Friday, February 26, 2021

Valencia launches drive to become climate-neutral by 2030

VALENCIA city will be partly climate-neutral before 2030. The local council plans to approve a motion on Thursday (February...

Bars and restaurants in Spain’s Balearic Islands criticise government’s failure to communicate when and how they can reopen

Local business unions have today slammed the government for their failure to communicate in what capacity bars and restaurants can open under

Live pigs not fit for human consumption sold on streets of Spain’s Andalucia sparked fears of illness among population

LIVE pigs not fit for human consumption were being sold on the streets of southern Spain in December, police have revealed. 

Online Slots in Spain: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff

It is estimated that more than 90 per cent of all adults in Spain engage in some form of online gaming from time to...

Mother and son traffickers used cocaine and heroin profits to flip houses for profit near Spain’s Costa del Sol

A MOTHER and son have been arrested for allegedly laundering drug trafficking profits by flipping houses near the Costa del Sol. 

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Take a look inside this James Bond-worthy Marbella house with two pools, cocktail bar, gym and massage room

THE late Sean Connery who was known for shaking things up as a resident of the Costa del Sol, and now 007...

Brexit, currency transfers and the law in Spain

As we adjust to life post-Brexit there are many things to consider, but if you need to move money abroad there is...

Flood prevention project planned for popular expat area on Spain’s Orihuela Costa

ORIHUELA COSTA should see no more flooding, thanks to a proposed multi-million euro prevention project with Hidraqua. The coastal...

The Immortal Lure of Casinos: An Undeniable Attraction

Dice have been found as far back as the Roman times. It is a well-known fact that Egyptians would place wagers upon chariot races....

Surge of dolphin deaths on Spanish coastline alarms ecologists

THE discovery of dead dolphins on Almeria coastline alarms ecologists. The number of dolphins that have appeared dead or...

What You Need to Know About Hernia: Causes, Treatment, and Side Effects

Fatty tissues and organs are kept in place by muscle tissues. When that muscle tissue is too weak, the slightest amount of pressure can...

Spain’s Penelope Cruz talks motherhood, meditation and avoiding online trolls as she stuns on cover of Marie Claire

SHE’S a Hollywood star juggling her career with motherhood.  And Spanish actress Penelope Cruz has opened up about being...

Mixed messages over first set of 2021 property sales on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PROPERTY sales in Alicante Province during January fell by 24% compared to a year earlier, but the region still remains one of...

IN PICS: Woman arrested for allegedly running sex abuse ring involving girls aged 13 in Spain’s Almeria

FIVE children have been freed from a prostitution network that had been selling them for sex since 2019. Sources...

Fury in Burgos as residents blast Spanish cathedral’s new doors

IT is one of the most stunning spots in Spain, the former capital of Castilla y León well trotted by pilgrims on...

Executed victims of General Franco to be exhumed from mass grave on Spain’s Costa Blanca

WORK will start at Alicante cemetery next week to exhume the bodies of 11 people murdered between 1939 and 1945 during the...

MONEY MATTERS with Chorus Financial on why expats in Spain cannot retain a UK financial adviser

MONEY MATTERS answers all of your questions on finance, tax, pensions, investments and more here in Spain. Chorus Financial...

Costa Blanca-made orange liqueur goes ‘viral’ after childhood cough medicine nostalgia in Spain

AN orange liqueur has created a social media buzz in Spain as drinkers say it reminds them of their childhood days of...

Underground fibre optic network installed as ‘smart city’ rollout continues on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA has finished its first phase of installing fibre optic connections as part of their ‘Plan EDUSI Smart City’ project.

CITIZEN CANE: Bamboo and undergrowth cleared from La Safor rivers

THE buildup of bamboo canes and undergrowth in riverbeds and under bridges throughout the Valencian Community is usually the main culprit of...

Queen of hearts! Spanish royal Letizia stuns in red at exhibition in Madrid days after Valentines

VALENTINES might be over for another year but Letizia proved she will always be queen of our hearts as she donned a show-stopping...

Forest plantation further increases biodiversity on river bank in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A RIPARIAN forest is being planted on the banks of the Segura river, east of Rojales in the Vega Baja region of...

Spanish designer Paco Rabanne turns 87 in style

HE’s the Spanish designer that helped define the swinging sixties, dressing the likes of Françoise Hardy, Elizabeth Taylor and even created the...

A female journalist conducted an experiment: she registered on webcam site BongaCams and earned 800 euros!

During the pandemic a lot of information about alternative ways of making money began to appear on the Internet. We began to wonder what...

Two perverts arrested in Spain’s Malaga for recording more than 70,000 videos of intimate images with hidden cameras in...

POLICIA Nacional have arrested two people for allegedly recording intimate images using hidden cameras in public toilets. Up to...

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Half-wit hunters arrested for hanging hunting dog from tree in Spain’s Malaga (WARNING – contains distressing images)

TWO hunters have been arrested for crimes of cruelty to animals after they were busted hanging one of their hunting dogs from...