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Brave Generation Academy, is now in Valencia

Students can access the digital platform anytime while attending the Hub, a co-learning space where they interact with their peers and receive support from...

Tickets on sale until summer for star hiking trail Caminito del Rey in Spain’s Malaga—including two major holiday dates

EL CAMINITO DEL REY, one of the most spectacular natural sites in Malaga, has announced it has put 74,800 tickets on sale to cover...

Cold snap due to continue in Spain, as temperatures fall as low as -18C in parts

SPAIN is due to see several days of even lower temperatures than those it is already experiencing, as a weather front moves in from...

Eagle will land to scare off pesky seagulls from Costa Blanca castle in Spain

DENIA is deploying shock tactics by getting an eagle to cut the seagull population around the city's castle. Lokimica- who run Denia council's pest-control services-...

Children relax in the world of virtual reality before operations at Valencia hospital in Spain

ALL patients get nervous before a hospital operation and especially youngsters who may never have been in a hospital before. That's prompted the Hospital Clinic...

A youth football scout who watched children for a living has been arrested in Barcelona for uploading clips of...

A youth football scout who posted clips of himself abusing young children has been arrested in a town near Sitges. He gave himself away The man...

REVEALED: The most popular areas of Spain’s Costa Blanca for overseas property buyers

TORREVIEJA and Orihuela are Alicante Province's top areas for foreign property buyers according to the Valencia region Notary Association. Figures for the first nine months...

Will the calima return in 2023?

In 2022, the Costa del Sol experienced a unique phenomenon: the calima. This Saharan sandstorm left thousands of buildings and vehicles covered in mud....

Baby found abandoned on the streets of Spain’s Barcelona

A BABY thought to be around one month old was found on Tuesday in a sports bag in the Sants neighbourhood of Barcelona. According...

Home delivery company Glovo fined €56.7 million for breaking Spain’s employment laws

Home delivery firm Glovo has been fined €56.7 million for breaking employment laws in Spain The Labour Inspectorate said the penalties were for taking on...

Man tries to kill co-worker on Spain’s Costa Blanca by pouring toxic chemicals into water bottle

A 51-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after poisoning a co-worker at an Elche metal factory. He poured ammonia and solvent into a...

Police find 27 endangered tortoises at Valencia house in Spain

A man is being investigated for keeping 27 endangered tortoises at his Valencia home. The Guardia Civil visited the property and discovered the animals. 25 were...

Why Adventure Games Are a Must-Play for Video Game Enthusiasts

Are you a fan of video games? If so, then you’ve probably heard about adventure games. These are the kind of games that offer...

A portrait by Spain’s Picasso of his daughter could fetch €15 Million at upcoming Sotheby’s auction in London

PABLO Picasso’s portrait of his daughter Maya, painted on February 4 1938 when she was two and a half years old, is expected to...

Municipality in Spain’s Huelva registers lowest urban temperature this Monday in all of Andalucia

AROCHE, a municipality in the Sierra de Huelva, has recorded the coldest urban temperature this Monday in Andalucia—a very chilly -4.8ºC at 8:40am. The freezing...

Spain’s Malaga to plant more than 6,000 trees in 2023 reforestation campaign

THE 2023 Reforestation Campaign has begun in Malaga City—and will see a total of 6,387 trees planted throughout the year. The work will be carried...

Experienced expat accountant: How to navigate Spanish pensions, social security

By Peter Sanderson At the end of last year the Spanish government announced that the 2023 contributory pensions would be increased by 8.1%. This larger...

Former Hells Angels bikie gang leader Frank Hanebuth to face trial in Spain

The former leader of a notorious bikie gang is set to face trial in Spain. German national Frank Hanebuth is being tried alongside 46 alleged...

Hospitals on Spain’s Costa Blanca sending patients to private clinics to cut surgery waiting lists

PATIENTS waiting for elective surgeries at Alicante Province hospitals are being referred to private operators to cut the backlog of operations. Health Ministry budgets for...

Warm weather prompts early appearance of poisonous processionary caterpillars that can kill dogs in Spain

THE mild winter has brought early appearances of processionary caterpillars which can kill dogs and make young children ill. Sightings have been reported in woodland...

Global study finds 91% of Spanish respondents feel confident, happy about their health

More than 90% of Spanish people feel healthy, according to a new global survey.  The international poll of 8000 respondents from Spain, Australia, Brazil, Germany,...

Woman leaps off balcony following argument with boyfriend in Spain’s Costa Blanca

A 35-year-old Spaniard has been arrested for domestic abuse after his girlfriend leapt four metres off a balcony in Guardamar. The Ukrainian woman, 32, was...

Illegal cigarette factories in Spain exploit Ukrainian refugees as Andalucia gang leaders lived in luxury

THREE clandestine cigarette factories have been closed down by the Guardia Civil and Europol with products with a retail value of €37.5 million seized. 27...

Spain’s recent letter bomb attacks were organised by extremist group in Russia

SIX letter bombs sent to targets in Spain late last year were posted by a Russian white supremacist militant group, according to US and...

King Felipe VI spends weekend skiing in Spain’s Sierra Nevada which opened Loma de Dílar and other ski lifts...

KING Felipe VI has spent the weekend skiing in Sierra Nevada. His Majesty the King travelled this Saturday, January 21, to Granada’s ski resort accompanied...

Spain’s Malaga braces for coldest weather so far this winter

THE coldest days of winter so far are on their way. According to AEMET, the National Met Office, tomorrow Tuesday, January 24 and the following...

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