Football referee shows the red card to pro-Catalan referendum shirts in Lleida
The Murcia referee blew the whistle on the pro-referendum strip of Lleida Esportiu..
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Neglected Huelva children unwittingly lived with the corpse of their mother for 4 days
The children aged between 5 and 13 were used to having to fend for themselves A shocking..
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Bull runner gored to death in Valencia
The victim died in Valencia after being gored in Puçol on Saturday It has been..
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Málaga convict requests extra spell behind bars
An early release could prevent the prisoner from completing a training course A man whose..
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Spain reaches only 11.4 per cent of refugee target set by the EU
Across the EU the success rate is measured at only 17.5 per cent The deadline for EU..
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Balearic separatists aim for Mallorca independence referendum in 2030
The idea is to allow other islands to join an independent Republic of Mallorca It may..
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Tension mounts in Catalunya as the independence referendum appears increasingly unviable
Cruise liners chartered to house extra riot squad officers in the port of Barcelona..
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Osborne fails in bid to outlaw rival bull logo
The Badtoro bull is ruled sufficiently dissimilar for it to be a valid brand symbol The..
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Spanish property price rise of 1.6 per cent reported in second quarter of 2017
The most significant increases are in Catalunya, Madrid and the islands of Spain Property..
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Spanish parliament rejects ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and Iraq
Spain netted 168 million euros from armaments sales to the two countries last year..
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Neo-nazi ship SOS causes headaches for the Spanish authorities
Plans are drawn up to supply offshore refuelling so that the C-Star cannot dock in Spain..
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12 Catalan government staff arrested in anti-referendum swoop
Letters to polling stations staff intercepted in severe blow to Catalan referendum plans..
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Madrid council confirms residents-only traffic scheme plans for 2018
The city centre of Madrid clamps down on exhaust fumes in a bid to combat pollution The..
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Spain expels North Korean ambassador
Spain reacts with diplomatic measures to the missile testing in North Korea Kim Hyok Chol..
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Pakistani Jihadist arrested in Lleida
200 terrorism-related arrests in Spain in just over 2 years A 25-year-old man of Pakistani..
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Spanish fathers jump at increased paternity leave allowance
Paternity leave is now four weeks and Spanish men seem happy to take on nappy duties Over..
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Butane gas price goes down for the first time in a year
Canisters of butane now cost a maximum of 14.15 euros across Spain After six successive..
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Notaries report minimal decrease in average sale price of Spanish property
A reminder of the need for caution as Spanish property sales figures continue to rise..
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Unsold property backlog decreasing in Spain but the data are difficult to interpret
The number of empty homes in Spain is still three times higher than in 2004 There has been..
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21 injured in Barcelona bakery explosion
Jittery residents feared another terrorist attack in Catalunya 21 people are reported to..
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Abandoned baby found alive in Ourense rubbish container
The newborn is in good health after being found with his umbilical cord still attached..
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Rogue goat captured after entering Valencia hospital
The goat was cornered by staff and led into a disabled toilet while the police arrived..
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1.3 million items of referendum campaign material seized in Catalunya
The pre-vote battle goes on between the Catalan separatists and the Spanish government..
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Spiteful poisoning of dogs belonging to the last winner of the Toro de la Vega
Resentment spills over into hypocrisy and cruelty to animals in the province of León In..
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Spain faces serious drought as the 2017-2018 hydrological year nears its end
Reservoirs in the Segura basin and Murcia are at only 16.5 per cent of capacity Anyone..
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Spanish PM travels to Barcelona as Yes campaigning begins for the independence referendum
Barcelona Mayoress throws her support behind the referendum Despite the Independence..
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Huelva brothel in hot water over back-to-school advertising campaign
Critics in Andalucía claim the posters encourage paedophilia The Women’s Institute..
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Correos throws another spanner in the works of the Catalan independence referendum
700 Mayors are placed under investigation by the public prosecution office of Spain..
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Spectacular action at the traditional shepherd pole vaulting championship
The Salto Pasiego is a dying art which evolved among shepherds in Cantabria One of..
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Obstacles and unsolvable conundrums as Catalunya government prepares for banned referendum
Uncertainties over polling stations are among the difficulties facing Catalan separatists..
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Spanish property portals confident that the market is consolidating
Sales figures may be reaching stability at just over 40,000 per month The latest data regarding..
