Thursday, July 2, 2020

Care home sector slams Valencian government for ‘taking away’ health workers to shift at hospitals during the COVID-19...

VALENCIA’S care home sector has slammed its regional government for stripping them of health workers from at the height of the coronavirus...

National trails added to expand Gibraltar tourism offering

Walkers in Gibraltar and visitors from the Costa del Sol will now be able to enjoy a number of trails all over the Upper Rock Nature Reserve.

Costa Blanca on yellow weather warning for 40°C Saharan heatwave starting Wednesday July 1 – heatmap inside

THE Costa Blanca is set to crank up the heat from tomorrow, with temperatures predicted to hit 40 degrees in certain areas.

Valencian region looks at reducing table distances to 1.5m in bid to boost hospitality economy on Spain’s Costa Blanca

DISTANCES between tables in bars, restaurants, and outside terraces could be reduced to just 1.5m in the Valencian Community in a bid...

Spain’s Sierra Nevada offering nature and sports getaways in bid to revive tourism this summer post COVID-19 lockdown

The mountain resort is a hidden gem for outdoor adventure sports in the summer.

More than 100 new COVID-19 cases linked to latest outbreak in Spain’s Malaga

In addition to these two outbreaks in Malaga, there are another eight further outbreaks in Andalucia.

Elche’s world-famous Nit de l’Alba fireworks display cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic

ELCHE’S world-famous ‘Nit de l'Álba’ firework display has been cancelled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s major...

‘Family party’ in Spain’s Valencian Community leads to largest cluster of new infections since end of state of alarm

A FAMILY party has led to 16 new COVID-19 infections in the Valencian Community. The family gathering was held...

Valencian Community reveals it has ‘6,000 hospital beds’ on standby due to concerns of COVID-19 outbreaks from tourism

VALENCIA’S health ministry has revealed it has 6,000 hospital beds on standby should tourism create a new spike in coronavirus cases.

Spanish government launches first phase of coronavirus track and trace application

THE Spanish government has launched the first phase of its coronavirus track and trace application.

Flight searches from UK to Spain’s Costa del Sol skyrocket by 177% in a week

SEARCHES for flights from the UK to Malaga have increased by 177% in the last week alone.

Spain may bring back ‘targeted’ lockdowns to battle fresh coronavirus outbreaks

Murcia is the region most considering opting for ‘surgical’ confinement after struggling to contain an imported outbreak

Three women end up in hospital after fight broke out in Zara fitting room in Spain

THREE women have ended up in hospital, after a fight took place in a Zara fitting room in Galicia.

Five arrested in Alicante for online villa rental fraud that netted €250,000

FIVE have been arrested in Spain’s Alicante after conning holidaymakers via fake villa rental websites to the tune of €250,000.

16-year-old son caught driving drunk dad home in Spain’s Elche – both face charges

A FATHER and son are facing charges in Elche after Guardia Civil caught the 16-year-old minor behind the wheel next to his...

Asturias becomes Spain’s first coronavirus free region

ASTURIAS has become Spain’s first coronavirus free region, going two weeks without registering a new positive case.

Two expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca launch campaign to end Spain’s IVA taxation of charity shops

TWO expat-run charities on the Costa Blanca have launched a campaign to end the Spanish government’s 21% VAT taxation on goods sold...

Five wineries in Spain with underwater cellars worth a visit in 2020

Spanish winery submerges bottles underwater in a twist to the aging process

LISTED: Spain’s airports Brits can fly to on Ryanair, EasyJet, Jet2 and TUI

AFTER the announcement that the UK would drop its quarantine restrictions, the number of Brits searching for holidays has surged.

Spain reports 118 COVID-19 cases and two deaths in 24 hours as Malaga sees new outbreak

SPAIN has registered 118 new COVID-19 cases and two coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours. This is the...

ORANGE heat warnings for Spain’s Andalucia tomorrow with highs of 41°C

ORANGE heat warnings have been issued for Andalucia on Monday. Aemet has issued its second-most severe weather warnings for...

Man arrested in Spain’s Malaga for allegedly defrauding his elderly neighbour who he helped care for

A MAN has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Malaga province for allegedly defrauding his elderly neighbour who he helped care for.

Six men going on trial in Spain’s Malaga for killing a man who supposedly stole their rooster used for...

SIX men will be going on trial tomorrow in Malaga province, for the murder of a man who had supposedly stolen their rooster.

EXPLAINER: How to use the law in Spain against online trolls

IT is hard to accept that the internet, from which we derive so much benefit, should be so densely populated by individuals...

As Spain’s COVID-19 crisis recedes the spectre of Brexit has returned for British property buyers

SPAIN has finally allowed tourism to return after several months of the world’s most draconian COVID-19 lockdown. Brits, Germans...

How Murcia’s ‘cool streets’ technology helps prevent pets burning their paws as temperatures rise across Spain

RED-HOT pavements can be a danger to both children and pets, as summer temperatures spike in Spain. Vienna-based animal...