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From nursery nurse to owner of Europe’s best-loved cabaret theatre – British-born owner of Benidorm Palace Christine Climent in...

LAST month Benidorm Palace received its 16 millionth guest. It was the first time the Palace had counted numbers since opening its glass doors in...

We are not Spanish sardines!

School strikes over plans to see class sizes increased to up to 42 pupils

IN PICS: British-funded commercial park FINALLY gets go ahead on Spain’s Costa del Sol and it looks INCREDIBLE

The €850 million project had been waiting for the final approval of the local General Urban Planning department

Is it illegal to drive while wearing flip flops in Spain?

WITH temperatures soaring across Spain, drivers have been reminded to think twice about what footwear they wear when they get behind the wheel as...

City-wide curfew and ‘Level One Emergency’ in Orihuela as Costa Blanca deals with torrential floods

CITIZENS of Orihuela have been told to stay indoors as the Municipal Operational Cooperation Center (CECOPAL) raises to a 'Level 1 Emergency' situation. The drastic...

Teenager on Spain’s Costa Blanca files denuncia against his father who beat him because he wanted to become a...

A MAN has been denounced in Murcia for beating his son because he wanted to become a musician and not go to university.

BREAKING: Woman beheaded in Fuengirola

Woman found dead at her Fuengirola home after being beheaded

Spanish company creates new rum based drink that is mixed with cannabis

A SPANISH startup has developed a drink that’s distilled with cannabis.

300 mainly African migrants dock in Spain after a week at sea saw them refused entry by Italy and...

A BOAT carrying 300 migrants docked in Spain this morning after being refused entry twice into Europe. Operated by Spanish charity NGO Proactiva Open Arms,...

Spain faces EU legal action over EHIC refusal

Brussels takes action following complaints of 'illegal' hospital bills for tourists

Tax collection in Spain, a portentous entry for the nation of Cervantes

As in any other country in the world, the collection of taxes in Spain is absolutely necessary to maintain public finances. The contribution of citizens...

La Sala restaurant in Gibraltar is really making waves

The new La Sala restaurant is really making waves thanks to an expected sprinkling of glitz and glamour, writes Jon Clarke

Slow recovery for Marbella’s hotels

Marbella's hotels begin to fill up again after a worst year in living memory

Katie Price’s ex Alex Reid launches fitness retreat in Marbella

The Celebrity Big Brother winner has designed his own exercise programme and is currently studying to become a natural juice therapist

BADFELLAS: Italian mafia boss arrested in Costa del Sol pizzeria

AN 'important' Italian mafia leader has been arrested on the Costa del Sol.  In cooperation with Italian cops, Policia Nacional picked up the suspect in...

Spain expels 27 Russian diplomats to follow lead of fellow EU countries

27 Russian diplomats and embassy staff are to be expelled from Spain. Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Albares, said on Tuesday that their departure will take...

Brit gets climate change award from Spanish bank

Nicholas Stern has been awarded a top environment accolade by Spanish Bank BBVA

HAVE YOU SEEN THEM: The NCA most wanted criminals on the run in Spain

THE National Crime Agency have revealed the most wanted criminals in the UK and three of them are on the run in Spain.  Police have...

‘I’M VULNERABLE’: British snooker legend Willie Thorne reveals he has leukaemia and is locked in Spanish hospital alone due...

“All I’ve got is a 24-hour news channel and that’s all about the coronavirus, which is hard to watch”

COVID-19: Around 40% of Spain’s smokers getting through more fags during coronavirus lockdown, study reveals

AROUND 40% of Spain’s smokers are getting through more fags during lockdown than normal, a study has revealed. Meanwhile 20% of habitual or social smokers...

It’s not all Benidoom

Following Benidorm's recent slating in the British press, Mason Jones looks at other Spanish resorts suffering from an image problem

Catalunya’s parliamentary speaker is latest casualty of independence crisis

It is not known who will fill her shoes after her supposed successor, Carles Mundo, the former regional justice minister, is also being probed on the same charges. 

THANKS ELTON: Tributes for Spanish police dog who retires after decade solving murders and disappearances

When the Spanish police took him on over 10 years ago, he was the only dog of his kind in the force

Brit busted for illegal Sierra bike tours

A British man was taking large groups of fellow countrymen on motorbike trips to the Sierra without permission.

SWAN’S CORNER: Time to check if you have to declare your non-Spanish assets on Form 720

SPRING is on the way and so you MUST check if you are obliged to file a 720 Declaration by the end of March...

Disgraced Torremolinos animal park owner faces four years in jail

Carmen Marin is charged with killing 2,200 animals with reduced dose of anaesthetic

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