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Record-breaking bookings for Spanish holidays this summer

January figures for holiday bookings this summer are up by 27%

Dutchman released from Spanish prison after being wrongly convicted for Fuengirola rapes 12 years ago

In July last year, convicted UK killer Mark Dixie confessed to one of the rapes

Junta abandons plan for Cabo de Gata beach bar after public outcry

Plans to build a cafe and shop on unspoilt Cabo de Gata beach annulled

Marbella MGM boxers at horror shooting in Dublin

A man has been shot dead and two others injured at a weigh-in

Pregnant woman tests positive for Zika virus in Spain

Europe's first case confirmed in Catalunya as six more people infected in Spain

‘Hundreds of thousands in Spain’ could be affected by Zika virus

If the tiger mosquito is a Zika virus carrier, Spain could be in trouble

VIDEO: Animal rights group PACMA slams rat-throwing festival in Valencia

Campaign group PACMA is calling for the Valencian festival to be banned

British woman runs over six professional cyclists after driving on wrong side of the road in Spain

The Giant-Alpecin riders sustained a number of broken bones

POLL: Would you ban bullfighting in Spain?

So far the Olive Press poll has produced a clear result

Shy Sean Connery didn’t want Spanish locals to see his underwear

Fraud trial reveals 007 shaken and stirred by nosy neighbours

Spanish economy to boom in 2016 despite government uncertainty

SPAIN is set to outpace the world's leading advanced economies in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The agency upgraded its outlook for...

Lucky rescue for dolphin stranded on Malaga beach

The second dolphin emergency off the Malaga coast this year so far

Tourism brought €124 billion to Spain’s economy last year

84.7% of firms confirming their sales improved last year

Master chefs gear up for San Sebastian food festival

San Sebastian is the jewel in Spain’s culinary crown. Home to some of the world’s best restaurants, proud traditions are carried forward by its gastronomic societies, whose chefs lead raucous celebrations every January 19 at the spectacular La Tamborrada. In an award-winning article Joe Duggan recalls this unique fiesta

Irish gangster Gerry Hutch escapes attempted attack on New Year’s Eve

Two balaclava-clad gunmen stormed a pub ‘The Monk’ had been drinking in on New Year's Ev

Margaret Thatcher feared Spanish invasion of Gibraltar during Falklands War

Iron Lady sent RAF back-up to the Rock during Falklands War

MotoGP star Dani Pedrosa and footballer Gabriel Milito owe Spanish tax man millions

Football clubs Racing Santander, Recreativo de Huelva, Jerez, Murcia, Albacete and Alicante are also named for owing the tax man more than €1 million

Definitive list of world’s top 1,000 restaurants compiled by computer

El Celler de Can Roca, is the only Spanish eatery to feature in the top 10

Spanish jazz musician plays saxophone during 12-hour brain surgery

With a piece of his skull removed, doctors from Malaga’s Carlos Haya hospital instructed the 27-year-old to play his alto sax as ensured his musical ability was not hampered by the operation

Nigel Goldman summoned to court in Spain over defrauding of four expats

Convicted fraudster known as Howard del Monte summoned over €750,000 fraud

Status Quo star Rick Parfitt launches estate agents in Marbella

Working alongside experienced Costa del Sol agent Julian Hall in Guadalmina, Status Homes offers everything from small apartments to beachfront mansions anywhere between Benalmadena and Sotogrande

Expat campaign group SOHA launches plea to save thousands of homes from demolition

Belgian mayor of Alcaucin Mario Blancke has presented a case to amend the law, on behalf of Save our homes Axarquia

After-eight: Malaga’s Michelin-starred dining delights

Malaga’s march to restaurant supremacy gathers speed, with eight Michelin stars dished out in the region

Multi-million euro lawsuit to take on 250 car dealerships and 30 manufacturers in Spain

Prosecuting lawyer Rosa Guirado has described this case as ‘even more damning’ than the Volkswagen emissions fraud

EXCLUSIVE: Police hunt yacht-owning Liverpool boyfriend of missing expat mother

LISA BROWN: Police hunt boyfriend who had yacht in Spain's La Linea marina

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