Sunday, August 18, 2019

It’s All Right, says Dylan

Bob Dylan ignores Green lobby to play concert where Sting refused to play for environmental reasonsBOB Dylan has faced the ire of ecologists, unions...

Spain’s coastal woes head north

NOW it is the turn of Green Spain to feel the full weight of cement.According to Greenpeace’s annual coastal report the Basque Country, Asturias...

Free healthcare clampdown

British pensioners could be about to lose free healthcare under new Spanish rulesTHOUSANDS of British expatriates will be forced to foot the bill for...

Wash out at Expo

Water water everywhere... just when the Expo water festival was preaching on saving dwindling resourcesIT was the last thing organisers were expecting at the...

Priceless war photos may come home

The remarkable story of how some of the world’s most famous war photographs have only recently emerged after a tortuous journey from Spain, via...

Rio’n’Roo’s Ibiza revels

IT should be a quiet few days.Wayne Rooney is to celebrate his stag weekend in Ibiza.The England striker is bringing a dozen of the...

Inspector ‘No Clues’ and the bungling investigation that shames Portugal

On May 3 it will be a year since Maddie McCann, 3, was apparently abducted from her holiday resort in the Algarve. JON CLARKE...

Webber Caines it in Mallorca

Michael Caine and Andrew Lloyd Webber double up at glittering Spanish birthday bonanzaBy Laura BalfourTHE King of musicals certainly celebrated his 60th birthday in...

Sea dogs saved

Two fishermen lucky to be alive after 23 days afloat without food, engine or radioExclusive - by Jon Clarke and Laura BalfourFLOATING aimlessly around...

Zapa’s Guapas

There will be more conflict over perfumes than politics in the new Spanish cabinetBy JON CLARKE and LAURA BALFOURTHERE will be more conflicting perfumes...

Home knocked down in row with developers

A British couple have had their home part-demolished in a bitter row with a housing developer.

Meltdown confirmed

Prices slump across Spain as US economist Greenspan claims Spanish economy in danger. Meanwhile banks stop lending on country properties and golf course schemes! By Jon...

Weather phenomena threatens Galicia seafood

SUCCULENT shellfish from the rias of Galicia could soon be as difficult to order in restaurants as a plate of roasted dodo.Due to an...

Foreigners, use your (neighbour’s) vote

Internet campaign gives immigrants their say in national electionsFRUSTRATED at not being able to vote on March 9? Angry with the way the country...

Government warns of worst drought in more than a decade

Agriculture set to be worst hit as country faces summer water restrictionsSPAIN is suffering its worst drought in 12 years, according to the Government.Speaking...

Spain refuses GM corn ban

French report warns of possible risks to human healthSPAIN is refusing to ban a GM crop that poses potential dangers to human health.France has...

Lucky clucky

Poultry producer receives RSPCA award for treatment of free-range chickensA FOOD company in Galicia has received the UK's highest accolade for farm animal welfare.The...

Tortoise under threat as super complex given go ahead

A POPULATION of endangered tortoise is under threat after work on one of the largest purpose built tourist resorts in Europe was given the...

U-turn over anthem lyrics

SPAIN’S Olympic Committee has backed down over proposed lyrics for the country’s wordless national anthem.In a volte face, Olympic officials discarded the winning lyrics...

CIA reveals Franco nuclear plans

DICTATOR Francisco Franco wanted to develop a nuclear arms programme to consolidate Spain’s international standing, according to a declassified report by the CIA.In the...

14 held in terror raids

SPAIN is on red alert after police arrested 14 people who were allegedly plotting a terrorist attack on Barcelona.Interior Minister Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba said...

A Gallic put down for Spain’s chefs

SPAIN has been given a grilling in the latest Michelin guide.The French food bible reckons the country has hardly improved at all over the...

Homes benefit from Green cash injection

Three billion euros is what it costs to make Spain more environmentally awareTHE Government has announced a one-billion-euro package in its bid to make...

Top award for UK director

BRITISH film director Ken Loach has won a key Spanish award for his latest film It’s a Free World.Loach, who won plaudits for his...

Building collapse kills three

THREE people died after a residential building collapsed in the northern city of Santander.Rescue workers found the body of a 70-year-old woman soon after...

France and Spain unite in Eta fight

SPAIN and France will create a joint police unit to investigate the Basque separatist group Eta.Spanish PM José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero said the...
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