Tuesday, September 17, 2019

XMAS BUST: Police in two sleepy Andalucia towns arrest 4 as 1000 cannabis plants and six cars seized this...

HUGE HAUL: The hashish and cannabis seized by police is part of a record year for the war on drugs

GOING OFF: Spanish activists blast British government for docking nuclear submarine in Gibraltar and ‘putting Andalucia at risk of...

SPANISH activists have demanded the UK government stop docking nuclear submarines in Gibraltar.  Ecologistas en Accion blasted the British Navy following the arrival of the...

Marbella set to boom again this summer

Marbella resident of three decades Giles Brown on the reasons why the town is set to boom again this summer

What NOT to do at your office Christmas party in Spain

As the work Christmas party season is upon us, Giles Brown looks back at some of his most (unfortunately) memorable bashes

Three-year-old dies after being hit by car in Marbella

A THREE-year-old has died after being hit by a car in Marbella.  The toddler was struck down in San Pedro de Alcantara, according to the...

Residents feel shaking as FOUR earthquakes rock Malaga

Although only measuring between 1.7 and 2.1 on the Richter scale, residents felt shaking due to the epicenter being close to the surface

King Felipe of Spain’s yacht holds on to top spot in Copa del Rey MAPFRE

Rats on Fire wins on day two of Palma sailing regatta

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

Who wouldn’t want to buy in Sotogrande when it’s half the price of Marbella?

FEW people know Sotogrande better. Consuelo Silva has been helping people find the right properties in Sotogrande for 20 years. And she still thinks it is...

WHATS THE POINT? Looking back at some of the worst inventions to go public

As the New Year begins, we look back at some of the worst inventions from Microsoft paper clips to the Segway

WATCH: Shocking video footage of Doñana National Park in the aftermath of Huelva fires

Rows and rows of trees in the UNESCO-protected Doñana National Park can be seen burnt out

Flood advice: How to claim on insurance following Costa del Sol deluge

Many affected people are now looking to make an insurance claim

Tax office investigate ex-IMF chief Rodrigo Rato’s companies in Sotogrande and the UK

Rato is suspected of trying to lift embargoes on goods through a complex corporate network of companies

Sculptor behind questionable Cristiano Ronaldo statue defends work, says it is a ‘matter of taste’

Artist Emanuel Santos said the bust was not 'as simple as it seems' to create

Bomb threat in Madrid declared false alarm as workers told they can return to work

SOME 2,000 workers have been told they can return to work following an alleged bomb threat on a skyscraper in Madrid.  According to ABC, the...

WATCH: Police intercept WHEELCHAIR user filmed driving on motorway on Spain’s Costa del Sol – but let him off...

The unnamed wheelchair user was seen driving on the busy motorway in the Mijas area

Celine Dion biopic will film on Costa del Sol THIS SUMMER

The story begins with the birth of Celine Marie Claudette Dion in Quebec in 1968, and chronicles the singer’s rise to fame as a teenager

Mercadona refuses to review security measures on Spain’s Costa del Sol after string of British expats robbed in its...

Despite the complaints, a spokesman for Mercadona insisted that current measures were sufficient

Politicians call for rent controls in Barcelona and Madrid

Average rents are forecast to rise by 10% in Madrid and 5% in Barcelona this year

Spanish government rebate drives car sales

More Spaniards are buying new cars this year thanks to subsidy scheme

Company in Spain blasted for offering ‘coffin’ capsules for low-income workers to live in from €200 per month

A SPANISH company has been met with uproar after it revealed plans to rent out tiny pods to low-income workers for as little as...

BREAKING: Two armed men enter Barcelona restaurant after ‘fatalities’ and dozens injured in ‘likely terrorist attack, say police

TWO armed men have stormed a restaurant in Barcelona after a van ploughed through crowds in the popular Las Ramblas area caused 'fatalities', according...

Police in La Linea strike over wages

The Police union SPPL are at loggerheads with mayor Juan Franco for not paying officers what ‘they were promised’

Expat mother sets up Childline Andalucia

Tracey-Leigh Bennett sets up Christmas appeal to help troubled children and teens get through the festive period… and beyond

Paris Hilton heading to Palma for celebrity DJ set

Socialite and businesswoman to hit the decks at Tito's on July 24
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