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Spain’s Prado Museum pledges to return artworks that were stolen during the Civil War and Franco dictatorship

Madrid’s Prado Museum, which is home to works by Goya, El Greco and Velázquez, has announced that it wants to return the artworks it...

Average cost of basket of groceries rises 15% in Spain, highest increase seen in 34 years

For anyone who is concerned about the cost of living crisis and is willing to travel, look no further: the Alcampo supermarket in the...

Europol most wanted list: Spain’s most dangerous alleged fugitives revealed

SPAIN’S most dangerous alleged criminals have evaded police who suspect them of horrific crimes, and now their profiles have been made public.  Europol on Wednesday...

Flight prices for upcoming half-term school holiday have risen 42%, Which? report finds

The UK’s consumer champion Which? has found that flight prices for the upcoming autumn half-term school holiday are 42% more expensive than they were...

Why UK tourists will stop traveling to Spain in five years

UK HOLIDAY makers believe Spain will be off-limits as a summer travel destination by 2027, according to new research. Following this summer’s wildfires and record-breaking...

WATCH: Sweet moment Queen Letizia gives a hug to a pensioner in the middle of an award ceremony at...

PRINCESS Di may have been known as the Queen of hearts, but it turns out Letizia is the Queen of hugs. Spain’s queen was the...

WATCH: 12 arrested as police discovered the ‘first South American cocaine laboratory in Spain’

POLICE arrested 12 people after discovering what they claim to be the first cocaine-producing laboratory in Spain, which had a capacity of producing 120...

San Sebastián Film Festival celebrates 70th edition in spectacular style

The San Sebastián Film Festival has come a long way since its first edition, 70 years ago. Back then, in 1953, it hosted just...

UK ambassador to Spain on driving licence debacle: ‘There’s a lot going on behind the scenes, even if it...

The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Spain, Hugh Elliott, has released another update for UK nationals who have been left unable to drive since May...

HBO releases video of Spanish locations used for ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel ‘House of the Dragon’

Whether it was a bullring in Osuna province, a Basque islet, Almería’s Desert of Tabernas or Castellón’s Peñíscola, the creators of HBO’s worldwide smash...

Spain qualify for finals at European Cricket Championship – The EUROS of Cricket

SPAIN is not typically a hotbed for cricket, but the country’s national team has this month come out and swung the sport in the...

Explainer: Which tax cuts are regional politicians announcing and how could they affect you?

As elections approach some of Spain’s regions are committing to slashing taxes, a move that has the central government on high alert  The year 2023...

No laughing matter: Spanish police call Tesco’s paella sandwich a ‘health hazard’

SPAIN’S Guardia Civil police force have waded into a row over UK retailer Tesco’s paella sandwich. Perhaps still smarting from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s ‘sacrilegious’...

Shakira will have to face trial accused of six crimes against the Spanish treasury

SPANISH Judge Ana Duro has decided that pop star Shakira will have to face trial for allegedly avoiding taxes in Spain in 2012, 2013...

British man arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on a Ryanair flight to Spain

A 35- year-old British man has been arrested for allegedly touching without consent a female passenger who was sitting next to him on a...

Pound Sterling tanks against Euro and Dollar following mini budget from Tories

STERLING has fallen to a historic 37 year low against the dollar and a recent low against the Euro this week, after the UK...

Costa del Sol football match to raise funds for crucial charity

IT WILL be men versus women in a game of football on Spain’s Costa del Sol, but it won’t be your typical sporting contest.  The...

How Spanish celebrity Tamara Falcó’s new fiancé got caught not just cheating but also in a lie

Businessman Íñigo Onieva was spotted in a video kissing another woman, prompting online detectives to investigate the circumstances   https://twitter.com/BadBenigno/status/1573333104739192832 https://twitter.com/BlondieBarbie00/status/1574040561476050948 PRODUCERS of Spain’s many gossip TV shows...

CAUGHT REDHANDED: Special forces cops raid cocaine lab in Spain’ Madrid and arrest 12 gang members

ELITE police busted a cocaine lab in Spain that could prepare 120 kilos of the illegal drug every week. The Special Operations Group (GEO) led...

EU citizens free to travel to Spain without restrictions but Brits still need to present COVID-19 certificate

EU and Schengen Area passengers will now not need to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test or be vaccinated to enter Spain. But Brits,...

Triathlete Scott Gordon races in Alicante five years after tragic incident

THERE were more tears shed than droplets of sweat when a Scottish triathlete returned to competition five years after suffering life-threatening injuries and crossed...

Spanish carrier overshoots runway and nosedives into lake

A SPANISH carrier, Boeing 737-436 cargo plane, has crash-landed into a lake near Montpellier airport in southern France The plane overshot the runway and nosedived...

UK driving licence holders flock to Facebook page inviting ‘Invasion of the British embassy in Madrid’

Frustration among holders of British driving licences in Spain who have been left unable to take to the roads since May 1 appears to...

LONG READ: Manchester United & Real Madrid – a very special relationship

By John White The Munich Air Disaster on 6 February 1958, ripped the life and soul out of Manchester United Football Club and broke the...

Paintings stolen during Spanish civil war by Franco forces returned to family

Two paintings stolen from an aristocrat by forces of the Spanish dictator Franco have been returned to the family 85 years later.  Its return could...

Warmer winter than usual forecast for Spain this year

Winter is coming, but Spain can expect it to be warmer and drier than usual. Autumn officially starts today (September 23) and weather experts have...

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