Monday, August 3, 2020

Former King Juan Carlos imposes self-exile as he vows to leave Spain ‘to let his son rule in peace’...

The royal Juan Carols de Borbon will not be giving up his title but will be leaving the Zarzuela palace, and the country

Spain adds more than 8,500 COVID-19 cases over weekend – but data missing on Madrid and Catalunya due to...

Since Friday, there have been 77 new official outbreaks across the country, bringing the total to 680 since lockdown ended

Spain’s Andalucia sees 72.5% drop in foreign tourists in first six months of 2020

According to figures from the National Institute of Statistics (INE), the region only saw 1.5 million foreign tourists between January and June

Scammers used moonshine to make fake sterilising gels for hospitals in Spain

TWO people have been arrested for selling sterilising hydro-alcohol gels they made out of moonshine. They supplied hospitals and...

Masks should be removed every hour and should NOT be kept around your wrist or neck, warn experts on...

The new advice was given in a statement on Monday by specialists from the Vithas Xanit International hospital in Benalmadena

British woman warns of the cruel scam that all expats need to look out for

A British woman has warned her fellow countryman not to fall for the hoax that could see them fleeced out of money. 

Police seize ancient treasure from man illegally collecting Spanish artefacts

A man from Cadiz is facing up to three years in prison after digging up ancient treasure near Jerez de la Frontera. 

Camouflaged traffic van in Spain’s Malaga detects dozens of traffic violations a day – including SHAVING and having one...

The van doesn’t come equipped with speed cameras, but targets other serious driving offences instead

Costa del Sol hit with record temperatures as Spain suffers intense heatwave

The searing temperatures caused AEMET to issue a red heat warning across large parts of Andalucia over the weekend, including much of the Costa del Sol and the Guadalhorce Valley

Club DJ under investigation for spitting Jagermeister on revellers on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Nightclubs have been an important factor in the increase of COVID-19 cases in Andalucia

Back in the saddle in the beautiful Andalucian countryside

TWELVE years ago I was in full preparation for the Andalucian Endurance Raid Riding Championships. Artensana, the Arabian purebred...

FLOATING solar panels connected to grid in a renewable energy first for Spain

A RESERVOIR in the Spanish region of Extremadura is the site of Spain’s first grid-connected  FLOATING photovoltaic solar power plant.

Top Spanish academic joins British expats in condemning far right ‘hooligan’ Tommy Robinson for proposed move to Spain

CO-FOUNDER of the English Defence League (EDL), Tommy Robinson, has come in for scathing criticism from a top Spanish academic.

Secret tunnels, mafia bosses and tacky decor: Inside the illegal luxury urbanisations dubbed ‘Narcoville’ near Spain’s Costa del Sol

There are now several urbanisations containing up to 10 homes each, all of them built with cash earned from the smuggling of tobacco or drugs, police claim

Spain’s capital of Madrid voted best place for Brits to work from remotely

MADRID has been named the best place for Brits to move post-lockdown to save money.  The Spanish capital beat...

Maddie McCann prime suspect Christian Brueckner filmed laughing and joking as he drove through Spain just weeks before little...

FOOTAGE has emerged of Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner driving a battered VW campervan across Spain soon before the little girl disappeared.

Podemos councillor receives backlash for labelling air conditioning ‘sexist’ during meeting on Spain’s Costa Blanca – but studies support...

Romero was complaining that the area of the room she was seated in was too cold and called the temperature of the air conditioning 'micromachismo'

National flood congress to be held in Spain’s Costa Blanca, on anniversary of 2019’s devastating gota fria

ORIHUELA is to host Spain’s National Flood Congress with dozens of experts looking for preventative measures against flash storms and the subsequent...

Lamb slaughtered in public area with blood running through the street of Costa Blanca town as religious festival starts

ALMORADI police had to rush to the scene of a lamb slaughtering, as disgusted neighbours reported blood running from drains into their...

Brexit is already making life harder for Brits trying to stay legal in Spain

THERE are certain things in life that simply don’t make sense: Donald Trump’s speeches, tomatoes being a fruit and the fact that...

Nerja mayor being probed over illegal landfill which dumped toxic waste on protected land for 18 years

For 18 years, the site dumped around 800,000 cubic metres of waste in the area, without any oversight or authorisation

Protesters take action against bull fighting in Spain

PROTESTS are expected to erupt at the Plaza de toros de Estepona today before a controversial bull fight begins at 7pm. 

Spain records more than 1,500 COVID-19 cases in a day in new post-lockdown record

There are now officially more than 500 fresh COVID-19 outbreaks in Spain but the real number is likely higher

Gibraltar Government to hold police chief retirement inquiry to reveal truth

THE Chief Minister has agreed to the call for an inquiry by the former Commissioner for Police Ian McGrail who claimed it was in the public interest.

Mask rebels will get £100 fines as Gibraltar stays in relaxed lockdown

CHIEF Minister Fabian Picardo confirmed today that Phase 6 restrictions would continue 'for the moment' as mask fines were brought in.

Multiple hotel staff test positive for COVID-19 in Spain’s Mallorca after having ‘close contact’ with guests – but bosses...

The Ministry of Health revealed that an outbreak had been detected among staff working at the Iberostar Club Cala Barca in Santanyi