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OPINION: Spain’s Andalucia is ticking every box, so there’s no wonder why it’s now more popular than ever

On the coast, once deprived towns like Estepona have blossomed and are attracting visitors seeking a more authentic experience than that offered by the celebrity glamour of Puerto Banus.

THOMAS COOK: Refunds now open for Brits who booked holidays to Spain before travel giant went bust

Refunds are to be repaid within 60 days on the submission of a valid completed claim form

Almost one million affected as major blackout in Tenerife leaves entire island without light

Street and traffic lights stopped working and the emergency services, who received 688 calls throughout the day, had to help around 60 people who were stuck in elevators.

Spain’s Costa del Sol sees a surge in tourists this year

Academics have suggested that the ‘rebound’ is thanks to a lot of political unrest in other countries, such as Turkey, Egypt or Tunisia, with people who are looking for a few weeks in the sun opting for a trip to Spain’s south coast instead.

THOMAS COOK: UK Government to rescue 150,000 stranded holidaymakers in Spain and elsewhere as travel firm collapses

Thomas Cook's chief executive, Peter Fankhauser, said it was a ‘matter of profound regret’ that the holiday company had gone under

WATCH: Bizarre video shows ‘drunk’ woman carted around on mobility scooter in Spain’s Benidorm

Onlookers clap, while others cheer and laugh as the woman rocks from side to side with her head back

British teen expat stabs parents and throws himself into ravine at popular holiday spot in Spain

Officers continue to search for a motive behind the attack

British mum arrested after ‘abandoning baby in street’ following drunken row with partner in Spain holiday hotspot

Police then spoke to the kid’s father, before tracing the woman to nearby the hotel where the couple had been staying

British kickboxer on holiday in Spain beats up Spanish robbers attacking English family and recovers €27,000 watch

Imam has over 17,000 followers on Instagram and has won 88 of her 97 fights, 36 of which were knockouts

Health insurance for British families holidaying in Spain could SKYROCKET under no-deal Brexit

“Boris Johnson ’s reckless, senseless approach to Brexit will leave working families worse off. He must urgently rethink and take no deal off the table”

Tourists in Spain ‘run for their lives’ as HUGE fire engulfs water park

Blast noises were also reported by some, however these were thought to be gas canisters exploding at the restaurant

Message in a bottle sent by British schoolgirl in Spain gets a reply from Russian couple 2,000 miles away

The note invited whoever found the message to respond with the name of their country and a picture

Two men arrested over sexual assault of young woman who was enjoying Costa del Sol San Juan celebrations

A witness of the attack notified police, who responded quickly, as nearby officers heard the woman scream

‘Heartbroken’ family pay tribute to Irish dad stabbed to death with broken bottles in Costa del Sol pub

Pender, a charity worker and father-of-two, had apparently told his killer to stop bothering his wife, Caroline

British expat arrested after Irishman stabbed to death ‘while urinating’ in pub on Spain’s Costa del Sol

Witnesses added that the Irishman collapsed in a pool of blood, as the alleged killer was stopped by bouncers as he tried to flee

Pensioner holidaying on Costa del Sol drowns in front of his wife

A lifeguard jumped in to save the man and performed resuscitation attempts, but he was pronounced dead at the scene

Brit family arrested after funding Spain holiday through ‘high quality’ fake cash spree

Officers alleged the relatives had obtained €400 by swapping fake pound notes in currency exchanges, and seized £850 in ‘high-value counterfeit £50 notes

Judge allows convicted British criminal to go on Spain holiday after taser and cocaine bust

Judge Jenkins agreed to postpone the crook’s sentencing as ‘an act of mercy’ but campaigners have said it sends mixed messages to crime victims

OPINION: Desperate British families losing thousands in Spain villa scams show that we need more dedicated fraud officers

Dedicated police officers need to be made available for these crimes, or at the very least a cyber crime hotline promising rapid action

Pensioner drowns on Costa del Sol after sunbathing with his wife

Police and paramedics also arrived on the scene, near the Laguna Beach urbanization, but could not save him

PORT OF CALL: These are the hottest holiday apartments in Estepona just in time for summer

OUTDOORS: The apartments with balconies allow holidaymakers to soak up the sun on the terraceESTEPONA now has...

After luxury Spain holiday Britain’s youngest ever EuroMillions winner says she’s ‘bored’ and wants a job

“I have material things but apart from that my life is empty. What is my purpose in life?”

Leading European golf club cancels annual Spain break after member arrested for ‘drunkenly groping’ barmaid at 5-star Costa del...

According to a regular guest at the hotel, Habersatter was ‘drunk’ with his friends

‘Gibraltar is a colony of the British Crown’ says new EU Brexit text pushed through by Spain

British MEP Claude Moraes, who was removed as the rapporteur on Monday, claimed the move had come after ‘a long campaign of bullying’

‘HE WAS ALWAYS SMILING’: British baby boy dies suddenly at airport in Spain as family caught flight home from...

“Ernie was such a happy boy, he was always smiling,” said Sam’s brother and Ernie’s uncle, Nick, who lives in Walsall

One in every seven euros into Spain’s economy comes from tourism

Spain was the fifth largest tourism economy in the EU and ninth in the world in terms of total contribution to GDP
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