Monday, July 13, 2020

Kitesurfers launch petition for more lifeguards after two drown in Tarifa

Another young man had to be resuscitated on the beach

TOWIE star Elliot Wright launches VIP fish bar at Costa del Sol restaurant

Camera crews were also in force for the filming of Elliot´s new show

VIDEO: Marbella Gaelic football team holds hillarious lilo-sliding competition in Spanish rain

Fitting for Marbella, an impromptu lilo-sliding competition took place at the sodden rugby club last night

Torre del Mar releases full 90-act lineup for July Weekend Beach Festival

Torre del Mar is in for a musical treat this July

Spain´s first openly gay referee forced to quit after torrent of abuse

He has made the decision just 14 months after coming out

Details emerge of Bolivian mother killed in Marbella hit-and-run

The Bolivian immigrant has left behind three children

10 reasons to register: Expats have just five days to register Brexit vote

The clock is ticking as the Brexit referendum draws closer. With May 16 the cut-off for expats to register, Rob Horgan explores why it’s important to have your say

Fugitive Simon Corner arrested by police in Copenhagen

Boyfriend of missing Lisa Brown facing extradition to Spain

Brits arrested for fatal hit-and-run in Marbella are connected to disappearance of Agnese Klavina

The man - linked to the disappearance of stunning Latvian expat Agnese Klavina, in 2014 - has been remanded in custody in Alhaurin prison, while awaiting trial

Hit-and-run victim was Bolivian mum who was riding bike when hit by Bentley-driving Brit in Marbella

The driver and another Brit - allegedly a wanted man - were later arrested drinking in a bar in Benahavis

Ex-Spanish News Agency editor becomes Philippines´first elected transgender politician

She spent most of her previous years in Spain before returning to the Philippines

British film producer Felix Vossen hid out in Spain after committing multi-million euro fraud

Producing films such as The Sweeney, starring Ray Winston, and I Anna, with Charlotte Rampling, Vossen took his friends investment but never returned the money

Dramatic fire burns Lidl supermarket to the ground in Spain

The fire started in the shopping trolley area outside the store

Game of Thrones filming returns to Osuna near Sevilla for season six

The hillside village of Osuna in Sevilla is once again playing host to the blockbuster fantasy drama for its sixth season of filming

Spain given ultimatum by European commission to protect Donana World Heritage site in Sevilla

The European Commission has ordered a halt to the use of the Sevilla park’s underground water supply as it is degrading natural habitats

Malaga ‘likely’ to see emergency water restrictions as reservoirs hit 10-year low

If the dry weather continues and levels drop to 109 cubic hectometres, residents could see a repeat of the emergency drought measures and hosepipe bans last brought into force in 2005

Court ruling against clausula suelo mortgages could spark €6 billion payout

A Madrid judge ruled in favour of 15,000 mortgage holders who hold the controversial mortgages

Amy Fitzpatrick’s stepdad Dave Mahon found guilty of manslaughter of stepson

A jury has now delivered a verdict of manslaughter and the court has been adjourned until May 30

UK set to be hotter than Spain this weekend

The UK will see highs of 26 degrees on Sunday while storms and rain are forecast in Andalucia

Man threatens to ‘blow up’ Ryanair flight in Spain after being refused a beer

The passenger - travelling from Tenerife to Santiago de Compostela - was arrested when the flight landed after making the fake bomb threat

Animal rights protest planned for Jerez

May will see the start of Jerez's bullfighting season

Spain sees Europe’s first case of Zika-related birth defects

A pregnant Catalonian woman was infected with Zika and dengue