Sunday, December 8, 2019

OPINION: Spain may be hosting the pivotal COP25 climate conference, but Madrid may need to rethink its approach to...

“People are lazy about not using their cars,” says volunteer Cristina Gomez. “There’s no excuse. We have a very good public transport system”

Director of Larraín Nesbitt Lawyers, Raymundo Larraín Nesbitt, discusses capital gains tax mitigation when selling property in Spain

On selling property in Spain, you are liable for two taxes: plusvalia and capital gains tax (CGT, for short)

In a new monthly column on the trials of learning Spanish, Charlie Smith makes a lasting impression on his...

By the time Spanish hit the school, I had already scraped a C in GCSE French and vowed never to learn a language again

British parents arrested as baby NEARLY DIES on Spain’s Costa del Sol after eating their cannabis stash

Officers searching the house found 250 grams of cannabis, 25 grams of hashish, syringes, a weed grinder and other drug paraphernalia

After two more gangland killings, Giles Brown calls for end to violence in Marbella and on Spain’s Costa del...

Marbella needs to take a long, hard look at the problem before it spirals any further out of control

Police find ‘bone fragments’ in Gibraltar cemetery as they search for missing sailor Simon Parkes, who is feared victim...

Double murderer Grimson, who told interrogators slitting one of his victims’ throats was better than sex, had been part of the same crew as Simon

Cruel summer for home sales in Spain, writes Mark Stucklin, but the double-digit decline was probably just a blip

Year to date the picture is less negative, with sales down in just over half the selected regions led by the Canary islands, in particular Tenerife

Flood-hit Costa Blanca town says ‘Gracias’ to all that helped during gota fria

THE PEOPLE of San Fulgencio came together to acknowledge and thank the ‘fantastic and unselfish’ emergency services and volunteers that helped throughout...

WARNING: Thief robs €1,000 from retired British expat using THIS simple cash machine scam that ‘targets elderly’ on Spain’s...

"I blame Unicaja for being too slow and the police for – from the sound of it – doing nothing"

SPECIAL REPORT: How €680 million of Junta de Andalucia cash was embezzled in ERE scandal, Spain’s biggest EVER public...

OVER €25,000 per month on cocaine, €400,000 for a fake chicken farm and thousands on bottomless gin and tonics

Exclusive interview with 60s Carry On icon and two-time Bond girl Valerie Leon who is hanging out with British...

She shot to fame with the Hai Karate aftershave adverts of the 1970s, which have remained in the national memory ever since

FAST FASHION: Andalucia climate protesters expose hypocrisy of Spain’s pre-Christmas ‘spendathon’

Fashion is the world’s second most polluting industry after the oil and gas sector

Spain’s Costa del Sol treated to new exhibition by genius American photographer Lee Miller

A nude body bent over in silhouette becoming unidentifiable, a man wearing a bowler hat and a pyramid’s shadow on the sand...

SPENDING IN SPAIN: It’s tougher saving than shopping, but you’ll be investing in your future, writes Jonathan Holdaway

If you can allocate a portion of savings into some fairly simple, low-risk investments, it will make money for you while you sleep

Specsavers launches ‘food for those in need’ campaign on Spain’s Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca and in Mallorca

Bancosol are particularly in need of the following non-perishable foods – oil, milk, tinned foods and meals, beans and pulses

Cave painting thought to be 5,000 years old found in Spanish cave

It comes after the discovery of what has been dubbed the ‘Spanish Stonehenge’ in Extremadura this summer

Marbella has itself a white Christmas thanks to the Ski Lodge at La Sala Puerto Banus

La Sala’s two-course Christmas Party menu is available for just €19.95, with an upgrade to a glass of Cava and half a bottle of house wine for €29.95

EU warns Spain for NOT acting on ‘radiation directive’, meaning increased lung cancer risks for thousands

EU rules stipulate that member states must have a national plan for the harmful effects of the invisible and odourless radon

Greta Thunberg says environment summit in Spain’s Madrid is last chance to save earth from ruin

“We cannot afford any more days to go by without real action being taken,”

SOY BORIS: UK Prime Minister ridiculed over Brexit stance by Spanish comedian in hilarious sketch

Reyes dons the classic blue suit and tie of the Tory leader, as well as some facial and stomach prosthetics to recreate Johnson’s portly physique

REVEALED: Notorious Costa del Sol trickster David Klein’s €1 million euro tax avoidance scam in Spain

He hadn’t been declaring the income to the Spanish tax authorities

British and Thai expat arrested for running drugs factory from their home in Spain’s Malaga

Officers seized cannabis plants, packaged marijuana and €2500

READ BETWEEN THE LINES: New statistics reveal spike in drug trafficking offences on Spain’s Costa del Sol following four...

DRUG trafficking offences in Malaga have increased by 7.6% in the first three quarters of this year, new figures have revealed.  The province saw 777...

Grenade thrown into migrant children’s centre in Spain that was previously targeted by far right Vox party

The Vox leader said the centre's North African residents are ‘unsafe’ for local people

Spain and Aston Villa footballer Antonio Luna faces five years in jail after he and pals shot sex tape...

SPAIN and former Aston Villa star Antonio Luna has been told he could be jailed for five years over his appearance in...

15 new ‘most beautiful’ towns in Spain you MUST add to your travel bucket list in 2020

THERE'S nothing better than finding a hidden gem that transports you to 'the real Spain.'  From hilltop pueblos to unreported foodie hotspots, there's still huge...
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