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Serial stealer racks up 142 robbery charges but gets bailed again in Spain’s Valencia City

A serial robber has been charged with 142 crimes in Valencia City so far this year. The Policia Nacional say the man has around 70...

Is Spain really ugly? You decide, after leading writer slams overdevelopment and awful architecture

SPAIN has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than almost any other country in the world. From its white villages to grand cities, the architecture...

Benidorm ‘English’ zone bars and clubs raided by police on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SIX people have been arrested by Benidorm's Policia Nacional during a crime sweep targeting bars and clubs called 'Operation Summer'. The detainees, aged between 20...

Drone flying into protected airspace causes emergency alert at busy Costa Blanca airport in Spain

A drone owner faces a fine of up to €225,000 after causing an emergency alert at Alicante-Elche airport. An airline pilot sighted the drone flying...

Cuisine of La Alpujarra: Dishes you must try while visiting the mountain villages south of Granada

THE Alpujarra region has various signature dishes served to visitors in its countless bars and restaurants. Best of all, during certain hours of the...

Irish man raped by two assailants during holiday in Spain’s Valencia City

THE Policia Nacional are searching for two men who raped a 28-year-old Irish tourist in the El Carmen area of Valencia City. The assault happened...

US fugitive wanted in fraud case arrested in Spain’s Malaga

A US fugitive with an international arrest warrant (IAW) has been arrested by Policia Nacional. The National Police have arrested a 50-year-old woman in Monda...

Andalucia registers all-time record number of Spanish imperial eagle chicks

AFTER years on the brink of extinction, this rare bird has reached a new all-time record for chicks hatched, with 166 specimens born in...

ANALYSIS: Why is Spain getting hotter every year?

This year, summer has only just begun and 2022 has already experienced record-breaking temperatures with Spain’s warmest May in 58 years, writes Livia Cockerell

Euthanasia: What we know about assisted suicides within the first year since legalisation in Spain

ON the first anniversary of the introduction of an assisted suicide law in Spain, we take a look at the facts and figures to...

Spaniards’ support for NATO reinforced since Russian invasion of Ukraine

SUPPORT for NATO has grown among Spaniards since the Russian invasion of the Ukraine in February. A report from the Elcano Royal Institute revealed that...

How Madrid’s new park plans to keep the city cool

AFTER a month that saw Spain in the grip of the earliest heatwave in more than four decades, Madrid city authorities have unveiled plans...

Rural dreams: From luxury estates to tumbledown watermills, demand for country properties is booming in Spain

Demand for rural properties continues to grow as people dream of swapping a home in the city for a fixer-upper with nice views and...

Experts warn of high numbers of jellyfish along Spain’s Costa del Sol due to levante winds

EXPERTS foresee a higher concentration of jellyfish on the Costa del Sol this summer due to the currents of the Alboran Sea and a...

REVEALED: Why you’ll be paying more for watermelon in Spain this summer

THE price of fresh fruit and vegetables is soaring in Spain thanks not only to nationwide inflation and a rise in transport costs with...

EXPLAINER: What we know about Spain allowing British travellers to use eGates at selected airports in bid to reduce...

SPAIN has announced that British citizens will be able to use the Automated Border Control eGates at certain airports, a measure introduced in a...

Boom time: Spain’s property market on the up with help from foreign buyers

Mark Stücklin of Spanish Property Insight explores how foreign buyers are fuelling a property boom in Spain.

Two restaurants from Malaga among best in Europe

TWO Malaga restaurants have positioned themselves in the European ranking for top eating establishments. Malaga has always been home to great cuisine and special produce,...

Cerveza por favor? How to order a beer in different regions of Spain

FOR many English speakers, the very first thing they learn how to do after landing in Spain is to order a beer. While ‘una cerveza,...

‘Historic day for aviation’: Fully electric plane flies in Spain for the first time

SPAIN’s first electric plane has made its inaugural flight after taking off from Sabadell Airport, near Barcelona on the morning of Wednesday, June 22. The...

DISPATCH: The ‘loca fiesta’ of San Juan returns to Spain’s Andalucian spa town of Lanjaron in La Alpujarra

SPAIN is known for some oddball fiestas that go way beyond enjoying drinks and music with friends in the village plaza. While the town...

HIDDEN GEMS: Ten of the most unusual museums in Spain

SPAIN has its fair share of world-class museums and galleries to visit, but look beyond the major tourist attractions and you will find some small...

Harry Redknapp surprises punters at popular expat haunt in Duquesa on Spain’s Costa del Sol 

EXPATS at Ryder’s Bar in Puerto de la Duquesa on the Costa del Sol were surprised to discover a famous punter in their midst...

Sleeping homeless couple get flammable liquid thrown over faces in street in Spain’s Barcelona

A homeless Barcelona couple have been treated for minor facial burns after flammable liquid was thrown at them while they were sleeping in the...

Gang that sold guns on black market arrested on Spain’s Costa del Sol

EIGHT people have been arrested in Malaga for illegally selling guns. The Guardia Civil arrested eight people involved in a network that sold 21 rifles,...

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