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Spain clamps down on drink driving with compulsory breathalyzer on all new cars from July

A DEVICE that requires drivers to pass a breathalyzer test before it will start the vehicle ignition system must be incorporated into all new...

Proposed feria booze ban panned in Spain’s Malaga

MALAGA shopkeepers are angry about proposals which could see the sale of alcohol banned after the Malaga feria.  The festivities for the famous festival start...

Irish holidaymaker seriously injured after falling off apartment balcony in Spain’s Mallorca

AN Irish holidaymaker was seriously injured on Tuesday after falling off a second-floor apartment balcony on Mallorca. The man, 50, was said by the Guardia...

British man arrested on Spain’s Mallorca for sexually corrupting vulnerable underage girl

A British man, 43, has been arrested in Palma, Mallorca over the sexual exploitation of a vulnerable underage girl. A 20-year-old Ecuadorian was also detained...

Police raid illegal booze and drugs ‘rave’ inside road tunnels on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN illegal party in a network of road tunnels in an isolated area of Benissa was raided by the Guardia Civil and the Policia...

Feliz Navidad: The best cocktail recipes to boost the Christmas spirit!

THE one sure-fire way to bag a kiss under the mistletoe this winter is to combine a little Christmas spirit with a lot of...

ANALYSIS: Does Spain have a drinking problem?

Alcohol consumption has plunged over the past 30 years, but Spain still has the second highest rate of daily alcohol drinkers in the EU.

Breathalyser that prevents drink drivers from starting up vehicles is to be made compulsory in Spain

A DEVICE that requires drivers to pass a Breathalyzer test before it will start the vehicle ignition system could be compulsory for professional drivers...

Clean and sober summer promoted to young in popular expat area on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA’S Health Department, that covers popular expat areas like Villamartin and Orihuela Costa, has launched a campaign targeted at the young to cut out...

SNIFFLING? The things you are doing that may be making your hay fever worse in Spain

Enjoy nothing more than a relaxing evening beverage? Sadly, it may actually be a recipe for sneezing disaster this summer in Spain.

Spain’s lockdown bar closures produce less boozing but people have turned to other vices

SPAIN'S lockdowns have seen people turn away from alcohol but replace it with online gambling and the taking of drugs. That's the conclusion of a...

Man arrested in Spain’s Costa Blanca for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl who broke lockdown rules to attend a...

A MAN has been arrested in Murcia for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl.

Drunken tourist three times over alcohol limit drives 10km WRONG WAY up dual carriageway in Spain’s Andalucia

“From rates higher than 0.75 milligrams per litre, the risk of having an accident can be multiplied by up to 15”

CHRISTMAS MIRACLE: This new Spanish invention removes ALL alcohol from wine, making it 0% ABV

The machine can half the alcohol content in a bottle of wine in 10 minutes and even reduce it to zero

Police catch drunk dad driving three times over limit with drunk wife and child, 3, with no seat belt...

Meanwhile the youngest child, aged three was travelling in between the two front seats without a seatbelt

Man arrested after driving FOUR kilometres on wrong side of road and crashing in Spain’s Andalucia

Breathalyser tests found that the driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Man arrested after ‘faking’ gunpoint robbery to hide night of booze and strippers from wife on Spain’s Costa del...

Investigators rejected the suspect’s story, which allegedly took place on Saturday between 2:30am and 4:00am

Exploding rum cocktail leaves three expats in Spain hospitalised with third degree burns in bizarre drinking session

A Policia Nacional spokesperson told the Olive Press they are now ‘trying to find out more details’ about the contents of the drink

Lidl SHOCKER as its €15 whisky crowned ‘best Scotch in world’ at awards

There are 550 Lidl stores in Spain and the retailer is the country’s 5th biggest, with 4.8% market share

Spain tourism chiefs call for alcohol ban in airports and say British police ‘have power’ to stop boozing on...

There is one incident for every 1,424 flights, according to IATA data, while 50 flights per day have to deal with drunken passengers

Spain company who made blue wine ARE BACK with pink rosé ‘Unicorn Tears’ and it looks delicious!

THE Spanish winery made famous for their blue wine has done it again with a new sparkling rosé called ‘Unicorn Tears’. Gik is the Basque-based...

OUTRAGE as uncle and nephew cleared of rape after drugging woman in back alley sex attack in Spain

An uncle and nephew were only cleared of the more serious offence of sexual assault - Spain's equivalent to rape

There are now more cocaine addicts than alcoholics for first time in Spain

COCAINE is taking over from alcohol as the addiction most people in Spain seek help in quitting. According to the Observatorio Proyecto Hombre report, the...

REVEALED: The best and worst drinks to order on a first date to guarantee a second

BRITS have revealed what drink they find most unattractive to order on a first date. More than one in ten judge their date by what...

New book reveals the life and times of a 1990s ‘Costa crook’

The Liverpudlian also sheds light on the camaraderie amongst Liverpool’s criminal fraternity in Marbella and how he used booze and cannabis to cope with the stress of being on the run.

Woman prostituted her 13-year-old daughter for cigarettes in Almeria

The child is now in a protection centre for minors

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