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Ex-King Juan Carlos welcomed by cheering crowds on return to Spain following two-year exile

CHEERING crowds welcomed Emeritus King, Juan Carlos, to a sailing regatta at the Real Club Nautico de Sanxenzo on the Galicia coast on Friday. He...

Elderly bather dies at Costa Blanca beach in Spain with no lifeguards or local ambulance to try to save...

SWIMMERS at a Torrevieja beach were unable to save a 72-year-old man who drowned on Wednesday morning. Eyewitnesses said he was spotted face down in...

The best city breaks to enjoy in Spain this Easter 

TAKE advantage of the long weekend. We have everything you need to plan your perfect escape... Sevilla  The capital of Andalucia and the largest city in southern Spain,...

Partido Popular in Spain to annoint Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as new leader at Sevilla conference this weekend

SPAIN'S main opposition party, the conservative Partido Popular(PP) will crown ex-Galicia region president, Alberto Nuñez Feijoo as its new leader at a special party...

Spain will discuss changes to indoor mask wearing rules at top-level health meeting in early April

THE one main remaining Covid-19 restriction of indoor mask-wearing is likely to be discussed next week at a national level. The next Interterritorial Council meeting,...

Bogus Microsoft-certified computer experts in Spain’s Alicante hijack woman’s computer to steal €9,000

AN Alicante Province scammer swindled a Galicia woman out of €9,000 after pretending to be a Microsoft-certified technician. He took control of the woman's computer,...

Galicia president Feijoo gets unopposed run to be proclaimed as new leader of Spain’s Partido Popular

GALICIA president Alberto Nuñez Feijoo will succeed Pablo Casado as leader of Spain's conservative Partido Popular. Feijoo received over 55,000 nominations on Thursday after a...

Transsexual woman wants to become the new leader of Spain’s Partido Popular

A transsexual woman from Gandia in Valencia Province says she wants to become the next leader of Spain's Partido Popular. Alexia Herranz, 29, plans to...

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...

Theives steal two artworks by Edgar Degas from private villa in Spain’s Galicia

POLICE are investigating the alleged theft of two priceless Edgar Degas paintings from a private villa in Galicia. The two paintings, which are part of...

Villa de Pitanxo: Nine bodies recovered from Spanish fishing boat disaster in Canada identified

NINE people who were killed after a Spanish fishing boat sank in the north-east coast of Canada have now been identified. An international operation...

Top 20 of the most exciting and luxurious places to spoil yourself in Spain this year

LOOKING for somewhere out of this world for the perfect escape in Spain this year? Want a place to really luxuriate and properly treat a...

EXPLAINER: The areas of Spain that still use COVID-19 passports and where you have to show them

EIGHT areas of Spain are still running COVID-19 passport schemes while other regions have stopped the measure as 'sixth wave' coronavirus infections fall. Passport will...

Fugitive known as ‘Galician Rambo’ nabbed by neighbours after almost a year hiding out in woods

A CONVICTED murderer, who escaped from prison and became known as Rambo because he survived in the woods using his army training, has finally...

Villagers join manhunt for ‘Galician Rambo’ an escaped prisoner with military training living in the woods in northwestern Spain

RESIDENTS of a town in Galicia in northwestern Spain have joined Guardia Civil patrols in an attempt to seek out an escaped prisoner who...

Earthquake measuring 4.4 on Richter scale shakes people awake in Galicia in northwestern Spain

AN earthquake with a magnitude registering 4.4 on the Richter scale shook people awake in Spain’s northwestern most corner on Friday morning. The epicentre was...

Legal row brews over Franco’s flowery bathroom sink at dictator’s summer palace

A FLOWERY basin where General Francisco Franco carried out his daily ablutions when at his summer palace in Galicia is at the centre of...

Judge rules ‘no case to answer’ for those who secretly filmed women urinating in the street during fiesta in...

DOZENS of women who were secretly filmed urinating in the street during a fiesta in Galicia are demanding justice after the footage was posted...

Who are the happiest people in Spain? Survey finds those that use umbrellas tend to be under the weather

It comes as no surprise to those of us who moved here from the colder climes of northern Europe that the Spanish regions that...

Electricity office windows smashed by man protesting against high prices in Galicia region of Spain

A man attacked an electricity office in the Galicia area of northern Spain after receiving a high bill. Wholesale electricity prices have reached record levels...

Galician captain of fishing boat on way home to Spain after almost a year held in Yemen

THE captain of a fishing boat has been released after almost a year of detention in Yemen  The release of Pablo Costas, 54, has been...

Christmas arrives early in Spain as Vigo begins to install 11million LED lights and ‘biggest tree in the world’

SUMMER may still be in full swing, but in the north of Spain, Christmas has already arrived.  The festivities have started early in Vigo in...

Two teenagers arrested over brutal killing of gay man Samuel Luiz outside a nightclub in Spain

TWO underage teenagers have been arrested over the suspected homophobic killing of a 24-year-old man in A Coruña last Saturday(July 3). Samuel Luiz was beaten...

Samuel Luiz Muñiz: Three men arrested over murder of young gay man in northwestern Spain

POLICE have confirmed the arrest of three men in connection with the killing of a young gay man whose death at the weekend is...

UPDATE: 43 LGBTI associations in Andalucia condemn suspected homophobic murder

FORTY THREE Andalusian LGTBI organisations have come together to condemn the death of Samuel Luiz Muñiz, a 24-year-old Spaniard beaten to death in Galicia...

Tired burglar grabs a nap on a sofa after stealing a TV set from a Vigo area home in...

A Vigo resident found a burglar fast asleep on her living room sofa after she returned home from a night out. The property owner entered...

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