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New Catalan body will buy coastal areas to save them from property developers in Spain

CATALUNYA is taking a leaf out of the French book by creating an institute to buy natural coastal areas to free them from speculating...

WATCH: Beach chaos after ‘mini tsunami’ surprises bathers in Cadiz, southwestern Spain

AN unusually fast and high tide sparked chaos at a crowded beach in Puerto de Santa Maria, Cadiz province of Andalucia, on Saturday when...

How Sotogrande has greatly improved it’s food scene over the last few years

WHETHER you're looking to see how the other half live or just looking for some decent food, Sotogrande has a lot to offer these...

Sotogrande is home to more top-notch golf courses than you can shake a nine-iron at

IT would not be unfair to call Sotogrande the home of Spanish golf. After all, it has some of the oldest courses in the country...

Sotogrande: High demand, high prices, low stock in exclusive Cadiz residential community

LIKE one big seaside country club with its golf courses, tennis, polo, sailing and riding, and restaurants and beach clubs, Sotogrande has been a...

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...

LATEST: Wildfire breaks out near popular beach in Tarifa on southern tip of Spain

A BLAZE has broken out near Valdevaqueros Beach on Friday afternoon, confirmed firefighting agency INFOCA. A team of 20 firefighters has been scrambled to the...

From beachside to picturesque hillside villages: Where to stay on Spain’s Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz has loads of cool places to stay from beachside gems to village properties, writes Jon Clarke.

Protected coastline at Spain’s Sotogrande set for €120 million mega-project of 300 buildings 

GREEN groups have joined the Junta to appeal the construction of a €120 million mega-project in one of Andalucia’s most fragile protected spaces. Ecologistas en...

ON a second visit to Spain’s unspoilt Costa de la Luz, Jo Chipchase was finally switched on to its...

I HAD visited the Costa de la Luz only once before, a decade ago with my young sons. At the time, I had only...

Bad weather conditions disrupt sea traffic in Spain’s Tarifa

SEA traffic from the Port of Tarifa has been suspended since yesterday, Tuesday July 12, due to strong easterly winds. The Port Authority of the...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

Unions call for special measures to tackle policing problems in Campo de Gibraltar

POLICE unions in Spain’s Campo de Gibraltar area are calling for more incentives to attract officers to work in the notoriously crime-ridden zone. The latest...

Spanish Registration & Qualifications, Why are they so important?

We all love living here in Spain, it’s a fantastic country to live in. As we know it has a great balance in terms...

Spain’s Malaga, Murcia and Cadiz all featured in Europe’s best free art gallery list

SPAIN is home to three of Europe's most highly rated free art galleries, a new survey has found. The findings, published by Online learning centre...

EXCLUSIVE: €10,000-a-year expat school on Spain’s Costa del Sol forced to close doors after stinging inspection

PARENTS at a private school in Andalucia are furious, having been left scrambling to find places when it was closed overnight by inspectors. Some claim...

Medina Sidonia: A bridge to the past in Andalucia’s inland Cadiz region, southern Spain

Medina Sidonia – like its nearby neighbours of Benalup and Alcala de los Gazules - is full of history

IN PICS: Police car meets watery fate during beach patrol in Spain’s Cadiz

OFFICERS on patrol on a beach in the sleepy seaside town of Sanlucar de Barrameda in Cadiz met an embarrassing fate much to the...

Andalucia gang post cute photos of Pomeranian puppies to scam online buyers out of €30,000 across Spain

THREE people behind an online dog-selling scam have been arrested by the Guardia Civil in Cadiz Province. The trio were detained in San Fernando and...

Set Jetters – The best holiday destinations in Spain for movie lovers

A MAN with an open shirt, glistening six-pack and pair of binoculars may not be the first image most places would use to attract...

The best city breaks to enjoy in Spain this Easter 

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain,...

Strong winds to hit coastline of Spain’s Andalucia as weather warning issued

WEATHER warnings have been issued in parts of Andalucia due to intense storms, with strong waves and damaging winds forecast in Cadiz,  Almeria, Granada...

International Women’s Day marked by protests outside Spain’s biggest cathedrals

HUNDREDS of women gathered in front of cathedrals in Andalucia on Sunday to protest the church's treatment of women ahead of International Women’s Day....

This year could set a record for property sales in Sotogrande on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Ben Bateman from Holmes Sotogrande explains that it could be a record year for property sales ‘if we get more listings’.

Fake luxury-branded handbags and materials with €1 million retail value seized from clandestine factory in Spain’s Andalucia

A two-year operation to bring down a counterfeit luxury-branded handbag manufacturer has produced three arrests in the Andalucia region. The Policia Nacional visited seven addresses...

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