Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Five Guardia Civil officers jailed in Spain for tobacco smuggling through Gibraltar

The arrest of these Guardia Civil agents marks the second from the Spanish institution in less than a month

WANTED BRIT: Liverpudlian gangster who ‘dealt AK-47s and cocaine’ spotted roaming southern Spain in luxury Audi

The UK based Cullen gang was heavily armed, with access to a fully working AK47 assault rifle, a pump action shotgun and handguns

WATCH: Dad in Spain pulls live parasite from daughter’s ‘cooked’ Mercadona fish forcing supermarket to defend seafood

If the parasite is ingested by humans it can cause vomiting, nausea and violent abdominal pain

Caught live: Massive winner from UK’s most relevant band of the last few decades

DARK, sinister and brooding. And as subversive, as ever. The first Massive Attack shows in Spain for years found the British ‘trip hop’ collective in...

Costa del Sol police arrest young mum for trying to throw daughter, three, out of 10th floor apartment window

Police said the house was littered with feces and rubbish, and they found a dog locked in a cage with its own feces

P**S TAKER: You can now pee in Donald Trump’s mouth thanks to expat bar owner in Spain

A RECENT upgrade at an expat's bar in Spain will have certain heads shaking this year.  Queenz bar, in Sitges, has installed open-mouth urinals, with...

Irish dog walker stumbles upon dead dolphin washed up on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The dolphin is believed to have been taken away by experts early this morning

11 new villages make it onto Spain’s ‘most beautiful’ list

ATTENTION all Instagram addicts! A further 11 new villages have been added to the list of the most beautiful in Spain. The list is created by...

FAB FRESCOS: Spain has some of the best, but how many do you recognise?

FROM cave paintings to church frescos to modern murals of epic scale, countless artists have left their brush marks on Spanish architecture down the...

How British expat miners and a dozen chickens lead to Spain’s great love affair with football

Jack Gaioni uncovers the more absurd origins of the beautiful game

BREAKING: British airline goes into administration with ALL flights to Europe cancelled, cites Brexit as major factor

BRITISH airline Flybmi has gone into administration and all  its flights are cancelled from today. The firm, based in the Midlands in the UK, employs...

Benabola Hotel in Marbella gets a revamped roof terrace ready for the summer season

Known as the Sky Lounge, the stunning cocktail terrace has one of the best views on the Costa del Sol, particularly at sunset

EXPANSION: Pole position as long-running expat agent opens fifth office in central Marbella

Kristina Szekely Sotheby's International Realty already has offices in Puerto Banus, Sotogrande, Gibraltar and Sevilla

The Cat’s Whiskers: Is Sierra de Gata Spain’s most delightful region?

As the tiny village of Robledillo de Gata is singled out alongside Carmona and Vejer as Spain’s best rural retreat, Jon Clarke extols the delights of a week in the little-known Sierra de Gata

Using Cryptocurrency as a Major Mode of Payment

Cryptocurrency has gone from an obscure topic of conversation among computer specialists to a major feature of contemporary public life. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts have promised that...

WATCH: Dramatic six-car pile-up blocks Marbella tunnel as Guardia Civil on scene

Images show traffic driving slowly on the road through the tunnel, while police and ambulance crews attend the scene

Max Beach in Mijas taken over by Costa del Sol restaurant owners Metro Group

All-in-all, the updated venue now boasts a sushi bar, 25-metre pool, a cocktail bar and large terraces with plenty of sunbeds

COSTA DEL VIENTO: Five cultural insights into the winds in Andalucia

A YELLOW weather warning will hit the Costa del Sol tonight (Friday) until the early hours of Sunday morning.

Hacienda Beach in Estepona makes the perfect summer getaway and here’s why

There is a playground and splash pool for little ones, a paddle court, and you can even bring the dog to one of the pet-friendly apartments

Liverpool players find time for fun on Marbella winter training trip despite ‘no sunlight’

Photos show the Liverpool lads smiling and being physical with each other during their practice sessions

War to be waged against plastic in Gibraltar following deaths of ‘magnificent’ birds

One bird died of starvation after a plastic biscuit wrapper got stuck in its stomach

New dawn – Renovations at Marbella’s Beach House restaurant

WITH its Peshawar marble reception desk, 400-year-old oak doors and hand-painted bespoke wallpaper from London, one might have expected the recent renovations at Marbella’s...

CASTING CALL: US Netflix series to film in Malaga and Marbella and needs extras THIS WEEKEND

The 'thriller' series will be shot in Malaga, Antequera and Marbella thanks to the local company Fresco Film

Spain tourism chiefs call for alcohol ban in airports and say British police ‘have power’ to stop boozing on...

There is one incident for every 1,424 flights, according to IATA data, while 50 flights per day have to deal with drunken passengers
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