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HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series kicks off in Spain

AS the sun beats down on Malaga’s impressive skyline that rises high above the Mediterranean sea, the world’s most talented rugby players are gearing...

Massive whale beaches itself in Estepona in the south of Spain

SPANISH animal experts said on Thursday they were preparing to conduct an autopsy on a 12-metre-long whale that died after getting stranded at the...

Seal of royal approval for Spain’s major international tourist fair, Fitur, in Madrid

SPAIN'S big International Tourism Fair (Fitur) was officially opened on Wednesday by King Felipe and Queen Leitizia in Madrid. The royal couple toured the different...

British expat shares why he ‘hates’ living in Spain in explosive unearthed blogpost

DEBATE is always raging over whether moving to Spain is the secret to finding happiness.  Whether it's €1 coffee or the laidback lifestyle, almost-always-Spain is...

Ten very good reasons to be happy you live in Spain

JANUARY 17, 2022 has been identified as the most depressing day of the year, aptly named Blue Monday. But rather than focus on what...

Calls for ‘urgent’ blood donations needed amid shortage of all blood types in Spain’s Andalucia

THE Andalucian Network of Transfusion Medicine is urgently seeking blood donors to come forward amid ‘shortages’ following the festive period. The ANTM said a recent...

From Africa to Spain in 30 minutes: how a crime group smuggled migrants, fugitives and drugs on speedboats

AN organised crime group who used speedboats to smuggle migrants and drugs across the Mediterranean Sea to Spain has been dismantled by Spanish police. Officers...

Shopkeeper stabbed during robbery in Spain’s Malaga as man arrested

A WORKER at a Malaga grocery store suffered a knife wound to his arm after a confrontation with a group of thugs outside his shop.  The...

‘Extraordinarily violent’ rapist jailed after breaking into police officer home while she slept in Spain’s Almeria

A MAN has been jailed for raping a police officer at knifepoint after breaking into her home in Almeria while she slept following a...

Dozy teen caught red-handed stealing coat from Fuengirola terrace in haphazard robbery

A HAPLESS robber was caught red-handed after he hesitated running away from a raid - in order to pick up a coat.  The dozy thief...

Frigiliana City Council in Spain are offering free antigen tests to school pupils this Wednesday

SCHOOL pupils in Malaga are being advised to take a free antigen test at school to limit the spread of omicron. Students at Enrique Gines...

Masked thug who broke into Brit couple’s Spanish home and launched savage knife attack jailed for three years

A MAN who wore a ski mask as he threatened a British couple at knifepoint in a terrifying attempted murder and robbery has been...

Jealous ex-boyfriend sets fire to car belonging to his girlfriend’s family in Malaga 

A JEALOUS 47-year-old has been arrested in connection with arson after he allegedly set fire to the car belonging to his former girlfriend's family.  Officers...

Outrage as doctor and nurses’ cars smashed up outside Malaga hospital

A MEDICAL union has told how staff had their cars vandalised by a manic and ‘unsatisfied’ patient.  Three members of staff had finished long shifts...

One person dead and another seriously injured following multiple New Year road collisions in Spain’s Andalucia

COPS in Andalucia have appealed to road users to take greater care following a number of serious road traffic collisions during the festive period.  Police...

Migrant crossings to Spain: Number reaching Malaga last year dropped by 75.45%

THE number of people who made dangerous journeys across water to reach Malaga in 2021 has dropped by 75.45%.  Some 231 migrants succeeded in reaching...

Police hunting driver who fled burning car after crashing on Malaga motorway

SCENES out of a Fast & Furious movie played out on the A7 in Malaga, when a fleeing driver crashed his car against a...

Paraglider, 57, dies in horror New Year’s Day crash in Malaga 

A MAN has died in a horror paragliding crash on the Costa del Sol.  The 57-year-old tragically passed away following a collision in the mountains...

Group of 19 immigrants rescued off Spain’s coast and taken to Granada

A GROUP of 19 desperate refugees have been rescued off Granada this morning. It comes after a dinghy boat was spotted southeast of Cape Sacratif...

Costa del Crime: Man arrested after woman found with serious head injuries following horror wrench attack

DETECTIVES have launched an investigation after a woman was violently attacked with a wrench on Wednesday.  Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted...

Man, 42, arrested after spate of hotel and restaurant robberies in Spain’s Estepona 

A MAN, 42, was arrested after a spate of robberies at hotels and restaurants on the Costa del Sol.  The suspect is being held in...

Major changes to firework rules ahead of New Year’s Eve in Spain’s Torremolinos

THE MAYOR of Torremolinos has reminded residents that the rules have changed when it comes to New Years' Eve celebrations in the Costa del...

ELITE ESPAÑA: High society in Spain doesn’t always go hand in hand with high price tags

SPAIN and the UK are both guilty of serious class divides. And, as in Britain, splashing the cash in Spain isn’t always synonymous with...

Casares: The hilltop haven in southern Spain you need to visit

A SMORGASBORD of sugar cube houses perch on the rolling hills of Casares. Situated amongst woodland on a 1,427ft high cliff, the pueblo blanco...

Spain tourism: How Marbella bounced back as holiday hotspot

THE MARBELLA hotel sector has recorded its highest occupancy rates and revenue per available room (RevPAR) since the COVID-19 pandemic decimated the tourism industry. That's...

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