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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...

MOUNTAIN VILLAGES: Escape to northern Spain

SPAIN’s northern mountains are never more beautiful than at the end of summer. And these mountain villages make a great base for drives, hikes and cycling.

Police swoop on far-right football hooligans for assault on rival group in Spain’s Navarra area

THE POLICIA NACIONAL have arrested 13 members of the ultra-right Boixos Nois group who attacked a rival faction in a mass assault inside a...

Over 25 runners have been injured so far in this year’s San Fermin

A TOTAL of 26 runners have been injured so far during this year’s San Fermin in Pamplona (Navarra).  Almost half of the injuries (11) occurred...

Four injured after San Fermin second bull run today 

FOUR people have been injured during San Fermin's second bull run in Pamplona (Navarra) today.  The second day of the internationally famous Spanish fiesta resulted...

Researchers in Spain search for better immunotherapy mixture to fight liver cancer

RESEARCHERS at Navarra's Cima University believe that a new combination of immunotherapy treatment could be used to fight liver cancer, and are testing different...

Woman gives birth in the car park of a shopping mall in northern Spain  

A WOMAN has given birth in the car park of a shopping mall in Navarra (northern Spain) today, Monday June 12.  She and her partner...

Rally driver killed in accident during event in Spain’s Basque Country

A RALLY driver who was taking part in the Azpeitia Rallysprint race in Spain’s Basque Country was killed on Saturday as the result of...

Police open probe in northern Spain after dogs left to die in hot car

THE SPANISH Civil Guard has opened an investigation into three people after they left three dogs unattended in the boot of a car while...

Costa Blanca people smuggling gang charged €5,000 for dangerous boat journey to Spain

THE Policia Nacional has arrested a Costa Blanca gang that ran dangerous boat journeys for illegal migrants from Algeria to Spain. At least 88 people...

Taxi drivers in Spain’s Pamplona to restart free trips for pensioners to see the Christmas lights

AFTER a two-year break due to Covid-19, today the taxi drivers of Pamplona will be volunteering their time to take 90 or so residents...

Member of notorious ‘wolfpack’ gang of rapists will not get reduced sentence under Spain’s new ‘only yes means yes’...

ONE OF the members of the notorious ‘wolfpack’ gang, responsible for the rape of a young woman at the Running of the Bulls fiestas...

Elderly driver in Spain’s Zaragoza area flees fatal motorbike crash but dies weeks later after being hit by a...

A Zaragoza area motorist fled a fatal crash scene after colliding with a motorbike, only to die a month later in a motorbike accident. The...

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...

Top winemaker in Spain opens UK subsidiary to serve key export market

Grupo Marques del Atrio has opened a UK subsidiary in a bid to grow the Spanish winemaker’s sales in its second-biggest export market. The company...

Cooler temperatures in Spain help fight against record-breaking wildfire blaze

A respite in unseasonably high temperatures has helped fire crews stabilise a massive wildfire in north-west Spain. Over 650 firefighters have been dealing with the...

Police in Spain destroy what they claim was Europe’s ‘biggest crop of cannabis’

POLICE have raided what they describe as Europe’s biggest cannabis farm that covered 67 hectares and had 415,000 plants potentially worth €100 million. Guardia Civil...

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...

Floods claim second victim in northern Spain as body pulled from van swept away when river burst its banks

A SECOND person has died during flooding across northern Spain as rivers burst their banks in the wake of Storm Barra. As floodwaters receded on...

Police in Spain’s Navarra made a denuncia against an 80-year-old woman for breaking lockdown, possession of drugs and flashing...

AN 80-year-old woman in Navarra has been denounced by the police for breaking lockdown, possession of drugs and flashing the officers.

THINK PINK: ‘Tis the season for rosé – or pink wine in English – writes Aleesha Hansel

PINK wine, known as rosé in France and rosado in Spain, has a somewhat mixed reputation. Seen as a bit of an in-between, it...

Teenager in Spain suffers burns after phone EXPLODES in his pocket

A TEENAGE boy has been treated for first degree burns after his mobile phone exploded in his pocket.  According to Navarra.com, the 14-year-old from Pamplona...

Spain’s most expensive wine Vitral to hit shops in September

Drinks manufacturer Navarra’s new tipple, Vitral, will set you back €2,000

Plane crash in Spain leaves three dead

The flight was travelling from Portugal to Dax in Southern France

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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