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Reduced VAT on electricity bills to end this month in Spain

VAT on electricity bills will leap up from 10% to 21% in March due to big falls in the wholesale price of energy. Anti-inflation measures saw...

School bullies ordered by court to pay €4,000 to boy who suffered appalling campaign of verbal abuse and physical...

A SYSTEMATIC bullying campaign against a Santander schoolboy has resulted in a court awarding him €4,000 in compensation. Four children and their parents have been...

Prosecutors to challenge ‘lenient’ punishment given to convicted rapist Dani Alves by court in Spain

PROSECUTORS are to appeal a four and a half year jail sentence handed down to ex-Barcelona footballer Dani Alves after he was convicted of...

Police dismantle giant sports betting fraud that fixed results and ‘delayed’ live satellite tv pictures to fool bookmakers in...

75 members of a sports betting syndicate that duped bookmakers have been arrested by the Policia Nacional and the Tax Agency in association with...

Four-year-old dies in Spain’s Mallorca after becoming trapped in tumble dryer

A FOUR-year-old boy has been found dead in his home in Mallorca after apparently climbing into a tumble dryer in the family home and...

Two girls, 13 and 15, raped after pimps offered them €20 each for sex at Murcia area flat in...

TWO women have been arrested in Murcia City for pimping out two underage girls they'd just met. Two men have also been detained by the...

Spain’s clothing giant Inditex to make gradual return to Ukraine, after two-year closure caused by Russian invasion

SPANISH clothing giant Inditex, which is the parent group of brands such as Zara and Bershka, is to make its return to Ukraine after...

Partido Popular spokesperson denies any involvement in Covid mask scandal engulfing Spanish politics, despite being mentioned by the two...

PHONE taps carried out by the Spanish Guardia Civil while investigating an alleged corruption scandal involving the sale of face masks during the worst...

5 bedroom Townhouse for sale in Zurgena – € 125,000

TownhouseZurgena, Almería   5 beds   2 baths € 125,000 This beautiful property is located in Zurgena, within walking distance of a supermarket, bars...

Santander Bank computer error in Spain causes ‘double-charging’ of customers who are reassured that their balances have not been...

A COMPUTER glitch has been blamed for causing Banco Santander customers in Spain to be double charged for transactions on Friday morning. The bank confirmed...

Rain returns to Malaga after warm February as storm comes in 

MALAGA is set to receive a welcome downpour this weekend, as well as strong winds.  The last days of February brought temperatures up in Malaga...

Spain’s top court opens ‘terrorism probe’ into exiled Catalan ex-president Carles Puigdemont

SPAIN'S Supreme Court has started a terrorism investigation into former Catalunya President Carles Puigdemont over protests linked to the region’s failed and illegally-organised 2017...

Spanish priest is removed from his Costa Blanca parish for calling Pope Francis a ‘heretic’

THE bishop of the Orihuela-Alicante diocese has suspended San Isidro's parish priest for branding Pope Francis a 'heretic'. Bishop Jose Ignacio Munilla took the tough...

Luxury rental villas costing €4k a month are converted into marijuana farms on Spain’s Costa Blanca

POLICE have arrested two members of a gang that set up indoor marijuana farms in luxury rental villas across Alicante province. One villa was located...

Pop legends Take That are coming to Andalucia as part of Jerez’s Tio Pepe festival 

JEREZ’s Tio Pepe festival will play host to one of Britain’s best loved boy bands this summer, Take That.  READ MORE: Tom Jones, Take That,...

EXCLUSIVE: The hunt is on to reunite mystery woman with the camera she lost on a beach in Spain’s...

A MISSION is underway to return a camera containing photos of a mystery woman’s once-in-a-lifetime European trip to its rightful owner. The thousand-plus photo gallery,...

Plan for major new route moves forward to link motorway with popular expat city on Spain’s Costa Blanca

PLANS costing around €30 million for a third exit road between the AP-7 and the Marina Alta are set to move forward. The Ministry of...

Police raid dealer who illegally exported military gear from Spain’s Malaga to Saudi Arabia

THE Guardia Civil has busted a Malaga-based company that smuggled military equipment out of Spain, with the items ending up in Saudi Arabia. The goods-...

Popular urban park set for summer reopening after three-year closure after contractor walked away from project on Spain’s Costa...

A POPULAR Javea park could reopen in time for the summer, after it was closed for renovation work- way back in September 2021. A contractor...

Archbishop in Spain forced to intervene after priests use YouTube to pray for Pope Francis’s early death

THE archbishop of Toledo has been forced to intervene and reject statements made by a group of priests from his diocese, after they joked...

Judge investigating Covid mask corruption scandal points to former Transport Minister Jose Luis Abalos as an ‘intermediary’, despite his...

THE High Court judge investigating an alleged corruption ring involving the sale of masks during the worst days of the Covid-19 pandemic has pointed...

Junta blames DOLPHINS for hundreds of dead fish washed up in Spain’s Estepona

DOLPHINS are to blame for the hundreds of dead fish washed up in Spain’s Estepona, says the Junta.  READ MORE: Thousands of dead fish are...

3 bedroom Villa for sale in Costa de la Calma – € 750,000

VillaCosta de la Calma, Majorca   3 beds   2 baths € 750,000 Lovely villa with private pool and mediterranean garden in a quiet...

Measles cases contracted aboard by unvaccinated people are rising in Spain

TWO measles outbreaks have been reported in Spain this year- in Alicante and Toledo provinces- with the virus originating from abroad. Aragon and Catalunya have...

Man is killed by a falling palm tree on Spain’s Costa del Sol

TRAGEDY on the Costa del Sol as a man is killed by a falling palm tree.  The incident occurred on Wednesday, February 28 in Frigiliana,...

Inflation falls below 3% mark in Spain due to lower electricity prices

LOWER energy prices played a big part in Spain's provisional inflation rate for February dropping to 2.8%. That's a fall of 0.6% from January's figure...

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Reduced VAT on electricity bills to end this month in Spain

VAT on electricity bills will leap up from 10% to 21% in March due to big falls in the wholesale price of energy. Anti-inflation measures saw...

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