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COSTA SCORCHER as Benidorm and Spain’s Costa Blanca will sizzle this weekend in spring heatwave

WARM winds originating in the Azores will bring scorching temperatures to the Costa Blanca this weekend. Average May values of 23 degrees will be shattered...

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.

Six top accolades for popular Costa Blanca boutique hotel winning Best Small Hotel in Spain and Best Romantic Hotel...

GUADALEST hotel, Cases Noves, has received the best possible news after more than a year facing up to the Covid crisis. The boutique hotel set...

Performance artist who sat still for over 700 hours scoops Spain’s top arts prize worth €50,000

AN acclaimed 74-year-old Serbian performance artist, who once sat in total silence for 716 hours as people took turns to stare at her, has...

UK TV classics Morse and Poirot plus ‘Line of Duty’ come to Spain in a new streaming service

A new TV streaming platform has launched in Spain bringing UK TV drama classics like Inspector Morse, Poirot, and Doc Martin to a new...

BRAND-NEW airline in Spain will fly from Madrid and Lisbon to resorts in the Caribbean and Central America

A new Spanish airline will take off from Madrid and Lisbon airports from mid-June. World2Fly has been setup by the Iberostar hotel company. It will essentially...

THAT’S MORE LIKE IT: Crowds allowed back into football and basketball stadiums in Spain’s Valencia and Balearic Islands from...

All eyes are now on the upcoming UEFA European Championship, when hopefully up to 16,000 fans will be able to watch the Spanish national squad face Sweden in Sevilla on June 14.

TRAIN BATTLE as Ouigo launches in Spain with cheaper fares and on-board entertainment services

SPAIN'S state train company RENFE's 80-year-monopoly has ended with French operator, Ouigo, launching services between Madrid and Barcelona. Ouigo Spain is owned by France's SNCF...

Alicante’s postponed San Juan Hogueras celebrations could be held this autumn on the Costa Blanca in Spain

ALICANTE'S biggest outdoor event of the year, the San Juan Hogueras(Bonfires) celebrations, could be held in the late autumn. The Hogueras were cancelled in June...

Mini heatwave expected this weekend in Spain’s Malaga

SCORCHING temperatures are set to sizzle inland Malaga this weekend with the Costa del Sol seeing a more moderate rise in temperatures. Spain's met office,...

COVID-19 latest figures from the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

133 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(May 12) in the Valencian Community, according to the regional health ministry. The key week-to-week comparison means there are...

Victim ‘left for dead’ in Spanish holiday home after Costa Blanca horror stabbing says she is ready to move...

A SCOT waiting for justice to be served four years after she was brutally stabbed and left for dead in her Costa Blanca holiday...

British COVID-19 variant in Spain helping to ward off more dangerous mutations

THE ARRIVAL of the British variant of COVID-19 has helped to slow down the circulation of other more dangerous mutations in Spain, according to...

Expats find it more difficult than Spaniards to secure rental properties in Spain

EXPATS are being discriminated against in the rental market and face more barriers to securing a lease than Spaniards, according to new research. A report...

Man leaps to his death after slashing his mother’s throat in Spain’s Valencia region

A 50-year-old man from Onda in Castellon Province took his own life after killing his mother who suffered from Alzheimer's disease. A resident on Avenida...

Emily Blunt arrives in Spain as filming gets underway for new Western-themed BBC drama

FILMING for new a BBC drama starring A-list actress Emily Blunt is underway in Spain.  The six-part series will see the Devil Wears Prada star...

Viral video of driver snorting line of cocaine behind wheel leads to arrest of expat in Spain’s Mallorca

In the video, a man is seen in a BMW speeding down the Llucmajor motorway and taking both of his hands off the wheel to snort a line of cocaine

Pablo Iglesias cuts off his famous pony-tail after leaving politics and quitting Spain’s Podemos party

A WEEK after announcing he was quitting politics after a drubbing at the polls in Madrid, Pablo Iglesias, the former leader of Spain’s radical...

SPAIN spends €8 million on social media campaign to win back UK and European tourists

SPAIN'S tourist board has unveiled an €8 million campaign to woo back international visitors. Turespaña will target social media sites between May and July with...

Patios of Cordoba: Where even the most reluctant gardener will find inspiration

It had been on my bucket list for years and yet somehow, I had never quite got round to it, but with foreign travel curbed and curfews still in place, it was time to look closer to home and the patios of Cordoba beckoned, writes Fiona Govan.

‘FORGET THE TIP’ as waiter steals €840,000 from Costa Blanca restaurant in Spain to pay for luxury home, clothes,...

A waiter at a Denia restaurant stole €840,000 from the eatery's till over four years to fund a life of luxury. He bought a €180,000...

Mother and 7-year-old child seriously injured after being run over by elderly driver in Spain’s Mallorca

Both suffered blows to the head and were rushed to Son Espases hospital where their condition has been described as 'serious'

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....

UK should study regions rather than whole countries for ‘Green’ list inclusion to get tourists back into Spain

SPAIN'S Foreign Minister says that the UK must 'rethink' their quarantine strategy and look at regions rather than whole countries. Speaking to the BBC today(May...

Body found of Irish woman missing for days on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE body of an Irish mother missing since Saturday has been found in the Marina Alta region of Costa Blanca North, yesterday. Sources have revealed...

‘MARIA’ SET FREE: Young woman from Spain’s Valencia who was sent to an immigration clearing centre in the UK...

According to her friend, Maria was aware of the mistake she had made by failing to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme before travelling back to the UK to work.

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