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Spain’s high-speed train war intensifies this week as Iryo joins fight for passengers

A third train operator joins Spain's big battle for customers on Friday with the launch of Iryo's low-cost service between Madrid and Barcelona. Iryo joins...

Spain-wide appeal to find kidnap gang boss after snatching Costa Blanca couple to steal cryptocurrency codes

THE Guardia Civil have launched a nationwide appeal to find the mastermind behind an Alicante kidnapping plot last Summer to prise out lucrative cryptocurrency...

Sevilla father who lost his son after violent arrest by Spain’s Civil Guard fears cover up in investigation 

A DESPERATE father has shared videos of his son’s arrest by the Civil Guard in a bid to draw attention to what he considers...

Franco-era general responsible for 45,000 executions quietly exhumed from basilica in Seville

THE REMAINS of a Franco-era general were removed from the Macarena basilica in Seville last night, an exhumation that was carried out as part...

Two violent Halloween night deaths in Andalucia region of Spain

TWO people died in Andalucia on Halloween night following a shoot-out in Malaga and a stabbing in Sevilla province. A 28-year-old man was killed after...

Areas of Spain that could be underwater by 2050 if sea levels keep rising

Thousands of homes and businesses in Andalucia and along the Costa Blanca could be completely submerged in water by 2050, new research shows.  According to...

Italica: Visit the epic Roman ruins near Sevilla in Spain that starred as Dragonpit in Game of Thrones

Just 9km as the bird flies north west from Sevilla are the ruins of ancient Italica, which was the first Roman city founded on...

Spain’s Sevilla to boast highest bridge in Europe

THE proposed SE-40 bridge over the Guadalquivir in Sevilla will be the highest in Europe. The engineering companies Ayesa and Fhecor, which elaborated the study...

Sevilla couple spend summer holiday robbing cars at Costa Blanca beaches in Spain

A Sevilla couple used their August holiday to rob 16 cars parked at Costa Blanca beaches and used stolen bank cards in Benidorm businesses. The...

Iberia Express cancels 92 flights ahead of cabin crew strike in Spain

AIRLINE Iberia Express has cancelled 92 flights ahead of a ten-day crew strike that starts on Sunday. Among the scrapped services are connections from Madrid...

COLLECTIBLE ART: THE EXVOTOS FROM SPAIN’S SEVILLA ARE TAKING THE ART WORLD BY STORM

SEVILLA is famous for its ceramic art. It’s impossible not to marvel at the antique tiles lining the city’s churches, palaces – and bars....

IN PICTURES: San Fermines is back in Northern Spain after a two year hiatus

PAMPLONA in Northern Spain hosts the famous San Fermines from Wednesday, July 6 to Thursday, July 14. The ‘Chupinazo’ started at 12am on Wednesday with...

Mysterious Netflix series begins setting up in Spain’s Marbella

NETFLIX is behind a film set that has sprung up in Marbella, filming a new mythical drama called Kaos which is based on the...

Granada’s Alhambra Palace is boring, Sevilla’s Giralda is pointless and the Caminito del Rey isn’t dangerous enough… It must...

From the confused to the disillusioned to the just plain bored, check out our ‘dirty dozen’ of the daftest TripAdvisor reviews given to some of Andalucia’s most noted tourist attractions

Spain’s Sevilla to classify heatwaves and give them names to warn public of danger

TROPICAL storms and hurricanes have been named for years, but now Sevilla will become the first city in the world to classify and christen...

Is Spain really ugly? You decide, after leading writer slams overdevelopment and awful architecture

SPAIN has more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than almost any other country in the world. From its white villages to grand cities, the architecture...

WATCH: Flamenco-inspired Dior show takes over iconic Plaza de España in Sevilla, southern Spain   

THE Plaza de España in Sevilla became the dramatic setting for a spectacular catwalk show by Dior inspired by flamenco. The live show took place...

Illegal slaughterhouse raided in Madrid area which supplied Asian restaurants across Spain

AN illegal Madrid area slaughterhouse supplying meat to Asian restaurants in eight provinces has been closed down by the Guardia Civil. Six people who ran...

Mobile phone company duped by €240,000 credit card con in Spain

A nationwide scam left an unnamed mobile phone operator in Spain out of pocket by over €240,000. The firm was tricked by a gang using...

Ryanair ordered to pay flight delay compensation by court in Spain’s Mallorca after four-year tussle

A Mallorca court has awarded six Ryanair passengers €1,533 in compensation after their flights were delayed in the summer of 2018. The Irish budget airline...

Spain’s glittering Goya Awards gala celebrating Spanish film set for Sevilla in 2023

SPAIN'S Goya Awards for film will return to Sevilla next year, it has been announced.  Considered by many in Spain as their country's equivalent of...

Stolen dog returned to owner after thief caught red handed walking dog by police in Spain

POLICE identified and returned a stolen dog to its owner after a chance encounter at the side of a road. Guardia Civil stopped to inform...

WATCH: Speeding young British driver totals luxury hire car and almost kills pedestrians in Spain’s Andalucia

A British man, 21, has been arrested in Sevilla after leading police in a 180 kilometres per hour chase around city streets on Sunday. A...

TV football pirates hit by police raids to stop illegal screenings of La Liga matches in Spain

THE Policia Nacional have arrested 166 people in a big push against illegal football match screenings in hospitality establishments across Spain. Those detained were business...

Sevilla bars expected to sell an extra half a million pints a day as Rangers fans flood into Spain...

BAR owners in Spain’s Sevilla welcomed the economic boost brought by big-drinking Rangers and Frankfurt fans flooding into the city for the UEFA Europa...

IN PICS: Rangers fans crowd into Sevilla ahead of Europa League final as heatwave hits Spain

THE streets of Sevilla are filling with bare chested Rangers fans turning pink in the scorching sun as they drink pints ahead of one...

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