Thursday, January 21, 2021

Despite the bright lights of Malaga, searching for that ‘Christmassy feeling’ in Spain seems harder than ever this year

IT’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The tell tale signs are all here- cosy coats, the kitsch jumpers, lots of...

British mum of eight planning on leaving kids over Christmas to enjoy a solo holiday to Spain

A BRITISH mum-of-eight has revealed her plans to leave her kids behind this Christmas for a solo trip to Spain. 

Could Spain’s restaurant industry be the answer to its refugee crisis?

AS bombs rained down from the sky in Syria, all 38-year-old Wesal could think of were her children. In terror, she fled...

Why so many earthquakes on Spain’s Costa del Sol and Costa Blanca with a ‘Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On’?

UP to 1,400 earthquake tremors are logged each year on the Iberian peninsula and they tend to make some headlines if they...

Queen of the high street! How you can get Letizia’s look for less

QUEEN Letizia has shown her support for the Spanish high street during the pandemic by donning a pair of €20 trousers from Mango. 

Dental discovery in Granada shows textile work was done exclusively by women 4000 years ago

A NEW discovery from Bronze Age Spain reveals that women have never been afraid to sink their teeth into hard work.  

Praise from British councillor on Spain’s Costa Blanca results in a trip to Madrid

BRITISH councillor, Darren Parmenter, got a recent surprise when he was asked to meet top officials at Spain's Migrations department in Madrid.

Dali diptych painted during Spanish Civil War sold for €9million at London auction

An off-the-wall painting by Spanish artist Salvador Dalí sold for a staggering €9 million in London last night.  The...

Squatters run riot on Costa del Sol as organised gangs hand over keys to top properties

ORGANISED gangs are helping squatters get a foothold on the Costa del Sol, taking advantage of the surge of empty holiday homes...

Spanish Government works to repeal parental consent rule

THE Spanish Government says it wants to change the law to allow 16 and 17-year-olds to seek an abortion without parental permission.

Shakira to join forces with Prince William and David Attenborough to help save the planet

SHE is the much-loved Colombian singer whose hips don’t lie and who dominates the music charts and storms stages across the globe. 

From Spain’s King Felipe VI to Queen Liz – here’s how much Europe’s royalty are worth

WHO wouldn’t like to live like a princess? Or a king for that matter? The jewels, the butlers, the palaces - it...

Spain ranks top as the most searched country on Google for those looking to relocate

Spain is the most searched country on Google for people looking to relocate.  iProperty Management examined Google’s Keyword Planner...

Spanish pop star Amaia bags first Grammy nomination

SPANISH pop singer Amaia has received her first Grammy award nomination. The star, 21, is best known for taking...

Mayor of La Linea reacts to controversial Netflix series depicting Spanish town as ‘the drug gateway to Europe’

FIRING gunshots into the air, police officers swarm towards a boat full of drug...

El Corte Inglés advert of child ‘hanging’ sparks uproar

A new ‘Back to School’ advert from El Corte Inglés featuring a child ‘hanging’ above a chair as sparked uproar on social media. 

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

How Henry VIII gambled away the crown to a cheeky Spaniard

Jack Gaioni reveals a fascinating historical tale that has been buried - until now

COVID-19 crisis: Economists predict Spain’s Balearic Islands will suffer biggest recession in its history

Economists predict the consequences of the health crisis will be catastrophic for the region

IN PICS: It’s the end of Madrid as we know it – coronavirus report from streets of Spanish capital

IT’S not exactly the Civil War or a scene from the 1936 Battle of Madrid, but there is a definite siege mentality in Madrid and it’s building

INVESTIGATION: Uncovering the plight of homeless British expats on the Costa del Sol

Spain promised work and a new life in the sun and they spent 17 happy years here before it all came crashing down

British builder walks length of Spain with his Podenco pooch for charity

“We really need to help dogs like this and for people to change attitudes to them”

News Round-up Episode 3

Our journalists break down the biggest news stories from Andalucia and across Spain during the last two weeks. This episode we discuss the upcoming Spanish...

BOOK SERIAL, PART 2: A Fleet Street hack arrives and takes the paper to new heights

He had picked up a copy of The Olive Press at Granada Airport and had been overcome by the feeling that we were in desperate need of his help.

Driving, residency, passports… everything British expats in Spain need to know to prepare for Brexit

“Most important for Brits living in Spain are the standard things like getting the residencia and driving license.”

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