Thursday, September 28, 2023


Dad who suffocated baby while in bed with deaf and mute mum near Spain’s Costa del Sol blamed the...

A MENTALLY ill father has been sentenced to 23 years after suffocating his baby son.  The unnamed man was found guilty by a jury in...
CATS sotogrande

EXCLUSIVE: Sotogrande residents up in arms after 30 cats poisoned

The group of expats are particularly angry after they had been paying to have dozens of the area’s stray cats neutered at the cost of €50 each

Outrage as ‘harmless’ fruit seller allegedly banned from plying trade on Gibraltar border in southern Spain while ‘scammers defraud...

Known only as Mario, the man has reportedly been selling treats - known as cocitos - on the frontier in La Linea for years

Medina Sidonia ex-mayor stands for re-election despite pending court case

Carrera is one of four of the 44 socialist candidates standing for local elections with unresolved court cases against them

Six TONNES of hash seized and 40 people arrested with help of 300 officers in Costa del Sol drug...

MORE than six tonnes of hashish have been seized by the Guardia Civil in a huge Costa del Sol drug bust.  Operation Gunpowder saw 40...

Murder suspect on trial in Cadiz

Witnesses report bloody fight that ended with a stabbing

One dead, several injured in suspected jihadist attack against two catholic churches in Spain’s Algeciras

TWO Catholic churches have been victims of suspected jihadist attacks, resulting in one person killed and one seriously injured. National authorities have said they are...

SAVED! Junta places ‘explicit ban’ on Valdevaqueros development

Tarifa beach development and others on Andalucian coast are scrapped in new coastal protection shake up

Hero pensioner, 84, sews 50 face masks a day to help medics fight coronavirus in Spain’s Andalucia

Margarita, 84, a former seamstress, knows that masks are needed. A lot of them

Exclusive: England soccer star buys €3.5m mansion

Liverpool ace buys a plush Sotogrande villa

How a wonky polar bear taking part in a Three Kings’ parade in southern Spain became an internet sensation

He has captured the nation’s heart and become the butt of a thousand internet jokes.

Four earthquakes in 48 hours in Gulf of Cadiz

AN earthquake of magnitude 2.6 on the Richter scale has been recorded in the Gulf of Cadiz this morning.  The quake struck at 12.10am but...

Centro Impulso: The most forward-thinking childhood therapy centre around

The team of four trained specialists deal with developmental issues, as well as speech impediments

Western Costa del Sol networking event to donate all proceeds to charity

The Shaw Marketing Services event, in Sotogrande, will take place on October 21

Third oldest zoo in Spain celebrates 70th anniversary

THE Zoobotanico de Jerez celebrates its 70th anniversary—growing from a small animal exhibition in 1953 to a zoo of national reference. What began in 1953...

If you never knew Cadiz Carnival had a Song Contest this may shock you, writes Belinda Beckett

Performances are X Factor-slick as the several hundred groups of artists rehearse all year

Was Atlantis in Andalucia?

Latest archaeological breakthrough indicates Andalucia may have once been home to the mythical civilisation

US gives Spain €200 million to harbour military ships

The US arranges to have military ships and personnel based in Cadiz over the next few years

VIDEO: Music world mourns loss of Andalucian music maestro Paco de Lucia

Flamenco guitarist dies in Mexico of a heart attack aged 66

Drug lord captured as Spanish police arrest 29 in gang crackdown across Malaga, Seville and Cádiz

THE HEAD one of Europe’s biggest drug gangs was arrested in Spain after a major sting operation.  Leader of the Castaña drugs cartel Antonio Tejón,...

Stowaway Moroccan found squeezed between car seats and boot

Algeciras border police foiled his attempt to enter Spain from Tangier

Chiclana expats up-in-arms after ‘overcharging’ for IBI property tax

IBI Real is demanding the town hall take action

Ferries in Spain’s Andalucia use biofuels to cut carbon emissions by 90% across Straits of Gibraltar

FERRIES that cut down carbon dioxide emissions by 90% using locally made biofuels will soon sail out of the Algeciras port in Spain’s Andalucia. A...

Construction threatens ancient Roman ruins

PLANS to build 170 houses and a hotel close to the ruins of a second century Roman settlement have been slammed by environmental groups.

809 military weapons destined for the USA seized in Algeciras port

A total of 737 assault rifles and 72 rocket launchers were intercepted by the Guardia Civil on a container from Ghana

Costa de la Luz: The great escape

Estate agent Glyn Lewis of Andaluz Homes on why he loves the Costa de la Luz




Diplomatic storm brewing as Red Arrows display in Menorca cancelled last minute in retaliation for Spain blocking Gibraltar show 

A DISPLAY by the Red Arrows over Menorca has been cancelled at the last minute amid claims that Spanish authorities had blocked the team...


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