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Following the footsteps of Lorca: Meet three women authors inspired by Spain’s Alpujarras

Three amazing women authors of La Alpujarra talk to Jo Chipchase about their lives and latest works

New Catalan body will buy coastal areas to save them from property developers in Spain

CATALUNYA is taking a leaf out of the French book by creating an institute to buy natural coastal areas to free them from speculating...

Sea water temperature in Spain’s Costa del Sol to remain below 20ºC over next few days

AFTER reaching record highs at the start of the month, the sea water temperature along the Costa del Sol will remain relatively cool over...

EXCLUSIVE: Residents feared for their homes when multiple fronts of flames raced towards their homes in L’Atzubia last night

Many expat residents were forced to flee their homes in fear as the giant wall of flames approached. One, Chloe Modrekelidze send the Olive Press...

Police make 15 arrests in Malaga over Spain residency scam

POLICE have seized accounts and property worth about €1.7 million from a Malaga agency that provided fake residency documents to Chinese nationals. National Police arrested...

British tourist sexually assaulted by Ibiza tattoo parlour owner in Spain’s Balearic Islands

A 47-year old Ibiza tattoo parlour owner has been arrested by the Guardia Civil for sexually assaulting a female client. He was detained last Thursday...

Mercedes owner fined after driving car into the sea at beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A motorist has been fined €751 for taking his Mercedes car onto a Santa Pola beach and driving it into the water to tow...

Rissaga: What you need to know about the meteotsunami warning issued in Spain’s Balearic Islands 

SPAIN’S weather agency has activated an alert in the Balearic Islands for a weather phenomenon known as ‘rissaga’ which causes sudden wave swells of...

EXPLAINED: How easy is it for a Brit to take their Spanish driving test?

BRITISH expat Mike Sedgwick shared his personal experience of taking the Spanish driving test after finding himself among the thousands of Brits left unable...

Black bank holiday weekend for motorcyclists in Spain’s Andalucia: six deaths in three days

THE long weekend of August 15 has proved to be particularly tragic for motorcyclists in Andalucia, seeing the region's roads claim six lives in...

Firefighters in Spain’s Malaga called out to rescue drone pilot in dire straits

FIREFIGHTERS are often called out to rescue cats stuck in trees or high places, well yesterday, Monday August 15, firefighters from Malaga city were...

Spain’s Fuengirola maintains free pet adoption campaign launched in 2019

'PET-friendly' Fuengirola plans to maintain its free animal adoption initiative, launched three years ago, with its zero-euthanasia policy. Adopting a dog or a cat is...

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Thief steals bag on beach during TV interview with tourist on ‘delights’ of Barcelona

IT isn’t quite the publicity Barcelona was hoping for. A television interview with tourists about what they love about visiting the Catalan capital demonstrated...

IN PICS: Richard Gere and Antonio Banderas join guests at Marbella’s Starlite Gala on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MARBELLA'S Starlite festival was celebrated on Sunday, August 15 with some famous faces adding a bit of Hollywood glamour. It was the thirteenth edition of...

Spectacular fireworks display on Spain’s Costa Blanca gets new date after high wind postponement

ELCHE'S Nit de l'Alba fireworks display will take place on Monday evening- two days after strong winds forced its cancellation. Council leaders along with police...

Thieves grab man round neck to steal €30,000 watch on Valencia street in Spain

TWO thieves aged 19 and 20 attacked a man on a Valencia street and stole his €30,000 wrist watch. The victim was walking on Calle...

Jaen Cathedral becomes first temple in Spain to offer 360º virtual visit

AS of tomorrow, Tuesday August 16, Jaen Cathedral will offer visitors a vanguard virtual reality experience. The cathedral in southern Spain, considered by many to...

Interest rates are rising in Spain and Europe but, despite inflation, Euribor remains below 1%

THE Bank of Spain has confirmed that the 12-month Euribor closed July at a monthly average of 0.992%, compared to 0.852% in June. This continues...

Woman arrested trying to drown dog at beach in Mallorca

A DRUNK woman has been arrested for trying to drown a dog that had been left in her care off Illetas beach in Calvia. The...

Coming to a parlour near you: A taste of the ice-cream empire sweeping across Spain

WITH temperatures and temperaments running high it's time for ice cream. Having licked my way through several hundred gelati during my 1990’s stint in...

New A&E live feed and surgery equipment keep Gibraltar health service in good shape

PEOPLE attending the Accident and Emergency Clinic at St Bernard’s Hospital will now be able to see how long they have to wait to...

New Frontiers: Tips for buying in Spain

Buying with Buyl, Open Frontiers founder shares his inside knowledge… Ben Buyl, founder, and director of Open Frontiers has been in the luxury real estate...

IN PICS: F1 driver George Russell and girlfriend Carmen Montero share holiday snaps in Mallorca

FORMULA 1 driver George Russell is enjoying a leisurely holiday in the southwest of Mallorca. The 24-year old Mercedes team driver is taking his summer...

Fraudsters posing as Covid test wholesaler arrested in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TWO Estepona fraudsters have been arrested for allegedly making more than €600,000 posing as a coronavirus test wholesaler online. One person attempted to buy 1,000...

Needle spike cases spread to Spain’s Balearic Islands as UK campaign tells holidaymakers to ‘stick with their mates’

POLICE are investigating a spate of attacks across Spain on women who believe they have been spiked with needles at nightclubs. Guardia Civil are reportedly...

Leading from the front: Kristina Szekely – at the helm of the new Marbella

KRISTINA Szekely real estate embodies the very best parts of Marbella with an internationalist company feel to match this truly global city. With an office...

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