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Police arrest 43 people who allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE arrested 43 people as they busted a group of criminals that allegedly exploited illegal migrants for cheap labour in the Malaga province. The criminals...

Police dog sniffs out hash in tyres of luxury Merc going from Spain’s Ceuta to Algeciras

A POLICE dog foiled an attempt to smuggle over 28 kilos of hashish hidden inside the tyres of a luxury car in Spain’s Ceuta...

Spain looks to pass new temporary wealth tax to help fight inflation after the Ukraine war, its treasury minister...

SPAIN’S left-wing coalition government is hoping to slap a two-year tax on the richest 1% of the population by next year to fight inflation,...

Police discover 21 kilos of cannabis at secret weed plantation in Gibraltar Campo town

POLICE have raided an illegal weed plantation in an Algeciras neighbourhood and seized more than 20 kilos of marijuana. Policia Nacional agents arrested a man...

New Catalan body will buy coastal areas to save them from property developers in Spain

CATALUNYA is taking a leaf out of the French book by creating an institute to buy natural coastal areas to free them from speculating...

Missing 15-year-old British girl found ‘alive and well’ in Spain’s Mallorca

THE missing 15-year-old British girl has been located after disappearing for over three weeks in Mallorca.  The teenager, Emina Ilora Alice Winterbottom, was last seen on August...

Police investigate ‘disturbing’ disappearance of 15-year-old British girl in Spain’s Mallorca

A SEARCH is underway in Mallorca for a 15-year-old British girl who lives with her family in Palma and has gone missing. The teenager, Emina Ilora...

Food prices rise alongside soaring electricity costs in Spain’s Balearic Islands

THE rise in electricity costs is responsible for an increase on average of 1.5% in food prices throughout the Balearic Islands. According to Consumer Price...

Expat Dad discovers his vintage Petrus (wine worth €3,000) was used to make sangria by daughter’s friends at house...

PETE Jones is one hell of an understanding father.   When he woke up last Saturday morning to discover that his daughter and her friends had...

Spain’s PM agrees 12 month deadline to submit road toll reform

SPANISH Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez as brought the nationwide toll road reform a step closer after agreeing with the EU to a 12 month...

INDUSTRY HOPE: US tariffs on Andalucian olives scrapped for FIVE years after EU truce

THE tariffs placed on Andalucian table olives and olive oil, as well as many other European food produces, have been scrapped for five years...

GIS A LIFT: Car share giants Uber expand its services on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THE American taxi company Uber is expanding its presence across the Costa del Sol, giving summer tourists unrivalled access to the region's top attractions....

JUST THE START: El Melillero acid attack suspect on trial this week for gun crimes

THE man currently accused of the sickening acid attack on two females in Malaga is to sit trial this week for gun crimes relating...

TAKEN ITS TOLL: Popular Costa del Sol toll road records lowest traffic in 22 years during COVID-19 pandemic

THE Ministry of Transport has released traffic figures for the AP-7 and AP-46 Autopista toll roads for 2020 showing its lowest usage since its...

NO CHOKE: Criminal chokes out Policia Local officer after car-jacking arrest on Spain’s Costa del Sol

A DARING thief has turned himself into the police after choking unconscious a police officer during his arrest. The Policia Local of Malaga revealed...

Malaga airport welcomes easyJet to its new base on Spain’s Costa del Sol

MALAGA's mayor and various councillors inaugurated British budget airline easyJet's new base at the Costa del Sol airport yesterday in a ribbon cutting ceremony....

IN PICS: Cristiano Ronaldo’s new luxury hotel opens its doors in Spain’s Madrid

CRISTIANO Ronaldo's luxury brand CR7 opened its new flagship hotel on Madrid's Gran Via on Monday. The soft rollout of the third hotel bearing the...

AGENT ORANGE: Oliviera claims stunning victory in drama-filled Barcelona MotoGP

NEW factory KTM rider Miguel Oliveira claimed his third victory in the premier class in a drama-filled Catalan grand prix on Sunday. ...

Malaga’s Sierra de las Nieves becomes Spain’s 16th National Park after unanimous vote

MALAGA's Sierra de las Nieves has become Spain's 16th official National Park, gaining the country's highest level protection after a congress vote last week...

Why was Sergio Ramos left out of Spain’s Euro 2020 squad?

FOOTBALL fans were left stunned after the veteran defender Sergio Ramos was left out Luis Enrique's Euro 2020 Spain squad. Many were surprised by the...

Spain’s Marbella signs off new contract for popular Starlite Festival until 2027

THE most popular music and cultural festival on the Costa del Sol has signed a new contract for the next six years in breakthrough...

Judge in Spain holds eight accountable for catalogue of errors that led to 2012 horror air crash

A JUDGE has summoned eight air force personnel to answer for the catalogue of errors that led to the death of a veteran instructor...

Qatar Airways to begin routes to Spain’s Malaga from June 2

AS part of the international carriers rejuvenation plan, Qatar Airways has announced that it will be resuming flights to Malaga from June 2. The flights...

WORRYING: Andalucia has third lowest average income per person in Spain, while northern Spain tops list

ANDALUCIA has the third lowest average yearly income per person in the whole of Spain according to official figures from the INE. A survey...

Ex US Marine behind Korean embassy raid in Madrid ‘faces assassination’ if extradited to Spain

CRISTOPHER Ahn, the former US Marine wanted for his part in the North Korean Embassy raid in Madrid two years ago 'could face assassination'...

Spain’s Andalucia postpones COVID-19 de-escalation meeting due to rises in cases

THE meeting scheduled for tomorrow by the Andalucian Expert Committee to discuss its COVID-19 de-escalation plan has been postponed as they monitor a rise...

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Rains return to Spain’s Malaga with severe weather warnings activated for Costa del Sol and Guadalhorce region

SPAIN’S Met Office, AEMET, has activated new severe weather warnings for Malaga province. The yellow weather alert, in force since midnight for heavy rain and...

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