendum on breaking away from Andalucia. The historic move could see the town becoming free and...

Irish expat returns to Spain to find squatter living in her home and demanding money to move out

AN Irish expat has been forced to live in a hotel after a squatter moved into her home and refused to leave. Jean O’Donoghue, who...

Residents plan fiesta fundraiser in battle to stop unwanted solar parks in Andalucia valley

RESIDENTS are joining forces to raise money in a campaign to stop one of Andalucia’s most beautiful valleys from being destroyed by solar panel...

FOREST FIRE: El Faro beach closed as wildfire rages outside Alcaidesa near Gibraltar

A FOREST fire has resulted in the closure of El Faro beach in the town of Alcaidesa, near San Roque. The first forest fire...

Police bring down criminal gang that scammed tourists in Spain with fake holiday accomodation

TEN people have been arrested for ripping off 300 tourists to the tune of €4 million in a series of accommodation and credit card...

Man dies from wasp stings in southern Spain

A YOUNG man has died after being stung several times by wasps in the neck. Named only by the initials JRQ, the 25 year-old man...

Football coach in Spain’s Andalucia arrested for sex crimes against minors who he groomed over social media

A FOOTBALL coach has been arrested in Jerez de la Frontera for grooming and taking advantage of five minors through social media. The 23-year-old Spaniard...

Cold called about your pensions and investments in Spain?

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Within the last 24 hours both myself and my colleague working from our Costa Blanca office...

Residents vow to stop mega solar park that will ruin environment and spoil views in most desirable corner of...

The celebrated green valleys and whitewashed village route around Andalucia are being lined up for a giant industrial makeover, writes Fiona Govan in Gaucin

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