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Home property sales in Spain rose by over 6% in 2022, but market cooled later in the year

HOME property sales grew by 6.1% during 2022 to reach 719,680 units- the biggest figure in 15 years- according to the General Council of...

Spain’s Andalucia contemplates reactivating works on high-speed rail track Malaga-Sevilla—which would connect the two cities in less than an...

THE JUNTA is studying the possible reactivation of works on the high-speed rail track Malaga-Sevilla abandoned in 2013. PP chief, Juan Manuel Moreno, has informed...

Baza in Spain’s Granada drops to a chilly -6.3ºC and registers lowest urban temperature this Tuesday in all Andalucia

SEVERAL areas in Andalucia are still experiencing freezing temperatures at night, specifically Braza, a captivating Moorish town in the north-east part of the province...

‘Not enough’ nursing home places in Andalucia and Valencia regions of Spain

ANDALUCIA and the Valencia Community are not providing enough nursing home places for people aged 65 and over. The claim is made in a report...

Municipality in Spain’s Huelva registers lowest urban temperature this Monday in all of Andalucia

AROCHE, a municipality in the Sierra de Huelva, has recorded the coldest urban temperature this Monday in Andalucia—a very chilly -4.8ºC at 8:40am. The freezing...

Andalucia to have its own satellite launched into space

Andalucia will launch its own nano-satellite into space this year in a bid to gather more data about sustainability and agriculture.  The Junta of Andalucia...

First digital euro token to be tested under watchful eye of Bank of Spain

THE Bank of Spain will allow a digital euro token to be tested by Malaga-based payment gateway firm Monei. It will be the first use...

Spain’s Andalucia received 30.8 million tourists in 2022 and expects to break records in 2023

ANDALUCIA has received a total of 30.8 million tourists in 2022, just 5% shy of the record-breaking, pre-pandemic year, 2019. Not only that, 2023 promises...

Hello winter as icy winds rip through Spain’s Andalucia in first storm of the season—predicted to last until next...

WINTER is making its presence felt this week across Andalucia as temperatures plummet and icy winds cause havoc. The arrival of an Arctic air mass...

Staff sacked by UK health company in Spain’s Costa Blanca taking legal action after pre-Christmas dismissals

A GROUP of disgruntled expats are taking legal action after their UK health company shut down without warning in Spain just before Christmas. The 40...

Doctors warn about ‘collapse’ of hospital emergency units in Spain due to increased demand

DOCTORS are claiming that hospital emergency units are 'saturated', with patient demand up by over 40% in some parts of the country. The Spanish Society...

Angry farmers from south-eastern Spain descend on Madrid over major threat to crop irrigation

UP to 15,000 farmers took to the streets of Madrid on Wednesday to protest against new protection rules for the river Tajo which will...

Two members of alleged Islamic State terror cell detained in Spain’s Andalucia

SPANISH and Moroccan police have dismantled an alleged Islamic State cell consisting of three people ready to commit terrorist acts. The Policia Nacional arrested two...

Gang with Italian mob links is arrested over Costa Blanca kidnapping in Spain

FOUR gang members have been arrested for kidnapping and injurying a man in Callosa de Segura. The victim was held for four days last April...

Unesco body slams plans for hotel skyscraper at Malaga port in Spain’s Andalucia

AN UNESCO advisory body has slammed a proposed skyscraper at Malaga’s port for the third time after Spain’s minister of culture gave the hotel...

Police arrest 43 people who allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE arrested 43 people as they busted a group of criminals that allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in the Malaga province. The criminals...

British expats struggle to claim pensions through Spain’s social security office

A British expat is pleading for help after waiting nearly six years to get his Spanish pension. The Marbella-based 70-year-old faces bankruptcy and potential homelessness...

Change in the weather expected today, Monday, in Spain’s Andalucia

THE rains return to a large part of southern Spain. After days of stable weather, sunshine and almost spring-like temperatures across most of Andalucia, there...

Venus Beach in Spain’s Marbella to get €1.3 million breakwater and sand boost

LA VENUS beach will get a new breakwater and imported sand as part of a 1.3 million improvement plan presented by Marbella council. The city’s...

Countryside town in Spain’s Malaga declares its water unfit for human consumption

WATER from a Malaga province countryside town is not fit for human consumption, its mayor said on Thursday. Humilladero mayor Miguel Asencio said the levels...

Farce of Costa Blanca kidnap plot leader surrendering to police in Spain’s Cadiz but local judge bails him

ALICANTE authorities are said to be astonished after a wanted kidnap gang leader turned himself in to police in Cadiz province, only for a...

Pair of alleged low-level Ronda crack houses selling cocaine and heroin to neighbours raided by police in Spain’s Malaga...

A pair of crack houses have been raided by police in Ronda where cocaine and heroin was sold to the neighbours. Police arrested two men...

Police dog sniffs out hash in tyres of luxury Merc going from Spain’s Ceuta to Algeciras

A POLICE dog foiled an attempt to smuggle over 28 kilos of hashish hidden inside the tyres of a luxury car in Spain’s Ceuta...

BUSTED: Police arrest gang who allegedly sent drugs to UK from Spain’s Andalucia hidden in containers

POLICE arrested six members of a gang that allegedly sent drugs to Britain in specially prepared secret compartments inside maritime containers. Guardia Civil agents raided...

Stormy weather catches out two Brits off Spain’s Andalucia coast with South America-bound drugs stash

TWO British men crewing a boat packed with drugs have been arrested by the Policia Nacional off the Andalucia coast. The 16-metre-long and five-metre-wide vessel,...

Police open fire on man as he tries to attack officers with a large machete in Spain’s Malaga

POLICE shot a man in the leg as he allegedly tried to attack an officer with a large machete in Spain’s city of Malaga. National...

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