Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Essential safety work completed on Costa Blanca riverbank that burst during September floods

ESSENTIAL safety works to the banks of the River Segura are near completion, after being breached seven months ago by floodwater.

British expat war hero left devastated after thieves steal priceless military medals from Costa del Sol home

David Russell, 70, is appealing to locals to keep an eye out for his trio of gongs, which include a Queen’s Jubilee medal, a Gulf War medal and a Northern Ireland General Service medal

Bullfighting protest on Estepona’s paseo maritimo

Two activists staged a peaceful protest in reaction to the installation of a stuffed bull on Estepona's paseo maritimo

SCHENGEN CHAOS: Why you may have to queue for FOUR HOURS at Spanish airports

HORROR stories are circulating of British holidaymakers missing their flights after being made to queue for over four hours at passport control at Spanish...

What happens when you follow bad advice?

Antonio Flores looks at what happened to the private investors caught up in the Lehman Brothers collapse and why some were more successful than others in pursuing their claims…

TOXIC: 97% of Spain exposed to ‘unacceptable’ levels of air pollution

ONLY 3% of the entire Spanish nation enjoy air quality that meets World Health Organisation standards. And according to the WHO’s latest shocking report, the...

Franco and Himmler ‘tribute’ at Spanish fiesta sparks outrage

Residents felt the images honoured the former Spanish dictator and Nazi officer

Tourist hospitalised after being gored by bull with flaming horns at festival in Spain

He is now believed to be in intensive care suffering a blood clot in the brain

Spanish-speaking woman’s missing dog sparks race row as people call for Spain to change its word for ‘black’

A HISPANIC woman's missing dog has sparked a race row on social media.  Rebecca Macias was dubbed 'racist' by Twitter users after she plead for...

British drug dealer who sold €10 million worth of cocaine busted watching Champions League match in Spain’s Andalucia

Atherton just couldn't resist watching his home team take a shot at European Cup glory

‘WE MISS YOU’: Family of Amy Fitzpatrick who vanished in Spain mark birthday with heartbreaking picture of her as...

Accompanying the picture was a message: “27 today…… We miss you with all our hearts”

UK sees fastest fall in home ownership than any other EU country

Strict lending practices and runaway house prices have blocked young buyers from getting onto the property ladder

“My grandfather was buried in a roadside ditch”

Emilio Silva, director of the ARMH (Association for the Recovery of Historic Memory) shares the Civil War story of his own grandfather with Lisa...

Fun and games at the British School of Marbella

Ash Bolton looks back on an action-packed few weeks

‘Espanglish’ officially recognised in Spain

Many hybrid Spanish-English words have now been officially recognised in the Royal Academy's latest online dictionary

ROCK N’ ROLL OVER: Valencian classical guitarist beats Metallica to become fastest musician to play in all seven continents

A VALENCIAN classical guitarist has beaten heavy metal band Metallica to become the fastest musician to play in all seven continents.

Costa del Sol bomb blasts part of escalating drug gang warfare police fear

The blasts come amid a spate of gang-related violence that has plagued Spain’s Costa del Sol in recent times

Local line up swells at Gibraltar Music Festival

Orange Peel added to festival line up

Madrid’s Prado Museum displays its first-ever exhibition by a solo artist

With 15 of her paintings on display, 17th century Flemish painter Clara Peeters is the first female artist to have a solo exhibition

Pigeons in Barcelona to be put on birth control pill

Officials in Barcelona are testing a contraceptive pill to prevent the 85,000-strong population of city pigeons from expanding

Spain leading one of 70 investigations around the world in race to find coronavirus vaccine while UK to begin...

Human coronavirus vaccine trials are also to start this week in the UK.

Malaga law firm secures regulation from the Ministry of Justice after winning more than €1 million back from timeshare...

What a happy start to the New Year! Maxima 1 Legal S.L. (M1 Legal) are pleased to advise all their clients that they are now...

No need for alarm

Panorama’s annual Property Market report says.

Spain honours veteran British theatre and film director Peter Brook

Veteran playwright, Peter Brook has been awarded the Princess of Asturias Award for opening ‘new horizons in contemporary dramaturgy’

Margaret Moran spared jail but may be forced to repay expenses

Disgraced former MP deemed ‘too ill’ to stand trial just weeks after visit to pub