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EU tells Spain to BAN traditional bird singing competition

THE European Commission has told Spain to double down on its efforts to end the capture of small wild birds for traditional bird singing...

Cinema ticket sales increase in Spain by 37% in the last six years

ATTENDANCE in Spanish cinemas has grown by 37% in the last six years.

Sotogrande expat reveals touching life journey in new golf love novel

Sotogrande-based Calum McGregor, who said the sport helped him battle his ‘demons’, has released Touching Distance From Africa

Miss Universe Spain 2015 crowned at Marbella’s Starlite festival

Miss Spain, a Canary Islands native, works as a doctor and speaks three languages

Tarifa’s African Film Festival to feature over 70 films and documentaries

FCAT to be shown in Tangier and Tarifa from Thursday

Malaga Rocks Mijas music festival ‘will be cancelled’ by town hall

Event organisers are determined to play on

Spectacle wearer of the year 2016 winner announced!

The winner received €500 and free glasses

Promenade promises to create a whole new look for visitors arriving in Palma

OVER 2,000 trees and tens of thousands of plants are set to revolutionise the look of Palma’s seaside promenade. The €20 million project will create...

Singer Diego El Cigala performs at LA Hollywood Bowl following wife’s death

The world-famous flamenco singer performed in front of a sold-out crowd following the death of his wife to cancer

REVEALED: New painting by Spain’s Velazquez unearthed after previously being attributed to his son-in-law

Velazquez, born in 1599, was the leading artist in the court of King Philip IV, and one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age

Excursions into the unremembered past of Spain’s Malaga

MALAGA province is steeped in history — both ancient and modern — and autumn the perfect season to plan excursions and discover its historical...

Dinosaur footprint uncovered in Spain

Researchers in the region have taken the print for further examination

Orgiva art attack

Young expat artists, aged between six and 14, have put on a fabulous exhibition of their own work

WATCH: American gored in neck and teen bruises spine as annual San Fermin bull run begins in Spain’s Pamplona

Each day six bulls and accompanying steers are released, before the animals take on matadors in public fights in the afternoon

British cyclist Chris Froome to begin 2018 under doping cloud at Spain’s Ruta del Sol in Andalucia

BRITISH cyclist Chris Froome has said he is 'confident' there will be progress on a probe into an adverse doping test. It comes nine days...

Spanish winemaker pushes for all wineries to be carbon neutral in 10 years

Climate change poses stark risks for vineyards, which may be exposed to more extreme weather that will see traditional grape varieties struggle.

Unique museum celebrating famous poet receives continued council support on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council has renewed its association with the Miguel Hernández University and Iberfol SL for the conservation of the Miguel Hernández Fig Tree...

Why expats SHOULD be learning Spanish as Spain opens up post-lockdown

YOU may have been too scared to venture outside over the past few months, even for life’s basic necessities. If you’re an expat, you’ve probably...

Old Torremolinos mansion to be turned into contemporary art centre

The goal is to create something similar to the contemporary art centre in Malaga

Antequera dolmens receive UNESCO World Heritage status

They are described as outstanding examples of megalithic architecture

Commemorative concert to be held in Ronda

Russian cellist and Malaga baritone among the musicians featured

INCEST map shows where sex between siblings is still legal in Europe, including Spain

AN incest map has revealed where in Europe you can still legally have sex with your siblings.  Shockingly, it is still legal in Spain, France...

LONG RACE TO RECOVERY: Costa Blanca expat’s inspiring new book on how sport helped him overcome personal tragedy

LOSING a parent to suicide is one of life’s greatest tragedies - losing two before your 20th birthday is cataclysmic. Javea resident Eric Champon, 46,...

The xx announce new Night + Day festival in Spain

The Indie band will be taking over Bilbao this July

HASTA LA VISTA: New trailer for sixth Terminator movie reveals scenes shot in Murcia and Cartagena

THRILLING scenes for the sixth Terminator movie were shot on the Costa Blanca, a new trailer has revealed. Last summer, a film crew of more...

Duchess of Alba’s palace opens to the public

The private home of Spain’s most eccentric aristocrat goes public in Sevilla

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