Sunday, April 11, 2021


BREAKING: UK set to lift quarantine restrictions from July 6, Spain one of the countries included

THE UK is set to lift its quarantine restrictions from July 6, ministers have said.

Two hunters convicted of shooting protected wolf in Spain in landmark case

TWO hunters have been convicted for the shooting of an Iberian wolf back in 2015. The shooting took place on November 29 in the town...

Plant workers arrested in Andalucia after trying to save cocaine sent for destruction

TWO cement plant workers have been arrested after the Guardia Civil found they tried to hoard cocaine meant for destruction.  Last Friday agents transported the...

REVEALED: The hotels staying open to house tourists unable to get home due to coronavirus on Spain’s Costa del...

SPAIN has announced that hotels across the country will remain open to house trapped tourists who are unable to get home.  It comes after all...

WATCH: Police in Spain ‘fire rubber bullets’ at Scottish football fans after Benidorm bar ‘torched’ and man arrested for...

It also emerged on Wednesday that there would not be a fan zone for the roughly 10,000 football fans journeying from Scotland to Spain

Costa timeshare crook to invest in Hull KR rugby club

Tony Larvin was jailed in Spain after conning holidaymakers out of millions

Good news and bureaucracy in Mallorca

Luckily Anton (my son) was fine and didn’t have any serious COVID symptoms. He has however developed COVID Toe, seriously it’s a thing, but...

SAVING THEIR BACON: Second pig in two months runs from slaughter and into Brit-run Costa Blanca animal shelter

THIS is the second pig to have trotted into a British-run rescue centre on the Costa Blanca. The Olive Press reported last month how 'Rupert'...

Sotogrande killer found dead in cell

The man arrested for murdering his partner and their child in a Sotogrande home was found dead today

Malaga Council accused of falsifying hospital statistics

Benalmadena Hospital claims to be carrying out 2,000 more operations than three years ago

Police in Spain detain gang accused of financing Al-Qaeda terrorism in Syria

The Europol assisted operation involved more than 350 agents who raided 14 homes and businesses across Spain

Benidorm-based holiday accommodation groups slam high cost of PCR tests for foreigners coming to Spain’s Costa Blanca

COSTA BLANCA hoteliers and holiday accommodation owners say that a new rule for most international travellers arriving at airports and ports to show a...

WATCH: Spain’s Javier Fernandez as ‘Charlie Chaplin’ before claiming figure skating Bronze at winter Olympics THIS is the winning performance from Spain's Javier Fernandez which saw him claim bronze at the winter Olympics in South Korea.  The two times World...

Spain’s Andalucia records over 5,000 COVID-19 cases for second day in a row

ANDALUCIA has recorded 5,104 cases of coronavirus by PCR and antibody tests in the past 24 hours.  It is the second day in a row...

Cleric goes on trial for allegedly creating jihadist terror group on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A MUSLIM cleric based on the Costa Blanca has gone on trial in the National Court on charges of setting up a terrorist organisation. Egyptian...

Iberian lynx population reaches historic high of almost 900 across southern Spain and Portugal

In 2002, the Iberian lynx was identified as the world’s most endangered cat, with just 94 left in the wild

British holidaymaker, 23, could be ‘permanently paralysed’ after breaking neck on waterslide in Benidorm’s Aqualandia

A BRITISH holidaymaker's life has changed forever after a horrific freak accident at Benidorm's Aqualandia left him paralysed. David Briffaut, 23, was pulled semi-conscious from...

Religious brotherhood fined for using bus lane and blocking traffic in practice run for Christmas procession in Spain’s Sevilla

A RELIGIOUS brotherhood in Sevilla has been fined after being caught using a bus lane during a practice run of an upcoming procession. According to...

Second-deadliest day of COVID-19 pandemic in Spain’s Andalucia Friday but new cases and incidence rate drop

A FURTHER 105 people in Andalucia have died from coronavirus in the past 24 hours. The bleak figure, released by the Junta, makes Friday...

Benidorm town hall denounces ‘fake news’ from UK tabloids claiming organised gangs are drugging and robbing Brits in Benidorm

BENIDORM town hall has hit out against alleged ‘fake news’ spread by British tabloids. The Sun, the Mirror, the Daily Mail and the Daily Star...

Sierra de las Nieves moves one step closer to becoming national park

The park is home to the largest population of Spanish firs in Andalusia and more than 150 species of birds.

EXPLAINER: Why are Spain’s Semana Santa hats conical and are they linked to the KKK?

VISITORS to Spain during Easter week might gasp in horror when they see people in conical white hoods parading through the streets.  But while these...

Government extends temporary travel restrictions for non EU citizens coming to Spain until May 15

THE Government has extended temporary travel restrictions for non EU citizens coming to Spain.

Top restaurant in Marbella to host fundraising lunch for paralysed expat

ONE of Marbella’s top restaurants is hosting a fundraising lunch for expat photographer David Toms, who was tragically paralysed following a motorbike accident. The...

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries

Spanish director Carlos Saura to stage flamenco Indian dance production

Bollywood directors lined up for 60th anniversary celebrations of diplomatic ties