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LATEST: Sulphur dioxide cloud from La Palma to hit mainland Spain as volcano enters more explosive phase

A CLOUD of sulphur dioxide from the La Palma volcano is expected to hit mainland Spain on Thursday and may fall in the form...

EXCLUSIVE: Brit ex-footballer admitted for gallstone op but loses right leg at scandal-hit hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A BRITISH EXPAT went into Torrevieja Hospital for routine gallstone treatment, and came out minus his right leg. James survived the experience, but must suffer...

Spain property sales boom to levels not seen since before bubble burst in 2008

SPAIN registered the highest number of house sales in over 13 years for the month of July, according to data published on Wednesday. More than...

No jab no entry: Spain’s Valencia region considers COVID-19 passports to enter bars and nightclubs

If you're not jabbed, you're not coming in. That could soon be the reality at late night bars and nightclubs across the Valencia region, writes Rob Kiteley.

Police investigate ‘disturbing’ disappearance of 15-year-old British girl in Spain’s Mallorca

A SEARCH is underway in Mallorca for a 15-year-old British girl who lives with her family in Palma and has gone missing. The teenager, Emina Ilora...

10 of the most beautiful walled towns and cities to visit in Spain

Throughout the centuries, medieval walls have served as defence barriers and examples of historically significant architecture with some still encompassing thriving communities today

Amateur artist inspired by beauty of Spain’s Costa Blanca sells painting at London’s Royal Academy for £900

A PAINTING of a friend’s house in Moraira was selected to feature in the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition in London earlier this year. The painting,...

Cars swept away in flashfloods as Spain’s Balearic Islands battered by storms

STORMS are continuing to batter the Balearics with severe flooding destroying homes, businesses and roads.  The worst hit are Menorca and Mallorca, which remains on orange...

Troll campaign on Amazon aims to stifle sales of a new book on the Madeleine McCann case

Anti-McCann lobby launch evil attack on well-researched book My Search for Madeleine

IN PICS: Discover ‘bonkers’ new Crazy Golf course just opened on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A FABULOUS new crazy golf course includes a toilet to circumnavigate. The ingenious hole sits alongside other holes with gnomes, the Rock of Gibraltar and...

EU to fund €3m eco tourism projects for region popular with expats on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA COSTA is to reap the benefit of Spain’s EU membership by taking advantage of a €3m fund for sustainable tourism in the area. European...

Eruption of volcano on La Palma in Spain’s Canary Islands could continue until Christmas, experts predict

THE volcanic eruption that began on La Palma on Sunday could last for up to three months, according to predictions by volcanology experts. A report...

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...

‘It’s terrifying, tragic… and the greatest show on earth’: La Palma tour guide describes volcano eruption in Spain’s Canary...

ALMOST every day for the 12 years since he has worked as a tour guide on the beautiful lush island of La Palma, in...

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,...

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EXPLAINER: What happens when lava flow from La Palma volcano in Spain’s Canary Islands reaches the sea?

SINCE September 19 when the Cumbre Vieja volcano suddenly burst into life spewing molten lava and explosive gases high into the air, a lava...

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