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Ceramics are the hot new design trend styling up interiors this year

IF you love interior design and are not afraid to use bold colours and patterns, you would have been in your element at this...

Architect of Spain’s largest indoor sports arena scoops this year’s prestigious Pritzker Prize

JAPANESE master builder Arato Isozaki has won the architectural world’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize. The 87-year-old maestro was crowned the winner of the 2019...

TASTING MANILVA: Discovering another side to this expat hotspot through cottage industry wine

If you want to connect to a foreign culture, you have to find a route in

New property on the Costa soars to upwards of €6,000 per square metre

THE price of new property on the Costa del Sol has soared to upwards of €6,000 per square metre as demanding buyers drive up...

The Brits have not stopped investing in Spanish property with a 12% rise in purchases last year

BRITISH buyers in Spain have beaten pre-Brexit referendum records despite the doom and gloom, new figures have revealed. Shrugging off the UK’s imminent departure from...

World’s greatest F1 champ spotted on the island in first sighting since 2013

MICHAEL Schumacher is reportedly spending winter at a luxury £26 million Mallorca mansion with round-the-clock carers. A respected German magazine said the seven times Formula...

British expats and authorities join forces to try and stop construction of ‘controversial’ shopping centre in Mallorca

The 80,000 square metre centre was originally granted a licence in 2014, but works did not start within the timeline and it expired

Benidorm’s legendary Tiki Beach bar re-opens… but now under name ‘Aloha Beach’

BENIDORM’S infamous Tiki Beach bar has re-opened this weekend after a lengthy legal battle over noise complaints. Following a closure order last September, the...

IN PICS: eagle-owls and kestrels ELECTROCUTED by cables in crucial Spanish wetland

MASS bird electrocutions have been recorded in a crucial wetland spanning the provinces of Alicante and Valencia. Environmental group Pego Viu were alerted to...

STRIP TEASE: Nudists protest apartment block to be built behind their Costa Blanca hideaway

NUDISTS are angry about an apartment block that has sprung up behind their strip of Costa Blanca beach, claiming it will subject them to...

HOUSE OF HORRORS: Expat squatter couple caged and interrogated after dead baby and child, 3, found buried near luxury...

The mother was found just after 11am today in an oil drum in the vicinity of the house

Spanish police officer who murdered Moroccan father-of-two in racist attack has sentence REDUCED for ‘transient mental disorder’

A GUARDIA Civil officer who brutally murdered a Moroccan man in a racist attack has had his sentence reduced on account of a ‘transient...

UK MPs join battle to get millions back for British expats who lost out to rogue FX firm based...

Dozens of clients, most of them British expats, lost millions of euros when the Palma-based company Premier FX suddenly stopped trading in July last year

British expat campaigning to save farmer in southern Spain whose more than 400 cows are facing death after town...

It’s not Crowson’s first battle with mayor Javier Arana after she thwarted his efforts to bring back bullfighting to the town two years ago

High-speed ferry slashes Costa Blanca–Formentera journey to under two hours

A HIGH-SPEED ferry will now get you from the Costa Blanca to Formentera in less than two hours, a Spanish shipping company has announced. The...

Siestas ‘help treat high blood pressure’

DOCTORS have prescribed afternoon siestas for people who suffer high blood pressure. Scientists in Greece looked at 212 people with an average age of...

Gibraltar compared to Iran and Qatar for lack of women in government

It comes after the Rock ranked 154th out of 191 countries in a study on women in power by the International Parliamentary Union

Alicante among Spanish cities with cheapest rents

ALICANTE is among the cheapest cities in Spain in which to rent a property, a report has found. Appraisal company TecniTasa found that Alicante, Elche,...

Man’s attempt to win back ex-girlfriend by planting ‘love spell’ pineapple on train tracks ends in TERROR ALERT and...

A MAN will go to many lengths to win back an ex-girlfriend, but few end in a pineapple, toxic peas and a terror alert. This...

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

WACKY RACES: Lorry driver SIX times over alcohol limit ends up in ditch with 18 tonnes of mandarins

A LORRY driver six times over the alcohol limit was caught by police after he steered 18 tonnes of mandarins into a ditch. The 42-year-old...

Fatboy Slim, Elton John, Gallagher brothers, Jamiroquai and Kings of Leon among the HUGE list of British and US...

TONY Hadley, Fatboy Slim and Elton John are just three of the amazing acts coming to Spain this summer. The British superstars are joined by...

British MPs to vote on holding ANOTHER Brexit referendum

It comes after a no deal Brexit was last night dramatically ruled out by MPs by just four votes

Gibraltar number plates could be targets for vandals in Spain, warns Briton whose tyres were slashed in Marbella

At least two other Gibraltarians claimed they had their tyres slashed across the border over the last week

ROMAINER: British expat in Malaga ditches British passport for Romanian one to guarantee freedom of movement post-Brexit

Some 700,000 Brits believed to be living in Spain are particularly at risk, with healthcare, pensions and travel all points of concern

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