Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Jewish family in fight for return of Nazi-looted Pissarro masterpiece wins step in the battle against Madrid’s Thyssen museum

A JEWISH family is fighting for the return of a Pissarro masterpiece they were forced to handover to the Nazis.  Lilly Cassirer and her husband...

Wacky Andalucía!

After the Olive Press reported how one local town created the world’s longest chocolate bar and another prepares to vote to become ‘gay’, James Bryce takes a look at the region’s quirkier side of life

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

Spain’s most inspiring expat women

INTERNATIONAL Women's Day, March 8, celebrates the achievements of women globally and is a call to action for implementing gender parity. To commemorate the day,...

New Spanish brand of beer slammed for insulting Hindu religion

The brewery has since apologised

Down syndrome girl from southern Spain makes history by walking at New York Fashion Week

A SPANISH Down syndrome model from Spain has made history by catwalking during New York Fashion week. Marian Avila, 21, rocked a red dress and...

Velez-Malaga residents demand start of delayed theatre works

A petition demanding work be started on the restoration of the Lope de Vega theatre has gained 5,100 signatures

Fatboy Slim flies in to Sevilla

Norman Cook, AKA Fatboy Slim, is to headline this year's Territorios Festival tomorrow

Anti-bullfighting protest at Estepona’s Feria

The Colectivo Antitaurino Marbella stood in protest outside of the Feria's gates

World-famous St. Patrick’s Day parade returning to fill streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A world-famous St. Patrick's Day parade returns to the Costa Blanca next week for the first time since 2019. Leading off the celebrations as 'Grand...

Tickets for U2 in Spain sold out within minutes and Spanish police aren’t buying it

AN investigation has been launched after U2's two concerts in Spain sold out within minutes.  Tickets for shows at the 16,000 capacity WiZink centre in...

Eddie Izzard to perform in Spanish on Barcelona and Madrid tour dates

The British comedian has said he will add more and more Spanish into his set throughout his run in Madrid and Barcelona next month, with the aim of having an ‘almost Spanish’ set by Christmas

How government scrooges in 1882 accidentally created Spain’s obsession with gobbling 12 grapes on New Year’s Eve

THE minute hand on Madrid's Puerta de Sol clock tower nears midnight. Millions of Spaniards already have a grape in their mouth. Millions of others...

Major Andrzej Wroblewski exhibition in Spain

The Palacio de Velazquez in Madrid is presenting 150 of the Polish artist’s works until February

Tourist tirade about use of Catalan in Mallorcan church divides internet

A TOURIST from Granada has become an internet sensation after ranting about the use of Catalan during a Mallorquin church service. The unnamed woman fulminated...

PACMA slam Spain’s government for awarding €30,000 to Andalucia’s bullfighter known as ‘the Pirate’

Padilla nearly lost his life in the bullring in 2011 when a bull ripped his eye out after the animal mauled him on the ground

Goya museum in trouble

Construction on the new Goya museum in Fuendetodos is halted due to financial problems

Mariah Carey thanks Malaga for Christmas lights homage as mayor invites singer to visit Spain’s Costa del Sol

MARIAH Carey has voiced her appreciation for being included in Malaga's Christmas lights show.  The American songstress tweeted a thank you message after being alerted...

UPDATE: Jewish singer Matisyahu agrees to perform at Spanish festival

After being invited, banned, and re-invited, Matisyahu will perform as scheduled

STRIP FOR ACTION: The Full Monty musical to tour Spain

IT’S time to strip for action - in fact, to go The Full Monty. A €2 million production of the musical version of the British...

Anger in Spain’s National Dance Company as newly chosen prima ballerina is director’s girlfriend

THERE has been upset in Spain's National Dance Company (CND) this week as it was revealed that the newly selected prima ballerina is in...

Man in Spain fined for photoshopping his face onto Jesus Christ’s in Jaen

Daniel Serrano put his face - complete with a ring through the septum - onto that of Christ and posted it on his Instagram.

Under the sea: Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars that you can visit

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

Spanish bloggers celebrate Andalucia day of the gypsy

Bloggers celebrate gypsy lifestyle following book launch

Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta to make Spanish debut in cinemas on April 8

The director’s Julieta makes its premiere in Spain on April 8 before taking its UK bow on August 26

Spectacular world-famous Fallas featuring fireworks and giant statues return to Spain’s Valencia

THE Fallas de Valencia celebrations are in full swing with a return to pre-pandemic schedules. The heady mix of fireworks, bonfires, flowers, festivals, and eye-catching...

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