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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...

Spain’s Galicia makes COVID-19 vaccine compulsory with fines of up to €60K for those who refuse it

GALICIA has announced that the COVID-19 vaccine is compulsory for all its 2.7 million inhabitants. The Xunta de Galicia published last Friday in its Official...

Doctors in Spain already performing anal swabs to detect COVID-19 as health workers brand them ‘less invasive’ than nasal...

DOCTORS in Spain are carrying out anal swab tests to detect COVID-19, it has been revealed. It comes after China announced that it had made...

Land ahoy! New ferry for British holidaymakers arrives into Portsmouth for first time

BRITTANY Ferries’ new vessel Galicia arrived into Portsmouth International Port yesterday morning, ready for berthing trials before she begins ferrying British sun seekers to...

Navy sailing boat damaged in tense stand off with killer whales in Spain

The whales circled the boat for a number of minutes, passing close to the catamaran's hulls and swimming underneath the sailors

Spain to lock down 70,000 people in Galicia – country’s second COVID-19 confinement in 24 hours

SOME 70,000 people have been ordered to lock down in Galicia tonight after a local COVID-19 spike. The Regional Government will seal the borders of...

Three women end up in hospital after fight broke out in Zara fitting room in Spain

THREE women have ended up in hospital, after a fight took place in a Zara fitting room in Galicia.

Experts call for calm after hornet death in northern Spain causes panic

A 54-YEAR-OLD beekeeper has been killed after he was stung in the face by an Asian Hornet yesterday in Santiago de Compostela, northern Galicia. Emergency...

WATCH: Spanish national park has first visit from a brown bear in 150 years

A SPANISH national park has had its first reported visit by a brown bear for 150 years.  Cameras shooting a documentary recorded footage of the...

Woman in Spain tells police she’s going to her mother’s funeral, even though her mother died before the state...

A WOMAN in Galicia that was stopped by the police told them she was going to her mother’s funeral, even though her mother had passed away more than six weeks earlier.

THEY DID: Spanish couple defy coronavirus to get married from an upstairs window

A SPANISH couple held their ‘wedding’ half hanging out of their apartment window with the whole street as witnesses - as the coronavirus pandemic...

MADRE MIA: Man asks to be arrested as he is fed up of being stuck at home with mum

He was outraged at having to remain at home and ‘tired of being at home with his mother'

WATCH: Hilarious video of Spanish football match turning into a mud bath

A FOOTBALL game in Spain has been played in extreme weather conditions.

Andalucia is lazy, Madrid is full of clowns and Valencia full of drug addicts according to this hilarious new...

ANDALUCIANS are lazy, Madrileños are clowns and Valencianos are drug addicts.

All you need to know about historic trans-Atlantic cocaine submarine seized by police in Spain as experts believe much...

The first vessel of its kind to be caught in European waters, it was carrying 152 packages containing more than three tonnes of cocaine

Two arrested and one man on the run after police in Spain discover world’s first transatlantic drugs submarine

The boat was stopped on Sunday night in Galicia following its 4,778 mile journey from Columbia

How you can buy your own pueblo in Spain

Would you like to own your own village? Spain has a few to spare. They are the forgotten pueblos - once thriving rural communities, now...

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