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When do the clocks go back in 2021 and why do we change the time in Spain?

THE days are getting shorter, the nights are getting cooler, and soon you'll be treated to an extra hour in your warm bed, thanks...

Madrid judge awards joint custody of pet dog to separated couple in pioneering ruling for Spain

A MADRID court has issued a pioneering ruling awarding a separated couple joint custody of a pet. In a sentence issued by Madrid’s Juzgado de...

What you need to know as Spain’s flu vaccine campaign officially gets underway

THE Health Ministry has officially launched this year’s flu vaccine campaign across Spain, but who is eligible? And how do you get a jab? Firstly...

Missing 16 year-old found dead at abandoned building in Marbella on Spain’s Costa del Sol

POLICE confirmed the grim discovery of the body of 16-year-old Jacobo Isidro Benedito at an abandoned building in Marbella a day after the teen...

Child dies during migrant boat rescue off Spain’s Canary Islands

AUTHORITIES in Spain have confirmed that a child who was among a boatful of migrants rescued off Gran Canaria on Sunday did not survive...

Double standards: Fully-vaxxed Brit expats arriving in UK from Spain discover they don’t have the same quarantine exemptions as...

AN Olive Press reader has slammed the “double standards” imposed by UK authorities after discovering a major pitfall of visiting the UK from Spain...

VIDEO: Watch the release of giant sunfish tangled in tuna fishing nets off Spain’s Ceuta

A gigantic sunfish was caught up in tuna fishing nets off the coast of Ceuta, one of Spain’s enclaves in north Africa. The fish, known...

VIDEO: Underwater footage shows new lava shelf and marine life covered in ash on ocean bed from La Palma...

A SUBMARINE robot studying the impact of the volcanic eruption on marine life has sent back some extraordinary footage of the seabed. Lava flow from...

Blooming brilliant: More than 49,000 people visit the autumn patios in Spain’s Cordoba

SOME 50,000 people have visited the Autumn Patios of Cordoba over the two weekend special autumn festival to mark 100 years since the patio...

This is the list of winners of the 2021 Princess of Asturias Awards

SPANISH swimmer Teresa Perales has been awarded the nation’s most prestigious sports prize, the Premio Principe de Asturias de los Deportes, at a glamourous...

Adventures in Brexitland: How a bid for Spanish nationality turned in a Kafka-esque nightmare

A bid for Spanish nationality leads to a Kafka-esque scenario involving inaccessible authorities and missing documents of an undefined nature, write Heather Galloway.

COVID rules: Fully-vaxxed travellers from Spain to UK can now use cheaper lateral flow tests instead of PCR

NEW rules allowing fully-vaxxed travellers flying into England to take lateral flow tests instead of  PCR tests come into force from Sunday. Fully-vaccinated people arriving...

Trashumancia: Why flocks of sheep are filling the streets of Madrid today

EVERY year on a Sunday in late October the streets of central Madrid are transformed from a busy cosmopolitan metropolis to a pastoral scene...

IMAGES: First snow of the season falls in Sierra Nevada in southern Spain

The peaks of Spain's Sierra Nevada received their first dusting of snow during the night on Friday, as the weather turned colder across the...

Are town halls across Spain deliberately targeting expats for cash?

This is a question that begs to be answered after a spate of recent cases that have had devastating implications for expats living in Spain.

Horrific axe attack in Fuengirola on Spain’s Costa del Sol leaves woman with head injury

A WOMAN attacked with an axe in a domestic incident was rushed to hospital on the Costa del Sol with multiple injuries.  The victim was...

Two wings in Spanish prison go into lockdown due to major COVID-19 outbreak

TWO wings in a Spanish prison have gone into lockdown with dozens of inmates isolating due to a major coronavirus outbreak. There are currently 31...

Fugitive Brit accused of murdering his own mother found dead in Spain

A SCOTTISH man who went on the run after being accused of murdering his own mother 19 years ago has been found dead in...

WATCH: Rafa Nadal sends surprise birthday message to 90-year-old stranger and everyone is in tears about it

SPANISH tennis champ Rafael Nadal has proved that not only is he one of the best sportsmen the world has ever seen, but he...

EXPLAINER: What we know about Spain’s plan to introduce national ID for pets

SPAIN'S government has unveiled plans for a national ID scheme for domestic animals as part of a far-reaching animal welfare reform bill. The new animal...

Police hunt down crazed man who drove passenger on the ROOF of his car in Malaga on Spain’s Costa...

SHOCKED social media users couldn’t believe their eyes as they watched a teen cling to the roof of the car as it sped through...

ANALYSIS: Are Brits really leaving Spain in droves because of Brexit?

BRITS are leaving Spain in droves according to reports in the British tabloid press this week, but is there any evidence that this is...

King Juan Carlos was injected with hormones by Spain’s secret service to quell rampant libido claims ex-police chief

THE rampant sex drive of former King of Spain was considered such a state liability that he was injected with female hormones by the...

Minimum Living Income in Spain: All the changes you need to know about

UNEMPLOYED people in Spain will no longer have to wait a year to access benefits.  On Monday (October 18) the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security...

Beautiful people: Spain’s ‘beauty kings’ among the most followed on Instagram

THEY say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but what makes someone beautiful? Is it just a genetic lottery or can...

Mysterious ‘A Team’ claims to have saved dogs trapped by lava on La Palma ahead of daring rescue planned...

MYSTERY surrounds the fate of three dogs apparently trapped in an area surrounded by lava flow on the island of La Palma. On Wednesday a...

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