Friday, November 22, 2019

Officials ‘hopeful’ China will not make imitation legs of jamón as country grants Spanish producers access for first time

SPANISH trade officials are hoping imitation Chinese legs of jamón will not scupper exports as China grants producers access to their 1.3...

“She sent a seductive picture to Franco, and it worked” – the incredible story of doomed US pilot Harold...

WHEN American pilot Harold E. Dahl was captured and sentenced to death by Francoist forces during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), his...

ROCK N’ ROLL OVER: Valencian classical guitarist beats Metallica to become fastest musician to play in all seven continents

A VALENCIAN classical guitarist has beaten heavy metal band Metallica to become the fastest musician to play in all seven continents.

All you need to know about Malaga’s iconic Christmas lights this year… including a little help from Mariah Carey

THIS year's theme for the iconic Malaga Christmas lights is a winter wonderland forest, it has been revealed.  Calle Larios will be adorned with suns,...

Tapa and a drink for just €3 at Denia’s XV Ruta de Tapas – here’s what’s on offer

IT’S a luxury to have a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy right on your doorstep. And a downright steal...

HAM RUN: Alicante resident launches one of Spain’s first home ham cutting services

An ALICANTE resident has launched one of Spain's first home ham cutting services. Expert ham cutter Gonzalo Pérez Martínez...

Cinema in Spain slapped with €3000 fine for banning customers from bringing their own food into film screenings

A 2017 Ministry of Health report said the prohibition of food and beverages bought elsewhere from inside cinemas was ‘illegal and abusive.’

Tickets for Antonio Banderas’s new musical A Chorus Line go on sale today at midnight on Spain’s Costa del...

Malaga-born Banderas, 59, who is also known for Zorro and Puss in Boots, has rekindled his love affair with his hometown after a heart attack in 2017

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic.

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...

Mallorca Film Festival returns to Palma in October – and it will be bigger than ever

Hollywood royalty and British cult heroes team up for Mallorca’s film event of the year

WATCH: Snails, filter coffee and Madonna’s fave furniture in Spain’s coolest neighbourhood

Time Out named Embajadores in Madrid as the coolest neighbourhood in all of Spain, and the 9th coolest in the world. Last year, it was...

Billionaire building biggest arena in the COUNTRY near Spain’s Costa Blanca in hope to attract stars like Beyonce, Ed...

VALENCIA is set to receive the largest arena in the country.  The multi-purpose venue will sit on 21,500sqm of land with a capacity of 18,600...

‘High-level’ Spanish classes for British expats to aid ‘full integration’ in Orihuela on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA Town Hall has announced a 40-hour language course for Brits,  and other foreign nationals, to aid their integration into Spanish society.

More than 127,000 Sephardi Jews outside Spain apply for Spanish citizenship after their ancestors were exiled 600 years ago

The Sephardi Jews set up communities throughout Spain and Portugal before they began to be exiled in the 15th Century

LUCKY DIP: The Spanish €2 coin selling for €1,000 on Ebay

PAUSE for a moment before purchasing your next pint or pincho de tortilla - the €2 coin in your hand could be...

Get Faraway closer than you think with dynamic new writers’ retreat in Andalucia

HAVE you been looking for an adventurous way to immerse yourself in writing? Somewhere inspirational to connect with nature, alongside a team of talented writers,...

Iranian officials in Tehran remove one of 283 museum items on loan from Alicante as lithograph showed Queen Isabella...

THE Iranian government has confiscated a lithograph on loan from an Alicante museum as it depicted Spain’s Queen Isabella II with ‘too...

UN apologies after attributing Guernica bombing to Spain’s republican forces who were in fact victims of the massacre

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the error was a ‘horrendous mistake.’

‘Europe’s best theme park’ just opened in Spain and it looks AMAZING

The amusement park has also been voted the Best Theme Park in Europe as well as fifth Best Theme Park in the World

Marbella Film Festival’s upcoming crime flicks will see British stars flock to Spain’s Costa del Sol

Among the films making their international premiere debuts will the crime thriller Trick & Treat which was shot in the town last year

Marbella influencer gains huge legion of followers after creating ‘XL versions’ of high profile bikini photoshoots

She was inspired after seeing photo after photo of skinny and slim women when searching for a beach to visit with her family in Spain

WORTH IT? First findings emerge after Benidorm Mirador destroyed in search of ruins that ‘might not exist’

IT was the backdrop of proposals. Tourists from across the globe flocked to Benidorm’s Mirador del Castillo to...

Bartolome ‘Bermejo’ de Cardenas – Spain’s 15th century Gothic artist who almost nobody has heard of

Bermejo’s works can be seen at the National Gallery in London until September 29 or at the Museum of Fine Arts in Bilbao

Spain’s long lost ‘Stonehenge’ rediscovered after drought

For residents in Peraleda de la Mata, a village of just 1,400 inhabitants, the ‘miraculous’ event confirms a local legend about buried treasure in the area