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EXCLUSIVE: British expat forced to demolish his own villa in Spain or face jail just weeks after wife died

British expat finally demolishes his 17-year home to live in a van on the land.

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shots approved for Spain and the European Union

SPAIN is set to start dishing out booster COVID-19 vaccinations from October after official approval was given for a third vaccine shot. The European Medicines...

Masks now mandatory on beaches and at swimming pools throughout Spain

A NEW law establishes stricter face mask rules in Spain, making coverings mandatory in all public spaces regardless of distance. The Government of Spain, led...

EXPLAINED: The new Costa Blanca and Valencia restrictions after Spain’s State of Alarm ends

A midnight curfew and extended opening hours for bars and restaurants are the main headlines of amended restrictions announced by the Valencian government this...

LATEST: Spain’s Balearic Islands downgraded to amber on UK travel list

BRITISH Transport Minister Grant Shapps confirmed that the islands of Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca and Formentera would be downgraded to amber from Monday at 4am...

Are town halls across Spain deliberately targeting expats for cash?

This is a question that begs to be answered after a spate of recent cases that have had devastating implications for expats living in Spain.

BREXIT: Brit in Spain slams “exorbitant” charges on birthday gift package sent by mum from UK

THERE are so many ways that Brexit has impacted the lives of British nationals in Spain from limiting second home owners to a maximum...

BREXIT: British driving licence exchange scheme extended until end of 2021

IN news that will come as a huge relief to all those British drivers resident in Spain who are in the process of exchanging...

‘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...

¡Feliz Navidad! These are the strangest Christmas traditions celebrated in Spain

CHRISTMAS traditions in Spain are in essence no different from any other nation – people hold on to strange customs, eat and drink a...

Five exceptions that permit travel between provinces in Spain during Easter

THERE are currently five justified situations which permit travel between regions in Spain over Easter. Under the central government’s motto ‘We don’t save weeks, we...

THINK GREEN: Tourism chiefs from Spain’s Valencia area call for region-specific COVID traffic light system for UK travel this...

The Valencian Community has a total average of 40 cases for every 100,000 people, while Spain as a whole numbers 250.

Marbellous Marbella: Discover the gem of the Costa del Sol

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has chosen Marbella on Spain's Costa del Sol for an autumn break. Her

VIDEO: How wild boars are increasingly terrorizing urban zones in Spain and why archers are coming to the rescue

SHAKIRA’S close encounter with wild boars last week in a Barcelona park has yet again ignited a debate around the growing danger of the...

“No plans to deport British citizens”: Authorities in Spain urge calm over 90-day rule

SPANISH authorities have said they will take “a pragmatic approach” to those who overstay 90-day rule. Thanks to Brexit, March 31 marks an important deadline...

UK sunseekers desperate for a holiday break in Spain may get a COVID cost-cutting bonus very soon

UK tourists could travel to Spain without having to produce a negative coronavirus test from as soon as May 20. Spain's Tourist Minister, Reyes Maroto,...

Hemingway, my dad and running the bulls of Pamplona

In a moving tribute to her legendary father, American Deirdre Carney explains why she sorely misses running the bulls at July’s postponed San Fermin festival.

Clocks go back this weekend but here’s why Spain is in the wrong time zone

THE days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and soon you'll be treated to an extra hour in your warm bed, thanks...

MIRROR MIRROR: Coronavirus pandemic causes surge in eating disorders among teenagers

Psychologists insist on the importance of a correct education to help prevent the appearance of these conditions among kids and teenagers

How to save money on your monthly electricity bills under Spain’s new tariffs from June 1

SPAIN is introducing new voltage tariffs from June 1 that will significantly affect households and could reduce your monthly bill. You may have noticed that...

EXPLAINED: Where in Spain COVID passports are required and for what activities

SPAIN'S central government has not introduced a nationwide policy concerning COVID health passes and whether they should be required to enter certain establishments or...

REMINDER: Clocks go forward in Spain – and why this might be the last time

When do the clocks go forward in Spain?  Spring is just around the corner - and we can look forward to longer days soon as...

LATEST: Police in Spain reveal details of arrest of British paedophile working in Madrid school

SPANISH police have revealed details of the arrest of a known British child sex offender who changed his name and falsified documents to gain...

‘MASKS AWAY’: Pedro Sanchez announces end to wearing face masks outdoors in Spain from June 26

SPAIN is ending the mandatory outdoor wearing of masks a week on Saturday (June 26). Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the news on Friday morning...

EXCLUSIVE: Expats unite to fight back against ‘scam’ estate agents on the Costa del Sol

FURIOUS residents are calling for moves to clamp down on ‘scam’ estate agents after expats rallied together to share their experiences of the cheating...

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