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Survey names the cities in Spain under the biggest threat from major earthquake damage

MURCIA and Alicante are the most vulnerable cities in Spain to possible earthquake damage, according to an Alicante University survey. Researchers have examined the probability...

10 things you should know about Federico Garcia Lorca, killed 85 years ago during Spanish Civil War

THE playwright and poet Federico García Lorca was arrested and killed on the orders of rightwing military authorities led by General Francisco Franco in the early...

Spain’s south-east Murcia region sizzles to a new high to beat 1994 record

MURCIA logged record high temperatures yesterday(August 15) to beat figures recorded 27 years ago. The Alcantarilla Air Base hit 47 degrees Celsisus to overtake the...

TENTH ANNIVERSARY of Spain’s biggest earthquake since the mid-fifties to be commemorated in Lorca

LORCA will commemorate the tenth anniversary this Tuesday(May 11) of an earthquake that took nine lives. The Murcia region town will hold a memorial event...

Man jailed over drugs ‘revenge’ execution of woman on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A Murcia couple have been arrested after a woman was fatally shot in the head at a Torrevieja property. Two people from Lorca were detained...

Phase 1 return discussed in Spain’s Costa Calida as Mayor admits ‘nothing is ruled out’

LORCA, in the Region of Murcia, is suffering such a spike in Covid-19 figures, that it has refused to rule out a return to...

Migrant saved from gruesome death as he stowed in back of Costa Calida dustcart

A KEEN-EYED pedestrian saved an African migrant from a likely gruesome death in Lorca, 20 miles from Spain's Costa Calida coast. The 44-year-old had taken...

Why you shouldn’t write off Algeciras just yet

If Lonely Planet authors had been passing through during Algeciras Entremares earlier this month, they’d be in a flurry to update

DIVIDED: Experts and locals on digging up dictator Franco from the Valley of the Fallen in special Olive Press...

Spain is a country still divided between those nostalgic for the Franco days and those who abhorred El Generalisimo

Late Leonard Cohen’s 40-year love affair with Spain

After nearly four decades touring in Spain, Leonard Cohen’s love affair with his ‘second home’ ran as deep as his musical poetry, writes Chloe Glover

New dig for murdered Spanish Civil War poet Federico Garcia Lorca begins near Granada

Team hopes to uncover answers to one of Spain's greatest mysteries

Spanish festival in Minack-inspired amphitheatre gears up theatrical summer

Theatre festival heads to Granada for its encore

How to escape Spain’s midsummer madness: Head to Almeria and the Cabo de Gata

Fancy escaping the queues and hassle of the Costa del Sol this August, take Jon Clarke’s advice and head to hauntingly stunning Cabo de Gata

Wildfires see thousands evacuated and roads cut off in Spain

Already 12000 hectares destroyed this year in Andalucia - well over the average

New Lorca centre in Granada opens without manuscripts

The architects of the Federico Garcia Lorca Centro de Granada are fighting with the Garcia Lorca Foundation to prove that the conditions of the library are suitable to house the manuscripts

Poet Lorca named one of seven most important Spaniards in contemporary history

Fuentes Vaqueros receives award for Lorca's selection to list of seven top Spaniards

The show must go on for Andalucian amphitheatre

Time is running out for the revolutionary theatre project

School book accused of airbrushing Franco’s rule

The children's history book brushes over the real details of Spain's civil war

Book review: Sketches of Spain

Sketches of Spain by Federico Garcia Lorca (translated from Spanish by Peter Bush with illustrations by Julian Bell) - review by Ian Gibson

Rare Lorca book goes on sale in London

The unopened first edition copy of 'Impressions and Landscapes' is expected to fetch between €7,500 and €9,500 at auction

Lorca earthquake caused by human activity

Deathly Spanish tremor which killed nine last year was triggered by groundwater extraction, find experts

Request for dig to find poet’s remains denied in Granada

A plea was denied by the Granada Town Hall to dig for poet Federico Garcia Lorca's remains in a historic field used during the Spanish Civil War

Nijar town hall joins with owners of Cortijo del Fraile to save farmhouse which inspired Lorca’s Blood Wedding

Mayor accuses Junta of 'showing no interest' and playing 'tricks' when it comes to saving the building

Review of 2011… from the mountains

Here’s Paul Whitelock’s personal review of the year – of events which have affected Spain in general and the Serranía de Ronda, where he lives, in particular

Thousands spend the night in the streets after Spain’s worst earthquake in 50 years killed eight people

Up to 20,000 people slept in squares, parks and nearby countryside as concerns are being raised over the standards of building

Saved at last?

Spanish farmhouse that inspired poet Lorca's Blood Wedding may now have been saved from collapse

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