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Human remains found in wooded area next to roundabout in Spain’s Mallorca

Investigators say the individual likely died many months ago due to the corpse being in an advanced state of decomposition

No big relaxations to COVID restrictions in Costa Blanca area of Spain ahead of May 9 says Valencian president...

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, has reiterated that there will be no change to his region's tough approach in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. Puig repeated that...

Quacking the case: Police in Spain’s Sevilla rescue 20 wild ducks from the choppers in an oriental establishment

POLICIA local in Sevilla have rescued 20 wild ducks from dreadful dinner-plate fates. The incident occurred last Thursday when police officers carried out a routine...

City prepares for the inevitable mosquito invasion following wet weather on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA, in Costa Blanca’s vega baja region, is preparing for the inevitable mosquito invasion following the recent wet spell. The city’s Department of the Environment...

Spain’s Marbella approves its Safety and Rescue Plan for summer 2021

COSTA DEL SOL’S tourist hotspot town, Marbella, has approved its summer Safety and Rescue Plan. The plan, which includes a contingency strategy against COVID-19 on...

Discover the secret air raid shelters that kept Barcelona residents safe from bombs during Spanish Civil War

Barcelona has rediscovered more than 1,000 air raid shelters which were used during the Spanish Civil War. The city council has now produced an interactive...

IN CRISIS: Restaurants in Spain’s Mallorca lose 80% of turnover due to COVID-19 restrictions as protest called on this...

According to the Association for Small and Medium Sized Businesses (PINEM), the restaurant sector has been 'discriminated against' and 'destroyed' as a result of the current coronavirus restrictions

Migrant who wants Africans to stay at home wins top award in Spain

Dumped in the Sahara Desert by traffickers, Ousman Umar believed he was going to die like scores of other immigrants. However, he survived against the...

Costa Blanca and Valencia area COVID-19 case figures stay under control compared to other parts of Spain

THE latest weekend COVID-19 case totals for the Valencian Community have shown a slight rise compared to the previous weekend Figures released today(April 19) from...

Man in Spain’s Mallorca calls Guardia Civil over 50 times in a row to insult them

Every time the call was answered by an operator, the man threw a barrage of insults and profanities

Spain launches brand new submarine in Murcia this week under watchful eye of King Felipe

A COLLECTION of Spain's dignitaries, royals and military leaders will descend on the port of Cartagena this Thursday to witness the launch of Spain's...

Costa Blanca businessman is conned out of €153,000 by a bogus African diplomat in Spain

AN Elche businessman was conned out of €153,000 by a 42-year-old Nigerian man posing as an African diplomat. The fraudster lured him in with promises...

FAT FIGHTERS: EU enforces limit on artificial trans fats in food products

Fried fast food is the most infamous culprit, although artificial trans fats can also be found in certain types of margarines and vegetable oils, bakery products and frozen pizzas, among others.

Bars and restaurants on the Costa Blanca will ask for extended hours similar to other regions of Spain

HOSPITALITY groups will demand extended opening hours and increased indoor capacity in the Valencian Community at a meeting with health chiefs tomorrow(April 20). The Valencian...

Greedy grandson steals €2,500 from his 99-year-old granny by using her bank card on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A grandson abused the trust of his 99-year-old grandmother by illegally using her bank card to defraud her of over €2,500. The Spaniard has been...

British billionaire brothers expand real estate portfolio in Spain’s Balearic Islands

The purchases bring the billionaire brothers' property portfolio in Mallorca to a jaw dropping 1,335 hectares

Spain’s La Liga slams Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, and Real Madrid for forming new European Super League

LA LIGA president, Javier Tebas, has attacked the 12 founding members of a breakaway European Super League that includes three Spanish clubs. Barcelona, Atletico Madrid...

Policeman suffers head and face injuries after ‘brutal attack’ in cells by detainee in Spain’s Valencia

VALENCIA police had to summon an Advanced Life Support unit to their own Zapadores station, after an officer was attacked last week. Sources say the...

EXPLAINED: How Spain hopes to achieve vaccine goal of 70% of population by end of August

SPAIN is looking to introduce an eight week gap between the two injections of the Moderna and Pfizer COVID vaccines based on 'better efficacy'...

Giant 100 kg catfish caught in Sevilla’s Guadalquivir River

A SUPER predator weighing 100 kilos and almost two metres in length has been caught in the Guadalquivir River, near the Alcala del Rio...

ON THE FRONT LINE: Valencia hospital trials white blood cell treatment to combat COVID infection

They are said to target infected cells, preventing them from multiplying and thus stopping the virus from spreading through the body.

Neo-Nazi firearm gang busted in Spain’s first illegal 3D printed weapons workshop

POLICE on the island of Tenerife have dismantled a Neo-Nazi criminal gang using 3D printing technology to create home made firearms, a first in...

Spain’s Andalucia sets June as a target to ‘save the summer’

THE Junta’s objective to try to ‘save’ the summer season is once again set for June, mirroring last year’s efforts. The aim is to reach...

Unofficial ‘Covid Passport’ to be given out with vaccines this week throughout Spain’s Valencia region

VACCINATION CARDS are to be given out with Covid jabs in the Valencian Community from this week. As a new mass immunization programme begins tomorrow,...

Mother arrested as part of Spanish paedophile gang distributing sexual images of her own young daughter

A WOMAN who sent sexual images of her own young daughter to other paedophiles has been arrested as part of a gang of a...

Orange blossom, flamenco and a passion for ceramics: How one British author fell in love with Sevilla

BRITISH author Rosanna Ley describes how a taste for orange marmalade led her to visit and fall in love with the city of Sevilla...

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Longer opening hours on the cards for bars and restaurants across Spain’s Balearic Islands

This morning, representatives of the government, including tourism minister Iago Negueruela, met with local business unions to discuss relaxing the current coronavirus restrictions on the sector