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Two fishermen die and one missing after boat sinks off coast of Spain’s Cantabria

TWO FISHERMEN died and one is missing after their boat sank off the coast of Cantabria on Monday morning. The two deceased men came from...

Rail bosses sacked after new train fleet was too tall for tunnels in northern Spain

TWO people who ordered 31 new trains for the Asturias to Cantabria commuter rail line have been sacked after the rolling stock were too...

EXCLUSIVE: Brits taking on Santander Bank 13 YEARS after their dream house in Spain’s Valencia was ‘illegally’ repossessed

A BRITISH couple are going to court over the 2009 repossession of their dream home in Spain. Tina and Steve Poole are fighting Santander Bank...

Woman in Spain who was given her neighbour’s severed head in a box testifies in court 

A KEY witness in a murder trial told a court in Cantabria this week how she had discovered the rotting head of the victim,...

Travel: Exploring Spain’s buried treasures – cool caves

WHEN Spain’s peak summer temperatures start nudging 40 in parts of the country, visiting a cool, dark, damp cave sounds pretty good. The fact...

Alcampo supermarket chain buys 235 stores and warehouse from struggling DIA in Spain

FRENCH retailer Auchan says its Spanish subsidiary Alcampo will buy 235 supermarkets and a warehouse from the struggling DIA group Subject to clearances from competition...

Property of the week: Historic palace in northern Spain, which played host to royalty and inspired literature

AN historic palace built in the 19th Centuty by a Spanish adventurer who made his fortune in the colonies has gone on sale in...

Dry January raises drought fears in not-so rainy Spain as reservoir capacity goes down to 44%

THE second-driest January of the 21st century has sparked fresh fears of a drought in Spain. The government conceded this Tuesday that it was monitoring...

Death of legendary footballer, Paco Gento of Real Madrid and Spain, at 88

REAL Madrid and Spanish footballing great, Paco Gento, has died aged 88. The winger was part of the record-breaking Madrid side of the mid-fifties that...

Pyromaniac firefighter used petrol to start a forest blaze in Spain’s Cantabria region

A volunteer firefighter has been jailed for three and half years for starting a forest fire in Cantabria in 2019. Luis Trueba was also fined...

Warnings of SIX METRE waves as Andalucia, Mallorca and northern Spain placed on orange and yellow weather alerts

SEVERAL regions across north and eastern Spain have been placed on alert for strong winds and rough seas.  It comes as Storm Amelie has been...

Expert says southern Spain and Balearics at ‘great risk’ of tsunamis but authorities ‘are not prepared’

Southern Spain and the eastern Mediterranean (the Balearics), have frequent seismic activity which make them prone to suffer tsunamis

IN PICS: Spain’s five major landscapes and how their gardens grow

SPAIN is a rainbow nation of biodiversity offering Med sunshine and snow, desert and rain belt, lush river valleys and soaring mountain peaks all...

PANE-FUL TO WATCH: Photos of ‘crazy’ woman cleaning windows in Spain go viral

The shocking images show the resident climbing out and around the windows of her apartment

Ireland’s first EVER direct ferry to Spain sets sail this week

The first trip will depart on Sunday May 6, which will mark the first link between the two countries

17-year-old girl died in bungee jump after mistaking Spanish instructor’s ‘no jump’ for ‘now jump’

The instructor was allegedly supposed to use the phrase 'don't jump' as a matter of protocol

Spain shatters forecasts for Easter tourism figures

The strong results were not exclusive to the usual coastal hotspots as cities and rural enclaves also saw a soar in visitors

VIDEO: Men dress as bulls in Cantabria’s take on Pamplona bull run

Featuring humans instead of bulls

Half term comes to Spain with region introducing British-style school calendar

Will Spain's other autonomous communities follow suit?

No payout for Spanish car owner who bought faulty Volkswagen

The claimant is now taking the decision to EU court

Secret Spanish getaways

There is more to Spain than visiting cathedrals in Barcelona, going to Plaza Mayor in Madrid, enjoying Las Fallas in Valencia, or lying on Empuriabrava beach at the Costa Brava

British actors Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan to film The Trip in Spain

For the third course of their TV comedy The Trip they are set to visit Andalucia

Battle erupts over ‘elitist’ UNESCO World Heritage cave art plans

Access to Palaeolithic paintings in Cantabria to be auctioned off to highest bidder

Cattle farming row to blame for 120 forest fires in northern Spain

Officials suspect underhand tactics from farmers are to blame for fires

UPDATE: Dutch teenager dies bungee jumping in Cantabria because of language barrier

Only three weeks after Kleyo de Abreu's death in Granada, another woman dies in a bungee jumping accident

Spanish group joins expat associations’ fight to change property law

AMA has joined forces with SOHA and AUAN in their plea to the Spanish Senate




Spain’s deputy prime minister registers new leftist party Unite in bid to save beleaguered left-wing parties

SPAIN’S Deputy Prime Minister and Labor Minister Yolanda Diaz has officially registered as a political party ahead of the snap general elections that will...


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