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The photos of Semana Santa in Sevilla that show what a difference Covid makes

IN normal years it would be true to say there is nothing quite like Easter in Sevilla. The heavy scent of incense wafted from...

EXPLAINER: Why are Spain’s Semana Santa hats conical and are they linked to the KKK?

VISITORS to Spain during Easter week might gasp in horror when they see people in conical white hoods parading through the streets.  But while these...

Torrijas: This is the Easter treat to feast on in Spain during Semana Santa

SPAIN'S version of French toast or “eggy bread” is scrumptiously sweet, dangerously calorific and firmly associated with Easter in Spain in the same way...

EASTER PARDON: Spain releases prisoners on request from the Church in Holy Week tradition

This week will see the pardoning of lucky inmates across Spain chosen for release by the Church as part of an Easter tradition dating...

Spain’s Malaga suspends its Easter processions for the second year running

MALAGA is left without processions during Holy Week for the second consecutive year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The organisation that represents the city's religious...

Spain’s Sevilla suspends Holy Week 2021 whilst Malaga and Cordoba wait until after New Year to make a decision

SEVILLA has officially suspended the celebration of its Holy Week in 2021 for the second consecutive year due to the pandemic. The Archbishop of Sevilla,...

EASTER DISPATCH: On the most unusual Semana Santa in Andalucian history the sound of Spain’s distant drums is swapped...

It was approaching dusk and you could hear a pin drop in a place where normally you would hear the sound of faraway trumpets and banter

WATCH: Five people denounced for flouting coronavirus lockdown with Semana Santa parade, music and traditional dress in Spain’s Andalucia

Footage of the event, which flies in the face of Spain’s coronavirus lockdown, shows revellers dancing to breakbeat music

Semana Santa celebrations CANCELLED in Spain’s Mallorca to combat spread of coronavirus

All processions and public gatherings scheduled during Holy Week will no longer go ahead.

BREAKING: Semana Santa CANCELLED in Sevilla over coronavirus in HUGE €400 million blow to tourism

SEMANA Santa has been cancelled in Sevilla. The decision has been made by the Junta de Andalucía following the state of alarm declared by...

Semana Santa facing being CANCELLED in parts of Spain over coronavirus pandemic while Catalunya bans gatherings of more than...

SEMANA Santa is under threat from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in some of the worst affected regions in Spain.  In Castilla y Leon, Vice President...

WATCH: Dramatic moment huge tree smashes into crowd in Spain during Easter event

Those present said it was an ‘Easter miracle’ that no one was hurt

‘HE’S A GOOD KID’: Mum of jihadi suspect accused of planning a ‘massacre’ during Sevilla’s Semana Santa speaks out

Police are currently raiding the home in Sevilla, where they have already seized some of the books used for the man’s university course

Drones which can photograph drivers using their mobile phone from 2km away launched in Spain TODAY

It comes after 31 people died and another 159 were seriously injured during Holy Week last year

BREAKING: Police arrest jihadist planning ‘massacre’ at Semana Santa parade in Spain’s Andalucia

Policia Nacional are now raiding his home as the investigation develops

Easter travel chaos in Spain avoided after pilot strike called off

But technical difficulties mean the hundreds of flights that were cancelled ahead of expected walkouts will remain so

Rain to soak Alicante’s Semana Santa celebrations

THE Spanish meteorology agency (AEMET) has issued a yellow weather warning for this coming Thursday, predicting gale-force winds and waves up to three metres...

IN PICTURES: Easter processions kick off in fine weather in Spain

THE fabulously named 'gypsies' procession got off to a fine start in Ronda last night. The Hermandad de Los Gitanos led the way across the...

HOLY MOLY: No rain and highs of 28C during Semana Santa on Spain’s Costa del Sol next week

From Sunday temperatures in the capital and along the coast will see the mercury rise to 25C and above

‘Very low chance’ of rain and temperatures of up to 25C forecast for Semana Santa on Spain’s Costa del...

Temperatures could reach as high as 25C while night time minimum temperatures will be around 15-16C

WINE TIME: Egg-squisite wine and chocolate pairings for Easter

These chocolate vino matches are a must-know for the Easter period

What shops on Spain’s Costa del Sol are open today and tomorrow?

AS Holy Week begins, most shops along the coast will be shut. But there are shopping centres still open as businesses look to cash in...

New ‘hidden speed cameras’ to be rolled out across Spain within days

The DGT hopes it will help reduce accidents caused by speeding

Malaga to rake in €120 million during Semana Santa as celebrations to bring 1.4 MILLION tourists

The event is hotly anticipated by both residents and visitors to the country every year

British student carries Semana Santa trono in Malaga

He reached out to the city’s Descendimiento brotherhood and was accepted as one of the men to carry the Virgen de las Angustias trono.

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