Tuesday, January 19, 2021

ROYAL TREATMENT: Madrid’s Westin Palace Hotel is used to hosting the rich and famous from Michael Jackson to Ernest...

THE staff at Madrid’s Westin Palace Hotel are long used to dealing with guests with masks. In fact it...

RECORD COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalisations in Spain’s Valencian Community

7,995 new coronavirus infections have been recorded in just one day in the Valencian Community. Figures released this evening(January...

Fines await UK-bound airline passengers without negative test result from Gibraltar

PEOPLE flying from Gibraltar to UK risk a £500 fine if they do not provide of a negative COVID-19 test certificate.

Late rent exposes indoor drug farm in leased luxury villa on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A massive marijuana farm operating out of a luxury Costa Blanca was uncovered after the tenant did not pay his rent for...

COVID-19 deaths reach record daily high in Spain’s Balearic Islands

According to the Balearic Ministry of Health, a total of 11 people have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Vaccines arrive tomorrow as two more elderly fall prey to COVID-19 in Gibraltar

TWO more elderly people have become the latest COVID-19 victims as more vaccines jet into the Rock in the coming weeks.

TOTAL CLOSURE: Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Valencian Community to shut in new COVID-19 measures

BARS and restaurants will be shut for the first time since May in a new tranche of measures to combat COVID-19 infections...

Emergency plan to free up 17,000 hospital beds launched in Spain’s Andalucia as region declares deadliest COVID-19 day since...

ANDALUCIA has launched an emergency plan to free up hospital space following a surge in coronavirus figures. Announced...

First ‘vaccine passports’ to be handed out ‘within days’ to those who have received second COVID-19 jab in Spain’s...

THE first so-called ‘vaccine passports’ will be handed out to residents in Andalucia ‘within days’, the Junta has announced. 

JAB-BUSTER as yet another politician queue-jumps on Spain’s Costa Blanca to get COVID vaccination

THE list of Costa Blanca politicians getting COVID-19 vaccines ahead of priority categories has grown to include Orihuela's Health Councillor, Jose Galliano.

94-year-old woman sexually attacked by 24-year-old in robbery in northern Spain

GUARDIA Civil officers have arrested the perpetrator of a sexual assault and burglary of a 94-year-old woman in northern Spain.

Spain’s Campo de Gibraltar under siege from COVID-19 as infection rates soar and hospitals overflow despite weeks of tougher...

THE Campo de Gibraltar is under siege from coronavirus despite weeks of much stricter restrictions, the latest figures show.

When will supermarkets open until and can I play sports under stricter COVID-19 measures in Spain’s Andalucia?

THE whole of Andalucia is on alert Level 4 for coronavirus, meaning all non-essential businesses must close by 6pm. 

NEW COVID-19 cases in dangerous spiral but Spain’s Health Minister says current measures are ‘sufficient’

SPAIN'S Health Minister, Salvador Illa, has repeated his view that the current State of Alarm is 'sufficient' to counter the rise in...

Stricter COVID-19 restrictions being discussed in Spain’s Valencian Community

VALENCIAN President, Ximo Puig, is to mull over fresh options today(January19)over what new restrictions can be introduced to stem the rising tide...

Stricter COVID-19 measures coming to Spain’s Andalucia on Friday ‘if pandemic is not contained’

TOUGHER COVID measures are coming to Andalucia on Friday if figures do not improve, the Junta has warned.

Weather turns wetter in Spain’s Malaga from this Wednesday

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has warned of heavy rainfall in parts of Malaga province as of Wednesday. Instability returns...

Non-essential businesses to close earlier as Spain’s Murcia region tries to limit movement in COVID-19 battle

NON-ESSENTIAL businesses in the Murcia region will have to close earlier from this Wednesday(January 20). The regional government has...

‘FOLLOW LOCKDOWN RULES!’: Police appeal to public after families found at beaches in Gibraltar lockdown breach

POLICE chiefs are appealing to the Gibraltar community not to abuse exercise exceptions to the lockdown to get together.

Spain’s Andalucia rocked by third COVID-19 wave after registering almost 1,000 new hospitalisations in a week while incidence rate...

ANDALUCIA is seeing a rapid resurgence of coronavirus with the incidence rate doubling over the past week alone.

BREAKING: Spain detects more than 84,000 COVID-19 cases over weekend as incidence rate soars to 689

SPAIN has detected 84,287 coronavirus cases since Friday, the Health Ministry has announced. It has seen the 14-day...

‘BRACE YOURSELVES’: Gibraltar’s Fabian Picardo declares COVID-19 ‘worst loss of life in over 100 years’ and warns ‘we will...

THE Chief Minister of Gibraltar has said he is 'shaken to the core' following a surge in coronavirus deaths.

LOVESTRUCK man beaten up and robbed after dating site con on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 34-year-old man was robbed and assaulted in a Costa Blanca town after he met a woman through a dating website.

When will perimeter closures come into force in Marbella, Estepona and the other municipalities which cross the COVID-19 thresholds...

The Junta is now meeting every Monday and Thursday to add to the list of municipalities which must implement tougher restrictions

Curfew set to be brought forward to 8pm in Spain’s Balearic Islands

Previously, the government had recommended all those that live in the region to be home by 8pm, although it was not an obligation

Costa Blanca city becomes the greenest in Spain’s Valencian Community with over 50 charging stations for electric cars

ORIHUELA and its surrounding areas now have over 50 charging stations for electric vehicles, more than anywhere else in the Valencian Community.