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Gibraltar kicks off its double tax agreement with UK to attract big money

Gibraltar has finally started its double trade agreement with the UK to bring in more business and recover from the dual fallout of Coronavirus and Brexit.

Nervy ‘narco’ gets spooked by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca who find his secret drugs farm

A shifty-looking man helped the Guardia Civil to stumble upon a marijuana farm on a Costa Blanca industrial estate. Officers were patrolling the estate on...

OIL’S NOT AS IT SEEMS: Charlatan olive oils make up 50% of ‘extra virgin’ bottles in Spain, study reveals

Among the 20 charlatan drizzles named and shamed by OCU were Lidl's Olisone at €4.92 a litre and Aldi's Olearia De Olivar at €3.99 a litre, which were both deemed 'poor quality'

Beach bar o’clock as the coast’s chiringuitos open for business

The days of ‘espeto’ sardines and sipping sangria on the sand are back, as the coast’s chiringuitos open up for spring

WATCH: The dramatic moment an out-of-control ferry smashes into docks in Barcelona causing huge fireball after it topples shipping...

Dock workers can be seen running for their lives as the large crane falls, seemingly in slow motion, before crashing down

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

WELL CONNECTED: Spain’s Valencia and Alicante aim to become major hubs for data processing centres

Data centres store all the information digitalised by companies, some of which are operative 99.99% of the time – meaning they are only switched off for 26 minutes once a year.

Susana Diaz denies illegal funding of PSOE and refuses to apologise in fiery argument with PP

Diaz constantly interrupted the Senator and managed to evade the most controversial questions about corruption on Andalucia

Thumbs up for La Sala by the Sea in Puerto Banus

The Marbella spot has won the 2015 Trip Advisor certificate of excellence

WHERE DOES SHE PUT IT?: Woman busted at Malaga airport with FIFTY ONE balloons of cocaine in her vagina,...

A 50-YEAR-OLD woman has been caught trying to smuggle FIFTY ONE balloons of cocaine into Malaga airport.  According to police, the woman, from Brazil, had...

British icon Rod Stewart to perform on Spain’s Costa del Sol

BRITISH icon Rod Stewart is coming to Spain's Costa del Sol.  The London rocker will be performing in Fuengirola at the Marenostrum Castle Park next...

Lost baby dolphin rescued off Gibraltar coast

Tiny mammal guided back into wild

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Secret Franz Ferdinand gig in Malaga

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on at the end of November

An 88-year-old couple married for 65 years, from Spain’s Castilla-La Mancha both recover from coronavirus and return home together

AN 88-year-old couple from Castilla-La Mancha who were both diagnosed with COVID-19, have both recovered and returned to their home together.

New app hopes to revolutionise car food deliveries in test pilot in Barcelona

In a test pilot in Barcelona, cars owners use the ‘Droppit’ app, a joint effort between the two automakers, to order food through a virtual supermarket.

Chinese President Xi secures jamon deal with Spain amid trade war with Donald Trump

The Chinese president described his country as being at a 'crossroads' in their economy, as he vowed to increase imports of jamon, something considered a luxury product in China

Man arrested after boasting on social media of travelling across Spain to spread coronavirus

The man was arrested and will be charged with a hate crime

Fugitive tax fraudster jailed in UK after going on the run in Spain

He hijacked innocent people's identities and invented other clients to send fraudulent tax returns

Gender violence a top priority for New Police Commissioner of the Balearics

THE NEW Police Commissioner of the Balearic Islands took office this week with a pledge to crack down on domestic abuse and gender violence. The...

EXPLAINED: Measures taken by Spain’s Ministry of Education so students don’t ‘lose’ school year due to coronavirus confinement

An estimated 10% of school children do not have access to the technology required to do online coursework

INVESTIGATION: How a ‘stoner tax’ is lining the coffers of local town halls in Spain and why a new...

A COURT ruling in Spain’s Murcia region has highlighted how local authorities are using a ‘stoner tax’ to fill their coffers by fining dope...

WATCH: Protest planned after dog shot and killed on the street by police in Spain (WARNING: Distressing images)

Sota was shot by cops in Barcelona yesterday while its owner was being arrested

Spanish jewellery house TOUS to gift jewellery to ALL women who have given birth during coronavirus lockdown in Spain

TOUS wants to ‘pay tribute’ to all those mothers who have had their baby during the pandemic.

SIGHT FOR SORE EYES: Specsavers Opticas Marbella donate meals to the vulnerable

VULNERABLE people in Marbella enjoyed a decent meal thanks to the generosity of Specsavers Ópticas. The city’s branch of the opticians donated 100 hot meals,...




COVID-19 hospital admissions reach new low for 2021 in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

HOSPITAL admissions for COVID-19 have reached their lowest level this year, according to the Valencian regional health ministry. Today's figures(June 15) report just 105 hospitalisations. It's...


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