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Iceland has best pension system in the world but Spain fails to make the top 20

SPAIN has failed to make the top 20 places to retire in the world.  Despite the popularity among retirees and foreign expats, Spain slipped this...

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...

West End: San Pedro has become the more refined, less bling end of Spain’s Marbella with wilder beaches and...

FORGET the hustle and bustle of Banus, the snobbishness of the Golden Mile and the hordes of tourists in Marbella centre… Head west instead...

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.

2 bedroom Penthouse for sale in Alhaurin el Grande – € 189,000

PenthouseAlhaurín el Grande, Málaga   2 beds   2 baths € 189,000 A WELL PRICED, SPACIOUS TOP FLOOR APARTMENT, WELL PRESENTED AND BOASTING A...

Making a splash: Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra enjoys the delights of Benidorm and Spain’s Valencia

ACTOR Priyanka Chopra is making a bit of a splash during her recent trip to Spain's Valencia region - quite literally. The Hollywood star -...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the two teenage champion kite surfers riding the waves in Estepona on Spain’s Costa del Sol

FOR some, a perfect day at the beach means a dip in the still waters of the Mediterranean but for two particular boys growing...

Spaniard accused of murdering his 85-year-old mother in Spain’s Valencia

An 85-year-old woman died after being stabbed to death by her son on Friday afternoon. An unnamed 56-year-old Spaniard, who is thought to be...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: The villa that serves as secret hideout for Princess Diana’s 1990s trips to Spain’s Costa del Sol in...

WITH a price tag of €15 million it is just the sort of holiday villa befitting a princess. In the hills near Benahavis, it boasts...

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...

REVEALED: UK has Covid rates SEVENTEEN times higher than Spain but travel restrictions remain

THE UNITED KINGDOM currently has Covid-19 infection rates SEVENTEEN times higher than Spain. Despite this, travel restrictions between the two countries imply that travelling from...

Princess of Asturias Awards: King Felipe sends touching message of support to La Palma

THE King of Spain used his speech at the Princess of Asturias Awards to honour the people who lost everything following the volcano eruption...

OPINION: Never Mind the Boris

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s recent break to Marbella - or more accurately Benahavis - seems to have divided the Press and public back...

5 bedroom Villa for sale in Camarles with pool – € 690,000

VillaCamarles, Tarragona   5 beds   4 baths € 690,000 If you like nature without giving up comforts and services, this amazing house is...

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.

Spain’s Princess Leonor calls on young people to change the future in moving speech at Asturias Awards

PRINCESS Leonor of Spain has urged young people around the world to help build a better future. Speaking at the 2021 Princess of Asturias...

Aquaman star Jason Momoa to film reality TV show in Spain’s Mallorca

ACTOR Jason Momoa, star of Dune, Aquaman and Game of Thrones, will be filming a reality TV show about rock climbing on the island...

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...

The meteoric rise of Spain’s new tennis sensation Paula Badosa

THIS has been an amazing year for Paula Badosa whose meteoric rise saw her soar from 70th place in the international rankings at the...

Convicted paedophile on US wanted list discovered teaching English to children in Spain’s Oviedo and Barcelona

A 64-year-old American who has been a fugitive from justice since 2010 was finally tracked down to Barcelona where he was working as an...

When to expect the Black Friday sales to start in Spain this year

CHRISTMAS is just around the corner and many of us look forward to taking advantage of the great discounts in the famous Black Friday sales. Despite...

VIDEO: This is the moment notorious Kinahan cartel member is arrested at a pub on Lanzarote in Spain’s Canary...

SPANISH police officers swooped in on a fugitive member of a notorious Irish drug cartel as he drank in a pub on the Canary...

Trafficking gang busted smuggling drugs among cauliflowers from Spain’s Costa del Sol

DRUG traffickers have been arrested for allegedly smuggling drugs underneath cauliflowers from Spain's Costa del Sol to various countries across Europe.  The Guardia Civil had...

Nightclubs in Murcia area of Spain can return to full capacity this Saturday

MURCIA nightclubs and function rooms have been allowed by the regional Supreme Court to use EU COVID certificates in order to achieve 100% capacity. The...

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Iceland has best pension system in the world but Spain fails to make the top 20

SPAIN has failed to make the top 20 places to retire in the world.  Despite the popularity among retirees and foreign expats, Spain slipped this...

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