Sunday, July 5, 2020

Pensioner kills wife and commits suicide in Spain before granddaughter discovers bodies

This latest gender violence killing is now the sixth reported in Spain in 2020

Body found in Mijas was of 20-year-old ‘killed by submachine gun’ as more details emerge

THE young man found off a cliff in Mijas yesterday was a 20-year-old from Slovenia.  According to reports, the young man was known to police...

Claro Beach Club, one of the coolest spots to head for on Estepona’s coast

YOU are sitting right by the sea under palm trees in one the most alluring sleepy corners of Costa Estepona. This is Claro Beach Club,...

Mijas goes potty for art

More than 1,000 people visited the newly-opened Mijas Contemporary Art Centre in its first weekend

No More Opioids: Natural Painkillers to Avoid Addiction

ANY kind of medication has its specific side-effects. For such a highly effective class of painkillers as opioids, these side-effects are so strong, that...

Off the wall

Murals are the new metropolitan art brightening up cityscapes and Estepona is leading the way writes Alexander Brown

Spain’s bad bank to absorb ‘toxic’ assets

Huge discounts for property to be offloaded by Spain’s lenders

Forest fire that forced road closure on Spain’s Costa del Sol ‘stabilised’

A COSTA del Sol forest fire that forced a road closure has been brought under control. The blaze, which...

VIDEO: Edurne to fly the flag for Spain at Eurovision Song Contest

Blonde bombshell Edurne Garcia is set to get pulses racing

Messi start: Football ace’s restaurant finally gets green light after 12 month construction ban

LIONEL Messi’s latest restaurant venture has finally been put back on track after being blocked by the town hall for a YEAR. The Argentina football...

GOING GREEN: Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias sparks controversial cannabis debate in Spain

“It’s absurd that you can buy tequila or gin from a supermarket but marijuana is illegal”

Costa del Sol residents being asked to take in refugees this summer

It is hoped locals will open their doors to the families for 10 days

Let’s talk about (Brex)it

At the event at the Marbella Golf and Country Club on July 28, insurance and currency experts, mortgage brokers, lawyers and notary representatives will deliver speeches

Torrevieja: The poorest city in Spain?

Expats, tourists, and a seasonal economy may distort statistics on Torrevieja

Fees for degrees in Andalucia are lower than most of Spain

The region has imposed the second smallest university fee hike in the country over five years

Mapping the drifters: Free love and the Costa del Sol travel bug

Jared Garland retraces James Michener's steps to the heart of 1960s Costa del Sol to meet the real-life drifters who inspired his seminal novel, set during the sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll era

Bishop of Gibraltar demands Elgin Marbles are returned to Greece

Bishop Robert Innes claims the Marbles were removed from Greece ‘in questionable circumstances’

Private rentals dominate Spain’s holiday market

The number of home rentals has surpassed the number of hotel beds booked in Spain for the first time

AMERICAN shellfish could be imported to Spain for the first time in years

US authorities have confirmed that a two-way trading deal could be back on the menu if harvested from Puget Sound or Massachusetts Bay. It could...

WATCH: Viral video of dog whimpering in ‘freezing dog pound with no roof’ in Spain will break your heart

The 30-second clip shows a passerby stroking the dog as it wails and shakes in a clear state of distress

Palma celebrates diversity and immigration with a week of activites

Some 9,000 Palma residents moved out of the diverse city in 2016. According to the councillor for equality and civic rights, 35 percent of those...

Whale watching in Tarifa

A fantastic place for a fun and environmentally friendly day out

The best holiday exhibitions in Spain and around the world

Holidays are the perfect time for all things festive. In the last couple of years, the holiday exhibitions have become a staple in every...

British expat ‘raped by two UK tourists’ who were ‘high on laughing gas’ in Marbella

The alleged assault came after a night out with a group of tourists