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Empty village on Spain-Portugal border to get tourist lifeline after €300,000 sale

SALTO DE CRISTO, a deserted village on the Spain-Portugal border, has been sold for €300,000. The new owner is a Toledo businessman who intends to...

Hero of summer Zamora wildfire in Spain dies in hospital from his injuries

A man branded as a hero in July for digging a trench to stop his town being engulfed by a wildfire, has died in...

Taxi driver spots brown bear wandering the streets of Ponferrada in Castilla y León

A taxi driver in the city of Ponferrada managed to capture an unusual sight in the early hours of Tuesday morning: an adult brown...

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...

Police praise ‘noble’ young man for returning bag full of cash found in street in Spain’s Valladolid

THE temptation must have been enormous. But after finding a bag containing close to €14,000 in a bag in the street, one young man...

Man, 86, battered hospital room-mate, 80, to death with mobile phone in central Spain

AN octogenarian has been charged with battering a man, 80, to death with a mobile phone in a shared hospital room. The 86-year-old aggressor has...

Far-right Vox party gets first taste of regional government power in Spain

THE far-right Vox party has achieved its first foothold in running a regional government in Spain after it secured a coalition deal on Thursday...

Galicia’s Alberto Nuñez Feijoo announces Partido Popular leadership bid in Spain

GALICIA president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo, has officially put himself forward as the next leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular. The Galician leader has been the...

Police arrest hit-and-run driver who fled Andalucia’s Sevilla to hide on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A serial criminal has been arrested at Alicante bus station following a serious hit-and-run incident in Sevilla. The driver, 28, knocked over a moped rider...

Blow for Pedro Sanchez socialists as far-right Vox party gets big boost in regional elections in Spain’s Castilla y...

FAR-RIGHT party Vox won 13 seats in yesterday's Castilla y Leon regional elections which will make it kingmaker in a Partido Popular-led coalition. The PSOE...

Winter warning after mother and two children die from carbon monoxide poisoning in Spain

THREE members of the same family have tragically died from suspected gas poisoning while they were asleep in their home in Castilla y Leon. The...

IN PICS: Is this the tackiest hotel in Spain?

There are awards for the best boutique hotel, the most luxurious and the most elegantly designed, but if there was a gong for the...

Film fans: How Spain’s Castilla y Leon became the location for some of the greatest movies ever

FILM buffs should head to Castilla y Leon this summer for a series of talks about how the region became the chosen location for...

Strict measures implemented in Castilla y Leon to last until May as region struggles to curb 3rd wave

CASTILLA Y LEON has announced the extension of perimeter closure for the duration of the state of alarm. The third wave of coronavirus sweeping through...

Two hunters convicted of shooting protected wolf in Spain in landmark case

TWO hunters have been convicted for the shooting of an Iberian wolf back in 2015. The shooting took place on November 29 in the town...

Spanish police arrest an 83-year-old man in his home after he opened fire on the officers

AN 83-year-old man has been arrested after shooting at the police in Castilla y León.

Man in his 90s in Spain argues he should be allowed to break lockdown rules as he’s the only...

A MAN in his 90s has argued he should be allowed to break lockdown rules because he’s the only inhabitant in a small hamlet in Castilla y León.

A Mayor in Spain’s Castilla y Leon caught breaking lockdown to go ring church bells on Good Friday

A MAYOR from a town in Castilla y León has been caught breaking lockdown to go ring the church bells.

Man in Spain’s Castilla y Leon arrested for allegedly killing his wife after she fell from their third floor...

A MAN has been arrested in Castilla y León, for allegedly killing his wife after he pushed her to her death from their third floor flat.

Man sentenced to four months in prison in Spain’s Castilla y Leon for breaching lockdown four times after caught...

A MAN has been sentenced to four months in prison for skipping quarantine in Castilla y Leon.

You NEED to try this Torrezno, voted the best in SPAIN

THE best torrezno in Spain has been announced.

REVEALED: Over half Spain’s 66 most dangerous bridges in Andalucia government says

OVER half of Spain's 66 bridges with 'serious safety problems' are in Andalucia, government data has revealed. The 66 bridges represent 0.29% of the 23,000...

WATCH: One-eyed matador in Spain scalped during brutal bullfight (WARNING: Distressing footage)

Despite the gruesome attack the matador is set to to perform one last bullfight

Spanish Guadalajara residents blast media for false Corona beer story

The BBC and Independent, among others, reported that Antonio Fernandez, the billionaire founder of Mexico’s Corona beer, had left €2 million to everyone in his hometown of Guadalajara, in Castilla y Leon, where the popular beer is still brewed

Latest Spanish botched job on 17th century statue

An amateur artist from Castilla y León has ‘restored’ a 17th century statue

Priests bemoan stork families living in Spanish churches

Church bosses have appealed to the government to bend environmental laws

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