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EasyJet to expand its base in Spain’s Malaga with two new aircraft and 60 new jobs

THE British low-cost carrier has announced that it will add two A320 aircraft next summer to the recently created seasonal base in the capital...

Fire in Mijas, a week after devastating Sierra Bermeja fire, causes alarm on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A FIRE in the Cerro del Mesto area of Mijas (Malaga) has been brought under control. The fire, which broke out just a week after...

Who are the happiest people in Spain? Survey finds those that use umbrellas tend to be under the weather

It comes as no surprise to those of us who moved here from the colder climes of northern Europe that the Spanish regions that...

WATCH: New video shows off area popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca at its best

SAN FULGENCIO City Council has released a new promotional video on social media to encourage tourism in the municipality. The area covers La Marina Urbanisation,...

Man arrested after crashing stolen car during high-speed chase on Costa del Sol

ONE man was arrested after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen car through Estepona. The 27-year-old Spaniard was cuffed after he attempted...

Holidays in Spain: staycation camping hits fever pitch on Costa del Sol

A STAYCATION surge in the popularity of camping this summer saw 17,000 camping pitches and 3,500 bungalows fully booked for the months of July...

Feeling flush: Britain’s richest plumber sells firm for £110m to live life of luxury in Spain

PLUMBING tycoon Charlie Mullins has sold the plumbing business he founded 42 years ago for £110m.  Mullins, who lives in Mijas on the Costa del...

BREXIT SURVEY: What are the issues that most affect Brits in Spain? 

THE British Embassy in Madrid wants to understand more about the key issues affecting Brits living in Spain since the UK’s withdrawal from the...

Torrential rain causes severe flooding in Spain’s Mallorca

A STORM has already caused severe flooding, particularly in the North of the island, and cut-off roads.  Fire crews, police and volunteers have been working...

Thank you for the music: Marbella’s Collegium Musicum Annemarie Philipps dies aged 73

CONDUCTOR Annemarie Philipps, who ruled over the amateur classical music scene on the Costa del Sol, has died aged 73.  Philipps passed away in Marbella,...

Massive police bust leads to more than 100 arrests for mafia money laundering in Spain

A GROUP of 106 people have been arrested in a joint operation between Spanish and Italian police for allegedly laundering millions for mafia gangs.  Spanish...

FROM THE AIR: Latest extraordinary images of volcano eruption on the Canary Island of La Palma in Spain

THE volcanic eruption that began on Sunday has so far destroyed more than 100 homes on the island of La Palma and forced thousands...

Being vegan in Spain: How easy is it?

Katherine Brook looks takes a look at the vegan offerings available in Spain, sharing some of the best-kept secrets of the Costa del Sol.

The Sierra Bermeja fire will ‘seriously’ increase possibility of flooding in Spain’s Estepona, expert warns

THE Sierra Bermeja fire, which raged through almost 10,000 hectares of land and claimed the life of an Infoca firefighter, will ‘seriously’ increase the...

Eruption of new volcano mouth forces further evacuations in Spain’s La Palma

A NEW volcano mouth has opened and forced further evacuations as lava engulfs hundreds of houses on its way to the sea. Residents and tourists...

Mind your mouth! Spain found to be fifth most sweary language in the world

SPAIN is officially a nation of potty mouths, with Spaniards using over 2million swear words online each year, according to new research. From furious four-letter...

EXPLAINER: Everything we know about volcano eruption on the Canary Island of La Palma in Spain

A VOLCANO located in La Cumbre Vieja national park in the south of La Palma island began to erupt at around 3pm on Sunday...

ANALYSIS: Could eruption of La Palma volcano in Spain’s Canary Islands trigger a tsunami?

The eruption of a voclano on the Canary Island of La Palma resurrects the "mega-tsunami" theory, but is it possible? Rob Kiteley takes a...

Ikea opening new store in southern Spain  – here’s where and when it launches

A NEW Ikea store is set to open in Marbella later this year following a major investment. The shop will open in La Cañada shopping...

Experts hail biggest improvement in treatment against breast cancer in years thanks to ‘Trojan horse’ drug

EXPERTS have hailed a ‘Trojan horse’ drug that helps to trick cancer cells and slow down the advance of breast cancer in over 75%...

Storm warnings issued for Spain’s Balearic Islands as ‘gota fria’ hits

STORMS are set to hit the Balearic Islands on Monday with alerts issued for electric storms and torrential rain over the next few days.  The...

Scaremongering! Spanish Wealth Tax – your Pensions & Investments.

by Sam Kelly DipPFS, EFA, BA (Hons), Managing Partner, Chorus Financial. Without fail, every time there’s a new piece of legislation or an update that may affect...

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