Monday, November 23, 2020

Malaga council to invest €300,000 in restoring historic Teba castle

THE Malaga Provincial Council (La Diputacion de Malaga) is going to invest over €316,000 in restoring the medieval Castillo de la Estrella...

Almost half of Flamenco dancers in Spain will retrain in other professions post-COVID says study

THE arts industry, like so many sectors, has taken a beating from the coronavirus pandemic. And it seems...

RuPaul’s Drag Race announces Spanish version of the hit show

DON’T ‘sashay away’ from your sofa because RuPaul’s Drag Race has announced its coming to Spain.  The reality-competition show...

Lavish praise for Malaga –and a top ten slot among European destinations for US expats

The survey, reported in Forbes magazine for wealthy Americans, placed Malaga in 10th, San Sebastian fourth and Madrid in second

Skeleton found in ancient castle reveals ‘violent’ death of 14th century man on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A SKELETON found within part of the ancient castle in Guardamar del Segura has revealed a gruesome death. Found...

From bobs to buns and mullets to mohawks – which is Spain’s favourite hairstyle?

BY FAR the most popular hairstyle among internet searchers in Spain is the ‘bob’. The shape also takes the...

Surrealism exhibition in Madrid’s CaixaForum wows visitors with works by Dali and Magritte

A new show at the CaixaForum in Madrid has wowed visitors with its display of over 279 surrealist works of art.

Mallorca expat Mads Mikkelsen tipped to replace Johnny Depp in Fantastic Beasts after ‘wifebeater’ court case

MALLORCA local Mads Mikkelsen has been tipped to replace Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald in the new Fantastic Beasts film.

Spanish Banksy boosts morale of doctors with incredible murals outside Santander hospital

A Spanish artist has been combatting coronavirus with optimism by painting intricate murals on hospital facades for key health workers to enjoy.

J.K.Rowling uses illustration of 10-year-old girl from Spain’s Andalucia in new children’s book

A 10-YEAR-old girl from Cordoba has illustrated part of J.K. Rowling's new book. The world of children's literature has...

MUST WATCH: Films that make Spain’s 46th Huelva Film Festival unmissable

RUNNING from November 13-20, Huelva's 46th Film Festival is the oldest Ibero-American celebration of cinema in Europe. Entirely...

Expat musicians on Spain’s Costa del Sol join forces for charity single amid arts industry crisis

GLOBAL music project Rock The Lockdown have released a charity cover of Queen’s The Show Must Go On in a bid to...

The Brit who changed the face of Spain’s Torremolinos

By Mike Shapton The generous expat Brit who changed the face of Torremolinos. “Why have I never heard of...

Architect Norman Foster ordered to testify in multi-million euro embezzlement case in Spain or face arrest

A JUDGE has ordered the much-loved architect Norman Foster to testify as a witness in a multi-million euro embezzlement case in Spain....

Grab your cowboy hat as world famous bluegrass festival comes to Spain’s Barcelona this weekend – virtually that is

WITH the COVID-19 pandemic curtailing most live events until 2021, country music fans can rejoice as the Barcelona bluegrass festival takes place...

WATCH: Electronic dance DJ releases awe-inspiring video filmed in Spain’s Tajo de Ronda

GERMAN DJ Christian Loffler has shot an amazing dance video in the famous Tajo de Ronda. French music company...

Alicante-Elche airport is getting an extended name on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport's title is to be expanded to include the name of the famous Orihuela poet, Miguel Hernandez. The...

REVEALED: Top five scariest Spanish films to watch this Halloween

THERE'S nothing better on Halloween then scaring yourself senseless. And with Spain's new curfew measures it looks like...

Which are the most iconic party costumes for the Hallowe’en siren this year?

THE HIGHLIGHT of ‘spooky season’ is tonight in the UK and Brits all over Spain will be celebrating.

Spanish and UK moviegoers both consider same film to be the most scary

THIS WEEKEND sees the American tradition of Hallowe’en taking over TV schedules and social media content. Despite social-distancing guidelines,...

Family drama filmed in Mallorca destined for international success

A BARCELONA-based film studio has just acquired the world rights to the exciting drama Pan de Limon con Semillas de Amapola.

Men are overwhelmingly running Spain’s cultural sector and it shows, says new study

THE creative sector in Spain remains far from offering equal opportunities for women and men, a new study has suggested.

Netflix schedules seven new Spanish shows after Money Heist success

NETFLIX have commissioned and scheduled seven new Spanish shows in a bid to replicate the success of Money Heist and Elite.

Spain’s Prado fuses tech with art in first official museum guide for Android and iOS phones

THE Museo Nacional del Prado, in collaboration with Samsung, has created a mobile application that contains a guide to the most outstanding...

REVIEW: Four major problems with Woody Allen’s latest film based in Spain’s San Sebastian

WOODY Allen struggled to find a distributor for his latest film Rifkin's Festival after sexual abuse allegations shunned the director from Hollywood....

British expat author on Spain’s Costa Calida enjoys international acclaim after writing sequel to her debut novel

AFTER writing her debut novel simply to ‘spice up’ early retirement, expat Jacqueline Carpenter, has gone on to enjoy worldwide acclaim with...