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Surf’s Up! Beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca South to be made an official surfing zone

ORIHUELA COSTA councillors approved the modification of one of its local beaches yesterday, meaning that surfing will be allowed under certain weather conditions. Luisa Boné,...

Man who had illegal store of tobacco fined £118,000 in Gibraltar

A GIBRALTAR court has slapped a £118,000 fine on a man who had stored nearly 4,000 cartons of tobacco intended for smuggling.

Thug runs over elderly woman with car in brutal robbery in Spain’s Mallorca

Policia Nacional say the 80-year-old woman had caught the 40-year-old detainee trying to open up her car boot in Palma's Son Ferriol district

Spain revealed as one of the costliest places to run electric cars, but UK only slightly cheaper

AN ENERGY broker has revealed that Spain is one of the most expensive countries in Europe to charge and run an electric car. Using data...

With racial and homophobic attacks on the rise, new study reveals those most likely to commit hate crimes

A STUDY carried out by the National Institution of Prisons has for the first time pieced together a detailed profile of those most likely...

Experts in Spain’s Malaga warn of intense spring for hay fever sufferers

HAY FEVER sufferers in Malaga are set to suffer an intense pollen season this year, experts say. Despite the use of masks, experts have warned...

PENCIL IT IN: Spain publishes COVID vaccination calendar for each age group

All residents who are registered with the public Health service should be clearly notified with a date, time and place to receive their jab.

Benidorm and Costa Blanca hotels want COVID tests for Spanish tourists to reduce infection risks

HOTELIERS on the Costa Blanca have called for COVID-19 tests to be carried out on people coming into the region from some parts of...

APRIL SHOWERS: Half the month’s rainfall due in Spain’s Malaga between today and Friday

ABUNDANT rain is expected in Malaga over the next few days. According to the director the AEMET Meteorological Centre in Malaga, Jose Maria Sanchez-Laulhe, ‘half...

Spanish PM unveils “the most ambitious and transcendental plan in the economic history of Spain”

SPAIN'S Prime Minister has outlined his Recovery and Resilience plan for the nation aiming to revive and modernise its economy using €72 billion in...

LISTED: All 23 bars involved as tapas festival returns this weekend on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA will be staging the region’s first tapas festival in a year over the next two weekends. The sixth “Let’s Go For Tapas” event sees...

EXPLAINED: What Spain’s new population stats tell us about British expat residents

NEW data revealing a boom in the number of British nationals registering as residents in Spain has been published by the Spanish government. And the...

COVID-19 cases produce a modest underlying rise as Easter ‘effect’ is monitored in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of...

83 new coronavirus infections have been reported in Valencian Community today(April 13) according to the regional health ministry. It's 40 more than a week ago...

Spain’s COVID-19 vaccination plans suffer a setback with a delay in single-dose Johnson & Johnson inoculations

THE Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine will not start its Spanish and European distribution tomorrow(April 14). That's after six rare blood clot cases were found...

Gibraltar smuggling network with links to latest Canary Island migrant deaths dismantled

A CRIMINAL gang spread across the Gibraltar region has been dismantled by police and charged for the death of four migrants off the Canary...

Stats reveal expat boom in Spain as Brits rushed to meet Brexit deadline

BRITISH expats legalising their situation in Spain ahead of Brexit have helped the country to reach a record number of foreign residents. As of December...

Andalucia health minister urges people in Spain to stay positive saying ‘fourth wave of Covid-19 should be last’

The Minister of Health and Families has said he is ‘very optimistic’ that the fourth wave of COVID ‘should be the last’.  Jesús Aguirre shared...

Improvements to drinking water to cost €120,000 in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE OLD drinking water network in the popular La Zenia neighbourhood of Orihuela Costa is to be renovated. Orihuela City Council received a grant from...

Spain’s ‘Zombie Car’ situation rises as study reveals 8% of cars circulate illegally

SPAIN's ever growing problem with so called 'zombie cars' has reached a 10 year high as COVID-19 adds to motoring's greatest pandemic. Zombie cars is...

Young British expat dies as his car spins through the air on a Costa Blanca motorway in Spain

A British man died in a horrific car accident at the entrance to the Pilar de la Horadada tunnel on the AP-7 motorway. The 24-year-old...

Why Tuesday 13 is a day of bad luck and misfortune in Spain

The myth of Tuesday the 13th haunts Spaniards just as Friday the 13th looms over the rest of us

SORRY, WE’RE CLOSED: Coronavirus spells the end of historic restaurants in Barcelona

FOUR historic restaurants in Barcelona city have been the latest high-profile victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Cal Pinxo was a hugely popular seafood eatery in...

Balearic Islands want to enforce 10pm curfew after Spain’s state of alarm ends in May

President Francina Armengol said she didn't just want to 'avoid coronavirus infections and deaths' by enforcing the curfew, but to also 'guarantee the summer tourist season'

30-year-old teacher in Spain dies of blood clot within days of receiving AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

THE Toledo University Hospital Complex has reported this Monday night the death of a patient due to an alleged adverse reaction caused by the...

Businesses need rent discounts until June, says Gibraltar business group

THE Chamber of Commerce has disagreed with the government’s decision to stop BEAT COVID rental discounts for businesses early..

Government of Spain’s Balearic Islands block anti-corruption investigation into vaccination of senior officials

An investigation had been opened over the controversial claim that six officials in Mallorca were among the first be vaccinated in the region

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