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Shaggy dog tales from the Adana shelter in Andalucia

WHEN people discover you are an ADANA volunteer, there are phrases that you should expect:  “That’s AMAZING!”  Quite right! Best day of the week!  “I couldn’t do...

An introduction to Spanish Compliant Investing

Meet the Experts from Prudential International and Chorus Financial Save the date! On Monday 10th of October, Chorus Financial have the pleasure of welcoming one of...

EYE ON IBIZA 2022: Where to stay and where to eat on the Spanish island

MINIMUM spend lunches at €250-a-head, €700-a-week hire cars, Michael Gove on the dancefloor. Yikes! Is it any wonder Ibiza’s been a little quieter this...

GBP/EUR exchange rate crashes as UK mini-budget triggers run on the pound

AFTER stumbling through the second half of September, the pound euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate then collapsed at the end of the month following the...

Guardia Civil agents injured while catching hash smugglers in Gibraltar Campo city

TWO Guardia Civil officers were seriously injured while chasing a van loaded with hashish that was trying to escape from Getares beach in Algeciras. Police...

Partido Popular of Marbella will ask the Spanish government to declare Marbella’s promenade a ‘space of public interest’ in...

MARBELLA’S governing Partido Popular (PP) has called an urgent council meeting to demand the city’s paseo maritimo (promenade) be declared a ‘space of public...

UK Gambling Commission fines Gibraltar-based Betfred nearly £3 million for not checking on hooked gamblers

THE UK’s Gambling Commission has fined Gibraltar-based online betting company Betfred £2.87 million for failures of its subsidiary Petfre. According to the Commission, it failed...

Gibraltar port gives owners May 30 ultimatum to remove oil-polluting ship from its coastal grave

THE OS 35 shipwreck must be fully removed from its location 700m off Catalan Bay by May 30 next year, the Captain of Gibraltar...

Ryanair has announced that it will operate 17% more flights to Malaga this winter

Ryanair has announced that it will boost by 17% the number of flights scheduled from Malaga this winter. It is expected that more than two...

Father of next Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni was jailed for 9 years in Spain for trafficking 1,500 kilos...

FRANCESCO Meloni, father of far right Italian politician and winner of the recent general election Giorgia Meloni, was once jailed for what was at...

British man extradited from Spain to face far-right terror charges

A British man arrested in Spain and charged with terrorism offences will face court today (September 30).   Kristofer Thomas Kearney, who had been based in...

PREHISTORIC SPAIN: Late Neolithic site discovered in Malaga’s Alhaurin de la Torre

AN excavation has uncovered what could be the oldest open-air site of the late Neolithic in the Bay of Malaga. As reported by the city...

First snowfall of the season in Spain’s Sierra Nevada

THE Sierra Nevada ski station in Granada, southern Spain, has recorded its first snowfall of the season. With two months to go before the official...

EXPOSED: Man accused of stealing €80,000 of holiday items from bride and 12 British hens in Marbella is a...

A WELL known Cuban criminal is believed to be behind the burglary of a Spanish holiday Airbnb that left a British bride and her...

Spain’s oldest man dies in León senior home at the age of 110

Spain’s oldest man, Antonio Alvarado, has just died at the age of 110 years old. According to Spanish news agency EFE, he passed away...

Madrid event with dwarf bullfighters cancelled after just 37 tickets are sold

For many Spaniards and foreigners alike, the mere idea of a bullfight in the 21st century is offensive enough. But one featuring bullfighting clowns...

Explainer: The Spanish government’s latest tax plans

With regional elections approaching, governments in Spain’s autonomous regions have recently been announcing tax cuts, mostly for the wealthy and some for lower-income households....

Gibraltar government slams military for closing down the airfield at short notice, diverting flights

THE Gibraltar Government has said it is ‘unacceptable’ that the Ministry of Defence has closed down Gibraltar Airport on Thursday afternoon, forcing flights to...

Malaga council to ban popular tourist activity from beaches

Tourists will soon be fined from jumping into the sea off rocks along a popular stretch of coast in Spain.  Malaga council will introduce the...

Sewage plant could be back on track after Gibraltar government restarts bidding process

GIBRALTAR has been forced to restart the bidding process for the much delayed sewage plant after the company it was dealing with last time...

Guardia Civil officers shocked after a man accused of exhibitionism decided to attend a trial completely naked in Valencia 

A MAN due to stand trial for ‘exhibitionism’ was turned away from court when he arrived totally naked. Alejandro Colomar, 29, was due to appeal...

Divers are removing more ‘oil pockets’ from the stricken ship off the Gibraltar coast as cleaning continues

DIVERS have found and are trying to remove ‘oil pockets trapped within the frame of the hull’ that could still be leaking into the...

Caves of Nerja in Spain’s Malaga named ‘Tourism Ambassador 2022’ on World Tourism Day

THE famous Caves of Nerja (Cuevas de Nerja) are without doubt, a tourist emblem of the municipality and the entire province of Malaga and...

Third earthquake to rumble Spain’s Malaga since Monday

SPAIN’s National Geographic Institute (IGN) has registered an earthquake with a magnitude 2.8 yesterday morning, September 28, with its epicentre in the Malaga town...

Gibraltar authorities auction former Russian yacht for cut-price £35 million after March seizure

A MYSTERY buyer has paid the Gibraltar Admiralty £35 million (US$ 37.5 million) for the ‘My Axioma’ luxury yacht formerly owned by a Russian...

16 arrested in Madrid accused of running a chop shop that stole luxury vehicles and sold parts all over...

The gang specialised in motorcycles and was offering more than 500 products online with a market value in excess of €300,000 Spain’s Civil Guard and...

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