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Cinema in Spain slapped with €3000 fine for banning customers from bringing their own food into film screenings

A 2017 Ministry of Health report said the prohibition of food and beverages bought elsewhere from inside cinemas was ‘illegal and abusive.’

Spain to add Ladino to official languages list

SPAIN is set to officially recognise Ladino as a Spanish tongue. It is hoped that in doing so, it will save the language from extinction...

Fresh bid fails to get iconic ‘Lady of Elche’ back to her home turf on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S Culture Commission in the national senate has rejected a motion that wanted the government to permanently transfer an iconic statue back to Elche. The...

Spain to impose direct rule if Puigdemont tries to rule remotely in Belgium

This comes a week after separatist leaders agreed to re-installed Puigdemont as Catalunya's president of government but now the Spanish government has weighed in. 

IN PICS: This is how All Saints’ Day is celebrated across Spain

November 1 is a public holiday in Spain which is much more important traditionally than the Halloween celebrations which have grown in popularity among...

Spanish all-girl band Hinds play SXSW festival in USA

Debut album Leave Me Alone released to rave reviews in January

Film fans: How Spain’s Castilla y Leon became the location for some of the greatest movies ever

FILM buffs should head to Castilla y Leon this summer for a series of talks about how the region became the chosen location for...

QUE? 10 Spanish phrases that make no sense in English

LEARNING another language is never easy, but as expats, we should at least give it a try. But whether you're beginner or near fluency, there...

LUCKY DIP: The Spanish €2 coin selling for €1,000 on Ebay

PAUSE for a moment before purchasing your next pint or pincho de tortilla - the €2 coin in your hand could be worth €1,000. This...

Repentant Spanish priest apologises after dressing as Hugh Hefner and simulating ‘erotic acts’ during carnival

He has been ordered to attend a spiritual retreat to reflect on the incident

Benidorm seeks Unesco world heritage status

The land of package holiday heaven wants to become a cultural wonder of the world

Cordoba voted most beautiful historic city in Spain in Lonely Planet survey

THE Andalucian city of Cordoba has been voted the most beautiful in Spain in a recent online survey. The study was carried out on the...

Four more people gored in running of the bulls in Pamplona

Day five was the bloodiest day of this year’s festival

Comedy kings Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon’s The Trip to Spain to air tomorrow

After touring the foodie delights of Italy and northern England, the pair with a penchant for impressions have filmed across Spain to check out its gastronomical hotspots

Madrid’s El Prado denies claims over ‘fake’ Hieronymus Bosch masterpiece

Brawl over ‘fake’ Hieronymus Bosch painting in El Prado

Bad Bunny to release new ‘Last Tour of the World’ album tomorrow featuring Spain’s Rosalia

REGGAETON superstar Bad Bunny has announced he will release his third album Last Tour of the World tomorrow (November 26). The apocalyptic themed album...

Extras wanted in Malaga for US series about British gangsters to be filmed on Costa del Sol

EXTRAS are needed for a US series about British gangsters being filmed on the Costa del Sol.  Snatch, based on the hit film Snatch. Pigs...

British tea set recovered from 150-year-old shipwreck on show at unique Costa Blanca maritime exhibition

AN exhibition displaying British-made plates, bowls and a tea set from a steamship that sank off the Costa Blanca 150 years ago has opened...

Catalan independence highly opposed by the area’s expats

OVER 75% of expats living in Catalunya are strongly opposed to the region obtaining independence, according to a survey run by Spanish Property Insight. Shockingly,...

New swimming pool in Sabinillas receives 500 members in its first month

THE new Sabinillas swimming pool has received 500 memberships in its first month of opening. Some 350 swimmers are using the new pool everyday. Manilva sports...

Jailing of ‘terrorism’ puppeteers in Madrid sparks battle over artistic freedom

Protestors march over Granada-bsed duo from theatre company Titeres Desde Abajo

Spain drawn with England in inaugural UEFA Nations League

Both teams join Croatia in Group four of League A - the last group of the best teams in Europe.

10 incredible locations Game of Thrones SHOULD have filmed in Spain

We’ve put together a list of places we feel would have added to the stark alien beauty of Westeros and Essos

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...

The Queen and Goya! Letizia travels to Zaragoza to celebrate 275th birthday of Spain’s most famous painter

QUEEN  Letizia never puts a fashion foot wrong, and continued to show off her array of glamorous ensembles as she attended celebrations to mark...

Experts unearth Cervantes’ tomb

Four centuries after his death, experts believe they have finally unearthed the remains of the iconic Miguel de Cervantes

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