Saturday, July 4, 2020

If lockdown is leaving you bookworms bereft of new titles, turn over a new leaf with these 10 books...

By Alicia Duggan SO you’ve reached the last page of that gripping novel and you’re still pining for more....

How Killing Eve’s psychopathic hitwoman Villanelle is inspired by infamous Spanish ETA assassin

A RUTHLESS Spanish terrorist has been revealed as the subject matter behind one of the UK’s biggest TV hits of the last few years. Former...

Learn these Spanish phrases for ordering in restaurants as Spain eases coronavirus lockdown

GAMBAS pil pil, crusty bread, beer, ensalada de pulpo, real cafe con leche, chips, alioli, tomato salad, jamon, olives – the list...

Italian woman wins Picasso painting worth €1 million from €100 raffle ticket

AN Italian woman has won a Picasso painting that’s worth €1 million in a raffle.

Spain’s iconic Picasso Museum to reopen on Tuesday if Malaga moves to Phase 2

MALAGA’S Picasso Museum will reopen its doors to visitors on Tuesday May 26, it has been announced.

Granada International Festival of Music and Dance will open on June 25 and will be the first event worldwide...

THE Granada International Festival of Music and Dance will open on June 25, it has been announced.

Spain’s iconic Mezquita in Cordoba to open its doors in Phase 2 of COVID-19 de-escalation plan

It’s expected that Andalucia, excluding Malaga and Granada, will move into Phase 2 on Monday, May 25, after Phase 1 ends.

Discovery of 40 Nasrid tombs reveals the major health issues suffered in Spain’s Granada some 800 years ago

40 tombs reveal life during the Nasrid kingdom before the conquest by the Catholic Monarchs.

Jon Clarke tracks the Nazi Gold Trail to Madrid and Gibraltar, hot on the heels of our expose on...

HOW could a stockpile of looted Nazi gold larger than some country’s bullion reserves disappear without trace? The macabre...

British-run art restoration group behind efforts to bring copy of stolen Velazquez painting home from London museum

A BRITISH-run art restoration group is leading efforts to return to Sevilla a stolen 17th-century painting currently in a London museum.

Recovery project of Malaga’s Villa Torre de Benagalbon to start this month

The winning proposal commits to reduce the execution period by two months and the economic proposal by €262,748.95.

Feria season may be cancelled but you can still give Andalucia’s famous flouncy frocks an outing as majority of...

The style that has been turning heads for centuries has even been adopted by royals and celebrities.

Ministry of Culture announces grants to support Spanish film industry following the coronavirus crisis

THE Ministry of Culture has announced grants to support the Spanish film industry following the pandemic.

Malaga’s Picasso Museum expects to reopen its doors to visitors at the end of the month

THE Picasso Museum in Malaga has been planning to reopen its doors at the end of the month.

Spain’s La Sagrada Familia will not restart construction works until after visitors return

LA Sagrada Familia will not restart its construction works until after the Cathedral reopens its doors to visitors, it has been announced.

A secret WW2 German U-boat base, Nazis on the run, macabre facilities for facial reconstruction surgery – the shady...

Words by Conor Mcglone SCORES of roosting doves erupted from the decrepit courtyard as we entered the ominously-named Villa...

EXCLUSIVE: This is NOT Armageddon, insists mother of young cancer hero Ashya King as she seeks sanctuary in Spain...

‘‘THEY are holed up at home and terrified this is Armageddon,” says Naghmeh King

Full works of Spain’s expat poet Gamel Woolsey set to be released by Gerald Brenan House

SHE is one of Spain’s most distinguished expats. Buried in Malaga’s celebrated English Cemetery, she wrote widely about the...

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

Firefighters in Andalucia demand apology from Telecinco over its ‘fake news’ report they received training from Spanish Army

FIREFIGHTERS from Velez Malaga have demanded an apology from channel Telecinco after the Spanish TV station wrongly announced that the men had...

Make sure you DON’T miss Australian rock band, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds performing in Spain in May...

NICK Cave and the Bad Seeds have rescheduled their European Tour to start in Spring 2021.

Dumbo tops the list of most popular Disney film in Spain, while the Lion King reigns over the UK

DUMBO has been voted as the most popular Disney movie in Spain.

CORONAVIRUS DIARY: Day 30 of Spain’s lockdown and Mamma is starting to see flying objects

Despite lockdown, police checks and the old lady across the road who has better surveillance on the neighbours than the FBI and CIA combined, the mouse, fairy and bunny made it to my house…

EASTER DISPATCH: On the most unusual Semana Santa in Andalucian history the sound of Spain’s distant drums is swapped...

It was approaching dusk and you could hear a pin drop in a place where normally you would hear the sound of faraway trumpets and banter

WATCH: Madrid’s top botanical garden gives its tulips to staff in 7 hospitals as show of thanks during the...

MADRID's Royal Botanical Gardens have given hundreds of tulips to hospital staff in a show of thanks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

IN PICS: You probably haven’t seen Estepona’s 10 NEW murals, completed as Spain’s Costa del Sol went into COVID-19...

An international crop of artists completed their works just days before the Government put Spain into lockdown on March 14
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