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UK rock legend Joe Strummer finally gets his Spanish plaza in Granada

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?

Flight bookings to Spain’s Mallorca soar after Germans told they will NOT have to quarantine or take PCR test...

On Wednesday, the German government eased entry restrictions for its travellers, allowing people who have been fully vaccinated or have recovered from COVID-19 to enter the country without any quarantine obligation

Spain’s Costa del Sol tentatively opens it doors to welcome the summer season with 75% occupancy expected

THE president of the Association of Hotels on the Costa del Sol, José Luque announced yesterday that 43% of the hotels across the region...

Teacher faces 20 years in jail after ‘sexually abusing eight schoolgirls’ in Spain’s Mallorca

Standing trial at Palma Court this week, it is alleged that the man groped eight schoolgirls aged between 12 and 17 years old at the capital's San Alfonso Maria de Ligorio school.

Spanish stereotypes of the British and British stereotypes of the Spanish

OP blogger Luke Andrews on how we perceive each other

Police dismantle nationwide sports doping gang with centres across Spain’s Andalucia

A DOPING gang that has allegedly been operating at the centre of Spain's cycling world has been busted by police with raids across Andalucia....

Spain’s Government continues to cut road tolls before 2024 reform, insists plan needs opposition support

THE Minister of Transport Jose Luis Abalos has responded to widespread criticism for his proposal to introduce tolls on all of Spain's road networks...

Stay Away: Police tell people to avoid Gibraltar/La Linea as rioters take to the streets over sea deaths

RIOTERS took to the streets of La Linea to protest over the deaths of two men in the Strait of Gibraltar late Monday afternoon....

Latin sensation Maluma to perform in Spain’s Mallorca this summer in Balearics’ FIRST ‘COVID-19’ free concert

The Columbian born star will headline Palma's iconic Plaza de Toros on July 11 where all ticket holders must undergo a PCR test to be granted entry

Valenciano: 12 words and phrases you need to learn to impress the locals in Spain’s Valencia region

Most locals in the provinces of Valencia, Alicante and Castellon either speak or understand their regional language. In fact, data by Spain’s National Statistics Institute...

Calling all adventurers: ‘Zarajos’ and ‘entresijos’ – tried the weird Spanish food from Madrid?

Jon Clarke tests his tastebuds with a few of the culinary oddities of Madrid

EXPLAINED: What happens if I test positive for COVID-19 while on holiday in Spain’s Balearic Islands?

Aptly named the 'Safety Pack', the campaign aims to attract holidaymakers to the archipelago this summer, driving home the message that the Balearics are a safe destination for travel

“He’s a bit good”: How a 17-year-old from Murcia is taking the motorcycle racing world by storm

SPAIN has often been called the mecca for motorcycle racing, with world champions being cultivated from the moment they can sit on a bike....

What you need to know about new speed limits coming into force across Spain on Tuesday May 11

FROM the middle of May new speed limits will apply on many roads across Spain and it’s important to know about them as those...

MUST READ: New coronavirus restrictions for Spain’s Balearic Islands

The measures were finally approved by the Supreme Court of Justice after initially being rejected on the grounds that president Francina Armengol had to first approve them in her own government

Red Handed: Nurse in Spain’s La Linea arrested for stealing COVID-19 vaccines

POLICE in La Linea with the collaboration of Gibraltar authorities have arrested a nurse for allegedly stealing and reselling the Oxford COVID-19 vaccines. The nurse...

Old meets new: Visit Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

ESTEPONA is a place where old Spain meets new. The deep blue of the timeless Mediterranean Sea contrats with the greenery of the rolling hills...

REVIEW: World’s ‘best’ restaurant El Celler de Can Roca? Maybe if it sorts out its wine

El Celler de Can Roca had just been crowned the world’s best restaurant by TripAdvisor in 2014. But how did it stand up to the Olive Press taste test? Jon Clarke checks it out

Band of plucky Zapatistas set sail for Spain to begin peaceful invasion of Europe

ON the anniversary of the fall of Tenochtitlan and the start of Spain's rule in Mexico, a group of indigenous Zapatistas have set sail...

SNUBBED! Spain is omitted from UK ‘Green’ travel list but neighbours Gibraltar and Portugal make it

SPAIN has been passed over for inclusion on the new UK 'Green' travel list because its overall COVID infection rate is too high. The details...

Malaga policeman praised by Mossos d’Esquadra as clues lead to Youtube marijuana ‘hide and seek’ game

A LOCAL policeman in Malaga has led Catalonia's Mossos d'Esquadra to bust an online drug 'hide and seek' game after a month long investigation. Police...

Fears over Oxford COVID-19 vaccine across Spain’s Andalucia high as 25% reject first dose

LATEST government figures have shown that an alarming percentage of Andalucia's pensioners are rejecting the Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine over blood clot concerns. The Junta...

Spanish cities battle to turn on Christmas lights – in May!

BARCELONA has unveiled plans for its Christmas illuminations in May, leaving its keen rival in the festive race way behind. Ada Colau, the left-wing mayor...

The western Costa del Sol once again pins its hopes on golf tourism as second resort gets government buyout

A SECOND planned golf resort to be built on the western Costa del Sol coastline has received a major boost yesterday thanks to government...

Police sent for ‘churros and alcohol’ in illegal party stand off in Spain’s Malaga

LOCAL Police in Malaga were caught in a legal loophole on Monday evening as they were forced to spend seven hours outside an apartment...

Exit polls show big win for conservative PP leader Isabel Ayuso in Madrid but she’ll need Vox to govern

THE conservative leader of Spain’s Madrid region looked set to win big according to exit polls published when voting ended on Tuesday evening, but...




UK rock legend Joe Strummer finally gets his Spanish plaza in Granada

TRAVEL SELFIE: Clash front man has been honoured with a square named after him in Granada... CAN YOU FIND IT?


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