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EXCLUSIVE: New stop order over landscaping at Messi’s beleaguered Ibiza Villa

LIONEL Messi may have to knock down part of his new seaside villa in Ibiza. The Argentinian football legend is also likely to be hit...

MUST READ: British gang arrested on Spain’s Ibiza in country’s biggest-ever ‘pink cocaine’ swoop with over €500,000 in cash...

A British gang has been arrested on Ibiza after the Guardia Civil made Spain's biggest-ever 'pink cocaine' swoop with 13.25 kilos seized plus over...

Does Spain really have a bed bug problem?

HEADLINES warning holidaymakers about a plague of bloodsucking bed bugs at hotels across Spain appeared this weekend in British tabloids.  The reports claimed that popular...

Boiling over: What makes August so unbearable in Spain

WELL you’ve made it this far… and only a few days to go. Be content that the majority of heatwaves are behind us and the...

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about Spanish explorer Elcano as Sanlucar de Barrameda in Cadiz prepares for a...

While Magellan and 232 others didn’t make it, it is 500 years since intrepid Spanish explorer Elcano made the first circumnavigation of the world

EXPLAINER: What Spain’s new ‘only yes means yes’ law means for rape victims in Spain

SPAIN'S Congress approved a ‘yes means yes’ law on Thursday, qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape. The legislation passed with 205 votes in favour, 141...

Secrets from the deep: As reservoirs dry up across Spain, long lost ancient sites are revealed 

ACROSS Spain archaeological treasures are emerging from the deep as a prolonged drought causes reservoir levels to drop to their lowest in decades. The severe...

Giant penis carving dating from Roman times discovered in Cordoba excites archaeologists in Spain

A GIANT phallic carving uncovered by archaeologists at a site in Cordoba, southern Spain is believed to be one of the largest such finds...

EXCLUSIVE: Health boss warns that idiotic viral challenge attackers could spread HIV and hepatitis amid surge in needle-spiking reports...

AN alarming summer craze for pricking unsuspecting partygoers with needles could spread Hepatitis and HIV, an expert has warned the Olive Press. There is no...

FACT CHECK: No, airport workers in Spain have NOT just called a strike for 25 days

AIRPORT workers in Spain are NOT going on strike for 25 days despite widespread reporting of it in UK media organisations. Tuesday headlines announcing more...

Ten of the most desirable (and expensive) delicacies produced in Spain

WE ALL know Spain has good food. But look beyond the paella and tapas and you can discover some of the most expensive culinary...

WATCH: Wildfire continues to blaze across Castellon and Valencia provinces forcing more evacuations of towns in eastern Spain

 A WILDFIRE blazing out of control in Castellon province continued on Wednesday with residents evacuated from towns as the flames spread into Valencia province. An...

EXPLAINED: How easy is it for a Brit to take their Spanish driving test?

BRITISH expat Mike Sedgwick shared his personal experience of taking the Spanish driving test after finding himself among the thousands of Brits left unable...

New online guide tells Brits everything they need to know about driving in Spain

IN response to huge confusion among British expat community about driving licence rules in Spain, the charity Age in Spain has drawn up the...

WATCH: Swimming wild boar startles beachgoers on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A WILD boar has astonished beachgoers in Malaga after a showy exit out of the sea and onto the sandy beach, before it disappeared...

ANALYSIS: How the pandemic practice of working from home is driving up property prices in rural Spain

HOUSE prices in rural areas across Spain have soared over the last 18 months owing to changing preferences of buyers, who are now looking...

QUE? Ten Spanish phrases that make no sense in English

LEARNING another language is never easy, but as expats, we should at least give it a try. But whether you're beginner or near fluency, there...

LATEST: What you need to know about travelling to Spain from the UK

WITH the peak summer holiday season now in full-swing, here’s the run down of the rules for those travelling to Spain from the UK. Post-Brexit...

Insider tips: How to save more money as an autonomo in Spain during 2022

SELF-EMPLOYED workers will be grumbling in January about their tax returns. Spain has around 3.2 million registered self-employed workers (autonomos) and they pay the highest...

Mystery of how the Cold War spy who met the Kennedys ended up dead in a ravine in Spain’s...

IT started as a Cold War tale of intrigue involving a spy, international headlines and appearances from Robert and Edward Kennedy. It ended when a...

12 Spanish insults that will make you sound like a native

I’LL never forget the day my Spanish teacher insulted the projector. Not because it was hilarious to threaten a small electronic device with defecating on...

EXPLAINED: What is the thick brown sludge clogging up beaches in Spain?

SCIENTISTS have warned over the damaging environmental effects of a thick brown algae which is invading Spanish beaches.  Known as rugulopterix okamurae, it arrived on...

Official guide to keeping cool as Spain suffers in third heatwave of the summer

SPAIN is been in the grip of yet another heatwave with temperatures predicted to hit over 40ºC once again. But while the 'ola de calor'...

EXPLAINER: How Spain will cap air conditioning in bid to save energy usage

NEW rules will come into force on August 8 to save energy at public venues across Spain. The Council of Ministers approved the first tranche...

Scorchio! These are officially the hottest towns in Spain

SPAIN is sizzling in what is the first official heatwave of the year, sending the mercury soaring  across much of the peninsula, to temperatures...

‘They edited out my prosthetic leg’: How Spain’s disastrous ‘body positive’ beach campaign went from bad to worse…And then...

EACH day has brought a further twist to the disastrous campaign launched by Spain’s Equality Ministry last week to promote body positivity on the...

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