Thursday, February 25, 2021

Bars and restaurants can reopen in Spain’s Balearic Islands from March 2

In this much awaited de-escalation plan, bars and restaurants will however only allow be allowed to make use of their terraces

Riverside development and urban renewal project costing 400,000 euros planned on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE SEGURA riverside in Orihuela is due to have an urban renewal project costing just over €400,000. CENTRAL...

Spain’s Murcia region tries to boost tourist numbers by offering to pay expenses if visitors get COVID-19

TOURISTS visiting the Murcia region will get a free COVID-19 insurance plan from the regional government if they stay in 'approved accommodation'.

More job cuts as children’s toy store becomes latest victim of Spain’s COVID-19 downturn

THE common sight of the unique twin arch entrances of toy store Imaginarium will soon be no more as the company announces...

LIGHTS, CAMERA… : New ‘Almodovar girl’ is from Valencia

IF there is one term that sums up Spanish cinema, it is ‘Almodovar girl’. The country’s most famous and...

LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL: Bars and restaurants in the Valencia region to reopen in March

BARS and restaurants in the Valencian Community will reopen gradually from March 1 – COVID permitting. A meeting between...

Expert predicts new Aldi-Lidl price war in fresh challenge to Mercadona’s place as Spain’s leading supermarket

A fresh supermarket price war between Aldi and Lidl has been predicted by one of Spain's major retail market research analysts.

Granada: The ultimate student guide to the city

IF you were to visit just one city in Spain, Ernest Hemingway wrote, it should be Granada - and there are few...

Energy firm Iberdrola announces plan for massive floating wind power farm off Spain’s coast

SPANISH energy company Iberdrola wants to spend over €1 billion on a massive floating wind power farm off the coast, so long...

Valencian president calls for European COVID-free travel zone

VALENCIAN president Ximo Puig is calling for the creation of a European ‘safe travel’ zone to relaunch tourism as soon as possible...

Two men arrested for brutally assaulting elderly women in robberies in Spain’s Mallorca

The thefts were particularly violent with all of the victims being followed home before being beaten and robbed

WELCOME TO ‘MANHATTAN’: Plans for mega development complex in Valencia’s Cullera to go ahead despite court setback

THE highly controversial development known as ‘Manhattan’ will finally go ahead as planned in Cullera (Valencia Province) despite a court sentence against...

Rapper in controversial free-speech jailing is forcibly removed from university campus in Spain’s Catalunya

SPANISH rapper Pablo Hasel was detained in Catalunya this morning(February 16) after a day-long stand off with police involving himself and dozens...

EXCL: British expat couple were forced to sleep three days at airport in Spain after airline refused green residency...

A PAIR of British pensioners are demanding compensation after being refused a flight to Spain despite having their green residency cards. 

Spain’s Andalucia predicts travel to be permitted as of May

THE Junta expects a ‘reasonably normal’ summer for the tourism sector in the region. According to Juan Marin, Junta...

Network of illegal immigrants arrested after faking domestic abuse to aid residency status in Spain’s Almeria

A FRAUDULENT network of illegal immigrants that made up reports of domestic abuse has been dismantled in Almeria. Guardia...

Business owners slam government’s decision to keep bars and restaurants in Spain’s Balearic Islands closed until March

Last week, President Francina Armengol announced that she would keep bars and restaurants closed in Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca until March 2

Police bust gang behind dozens of robberies at luxury villas across Spain’s Mallorca

A total of seven people, all originally from South America, were arrested in the operation

Six new walk routes in Spain’s Malaga to inspire daily exercise

THE Sports Department of Malaga City Council has designed six new routes for the 'Walk around the city' programme.

WATCH: Dazzling fireball streak across Spain’s Andalucia at 72,000km per hour

A ROCK from an asteroid hit the Earth’s atmosphere early Saturday evening at about 72,000km per hour, creating a large fireball over...

The ultimate guide To writing Newsletters: Content and design tips

So the time has come. Your business is growing and you would like to get the word out there, keep your clients...

SWAN’S CORNER: Legal Pointers on Building Work in Spain’s Valencian Community

So you have found your perfect fixer upper home in the Valencia region and now its time to put your own stamp...

SUPREME COURT says newspaper was right to publish name and photo of abuser on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPAIN'S highest legal body has backed the right of a newspaper to publish the full name of an abuser who beat up...

Bella Hadid stuns in stylish Prada outfit as she shares snaps from Vogue Spain shoot

SHE'S one of the world's most in demand models, walking runways for some of the world's biggest brands. And...

Plastic Sea: Almeria’s environmental and humanitarian disaster

IF anyone has told you that the Great Wall of China is visible from space, I’m afraid they were telling fibs –...

SWAN’S CORNER: Do I really need to make a Spanish will?

It is all too common for many of us to put off making a will in Spain. After all,...

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18-year-old influencer is Spain’s new face of the far-right racism after viral march in Madrid

THE latest symbol of Spain's far-right has emerged as an 18-year-old Instagram influencer after a controversial speech during a Neo-Nazi rally in...