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Brit expat working in Spain cleared of killing Irish tourist on Magaluf party strip

A BRITISH expat has been acquitted of killing a tourist in the Mallorcan party resort of Magaluf. Paul Waugh, who worked at Mulligans bar on...

Car import con as gang is arrested over €7 million tax scam in Spain

EIGHT people have been arrested over a second-hand car scam that defrauded Spanish tax authorities of €7.3 million over four years. A joint operation between...

LIGHTS OUT: Valencia region is third worst in Spain for light pollution and energy efficiency

Regional government sources insist that a project is currently being drawn up ready for the approval of a regional energy efficiency law in the near future.

Police sent for ‘churros and alcohol’ in illegal party stand off in Spain’s Malaga

LOCAL Police in Malaga were caught in a legal loophole on Monday evening as they were forced to spend seven hours outside an apartment...

UK child protection group calls on Spain to close ‘dangerous loophole’ exploited by British sex offenders to gain teaching...

THE UK’s leading child protection group is calling for Spain to tighten the recruitment process of English teachers. The plea by The Safeguarding Alliance aims...

‘Tripping’ drug from Mexico is intercepted by police at Alicante-Elche airport on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A potentially lethal drug known as 'God's Molecule' has been seized at Alicante-Elche airport. A package from Mexico was opened by Guardia Civil officers after...

Children encouraged to recycle waste with new playground bins on Spain’s Costa Blanca

ORIHUELA City Council is installing 68 new litter bins at playgrounds throughout the municipality to encourage recycling among children. The program is meant to raise...

New Animal Welfare Law for Spain’s Andalucia prohibits keeping more than five pets

THE new Animal Welfare Law, pending on final approval by the Junta, will lay down rules to provide greater protection to dogs, cats, ferrets...

Spain hits target early to fully vaccinate 5million people, Spanish government confirms

SPAIN has hit its target to vaccinate 5million people by the first week of May.  The Spanish Government revealed that more than 5 million people...

How Online Casino Changes Will Affect Spain

The entire casino industry has gone through huge changes over the past few decades, and the industry continues to move in a completely different...

Podemos: Pablo Iglesias ‘resigns from politics’ after drubbing in Madrid election

PABLO Iglesias, the pony-tailed maverick who burst onto the political scene seven years ago with his radical left Podemos threw in the towel last...

Resounding victory for right-wing Covid rebel Isabel Ayuso in Madrid

SPAIN'S conservative Popular Party won a resounding victory in the Madrid region, more than doubling the number of seats delivering a blow to the...

Teacher accused of ‘sexual activity with a child’ in Gibraltar

A LOCAL teacher is appearing in court on May 4 to answer to five counts of sexual activity with a child between 2018 and 2020.

Exit polls show big win for conservative PP leader Isabel Ayuso in Madrid but she’ll need Vox to govern

THE conservative leader of Spain’s Madrid region looked set to win big according to exit polls published when voting ended on Tuesday evening, but...

No UK tourists means many hotels in Benidorm and across Spain’s Costa Blanca will not reopen before July

HALF of Costa Blanca's hotels are not going to reopen before July according to a leading hotel association. Benidorm-based Hosbec says that 50% of its...

LATEST COVID-19 case numbers from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain continue in the right direction

127 new coronavirus infections have been reported in the Valencian Community today(May 4) according to the regional health ministry. That is a fall on a...

Lionel Messi’s Barcelona BBQ lands him in hot water with Spain’s La Liga

A bit of team bonding involving Lionel Messi and his FC Barcelona teammates has ended up in a La Liga investigation. The 33-year-old Argentine ace...

Spain to let regions decide Covid-19 restrictions when State of Alarm lifts on May 9

SPAIN'S government will pass responsibility for coronavirus restrictions on to the country's 17 autonomous regions when the State of Alarm expires next week, Deputy...

Cops in Spain capture drug trafficker during communion celebration in Sevilla

A SPANISH drug trafficker who had been on the run since July 2020 was arrested during the celebration of a communion at La Algaba,...

Residents of Spain’s Balearic Islands will be given €100 holiday vouchers to spend on inter-island escapes this summer

In a bid to boost domestic tourism, the Balearic government announced that all residents of Formentera, Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca will be able to benefit from this €11 million campaign

Glovo delivery company in Spain is hacked with proof posted on the ‘dark web’

A hacker used an old administrator password to break into the computer network of Spain's fast delivery company Glovo. The firm said today(May 4) that...

LATE VERDICT as Costa Blanca residents in Spain will be told this Saturday about COVID restriction changes that start...

RESIDENTS in the Valencian Community will have to wait until the last minute to find out what health restrictions they will have to follow...

Summer camp leader jailed for over 25 years in Spain for abusing young boys he groomed at Ronda resort

A SPANISH summer camp leader was jailed for over 25 years today (Tuesday, May 4)  for sexually abusing young boys. The vile predator, who worked...

Prosecutors to force Murcia’s government to investigate companies polluting the Mar Menor in Spain

THE Murcia government will be taken to court to force it to investigate ten companies who are accused of polluting the Mar Menor, one...

NO FIBBING: Live music festivals in Spain’s Benicassim could welcome larger crowds this year

A proposal to allow 10,000 spectators into Valencia’s open-air La Marina for a number of shows this summer is already on the cards and, if all goes according to plan, looks likely to go ahead.

Widower in Spain living in fire damaged home one month after husband tragically lost his life in blaze

A PENSIONER in Torremolinos has spoken out over the horror of watching her home burn down knowing her husband was trapped inside.  Widow Vera Lucia...

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