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False alarm over bomb scare outside the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
A terror attack alert was issued by the Spanish Ministry of the Interior on Tuesday There..
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Valencia policeman stabbed to death while investigating dead body in suitcase
The attacker was shot dead as police attempted to arrest him in connection with the macabre..
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Giant snails taken into custody in Bilbao as illegal immigrants into Spain
The 20-centimetre snails are among the most harmful invasive species in Europe The..
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Bloodless Toro de la Vega but bullfights and bullruns increase in number across Spain
The number of bull-related fiestas in Spain is rising rather than falling! This Tuesday..
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Sky TV competes with Netflix and HBO in Spain
10 euros a month to subscribe to the new Sky channel in Spain As of this Monday Netflix..
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Spanish pilots and air traffic controllers oppose moves to force them to speak English
Pilots will soon be allowed to speak Spanish in Latin America but not in Spain As of 12th..
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Police search for stowaways as the roller coasters are dismantled after the Feria de Melilla
Every year the attractions at the Melilla fair tempt would-be immigrants into Spain..
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Toledo teenager dies while taking selfies on the railway
Tragedy on the tracks just outside Talavera de la Reina A 13-year-old died on Monday when..
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Mass calls for Catalan independence referendum at the annual Diada march
Some estimate that almost a million people chanted “we will vote”..
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Thousands of Spanish villages in danger of disappearing as youngsters move to larger towns
Well over half of the 8,000 municipalities of Spain have fewer than 1,000 inhabitants The..
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La Rioja woman killed after being struck on the head by cement mixer
The Bulgarian woman was helping her husband with building work in Arnedo A 59-year-old..
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Tension in Catalunya as the “national” Diada holiday begins
The banning of the Catalan independence referendum will numbers at the march in Barcelona..
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Property sales in Spain running at highest level for over six years
The July figures showed year-on-year increases in all 17 regions of Spain After the long..
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Ryanair cabin crew recruitment days in Murcia and Alicante
No experience required! Take off and fly operating as Cabin Crew on board Europe&rsquo..
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Language immersion is truly a great way to learn a new language
True benefits of language immersion If you’ve ever learned a language (or even..
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Choosing the right company to recover your Off-Plan Property Deposit
When Sheldon Grossmith set up Off-Plan Property Deposit Refunds s.l. (or OPPDR) in 2016..
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Buying and Selling Spanish Property with Social Media Girasol Homes
We have a number of free tickets to give away for A Place In the Sun London’s..
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Who is Off-Plan Property Deposit Refunds S.L?
Off-Plan Property Deposit Refunds S.L (also known as OPPDR) – who we are and what..
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Why agents and developers in Spain need to be European
If theres one conclusion that we can draw from the Spanish property market over the last..
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It’s never too late to learn … with Pueblo Español
The benefits of learning a language later in life. An article in The Guardian a couple of..
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The processionary caterpillar, a springtime threat to dogs and cats in Spain
Processionary caterpillars are so called because they form processions, nose to tail..
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Experience a different side of Andalucia by living in a cave!
Where to stay Andalucia Spain In a part of Spain well-known for its cave houses, Cuevas..
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Learn to speak Spanish in 8 Day with Pueblo Español Diverbo
The Pueblo Español programme is especially designed to expose you to as much conversation..
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Delivered by post Vetiver Wonder Grass a natural solution to soil erosion and much more,
Vetiver grass can be used for Animal Feed, Cosmetics, Designer Gardens, Hedges and Water..
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14 red days in Spain during 2017
Red days by autonomous community across Spain for 2017 The 2nd January is the first of..
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Could Brexit be Guy Fawkes in disguise?
Brexit article – by Keith Littlewood, Blacktower Regional Manager Costa Calida..
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William Forsythe exhibit at the Tabakalera centre in San Sebastian
Nowhere and Everywhere at the Same Time No. 4 challenges visitors to walk around the exhibit..
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PepsiCo sets targets for sugar reduction
PepsiCo Inc has set a target for reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks around the..
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Guardia Civil wades into the great Spanish roundabout driving debate
Spanish drivers continue to choose the wrong lane and eschew indicators at roundabouts Despite..
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Find peace of mind with a cost-effective and practical Avalon Funeral plans
In Spain, it is the norm to plan ahead for your funeral. It’s all part of making..
