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Popular medieval market in Spain’s Valencia area returns at start of June

BUÑOL hosts its annual medieval market this weekend on the Paseo de San Luis with a chance to see artisan craftsmen demonstrating their wares. There'll...

Poetic justice? UK accused of robbing Spain of second place at Eurovision thanks to algorithm

IT would be poetic justice if indeed Spain had been robbed of Eurovision glory by the UK thanks to an algorithm, as claimed by...

Russian Museum in Spain’s Malaga reopens its doors with 350 works by Picasso

THREE and a half weeks after its closure, Malaga’s Russian Museum has reopened its doors in the Tabacalera building. The Tabacalera building, which also houses...

Red Hot Chili Peppers kick off tour in Spain’s Sevilla

THE Red Hot Chili Peppers are playing the first gig of their new tour in Sevilla. On Saturday June 4 they will take to La...

Survey reveals how Spain compares with other countries for work-life balance in Europe

SPAIN is Europe’s second best country for having a healthy work-life balance, according to a recent survey. Work-life balance is assessed by the way we...

Spain’s Estepona to celebrate Noche de San Juan with funky music festival

ESTEPONA will turn into ‘Funky Town’ on San Juan Night, the City Council has announced. The Noche de San Juan is a festival marked by...

Madrid gears up for Mad Cool Festival welcoming big music acts to Spain

MAD COOL FESTIVAL is making its long anticipated return in Madrid from July 6 to July 10.  The festival will see a host of big...

WATCH: The Rolling Stones touch down in branded jet in Spain at start of Sixty tour

THE Rolling Stones arrived in true rock 'n roll style in Madrid on Thursday, touching down in their very own branded plane ahead of...

The ten best Spanish language shows on Netflix to binge watch right now

SPANISH crime drama Money Heist (La Casa de Papel) has proved a big hit with English speaking audiences around the world. Telling the story...

Fuengirola to host first female music festival in Spain—the LGTBI music event ‘Fulanita Fest’

MARENOSTRUM Fuengirola to host this coming Saturday the 'Fulanita Fest', the first female LGTBI music festival in Spain. The event, to vindicate the power of...

Politicians force cancellation of popular fiestas in Costa Blanca town in Spain

BENEJUZAR has cancelled all of its 2022 fiestas after a council meeting voted down a proposal to pay for them. The news means the abrupt...

36 English words you probably didn’t know were stolen from Spanish

NOBODY likes a false friend. They're a thorn in our relationships, and a downright disaster when it comes to language learning. Of course, in linguistic terms...

Traditional summer feria returns this year to Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AFTER a two year hiatus due to Covid-19, Marbella will once again celebrate its traditional San Bernabe Fair and Festivals. The town fair will take...

Something to write home about: Literary traditions of Moraira on Spain’s Costa del Sol

WITH its stunning views of the Costa Blanca to inspire the imagination, it’s not hard to see why Moraira is a great literary town. North...

Spain’s Picasso Museum Malaga launches online shop

THE Museo Picasso Malaga (MPM) now has an online shop where you can purchase many of the products currently available in the physical shop...

Rita’s Night by Bombay Sapphire lands in Spain’s Malaga drive-in cinema

MALAGA’s all-year-round drive-in cinema opens Rita's Night By Bombay Sapphire—a groundbreaking event to be enjoyed under the moonlight. Fans of ‘Rita’s Brunch,’ where users of...

Museums in Spain’s Malaga host special activities to celebrate International Museum Day

Museums in Spain’s Malaga host special activities to celebrate International Museum Day.

Luxury yacht once owned by music legend David Bowie for sale in Spain’s Mallorca

A YACHT once owned by legendary music icon David Bowie has been put up for sale on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Named El Caran,...

New hotel deal confirmed on site of failed BBC soap Eldorado on Spain’s Costa del Sol

IT was the TV deal that producers had golden hopes for, but after just a year and two series Eldorado turned to lead. The BBC...

Spain ends Eurovision shame as Chanel comes in third behind Ukraine and UK

SPAIN has broken its tragic record as a Eurovision failure and come in third after a raunchy performance by Chanel with the reggaeton hit...

Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Museum in Spain’s Benalmadena reopens after 2-year closure due to pandemic

THE Felipe Orlando Pre-Columbian Art Museum, located in Benalmadena Pueblo, has reopened its doors this month after being closed for two years due to...

Carmen Thyssen Museum in Spain’s Malaga will celebrate International Museum Day with an open day and free guided tours

THE Museo Carmen Thyssen Malaga will be one of the many places in the world that will join the celebration of International Museum Day...

Everything you need to know about Chanel and Spain’s chance at Eurovision glory

Could this be the year Spain wins Eurovision for only the third time since the contest began? Spain's fate rests with Chanel, a 31-year-old...

Valencia street to be renamed to honour cartoonist killed by Franco during Spain’s dictatorship 

VALENCIA city is to name a street after famous cartoon artist Carlos Gomez Carrera, also known as ´Bluff´, who was shot after lampooning fascist...

Palaeolithic cave paintings discovered in Spain’s Antequera

NEW cave painting, that could be between 60,000 and 30,000 years old, has been discovered in Antequera. The figurative representation has been located on the...

FRIDAY 13th: Spain’s ten weirdest superstitions revealed

FRIDAY the 13th is a day of misfortune for many a superstitious expat. But you won't find locals drawing their blinds and running from black...

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