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Tributes pour in for Spanish author Soco Cordente who has died aged 36

SOCO Cordente, one of Spain’s greatest young writers has died.  The Cuenca-born author best known for her bestselling book Ego, passed away on Saturday aged...

Judge reveals evidence of ‘environmental crime’ in Mar Menor pollution investigation in Spain

A Murcia judge says there is evidence of an 'environmental crime' in his probe of 38 agricultural businesses accused of illegally dumping 5.9 billion...

Carer stole jewellery and made illegal cash withdrawals from elderly lady in Murcia area of Spain

A carer of a disabled 71-year-old Murcia City woman stole jewellery from her as well as withdrawing €12,000 from her bank account. The Policia Nacional...

Neonazi gang blamed for spate of violent attacks in Valencia city on Spain’s eastern coast

THREE people have been arrested in Valencia over the attack of a young man who was beaten-up by a mob of ‘neonazis’ after a...

Sneaky thief punctured tyres in car park on Spain’s Costa Blanca to steal shopping while drivers put on a...

AN off-duty police officer has arrested a man in an Alicante shopping area car park who punctured car tyres to stage distraction thefts while...

2 bedroom Apartment for sale in Santa Ponsa – € 299,000

ApartmentSanta Ponsa, Majorca   2 beds   2 baths € 299,000 Mallorca Real Estate: This gorgeous apartment is located in a quiet residential area...

LATEST: What you need to know about new travel rules between UK and Spain from December 1

NEW travel rules have been announced over the weekend for those arriving in the UK and those travelling to Spain. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

Mystery in Spain’s Ferrol after 200 birds fall dead from the sky outside a local hospital

A FLOCK of more than 200 dead starlings fell like rain on pedestrians and cars in Ferrol (A Coruña), with investigators left clueless as...

Festive business boost as local council gives away thousands of euros to shoppers on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SAN FULGENCIO Council, which incorporates the popular expat urbanisation of La Marina, is giving away 7,000 euros in a bid to boost the local...

International Day of The Disabled commemorated this week on Spain’s Costa Blanca

COUNCIL BUILDINGS across Orihuela and Orihuela Costa will light up this Friday, December 3, to commemorate International Day of The Disabled. The Social Welfare Department,...

Cuddly Canine in pet therapy program helps reduce stress in children having blood drawn in Spain’s Granada

AT the Virgen de las Nieves Hospital in Granada therapy dog Niebla has an important mission, to bring smiles and comfort to children in...

INTERVIEW: Meet Quique Dacosta, Spain’s Michelin-starred chef behind the new gourmet experience at Madrid’s Mandarin Oriental Ritz

The culinary genius is bringing his exquisite dishes to Madrid from Valencia, writes Fiona Govan.

Sweatshop owner is arrested in Alicante area of Spain for paying low wages and threatening Moroccan workers

AN Alicante area business owner has been accused of paying workers just €150 a week and forcing them to eat and sleep in his...

Head found in new age community near Granada is not a missing Dutch woman, ‘but a man in his...

POLICE have denied that the skull found in a new age community near Granada belongs to a Dutch expat.  It comes after expats in Beneficio,...

WATCH: Ryanair drama as passengers restrain aggressive man who wanted to open plane door mid-air between Spain and Hungary

A passenger on a Ryanair flight between Sevilla and Budapest threatened to open the main cabin door and had to be restrained by his...

Alexia Putellas makes history as first Spanish Ballon d’Or winner since 1960

BARCELONA captain Alexia Putellas has become the first Spain international to win the Ballon d'Or since 1960 .  She was crowned the best female footballer...

Electric scooter thief is trapped by modern technology on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A GPS tracker on a stolen rental scooter trapped a thief who took it across the Costa Blanca. The scooter was stolen from Playa del...

Ecologists demand national park status for Sierra Bermeja above Spain’s Costa del Sol in wake of devastating wildfire

HUNDREDS joined a protest held in Estepona last weekend (November 27) to demand greater protection for the Sierra Bermeja in the wake of a...

Spain’s scrap cathedral to live on after death of the ex-monk who built it piece by piece with his...

JUSTO Gallego Martinez, a former monk who devoted the last six decades of his life to building a cathedral out of scrap in a...

Family business as Marta Ortega takes control of Spain’s Inditex fashion empire

MARTA Ortega, the daughter of the founder of Spanish fashion retailer, Inditex, will become the company's chairwoman next April. Ortega, 37, will replace Pablo Isla,...

3 bedroom Apartment for sale in Calahonda with pool – € 215,000

ApartmentCalahonda, Málaga   3 beds   2 baths € 215,000 Big 3 bedroom groundfloor apartment with a nice terrace and private garden facing direclty...

Two children among four people killed in horrific Barcelona inferno

FOUR people are dead, including two children, after a horrifying fire at a property in Barcelona.  The fire started at the apartment in the Plaza...

Hunter mistakes cyclist for rabbit and shoots him in the back on a Costa Blanca forest trail in Spain

AN Alicante area rabbit hunter bagged some bigger prey after shooting a cyclist in the back. The bizarre incident happened on Sunday morning on the...

Balearic boost for buyers browsing online – Mallorca tops the chart in 2021 property searches

THIS year has been arguably one of the most difficult for British people wanting to buy in Spain, but some destinations have had a...

British expat jailed for 20 years after admitting to brutally stabbing his wife to death in Spanish mansion

A BRITISH expat has been caged for 20 years after being convicted of having sex with his wife before killing her in a frenzied...

Earthquake rumbles Benalmadena on Spain’s Costa del Sol – did you feel it?

A 4.1 MAGNITUDE earthquake was registered on the Costa del Sol last Sunday. The quake, with an epicentre in Benalmadena, was felt in the tourist...

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