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Spain’s solicitor general takes legal action against Franco family in bid to take ownership of assets in summer home

SPAIN’S solicitor general’s office is taking legal action against the family of Francisco Franco in a bid to take ownership of 564 items that...

Flying comeback: UK Conservation Without Borders: Missing Osprey lands on Galicia beach near A Coruña

A CLOSELY monitored Osprey has surprised its trackers and landed on the shores of Spain after it vanished out at sea for more than...

Take a peek at Celtic Spain

EVEN the Spanish look somewhat sceptical when I tell them I’m leaving the heat of Malaga for yet another trip to Galicia. ‘It’s wet and...

Spain detects 48 cases among children of severe acute hepatitis of unknown origin 

A total of 48 cases of severe acute hepatitis have been diagnosed among children in Spain during the first eight months of the year....

Man dies from electric shock after sailing into power cable off coast of northern Spain

A 24-year-old man was electrocuted while sailing on the Ria del Eo on the border between Galicia and Asturias on Sunday, when his boat...

WATCH: Beautiful encounter between dog and dolphin in Galician port, northwestern Spain

AN owner has captured the extraordinary encounter between his dog and a dolphin as they played together in waters off Spain’s northwestern region of...

IN PICS: Drought reveals full extent of Roman camp as reservoir waters recede in Galicia, northwestern Spain

THE archaeological remains of a Roman camp in northwestern Spain have been revealed in their entirety as water levels at the reservoir in Galicia...

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...

Why a village in Spain’s Galicia is about to be invaded by marauding vikings

SPAIN has more than its fair share of bizarre festivals, but the one that takes place on the first Sunday each August, in a...

Spanish trade union says seven Ryanair cabin crew staff have been sacked since strikes were announced

The USO union, which represents Ryanair’s cabin crew in Spain, has condemned the decision to lay off seven cabin crew members. According to the union,...

Tic-Tac-Woah! Calls to preserve Spain’s Santiago de Compostela noughts and crosses carvings

A HISTORICAL association has called for the preservation of Santiago de Compostela’s historical carvings of noughts and crosses.  The association first published findings of the...

Ex-King Juan Carlos cancels quick return to Spain amidst fears of another ‘media circus’

SPAIN'S ex-monarch, Juan Carlos, has cancelled this weekend's return to the country for a regatta in Galicia. 84-year-old Juan Carlos dominated the headlines last month...

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...

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