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Spain’s Civil Guard arrests man who sexually assaulted a German woman on the Camino de Santiago

THE CIVIL Guard has arrested a man after he allegedly held a 24-year-old German national against her will and sexually assaulted her. The victim...

Dozens of swimming dinosaur prints are discovered in northern Spain

A TEAM of researchers from the University of La Rioja have found a site of swimming dinosaur prints in northern Spain- of which there...

Revealed: The most sexually active provinces in Spain – and the leader might surprise you

A NATIONWIDE study has revealed where people are having the most sexual encounters. According to the Study On Sexual Habits 2023, La Rioja leads...

No silver lining for Spain’s reservoirs as levels FALL despite a weekend of devastating torrential storms

HEAVY weekend storms which caused widespread destruction and some loss of life did not bring a silver lining as water levels in Spain's reservoirs...

Elderly people withdrawing large cash amounts from banks robbed by men who spied on them on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TWO street thieves have been arrested in Calpe close to a bank where they stole €4,000 from an elderly man last May. The men of...

DON’T MISS: The Best of What’s on in Spain

TOP events for August from Malaga and Madrid to Nerja, La Rioja and Valencia and the Cala Mijas festival. Unmissable concerts, events and experiences!

Man arrested in Spain’s Logroño after allegedly killing wife and trying to throw three children into river

A MAN was arrested this weekend in the city of Logroño after allegedly stabbing his wife to death and then trying to drown his...

Two more victims of ‘baby swapping’ in Spanish hospitals sue for multi-million sums

TWO SPANISH men who were switched at birth with other babies in hospital in the early 1970s are each seeking around €3 million in...

REVEALED: Where UK businesses are investing the most in Spain

THE Madrid region was the most popular part of Spain for British investment during the first nine months of 2022 according to figures produced...

Illegal cigarette factories in Spain exploit Ukrainian refugees as Andalucia gang leaders lived in luxury

THREE clandestine cigarette factories have been closed down by the Guardia Civil and Europol with products with a retail value of €37.5 million seized. 27...

Spain’s police arrest couple who murdered their daughter for marrying man without permission in Pakistan

A Pakistani couple in Logroño, La Rioja, have been arrested by Policia Nacional for kidnapping and murdering their daughter because she got married without...

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...

Glasses raised for €100 million lottery win in wine-making La Rioja region of Spain

SPAIN'S annual Loteria del Niño has seen the wine corks popping in La Rioja with the wine-producing region's capital Logroño winning the €100 million...

Spanish woman seeking €3million damages after being raised by wrong family ‘welcomed’ by biological parents 

THE biological parents of a woman swapped at birth in a hospital in northern Spain 19 years ago have told their daughter they will...

Man arrested over killing of nine-year-old boy in Spain’s La Rioja had previous convictions

A MAN arrested on suspicion of murder after a child’s body was found during Halloween celebrations in Lardero had previous convictions.  Francisco Javier Almeida served...

Six wine-growing regions in Spain to enjoy the grape harvest this autumn

Autumn is in the air, and in Spain that means that we are moving into the best season to enjoy a spot of wine...

Woman in Spain’s La Rioja discovers she was swapped as a baby in maternity ward mix up and brought...

A WOMAN is seeking €3 million in damages from health authorities after discovering that two decades ago, she and another newborn were accidentally swapped...

Nudist hippies at free love Rainbow gathering in Spain’s La Rioja fall foul of the law

POLICE have issued dozens of fines to a group of naked hippies who have gathered from across Europe to set up camp in a...

Racist bar owner charged over colour ban in Spain’s La Rioja region

BLACK LIVES did not apparently matter for a bar owner who brazenly admitted that he refused to serve 'people with dark skin'. Police in Logroño,...

Drunk trucker phones police to get arrested in Spain’s La Rioja because he wanted the sack to claim state...

A DRUNK lorry driver rang the Guardia Civil to say that he was intoxicated and asked to be arrested. The 56-year-old man from the Barcelona...

Guardia Civil tracks down coronavirus patient who left hospital in Spain to go buy coffee

THE Guardia Civil has had to track down a coronavirus patient who left the hospital in La Rioja and went to go buy a coffee.

Couple in Spain’s La Rioja get married on their balcony, after their wedding ceremony was cancelled due to coronavirus

A COUPLE in La Rioja have married on their balcony, after their wedding had to be cancelled due to COVID-19.

SPERM on the menu at restaurant in Spain first

SPERM is finally on the menu in Spain. Cod’s sperm that is. The Japanese delicacy, known as shirako, sees the testicle of the fish...

Three Michelin Star chef Francis Paniego challenges foreign cooks to invent new Spanish fusion cuisine

Three Michelin Star-ranked Francis Paniego of Echaurren in Ezcaray (La Rioja) wants cooks abroad to put their own twist on traditional recipes to invent new fusion cuisines

Masters of Wine symposium to be held in Spain for first time in 2018

The largest convention of its kind is set to take place in the world-famous wine region of La Rioja

Tastebud tour around Spain: Who eats what, where?

Take your tastebuds on a virtual gastro tour as Iona Napier whets your appetite with a regional rundown of famous foodie favourites

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