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A safe haven: As inflation rises and interest rates in Spain stay low, investors turn to new build property

HIGH inflation and low interest rates are pushing investors towards the real estate sector, which is once again becoming a safe haven asset. This is...

Spain’s top road race, the Valencia Marathon, celebrates 40 years this Sunday

THE Valencia Marathon celebrates its 40th birthday this Sunday(December 5) after the pandemic forced the 2020 event to be restricted to elite runners only. First...

2 bedroom Apartment for sale in La Herradura – € 149,000

ApartmentLa Herradura, Granada   2 beds   1 baths € 149,000 This charming, cosy and sunny penthouse with a large west facing terrace is...

Costa Blanca mayor faces COVID-19 vaccine queue-jumping trial after judge in Spain throws out appeal

A Villajoyosa judge has rejected an appeal from a Costa Blanca mayor that there's not enough evidence for him to be prosecuted for illegally...

Marihuana menagerie: Police in Mallorca find animals chained up in filthy conditions during drugs bust

POLICE have arrested seven people after they found horses, dogs, roosters and even exotic fish living in filthy conditions when they raided two marihuana...

Christmas markets bring some cheer to Mallorca

COVID may have taken a toll on traditional events on Mallorca last year, but this time round, it is not all gloom. As the festive...

Magical markets to visit in Spain this Christmas

CHRISTMAS markets in Spain might not boast the snow of more northern climes, but the crafts and delicacies will still sprinkle your December with...

Four children rescued from filth-strewn house with cockroaches, fleas and animal faeces in Spain 

FOUR children who were forced to live among garbage and animal excrement have been rescued from their cockroach-infested home in Sevilla.  The neglected kids, aged 11,...

Man brutally beat his partner to death within hours of arriving on the Costa Blanca in Spain

A Hungarian man, 51, has been convicted by an Alicante jury for killing his partner in a brutal assault at their Costa Blanca home...

Young boy, 14, left with burst eardrum after vicious classmate attack in Spain’s Valencia

A TEEN has been left seriously injured after being attacked by a gang of thugs from his school in Valencia.  The 14-year-old man was pounced...

Man arrested after trying to sell items donated to victims of La Palma volcano 

A TENERIFE thief snagged €15,000 worth of donations that had been collected for victims of the La Palma volcano - then tried to sell...

Gigi Hadid on break in Spain’s Mallorca

AMERICAN supermodel Jelena Hadid, better known as Gigi Hadid, has arrived in Mallorca. The daughter of property developer Mohammed Hadid and former Dutch model Yolanda...

Kraftwerk and Arctic Monkeys set for La Cala de Mijas on Spain’s Costa del Sol

THEY are one of the most influential bands in the electronic music genre, and now Spanish fans will be able to see Kraftwerk life. The...

Smuggler gets €8 million fine after yacht carrying drugs sank off the Costa Blanca in Spain

FOUR people have been jailed and given massive fines after a plan to sail into Torrevieja with 2.4 tons of hashish went badly wrong. The...

A big thanks to all our customers and readers in Spain and around the world!

CAN you believe that we are nearly at the end of 2021?! Whether it’s been a good, or not so good year for you,...

CLAN WAR: More arrests made following shooting of man in Gypsy families’ feud on Spain’s Mallorca

MORE arrests have been made over a bloody feud between two gypsy families that led to an infamous shooting in Mallorca. Police have detained two...

Spain’s Unicaja Banco reaches deal to cut 1,513 jobs and close hundreds of branches

SPAIN'S fifth-largest bank, Unicaja, has reached a deal to cut up to 1,513 jobs and close a quarter of its branches. The bank announced cost-cutting...

Bouncing back : 6 million international visitors to Spain’s Balearic islands in just 10 months

SOME six million international tourists visited the Balearic Islands in the first 10 months of the year. This was an increase of 261% compared to...

Ryanair accused of treating passengers like dogs for accepting bookings for cancelled flight to Spain from Morocco

A Spanish tourist stranded in Morocco has accused Ryanair of treating customers 'like dogs' and 'deceiving people' after taking bookings for cancelled flights out...

Health chiefs say a new COVID-19 wave is hitting Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE Valencian Community is at the start of a sixth wave of the COVID pandemic according to a regional health ministry report. Rising COVID cases...

3 bedroom Penthouse for sale in Estepona with pool garage – € 255,000

PenthouseEstepona, Málaga   3 beds   2 baths € 255,000 Completely renovated apartment with 3 bedrooms. Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, dressing room and...

EXPLAINED: Where in Spain COVID passports are required and for what activities

SPAIN'S central government has not introduced a nationwide policy concerning COVID health passes and whether they should be required to enter certain establishments or...

Family appeal for funds to bring home British granny stranded in Spain’s Canary Islands after bout of food poisoning

THE family of a woman who became seriously ill after suffering a severe bout of food poisoning while on holiday in Gran Canaria has...

IN PICS: Take a look at Spain’s extraordinary scrap cathedral built entirely by one man who died this week...

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

Spain’s Axarquia receives water from Malaga city to battle ‘exceptional drought’

SINCE the beginning of this week, Malaga city has been supplying water for human consumption to the Axarquia region. The delicate situation of the La...

AND sing it’s nearly Christmas and the snow is falling in the Sierra Nevada

THE golden slopes of Spain’s magical Sierra Nevada are open again… and it just keeps snowing! Two more days of snowfall guarantee skiing and snowboarding...

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