Monday, January 25, 2021

Pedro Almodovar set to head 70th Cannes Film Festival jury

Oscar-winning Spanish director 'overwhelmed' at landing top role

You can now buy a Picasso-inspired print by Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood

The prints by the rock legend are now on sale, with 50 copies of the 'Abstract Stones' version one available for €1,750 a piece

Live bands contest planned to boost “severely punished” music sector on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A free-to-enter live music competition is being staged in Alicante this September to act as a fillip for new bands that have...

After this weekend’s King’s Day comes Mallorca’s largest gathering

ONE of the biggest festivals in Mallorca, Sant Sebastià, is just around the corner with city's most iconic party on January 19. The feast day...

Spain raises age of marriage and consent

The changes come after pressure from children’s rights organisations

Spain to announce new measures to be implemented in Catalunya

The new measures, broken down into education, healthcare and employment, are to bring about a degree of normality in the 'Catalan administration'.

REVEALED: Amy Winehouse wrote three songs from Back to Black while holidaying in Alicante

FEW knew that when the soulful, heart-wrenching vocals of Back to Black hit top-ten charts around the world in 2006, they would...

Biggest bullfighting protest takes place in Madrid

Protesters rallied to stop the sport

Prince and Foo Fighters cancel Spanish gigs following Paris terror attacks

Dave Grohl's band posts Facebook update saying 'this is crazy and it sucks'

How Spanish coronavirus memes are helping me learn the language during lockdown

Despite my heavy workload – writing a never-ending stream of coronavirus articles while blitzing through The Office UK and Tiger King – lockdown seems to have helped my Spanish

Explicit Antoni Miro sculptures ‘endangering children’, say community leaders in Spain

COMMUNITY leaders in Valencia are demanding the withdrawal of Antoni Miro’s latest explicit art exhibition in a bid to ‘protect children’ in the city. The...

Pet Shop Boys announce return to Spain’s Benicàssim festival this summer

The iconic London synthpop duo last performed at the festival 14 years ago

A Spanish leap of faith

'Devils' jump over babies, all in the name of tradition - and superstition

Algaida Fisherman still lost at sea from Storm Ana

STORM Ana might have done some damage around Mallorca, but none more so than to the Nopere family. Algaida resident Steve Nopere, 34, has been...

Secret location art festival takes over Malaga

The location for each show will be kept a secret until 24 hours before

Woman in Spain rescued after ‘blood-curdling screams’ alert police to her exorcism

Sanctioned exorcisms are regularly carried out by the Catholic Church in Spain

‘Espanglish’ officially recognised in Spain

Many hybrid Spanish-English words have now been officially recognised in the Royal Academy's latest online dictionary

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,...

Unveiling the Paco Trail in Algeciras

The late singer's hometown is to honour Paco de Lucia with his very own tourist route

Reggaeton star Daddy Yankee joins Rod Stewart and Bob Dylan on Costa del Sol this summer

The six-time Latin Grammy Award-winner takes to the stage in Fuengirola on June 1

Andalucian city hoping to win Spanish ‘Gastronomic Capital’ title

The city of Almeria is vying for the title of Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2019 by promoting its tradition of tapas. Signing an agreement to build...

No Sin Musica festival in Cadiz was not to be missed

It’s a sin if you missed the No Sin Musica festival in Cadiz, writes Michael Hayes

Costa Blanca kicks off 2020 with month-long carnival in coastal city

TORREVIEJA starts it's annual carnival next week on January 31 with a programme packed with fun for all the family.

Lesbians who tricked Spain’s Catholic church almost 120 years ago to have film made about them

A FILM chronicling the lives of two pioneering lesbians is under the works in Spain.  It comes 117 years after Elisa and Marcela posed as...

Spanish animal rights activists organise mass demonstrations against bull fighting

Thousands of activists are expected to attend a nationwide rally in Madrid

Cazorla Blues festival a hit

Cazorla's annual BluesCazorla festival has won an award considered the Grammys of the Blues