Monday, August 10, 2020

World’s ‘most expensive Christmas tree’ designed by Brit arrives on Spain’s Costa del Sol – and you won’t believe...

Draped in diamonds and precious stones - from Cartier and Bulgari no less - the 3.5 metre tree is proudly standing in the luxury Kempinski Hotel Bahia, in Estepona

EXCLUSIVE: How Spain’s coronavirus lockdown is affecting expat business-owners in rural Andalucia

AS Spain grinds to a halt under the Government-imposed lockdown, many businesses have closed their doors to trading, in a bid to...

Franco era torturer known as ‘Billy the Kid’ dies from COVID-19 on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE notorious torturer and Franco henchman Antonio Gonzalez Pacheco, otherwise known as ‘Billy the Kid’, has died from coronavirus aged 73.

These are the roads you should avoid TODAY as farmers’ tractor protests continue in Spain’s Andalucia

The protests are expected to start in Seville around 11am this morning affecting the A-4, A-49, A-92 and the old AP-4

BEWARE: New telephone scam that has claimed over 1,500 victims so far in Spain

FIGURES reveal terrifying telephone scam that has claimed over 1,500 victims in Spain. The scam, known as the ‘virtual...

Couple face €30,000 fine after flouting coronavirus lockdown with sex session on beach on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A RANDY couple have been told they could face a €30,000 fine after they had sex on a Costa del Sol beach.

COVID-19: Gibraltar begins to return to ‘normal’ after months in lockdown

There are now 11 active cases of COVID-19 on the Rock and over 9030 tests have been done on its population. Vehicle arrivals into the rock is down by 63% compared to last year.

SPAIN has cancelled Opera star Placido Domingo’s concerts over sexual misconduct allegations.

The disgraced 79-year-old singer has had his next performance cancelled by Spain's Ministry of Culture, as he battles allegations by fellow performers...

Spain refuses 94% of all refugee applications rescued by Aquarius rescue ship

INFORMATION released through Spain’s transparency act has revealed that the country has refused almost all applications from refugees rescued by the search...

WATCH: ‘British man’ steals COACH before crashing into row of bikes on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THIS is the moment a man stole a coach before crashing it into a row of bikes on the Costa Blanca yesterday.  The thief drove...

CORONAVIRUS: Leading anis distillery in Spain’s Andalucia offers its premises to Government to make hand sanitiser

AN Andalucian spirit-makers has told the Government it will start producing hand sanitisers and give them to those in need.

Moroccan mafia bags up to €160 million from illegal immigrant trade to Spain

THE Moroccan Mafia has supposedly netted a whopping €160 million in the trade of illegal immigrants in the past three years, according...

MOTOGP: Champ Marquez seals future with new 4 YEAR Repsol contract

FACTORY Honda rider and multiple world champion Marc Marquez has signed a new contract with the Repsol HRC Team.

Petrol station in Spain’s Andalucia becomes first to offer fuel discounts to drivers who recycle plastic

A GRANADA petrol station is leading the way with a new plastic recycling machine. The Frandagas petrol station next...

Decathlon donates all its scuba masks to Spanish hospitals in bid to fight COVID-19 spread

LEADING sports retailer Decathlon has blocked the sale in store and online of its full face scuba masks and donated its total...

Youtube to be dethroned as kid’s favourite video app in Spain

FOR years, video posting site Youtube has been the go to site to kill time for the nation's youngsters.

Gibraltar signs information sharing deal to fight tobacco smuggling

SMUGGLERS will find it harder than ever to bring tobacco into Spain after the authorities teamed up with wholesalers. 

Investigation reveals cause of crash that killed Premier League star Emiliano Sala who started his career in Spain

THE crash that killed Argentinian Premier League star Emiliano Sala was caused by the aircraft flying too fast for its design according...

MURCIA’S Mar Menor in danger as water chemical levels reach record high

THE Mar Menor area of the Murcian coastline is under threat as new studies reveal dangerous chemicals in the water have reached...

‘IT’S MASS SUICIDE’: Spain’s British expats react to Tories’ biggest election majority since Thatcher with crushing defeat for Labour

Sue Wilson, chair of the Bremain in Spain group said: “Shocking exit poll results. What has the British public done? Its mass suicide”

Spain’s Andalucia and the Catch-22 situation of its agricultural workers and social distancing

THE Junta de Andalucia is working hard to create solutions to the growing issue of keeping the agricultural industry functioning during the...

Polish mob bosses target Andalucia as Policia crack down on Granada cartels

THREE police raids alone since November 2019 have disbanded a Polish drug network operating out of Granada. Swat teams...

F1 2020 roars into action during Barcelona testing

THE Circuit de Cataluña in Barcelona saw rubber hit tarmac for the first time in 2020 for the first Formula One test...

Residents of Spain’s Murcia shocked as huge ‘lion’ spotted roaming the streets

THE Policia Local of Molina de Segura have received dozens of calls from terrified residents after a large ‘lion’ was spotted.

Spanish Navy sends 800-bed medical ship to Melilla to bolster its health facilities

THE Spanish Navy has announced its first mission as part of the large-scale Operation Balmis. The amphibious vessel Galicia...
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