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Ipsos MORI poll shows 53 percent of Britons back Brexit
A telephone poll by Ipsos MORI showed 53 percent of Britons would vote to leave the European..
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DFS Britain’s leading sofa expert has opened a store on Spanish soil
British furniture retailer DFS comes to Spain Following in the footsteps of many UK ex-pats..
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EU fails to agree over withdrawal of Roundup weedkillers
EU nations refused to back a limited extension of the pesticide glyphosate's use on Monday..
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2000 Lawyers from 38 nations descend on La Manga Club for Football World Cup
LA MANGA CLUB hosts the Lawyer Football World Cup. Famous across the sporting world for..
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Trump draws even with Clinton in national White House poll
Republican Donald Trump pulled even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a Reuters/Ipsos..
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Trump draws even with Clinton in national White House poll
Republican Donald Trump pulled even with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in a Reuters/Ipsos..
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Drawing on history, Cameron argues Britain is safer in EU
Britain needs the European Union to help fight Islamic State and rebuff a ''newly belligerent..
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Stop Trump campaign appears to have lost the battle as Trump wins again
Republican front-runner Donald Trump went from long-shot contender to become the party'..
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Hiddink condemns Chelsea-Spurs post-match scuffle
Outgoing Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink voiced displeasure over the scuffle that broke out..
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Spain's King Felipe on Tuesday dissolved parliament and formally called a parliamentary election..
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Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday..
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The central Bulgarian town of Pazardzhik banned the wearing of full-face veils in public..
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Understanding the Funeral Process in Spain will help to avoid stress at a difficult time
In Spain, it is the norm to plan ahead for your funeral. It’s all part of making..
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 Prehistoric cave paintings at Covalanas in Cantabria
The paintings in Ramales de la Victoria are believed to be 22,000 years old Although the..
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Montefrio and Castellfolit de la Roca amongst top ten best views in the world
The National Geographic chooses two small towns in Granada and Girona amongst world top ten..
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What is a Gota Fria?
Never underestimate the destructive power of the rain in Spain The Gota Fría is the name..
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Recovering stolen jewellery and other items in Spain
The Policía Nacional have a virtual gallery of stolen valuables recovered The victims of..
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New site layout being loaded on Spanish News Today
Expect disruption on Wednesday and possibly Thursday Apologies for any disruption experienced..
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Spanish living: Gas bottle basics
Transporting gas bottles, prices, how many bottles and where should they be stored Most..
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Staying sane in  Spain requires a sense of humour
Expect to encounter mindnumbing levels of pointless bureaucracy at some point It happens..
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Hailstorms in Spain can be somewhat fierce
There’s a good reason why garages fetch a premium price in hilltop towns If ever..
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Frequent scams used by supermarket handbag thieves
Thieves regularly target shoppers in supermarkets Every summer supermarkets along the coast..
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The Asian Tiger Mosquito in Spain
Tips to help limit the spread of this Asian invader The tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus..
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Reminder: don´t pop to the shop in your flipflops
It’s tempting to pop down to the shops in your flip flops, but don´t do it The..
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Are dogs allowed on the beach in Spain?
Is my dog allowed on the beach is a common question The question of whether dogs are allowed..
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Understanding heatstroke and heat exhaustion
The mortality rate in over 75’s increases by 20,1% for every one degree increase..
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How to check flight status of flights to and from Spain
Don´t turn up at the airport if there’s been a delay If you want to check the..
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How many cannabis plants can I grow legally in Spain?
Legally none, but discretion is frequently exercised In the light of recent speculation..
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Has Spain legalised growing Marijuana for private use?
This weekend social networks have been abuzz with excitement Spanish social network sites..
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Its a steal: Just how easily pickpockets can ruin your holiday
Look after your passport – watch new videos that reveal the scams that thieves..
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Hourly electricity rates billing in Spain: what you need to know
How to benefit from hourly variations in the price of Spanish electricity On 1st July 2015..
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Location of speed cameras across Spain
The DGT website shows where radars and cameras are located The DGT are keen to ensure motorists..
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The Cochinilla del Carmin devastates prickly pears
This emblematic plant is a quintissential part of the Spanish landscape The Cochinilla del..
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Basic  Spanish pool and summer swimming safety advice
Accidents around the pool cause more deaths than accidents in them Leaping into the cooling..
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Basic procedures if your Spanish property is burgled
Accepting the possibility of theft is the most important part of burglary prevention Many..
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