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In hot water: Viral tweet sparks fierce debate about how much Spaniards, and Europeans, shower

A VIRAL tweet has sparked lively online debate about how often Spaniards shower compared to their European counterparts. The answer? Less than the Italians...

Goya Awards in Spain’s Sevilla to honour French star Juliette Binoche

STAR of Chocolat and The English Patient, amongst many other films, Juliette Binoche is to be honoured at the Goyas. The French actor and twice...

Ecole Francaise Internationale Marbella: French school on Costa Del Sol offers classes in three languages

A French school on Spain’s Costa del Sol is also offering lessons in Spanish and English in a bid to make its students trilingual.  Ecole...

Spain calculates enormous tourism losses during Covid-19 pandemic

SPAIN lost €155 billion in tourist revenue due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the National Statistics Institute(INE). Easter tourism seems to be bouncing back...

French pianist Pierre-Laurent Boucharlat headlines Costa Blanca summer concert series

Renowned French pianist Pierre-Laurent Boucharlat will play a recital in l'Alfas del Pi (Valencia) on Friday, August 27. He will perform works by Bethoveen, Saint-Saens...

The expat driver arrested for the mortal hit of a cyclist in Fuengirola tested positive for drugs

THE young French driver of the car that killed a cyclist in Fuengirola could be charged with reckless homicide after initial tests revealed he...

Fugitive rapist of 84-year-old woman snared by EU-funded task force in Spain’s Barcelona

ONE OF Europe’s most-wanted men has been arrested this week for the rape of an 84-year-old woman in 2009. National Police Forces of Spain and...

Spain snubbed as French and Italian train firms awarded lucrative contracts for new services at major Spanish cities

There will be 61 trains between Madrid, Cordoba, Malaga and Sevilla, a 75% increase from the current 35.

Tourist dies in Catalan airport chaos as riots paralyse Barcelona after Spain jails independence leaders

The airport had seen 45 flights cancelled yesterday and 100 on Monday due to violent clashes involving thousands of people

Man who tried to smoke out hornet nest arrested over wildfire on Spain’s Costa del Sol

It comes after a fire broke out on the edge of the Sierra Bermeja park at around 12:30pm yesterday

French tourist arrested in Spain after British woman ‘raped and threatened with drowning’ on popular resort beach

This latest incident comes after an 18-year-old British girl also alleged she was raped at the resort

Man in barrel sets sail from Spain in three-month bid to reach Caribbean using ONLY ocean currents

A DARING adventurer has set sail from Spain in a barrel in a bid to float across the Atlantic Ocean using only sea currents. Jean-Jacques...

Expat busted for drug smuggling after crashing his stolen car revealing 450 kilos of hashish on Costa del Sol

Cocaine and hashish were found in backpacks in the car after the driver crashed into the back of a broken down lorry

Autopsy reveals Marbella shooting victim had more than 20 bullet wounds from AK-47

The killer, believed to be hired by a criminal gang, dumped the weapon in a bin, before speeding away from police on a motorbike

Expat couple in Spain arrested for €700,000 ‘fake sportswear website’ on Costa del Sol

AN expat couple have been arrested over a €700,000 internet scam on the Costa del Sol. The French duo are suspecting of selling sportswear online...

Brits drastically boosting population of struggling yet award-winning Frigiliana village

FOREIGNERS are drastically boosting the population of a struggling yet award-winning pueblo blanco. Brits, Morrocans, Germans and French are among the extranjeros who make up...

French protesters attack Spanish red wine lorry

Mob spills flood of plonk onto motorway in anger at cheap imports

Spaniards twice as likely to splash out on holiday as the French

Luxury hotels are a must for 43% of Spanish holidaymakers

Picasso painting seized by French police in illegal exportation attempt in Corsica

With an estimated worth of €26.2 million, the painting was deemed a Spanish cultural treasure and prohibited from leaving the country

Spain triumphs again as top summer holiday destination for Europeans

Spain has triumphed, yet again, as the top holiday destination for Europeans this summer

French chef Xavier Sierra cooks up a storm at Fonda el Postillon in Alhaurin el Grande

Fonda el Postillon has made a name for itself as a fine dining restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere serving up French and international dishes

Spain investigates anti-French and anti-Catalan hate messages on Twitter following Germanwings plane crash

It has been confirmed that 49 people on the plane were Spanish

As 50 Shades of Grey fever takes over, Brits’ unusual bedroom habits are laid bare

And there's certainly no stiff upper lip between the sheets

Bistro with a sushi twist opens in Marbella’s Corte Ingles

A bistro with a difference has been drawing the crowds to Marbella

UPDATE: Death toll from fighter jet crash in Spain rises to 11

THE death toll from the crash of a Greek fighter jet in central Spain has risen to 11. One of the French airmen who...

Popularity of La Liga leads to greater uptake of Spanish in UK schools

The growing number of children taking GCSE Spanish has been partly attributed to the 'Messi impact'




Skiing in Spain’s Sierra Nevada: How the ‘Costa del Ski’ is perfect for Christmas card snowscapes and adrenaline-pumping thrills

"THERE’S no way I’m skiing down that. I’ll walk up, get my ski and take the lift down," insisted my Olive Press colleague, looking...


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