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Spain worst in Europe for dangerous chemsex trend, with most users having university degrees and good jobs

SPAIN'S three biggest cities have the highest rates of chemsex in Europe.  Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia see the most people using drugs to enhance sexual...

Costa del Sol’s Feria de Malaga CANCELLED as Spain’s Andalucia announces new COVID-19 plan for summer

THE Feria de Malaga has officially been cancelled. It comes as the Junta de Andalucia recommended no ferias and festivals be held until September. The Costa...

Why a village in Spain’s Galicia is about to be invaded by marauding vikings

SPAIN has more than its fair share of bizarre festivals, but the one that takes place on the first Sunday each August, in a...

Buskers must audition before taking to the streets

Only real musicians will be able to play in Madrid
spanish civil war items

Toledo Army Museum gives poignant insight into Spain’s military past

A poignant exhibition of wartime paraphernalia offers an insight into Spain’s military past

Argentine novelist wins Spanish book prize

For the best noir novel published in Spain

Gypsies in Spain are leaving their traditional camp lifestyle

The number of gypsies living in camps has reduced by 70%

Festival promoters demand larger fines for safety breaches at Spanish gigs

FESTIVAL promoters are demanding bigger fines for safety breaches after high-profile incidents in Spain this summer. The death of an acrobat at Madrid’s Mad Cool...

Unveiling the Paco Trail in Algeciras

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

The gift of learning from Palma’s newest language school, Treffpunkt

PALMA'S newest language school is one for the books; Treffpunkt is German for meeting point, and the school sure lives up to the name. The...

Remains of lost Roman city potentially discovered in Spain’s Malaga

Researchers believe the exact location of the Roman city is at a site in Cañete la Real.

Spain’s Alhambra sells 12,590 tickets in eight hours with new ticket sales system

THE Alhambra Palace in Granada has sold 12,590 tickets in the first eight hours of its new ticketing system.

Spanish Minecraft priest uses computer game to spread the holy word to pupils

Daniel Pajuelo Vazquez uses the 3-D world-building game to teach his pupils religious education

Major exhibition celebrates 80th anniversary of Picasso’s Guernica

Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid has launched a major exhibition to celebrate one of the world's most iconic paintings, Guernica.

Mallorca Saxophone Festival celebrates ten years with free concerts and events

THE Mallorca Saxophone Festival is celebrating their ten year anniversary through March 28, with free concerts across is the island. This year the festival has...

British and US stars hope to descend on Spain’s Andalucia for Cadiz music festival

STAR producer DJ Steve Aoki and British Reggae outfit Steel Pulse have been announced as headliners for the third annual Brota Musica Festival. Held at...

Marbella seeks mini world peace at community summit

Residents, charities and businesses met on the 5th April to discuss sustainability, community and integration

Madrid: The adultery capital of Europe

Hack of extramarital affair website reveals Madrid as one of the world’s infidelity capitals

Hidden Arabic paintings uncovered

The restoration of the chapel of Santa Barbara has unearthed a find of great value.

Pamplona’s Running of the Bulls ends with quickest (and most uneventful) run yet

This year’s festival saw 10 gored, most of them foreigners

Everything you need to know about Malaga’s Christmas lights switch-on tonight

In Calle Larios, 10,000 light bars will be given out to the public, that will interact with the music played

Mijas goes potty for art

More than 1,000 people visited the newly-opened Mijas Contemporary Art Centre in its first weekend

CROWN IMPERIAL as Bronze Age burial area in Murcia suggests that women could have ruled ancient Spain

AN ancient burial site in the Murcia region suggests that women may have ruled the roost in the early Bronze age. That possibility is being...

Experts in Spain slam damage done to Antequera Dolmens as ‘urban cruelty’

SLOPPY restoration work on a historic Spanish monument has been slammed by critics, comparing the work to "a job’s worth builder".  The renovations completed at...

FAB FRESCOS: Spain has some of the best, but how many do you recognise?

FROM cave paintings to church frescos to modern murals of epic scale, countless artists have left their brush marks on Spanish architecture down the...

Smoking hot new museum in Caceres

The stunning Cultural Centre La Gota exhibits contemporary art and pays tribute to the area’s tobacco heritage

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