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June 25, 2019
Two Scots end up in Spain’s Ibiza after going for ‘quiet drinks’ in Dundee

Two Scots end up in Spain’s Ibiza after going for ‘quiet drinks’ in Dundee

TWO friends from the UK who went for a couple of ‘quiet drinks’, ended up in Ibiza six hours later.

Latest post-Brexit talks with Spain ‘friendly’ and ‘constructive’

Latest post-Brexit talks with Spain ‘friendly’ and ‘constructive’

THE second meeting of officials to discuss Gibraltar's future relationship with Spain in terms of citizens' rights was held today at the Garrison Library.

A council on Spain´s Costa Blanca has money to burn on a new corporate logo despite the coronavirus crisis

A council on Spain´s Costa Blanca has money to burn on a new corporate logo despite the coronavirus crisis

TORREVIEJA council on the southern Costa Blanca is to spend €115,000 of public money on creating a new “corporate image” and a new website. The authority´s timing of advertising two tenders comes as the local effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to bite, with the coastal city´s June jobless...

July 9th: Terminator Versus Bambi

July 9th: Terminator Versus Bambi

Today was a white line day; hundreds of kilometers on the road and not much to show for it, unless you consider killing a baby deer an achievement. I’m not one to blame other people, but it was Thelma’s fault. We drove to Sacedon with the idea of locating the ruins of the abandoned spa […]

British visitors to Spain´s Costa Blanca holiday hotspots like Benidorm will enjoy full outdoor bar and restaurant space from this weekend

British visitors to Spain´s Costa Blanca holiday hotspots like Benidorm will enjoy full outdoor bar and restaurant space from this weekend

BAR and restaurant terraces on Spain´s Costa Blanca will be able to expand to full 100 per cent capacity from as soon as tomorrow(July 10), as more visitors are flying in from countries like the UK to enjoy a much-needed summer break. The Valencian Community´s Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, said...

British holidaymakers visiting Mar Menor tourist area of Spain may have to wear masks most of the time

British holidaymakers visiting Mar Menor tourist area of Spain may have to wear masks most of the time

BRITISH tourists planning to visit the Mar Menor holiday area of Murcia this summer may be forced to wear masks for most of the time when outdoors. Murcia´s health minister, Manuel Villegas, said today(July 9) that the regional government is seriously looking into following Catalunya´s lead of...

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced for Madrid’s Mad Cool festival as 70% of lineup revealed

Red Hot Chili Peppers announced for Madrid’s Mad Cool festival as 70% of lineup revealed

THE Red Hot Chili Peppers have been announced for the rescheduled Madrid Mad Cool festival in 2021. The LA legends will jet into the Capital for the huge music event, which was postponed amid the pandemic. Taylor Swift is among the notable absences from the updated list of acts, while Billie Eilish...

Spain’s Andalucia not ruling out obligatory mask use and localised lockdowns if COVID-19 outbreaks worsen

Spain’s Andalucia not ruling out obligatory mask use and localised lockdowns if COVID-19 outbreaks worsen

Moreno assured that the Junta will remain 'very aware' of the evolution of the outbreaks in the coming weeks and months before making a decision on mask use

New COVID-19 outbreak in Andalucia, bringing total to 18 since end of Spain’s state of alarm

New COVID-19 outbreak in Andalucia, bringing total to 18 since end of Spain’s state of alarm

The latest, detected in the past 24 hours, involves 10 new patients in Almeria, bringing the total number of new cases since lockdown ended to 289

Spain deploys more than 40,000 extra cops to tackle rowdy tourists and crime this summer

Spain deploys more than 40,000 extra cops to tackle rowdy tourists and crime this summer

The goal is to ‘guarantee the protection of the summer season’ and ‘consolidate Spain as one of the safest destinations in the world.’

GP service to go back to normal on July 20 in Gibraltar

GP service to go back to normal on July 20 in Gibraltar

Doctors will be available for limited face-to-face appointments from July 20, as services return to normal, according to the Gibraltar Health Authority.

Masks obligatory in Spain’s Balearic Islands from Monday – what you need to know

Masks obligatory in Spain’s Balearic Islands from Monday – what you need to know

Those caught not wearing a mask will face fines of €100, regardless of whether or not they are maintaining social distancing

Tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca sees return of venomous stinger which cleared local waters last year

Tourist beach on Spain’s Costa Blanca sees return of venomous stinger which cleared local waters last year

No other sightings have been reported so far and no warnings have been issued by local authorities

Woman, 30, arrested for ‘stabbing partner to death’ in Spain’s Mallorca

Woman, 30, arrested for ‘stabbing partner to death’ in Spain’s Mallorca

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene with several stab wounds to his back

This Lidl home brand olive oil has just won the world’s best olive oil competition

This Lidl home brand olive oil has just won the world’s best olive oil competition

The ‘Olisone Extra Virgin Olive Oil Selection Almazara,’ has been given the Gold Medal in the NYIOOC World Best Olive Oils Competition, equivalent to the ‘Oscars’ for olive oil. The competition tested 900 varieties of extra virgin olive oil from 26 different countries and voted that the €3.95 olive...

Ex-lover of Juan Carlos I claims she was given €65 million out of ‘gratitude’

Ex-lover of Juan Carlos I claims she was given €65 million out of ‘gratitude’

GERMAN aristocrat Corinna Larsen says her former lover, King Juan Carlos gave her €64.8 million ‘out of gratitude and love.’ She believes the ‘gift’ might have been an attempt to ‘get her back.’ She made the statement to the Geneva Prosecutor’s Office in 2018, but it was only released recently due...

Green Rubber Global – the next generation business

Green Rubber Global – the next generation business

Oxford Dictionaries has identified “climate emergency” as its 2019 Word of the Year. The choice was between: “climate action,” “climate denial,” “eco-anxiety,” “extinction” and “flight shame.” – all from the brief ecological list. Unfortunately, there is no surprise and the Word of the Year...

Global warming to bring Spain temperatures of up to 50C, extreme drought and flooding and sleepless tropical nights by 2050

Global warming to bring Spain temperatures of up to 50C, extreme drought and flooding and sleepless tropical nights by 2050

In its prediction, it forecasts the summers by 2050 will be ‘immersed in a heat wave’, with the mercury ‘easily’ reaching 42C in Madrid, 44C in Bilbao, 45C in Valencia and 49C in Sevilla and Cordoba

Citizens in Malaga to benefit from rental subsidies due to economic crisis triggered by COVID-19

Citizens in Malaga to benefit from rental subsidies due to economic crisis triggered by COVID-19

In Malaga, €6.4 million will be allocated and some 1,799 people will benefit.

Vueling adds new UK and France connections to Spain’s Malaga from August

Vueling adds new UK and France connections to Spain’s Malaga from August

Vueling will connect the Costa del Sol Airport with Asturias, Lyon, Marseille, Cardiff and Zurich.

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