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Spain’s Civil Guard nabs British holidaymaker at Santander ferry port over unpaid hotel bill

HE NEARLY got away with it… A 64-year-old British holidaymaker was arrested by the Spanish Civil Guard as he was about to board a...

SNOWFALL: Boat with British flag carrying 2,000 kg of cocaine worth €70 million intercepted in northern Spain 

A BOAT waving a British flag that was transporting 2,000 kg of cocaine worth €70 million has been intercepted in northern Spain.  The white sailing...

Consumer group calls for restaurant inspections across Spain after deadly fire in Madrid 

THE BILBAO branch of a franchise of Italian restaurants has removed plastic plants used for decoration from the ceiling, after a blaze broke out...

Two fishermen die and one missing after boat sinks off coast of Spain’s Cantabria

TWO FISHERMEN died and one is missing after their boat sank off the coast of Cantabria on Monday morning. The two deceased men came from...

Police in Spain’s Valencia recover three ‘classic’ fake paintings being sold for €45 million

VALENCIAN regional police have seized two fake paintings that had been sold for €33 million as well as a third item that was being...

Bogus companies across Spain used as window-dressing in waste disposal scam

THREE people are being probed by the Guardia Civil for illegally storing 700 tonnes of industrial waste via a network of bogus companies. The Guardia's...

Luck runs out for female thief with 20 arrests and releases in Costa Blanca area of Spain

A thief with 20 previous arrests has been detained by the Policia Nacional in Alicante. The 33-year-old woman has eight court warrants out against her. Six...

Only one Spaniard made the Forbes list of the world’s 100 most powerful women

ONLY one Spaniard has made it into the Forbes list of the world’s 100 most powerful women and it isn’t Queen Letizia or Penelope...

These are officially the 10 best tortillas served in Spain

With onions or without? Runny or well done? These are the questions that continue to divide Spanish society when it comes to Spain's unofficial...

Police free 260 kilos of live octopus caught in illegal traps in Santoña, northern Spain

THE Civil Guard has managed to free 265 kilos of octopus caught in illegal traps owned by three poachers on the coast of Santoña.  Operation...

Expat despairs at insurance company demanding receipts for 100 year old jewellery after robbery on Spain’s Costa Blanca

AN Expat has slammed his insurance company after it demanded receipts for stolen jewellery that had been in the family for 100 years. Brian Snell,...

Banks in Spain continue to shed jobs and close branches

THE six main Spanish banks have shed 2,176 jobs and closed 1,188 offices so far during the coronavirus pandemic - with worse to come...

Land ahoy! New ferry for British holidaymakers arrives into Portsmouth for first time

BRITTANY Ferries’ new vessel Galicia arrived into Portsmouth International Port yesterday morning, ready for berthing trials before she begins ferrying British sun seekers to...

EXCLUSIVE: British expat fears losing his home on Spain’s Costa del Sol after being unable to transfer money to...

A BRITISH expat is worrying he might lose his house, as he has been unable to send money from his British bank account to his Spanish one.

Spain’s biggest bank, Santander sees profits plunge a record 35% amid Brexit uncertainty

The bank has added six million customers in the last twelve months and already serves 144 million people worldwide

PANE-FUL TO WATCH: Photos of ‘crazy’ woman cleaning windows in Spain go viral

The shocking images show the resident climbing out and around the windows of her apartment

Ireland’s first EVER direct ferry to Spain sets sail this week

The first trip will depart on Sunday May 6, which will mark the first link between the two countries

Ryanair has just announced three new routes from Spain

PASSENGERS will now be able to fly between Palma and Santander, Valladolid and Zaragoza.  The new routes will operate during June to September this year and...

Zara among most valuable brands in the world, according to new rankings

Zara reigned supreme in 82 position with a value of $17.5 billion and Santander was close behind in 92 with a value of $16.2 billion.

ALL ABOARD: First EVER ferry link between Ireland and Spain announced

THE first ever ferry link between Ireland and Spain has been announced by Brittany Ferries. The company presented its new route from Cork to northern...
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Spanish property magnate is second to list on stock exchange since the crash

Worth €2.7 billion, Metrovacesa has appointed banks to help ease the floatation on Spanish stock exchanges and hopes to announce its IPO in February.

British schoolchildren rushed to hospital following gas leak in Spain

Nine British schoolchildren have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in northern Spain.

Santander to buy struggling rival Banco Popular for €1

Popular has come into trouble due to mounting risky property loans

Thieves loot cash machine in Estepona

Local residents complained of a loud "explosion" and the noise of security alarms




Renfe doubles AVE train services between Malaga and Barcelona, boosting capacity with 7,000 additional seats

RENFE, Spain's leading high-speed rail operator, is set to significantly enhance its AVE train services between Malaga and Barcelona, effective October 17th. This expansion includes...


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