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Another lorry crash at La Cala de Mijas blackspot on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A TRUCK came off the A7 onto the beach of La Cala de Mijas on Monday morning. A picture shows the lorry's cargo overturned and...

Nazi and Franco medals owned by deceased German expat on Spain’s Costa Blanca to be auctioned-off

A German woman has pumped in over €1.6 million into Valencian coffers because she never made a will and had no remaining family members. The...

RavioXo: World’s best chef Dabiz Muñoz opens new restaurant showcasing pasta dishes in Madrid 

MADRID will see the opening of a new pasta restaurant RavioXO on Monday, the latest offering from the ‘enfant terrible’ of Spain’s culinary world,...

Teacher chases and videos thief who stole mobile phone from elderly woman on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A teacher in charge of a school trip to Sant Joan d'Alacant chased a thief and recorded him on video at the same time. The...

Anabolic steroid gang imported drugs to sell in gyms and stores across Spain’s Costa Blanca

THOUSANDS of doses of illegally-imported anabolic steroids have been seized in Policia Nacional raids across the Valencian Community. 16 people have been arrested for running...

Businesses will get public money to introduce four-day working week in Spain’s Valencia region

GRANTS of up to €200,000 per company will be offered as an incentive for Valencian Community businesses to move some of their staff onto...

Spain’s Costa del Sol seeks to become a five-star destination with opening of several luxury hotels this summer

THE Costa del Sol is heading towards becoming a five-star destination with the opening of several top-end projects. The tourism sector is recovering from the...

King Juan Carlos set to return to Spain for first visit since self-imposed exile two years ago

SPAIN'S ex-King Juan Carlos will return to his former realm this weekend for the first visit since he fled into self-imposed exile in Abu...

One dead and three injured in an alleged intentional hit-and-run outside nightclub in Spain’s Malaga

A MAN is wanted in connection to an alleged intentional hit-and-run which has killed one man and seriously injured three others. A 23-year-old man has...

WATCH: Spectacular fireball ‘as bright as a full moon’ streak across Andalucian skies

A SPECTACULAR fireball, as bright as the full moon, crossed the skies over Andalucia yesterday, Sunday, May 15. According to the astrophysicist Jose Maria Madiedo,...

New hotel deal confirmed on site of failed BBC soap Eldorado on Spain’s Costa del Sol

IT was the TV deal that producers had golden hopes for, but after just a year and two series Eldorado turned to lead. The BBC...

Sudden arrival: Woman gives birth in Gran Canaria pharmacy after waters broke in the street

A WOMAN has given birth in a pharmacy on the Spanish island of Gran Canaria after her waters broke in the street. Anna Maria Lodoño...

Woman arrested in Ibiza over threatening diners with a knife at Burger King restaurant

A WOMAN has been arrested for threatening diners with a knife in a Burger King restaurant on the Spanish island of Ibiza. The incident took...

Pill-popping nation: Spain tops anxiety medicine use in global ranking

SPAIN consumes more medication to treat anxiety than any other country in the world.  The greatest amount of benzodiazepines, a drug used to help anxiety...

Spain ends Eurovision shame as Chanel comes in third behind Ukraine and UK

SPAIN has broken its tragic record as a Eurovision failure and come in third after a raunchy performance by Chanel with the reggaeton hit...

Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Museum in Spain’s Benalmadena reopens after 2-year closure due to pandemic

THE Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Art Museum, located in Benalmadena Pueblo, has reopened its doors this month after being closed for two years due to...

Mayor prepares crackdown on noisy stag and hen parties in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE mayor of Malaga Francisco de la Torre has called for a crackdown on stag and hen parties.  It follows an increase in complaints from...

Hundreds run against ‘fake news’ on World Press Freedom Day in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ALMOST 800 people took part in Malaga’s World Press Freedom day run on Sunday May 8. It was the fifth time the race has taken...

Spanish cyclist dies during Moroccan endurance race across Sahara Desert

A SPANISH cyclist died on May 10 competing in a Moroccan desert endurance race. Ernesto Escolano, 50, was taken to Mohammed VI University Hospital in...

Soggy days: Valencia just experienced the rainiest spring on record

VALENCIA has recorded its wettest Spring on record. Some municipalities in the region have registered up to 37 days of rain so far.. Even if not...

Kebab shop workers arrested after sexual assault on teenage girl in Malaga on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TWO workers in a Malaga kebab restaurant have been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl in the bathroom of their premises. According to reports...

Carmen Thyssen Museum in Spain’s Malaga will celebrate International Museum Day with an open day and free guided tours

THE Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga will be one of the many places in the world that will join the celebration of International Museum Day...

Everything you need to know about Chanel and Spain’s chance at Eurovision glory

Could this be the year Spain wins Eurovision for only the third time since the contest began? Spain's fate rests with Chanel, a 31-year-old...

Valencia street to be renamed to honour cartoonist killed by Franco during Spain’s dictatorship 

VALENCIA city is to name a street after famous cartoon artist Carlos Gomez Carrera, also known as ´Bluff´, who was shot after lampooning fascist...

‘Steadfast’: Gibraltar Chief Minister meets Liz Truss to discuss post-Brexit issues at border with Spain

CHIEF Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo has met with UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to discuss the ongoing issues at the border with Spain...

Anger mounts over driving licence debacle for Brits in Spain post Brexit

HUNDREDS, possibly even thousands, of British expats have been left unable to drive legally in Spain after the failure to strike a bilateral deal.And...

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