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Spain starts Eurovision Song Contest entry process by finding Benidorm Fest 2023 line up

THE process to choose Spain's 2023 Eurovision Song Contest entry has started with broadcaster RTVE looking for entries to compete in next year's Benidorm...

The most popular Game of Thrones TV show locations for fans and tourists are in Spain

GAME OF THRONES fans are eagerly gearing up for the new prequel series 'House of the Dragon' which premieres on August 21 in the...

Shakira refuses to cut €14.5 million tax deal with prosecutors in Spain

POP star Shakira has refused a settlement offer to end her long-running tax fraud battle with authorities in Spain. Prosecutors offered a deal over €14.5...

Benidorm announces 2023 dates for Spain to find Eurovision Song Contest winner

PLANS for next year's Benidorm Fest have been announced on Tuesday, as Spain gears up for its 2023 search to find a Eurovision Song...

World famous Cirque de Soleil brings spectacular touring show to Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE internationally renowned Cirque de Soleil is returning to the Costa Blanca for the first time since the Covid pandemic broke out in 2020. The...

Film maker and artist Tim Burton to get first ‘Ambassador of Madrid’ award in Spain

FILM director Tim Burton is to be awarded the first-ever 'Ambassador of Madrid' title. Madrid City Council approved the new award in April which...

Popular medieval market in Spain’s Valencia area returns at start of June

BUÑOL hosts its annual medieval market this weekend on the Paseo de San Luis with a chance to see artisan craftsmen demonstrating their wares. There'll...

Cocktail and gin heaven at special Birthday Party Night celebrating one year of Moraira’s Premium Sports & Lounge Bar...

MORAIRA'S Premium Sports & Lounge Bar will be celebrating this Saturday night(April 30) with a special first birthday party. Despite the problems last year of...

Benidorm announces Eurovision Song Contest party line up featuring live acts and Spanish jury results

BENIDORM'S Plaza de la Hispanidad will host a pre-Eurovision Song Contest party on May 14. The 4,000 capacity venue will host live acts ahead of...

Tourist app for Spain’s Alicante area reaches landmark of over 100,000 downloads

A multi-lingual Alicante City tourist app has notched up over 100,000 downloads since being launched in May last year. The Passporter app allows easy access...

Streaming giant Netflix signs ground-breaking deal in Spain

INTERNATIONAL streamer Netflix has signed its first-ever collaborative deal with a Spanish council which will see it support future TV and movie makers in...

The only cross-border zip line in the world is in Spain’s Huelva

ADRENALINE junkies can now cross the natural border that separates Spain from its neighbour Portugal, in less than a minute—thanks to the only cross-border...

Best TV shows and podcasts to download if you are learning Spanish 

FINDING the time to learn Spanish at the end of a long day can feel like a slog when all you want to do...

Lost in translation: Spanish pop star Rosalia reveals Harry Styles’ hilarious texting gaffe

SPANISH megastar Rosalia has revealed secret screenshots from fellow singing sensation Harry Styles - but it appears the pair’s interaction got lost in translation.  During...

Costa Blanca classical musicians join forces for Ukraine Charity Gala in Spain

TOP classical musicians from the Costa Blanca are joining forces this Sunday for a Charity Gala in aid of Ukrainian refugees. The event has been...

COKE JOKE: Spanish quiz show producers apologise for asking contestants to guess the street price of drugs

SPANISH producers have been forced to issue an apology after asking contestants to guess the street price of cocaine. The off-colour question about the white...

Costa Blanca movie and TV studio in Spain that competed against Hollywood will reopen this summer

A major Alicante film and television studio forcibly closed by the European Union in 2012 over illegal public funding is reopening this summer. Ciudad de...

World-famous St. Patrick’s Day parade returning to fill streets on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A world-famous St. Patrick's Day parade returns to the Costa Blanca next week for the first time since 2019. Leading off the celebrations as 'Grand...

Iconic tourist attraction on Spain’s Costa Blanca offers guided tours in English to boost visitor numbers

ONE of Alicante's biggest tourist attractions, Santa Barbara castle, has made a good start in a new bid to double visitor numbers. New free guided...

‘AND IT WAS ALL DONE IN THE WORST POSSIBLE TASTE’: Controversial comic Jimmy Carr sets Gibraltar dates after Holocaust...

COMEDIAN Jimmy Carr, who has recently caused a storm over a routine about the Holocaust on a Netflix special, is bringing his controversial brand...

Benidorm launches Spain’s Eurovision Song Contest entry for 2022 amidst controversy

SPAIN'S 2022 Eurovision Song Contest entry will see Chanel perform 'SloMo' in Italy after a new three-night Benidorm Fest format that ended in some...

Beatles filmmaker Denis O’Dell dies, 98, in Almeria area of Spain

BRITISH film producer and director, Denis O'Dell, who worked with The Beatles on their debut movie 'A Hard Day's Night' has died at his...

Guy Ritchie film starring Jake Gyllenhaal to shoot in Spain with base in Alicante area football stadium car park

A blockbuster thriller movie starring Jake Gyllenhaal will have its location base at a Petrer sports stadium car park. 'The Interpreter' will be directed by...

COVID-19 passports extended across hospitality and entertainment sectors in Costa Blanca area of Spain

ALL hospitality businesses will fall under compulsory COVID-19 passport rules in the Valencian Community. Valencian president, Ximo Puig, announced the extension this Monday. Only businesses with...

Il Divo’s Spanish star, Carlos Marin, 53, dies after being taken ill during UK tour

CARLOS Marin, from the classical singing quartet Il Divo, died in a Manchester hospital on Sunday aged 53. Madrid-based Marin felt unwell after Il...

Duran Duran heading for Ibiza for Touch the Sunrise event in 2022

EIGHTIES superstars Duran Duran are heading for Ibiza as part of their 40th anniversary tour. Simon Le Bon, 63, Nick Rhodes, 59, John Taylor, 61,...

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