Friday, February 26, 2021

British man awarded €150,000 in 15 YEAR legal battle after his dream home on Spain’s Costa del Sol was...

A BRITISH man has been awarded more than €150,000 after his off-plan dream home on the Costa del Sol was abandoned by developers.  A Madrid...

Mass exodus of British expats from Spain heading home for Olympics

Approximately one in five British expats living in Spain will return to the UK for the London Games - significantly more than in any other country

PJ, Radiohead and LCD to Barcelona’s Primavera Sound

PJ Harvey, Suede, Radiohead and Last Shadow Puppets to top Barcelona festival

21-year-old man with leukemia becomes youngest coronavirus death in Spain’s Malaga

A 21-YEAR-OLD man has become the youngest fatality due to coronavirus in Malaga.

HUSH HUSH: Spanish Government continues communications crackdown in Catalonia

POLICE from Spain's Civil Guard have occupied the Centro de Telecomunicaciones y Tecnologias de la Información (CTTI) in Barcelona in an attempt to shut...

Rotting human head found in box by friend leads to woman’s arrest

Tests are now being carried out to determine whether the head belongs to the missing person.

Spanish singer Isabel Pantoja released from Sevilla prison for four days

The former partner of ex-Marbella mayor Julian Munoz, Pantoja is a quarter of the way through a two year prison sentence for money laundering

77% of all Spanish houses buy ElPozo meat products as company named 2nd best-loved brand in Spain after Coca...

MURCIA region-based meat producer, El Pozo, is the second-most bought grocery brand in Spain, after the international soft drinks manufacturer, Coca Cola.

Spanish mermaid academy makes a splash!

Spanish academy lures hundreds of would-be mermaids from all over the world

BREAKING: Aircraft and firemen tackle huge Ronda blaze

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a huge blaze that has erupted in Ronda. The flames on the edge of the Sierra de las Nieves natural park is...

Brits returning to England ‘will pay £1,500 per person to quarantine in hotels’ as part of new COVID-19 strategy

ENGLAND is expected to announce that travellers returning from abroad will have to quarantine in hotels in a bid to stave off...

‘IT’S MASS SUICIDE’: Spain’s British expats react to Tories’ biggest election majority since Thatcher with crushing defeat for Labour

Sue Wilson, chair of the Bremain in Spain group said: “Shocking exit poll results. What has the British public done? Its mass suicide”

Tolo Cursach witness claims police offered her bribe to leave Spain

One officer was verbally threatening, claims protected witness

Last British member of the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigade dies aged 98

Seaman Stan Hilton jumped ship in Alicante to fight for British Battalion

Spain on target to develop coronavirus vaccination ‘sooner than expected’

Sanchez highlighted that one of the greatest resources Spain has to combat COVID-19 is its scientific and research community.

Big pharma’s Pfizer ‘concealed for years’ that one of its drugs could help fight against Alzheimer’s

Pfizer argues it didn’t believe the evidence was strong enough to launch a clinical trial

CHRISTMAS TRAGEDY: Drug driver mows down and kills woman, 79, before fleeing on foot in Spain

AN elderly woman has been struck down and killed by a drug driver just two days before Christmas.  The 79-year-old was mowed down just after...

Ryanair is changing its cabin bag policy AGAIN

RYANAIR is changing its cabin luggage policy for the second time this year, and it could leave you £8 (€9) worse off. Currently, only priority...

Outrage after Spain given ‘effective veto over future of Gibraltar’ in EU Brexit plans

Gibraltar has been a British Overseas Territory since 1713 and is home to 30,000 residents

WATCH: Moment ‘drunk’ Irish couple dragged off flight from southern Spain to Dublin

THIS is the moment a 'drunk' Irish couple were kicked off a flight from southern Spain to Dublin.  The FR7063 flight from Alicante to Dublin...

Lady Gaga looking to buy Marbella mansion with sea views

The international pop star fell in love with the town during her recent holiday

Sniffer dog leads police to secret false floor in boot of car as two Brits arrested on drug charges...

IT WAS like a Q Branch gadget from a James Bond film. But far from fighting evil villains,...

As the Mallorca sailing season begins to draw to a close Hamish Goddard looks at charter season bargains

Olive Press's nautical expert gets behind the wheel for Russell Stevens Memorial Car Show

7 GOOD things the British have contributed to Spain

While we do we have many a moron - as does every country - Spain knows that we, too, have something to offer

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Dumb thieves travel 400 kilometres to break Benidorm curfew and are identified after supermarket robberies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THREE young robbers travelled over 400 kilometres from Zaragoza to Benidorm to break into a couple of supermarkets by smashing the windows...