Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Five Guardia Civil officers jailed in Spain for tobacco smuggling through Gibraltar

The arrest of these Guardia Civil agents marks the second from the Spanish institution in less than a month

BREXIT UPDATE: Spain offers further assurances to British expats after meeting with campaigners

The Spanish Foreign Ministry, the Interior Ministry and Presidencia met with representatives from EuroCitizens on February 6

WANTED BRIT: Liverpudlian gangster who ‘dealt AK-47s and cocaine’ spotted roaming southern Spain in luxury Audi

The UK based Cullen gang was heavily armed, with access to a fully working AK47 assault rifle, a pump action shotgun and handguns

WATCH: Dad in Spain pulls live parasite from daughter’s ‘cooked’ Mercadona fish forcing supermarket to defend seafood

If the parasite is ingested by humans it can cause vomiting, nausea and violent abdominal pain

Caught live: Massive winner from UK’s most relevant band of the last few decades

DARK, sinister and brooding. And as subversive, as ever. The first Massive Attack shows in Spain for years found the British ‘trip hop’ collective in...

Costa del Sol police arrest young mum for trying to throw daughter, three, out of 10th floor apartment window

Police said the house was littered with feces and rubbish, and they found a dog locked in a cage with its own feces

TRAGIC APPEAL: British expat dad ‘drops dead’ at 39 leaving fiance and two children in desperate need on Spain’s...

Matt Bennett collapsed on Saturday from suspected heart failure at the home in Mijas Costa and did not recover

WATCH: Colombian trafficker says corrupt cops on Costa del Sol keep 30% of smuggled drugs for themselves

https://www.facebook.com/1537600309642149/videos/326786284630114/?v=326786284630114 A Colombian cocaine trafficker from Malaga has told Telecinco that corrupt police officers, security or dock workers keep ‘between...

P**S TAKER: You can now pee in Donald Trump’s mouth thanks to expat bar owner in Spain

A RECENT upgrade at an expat's bar in Spain will have certain heads shaking this year.  Queenz bar, in Sitges, has installed open-mouth urinals, with...

Irish dog walker stumbles upon dead dolphin washed up on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The dolphin is believed to have been taken away by experts early this morning

British expat and Windrush pensioner turning 90 in southern Spain fears being deported back to Caribbean in a no-deal...

Former black cab driver, Basil Moonilall, 89, relies heavily on Spain’s healthcare system after having a throat tumour removed

Spanish navy boat with guns manned in war games with British off Gibraltar for second time in fortnight

Earlier this month, another Spanish warship encroached into British waters off Gibraltar, playing the national of Spain

RESIGNED: Manilva’s first British councillor leaves party urging Spain to ‘respect’ foreign voters

MANILVA’s sole British councillor has left his party, saying that Spain needs to pay more respect to the ‘foreign vote’.

11 new villages make it onto Spain’s ‘most beautiful’ list

ATTENTION all Instagram addicts! A further 11 new villages have been added to the list of the most beautiful in Spain. The list is created by...

FAB FRESCOS: Spain has some of the best, but how many do you recognise?

FROM cave paintings to church frescos to modern murals of epic scale, countless artists have left their brush marks on Spanish architecture down the...

How British expat miners and a dozen chickens lead to Spain’s great love affair with football

Jack Gaioni uncovers the more absurd origins of the beautiful game

BREAKING: British airline goes into administration with ALL flights to Europe cancelled, cites Brexit as major factor

BRITISH airline Flybmi has gone into administration and all  its flights are cancelled from today. The firm, based in the Midlands in the UK, employs...

Benabola Hotel in Marbella gets a revamped roof terrace ready for the summer season

Known as the Sky Lounge, the stunning cocktail terrace has one of the best views on the Costa del Sol, particularly at sunset

EXPANSION: Pole position as long-running expat agent opens fifth office in central Marbella

Kristina Szekely Sotheby's International Realty already has offices in Puerto Banus, Sotogrande, Gibraltar and Sevilla

The Cat’s Whiskers: Is Sierra de Gata Spain’s most delightful region?

As the tiny village of Robledillo de Gata is singled out alongside Carmona and Vejer as Spain’s best rural retreat, Jon Clarke extols the delights of a week in the little-known Sierra de Gata

WATCH: Dramatic six-car pile-up blocks Marbella tunnel as Guardia Civil on scene

Images show traffic driving slowly on the road through the tunnel, while police and ambulance crews attend the scene

Mallorca finca featured in New York Times

A STUNNING Mallorca finca has been splashed across the pages of the New York Times. The rustic 14th-century farm property set on 60 acres just...

Max Beach in Mijas taken over by Costa del Sol restaurant owners Metro Group

All-in-all, the updated venue now boasts a sushi bar, 25-metre pool, a cocktail bar and large terraces with plenty of sunbeds

Franco’s body WILL be dug up just hours after Spain’s Pedro Sanchez calls snap general election

Sanchez has said he wants to proceed immediately with digging up the former dictator, and wants to complete the plan before summer

COSTA DEL VIENTO: Five cultural insights into the winds in Andalucia

A YELLOW weather warning will hit the Costa del Sol tonight (Friday) until the early hours of Sunday morning.
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