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Some of the hottest new developments on the Costa del Sol right now
The current market for new developments on the Costa del Sol can only be described as busy. So busy in fact that it ranks among the areas with the most activity in Spain. Hot spots include all the coastal resorts between Marbella and Sotogrande, with Estepona a particular hive of activity. In 2020, the Costa […] Mon, 23 Aug 2021 07:04:00 +0000
DNA analysis by British university sheds light on the origins of Valencia’s Giant of Segorbe
DNA analysis of a skeleton found in an ancient Islamic necropolis in the Valencian town of Segorbe gives evidence of the brutal expulsion of Moriscos from the region. The analysis shows that while the individual’s DNA revealed he was of mixed Berber/Spanish heritage, modern humans in the region have very little DNA in common with […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:23 +0000
OPINION: Fire and brimstone brings out Spain’s ‘Blitz Spirit’
IN Britain we call it the ‘Blitz Spirit’- that sense of community that brings people together in the face of great adversity, not just to make the best of it but to reach out and go the extra mile to really help those that need it. There may not be an equivalent term in Spanish […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:22 +0000
Hotting up: European Cricket Championship in Spain’s Malaga sees Netherlands and Austria top Group B
THE Netherlands XI beat Austria to top GroupB in the European Cricket Championships being held at the Cartama Oval in Malaga, Spain. Both teams qualify for Championship Week in early October. In a narrow match, the Dutch beat  Austria by just four runs in the 10 over a side match, making it seven wins out […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:21 +0000
TRAVEL: 12 beautiful places to see the autumn colours in Spain
Now that it’s officially autumn, what better way to welcome the season than a trip to see some of Spain’s most beautiful autumnal locations. Here are twelve places in Spain to see gorgeous autumn colours: Take a trip up north to visit the Basque Country and walk around Gorbea Natural Park. The Otzarreta Forest found […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:17 +0000
Malaga driver arrested doing 160kph through the city, tests positive for nine substances
Malaga driver arrested doing 160kph through the city, tests positive for nine substances. Image: Malaga Local Police A DRIVER arrested in Malaga for doing 160kph through the city, tested positive for nine different substances and had no driving licence Officers from Malaga Local Police and the National Police have detained a 41-year-old male resident of […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:53:00 +0000
Incident of African witchcraft and cannibalism in Sevilla
Incident of African witchcraft and cannibalism in Sevilla. image: policia nacional An incident involving African witchcraft and cannibalism has occurred in the Poligono Norte area of the city of Sevilla National Police officers in Sevilla were deployed last Saturday, September 18, to deal with what they have since described as one of the most bizarre […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 19:01:00 +0000
Cone of La Palma volcano breaks open spewing a stream of lava
Cone of La Palma volcano breaks spewing a stream of lava. image: youtube THE CONE of the Cumbre Viejo volcano on the island of La Palma has broken, sending a stream of molten lava spewing down towards the sea As reported by geologist Carlos Lorenzo, and confirmed by the Geological and Mining Institute of Spain […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 18:07:00 +0000
Malaga Environmental Prosecutor’s Office files complaint over Sierra Bermeja fire
Malaga Environmental Prosecutor’s Office files complaint over Sierra Bermeja fire. image: twitter MALAGA Environmental Prosecutor’s Office has reportedly filed a complaint requesting a 20-year prison sentence if arson is found to be the cause of the Sierra Bermeja fire The Malaga Environmental Prosecutor’s Office reportedly filed a complaint in the courts on Thursday, September 23, […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 17:30:00 +0000
Tragedy in Jerez as 15-year-old Spanish rider dies during World Superbike Race
Tragedy in Jerez as 15-year-old Spanish rider dies during World Superbike Race. image: twitter TRAGEDY has struck in Jerez as a 15-year-old Spanish rider dies during a round of the World Superbike Championship A terrible tragedy has occurred during the Spanish Motul Round at the Circuit of Jerez -Angel Nieto this afternoon, with the 15-year-old […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 16:53:00 +0000
Euphoria in digital art: A bubble or an NFT revolution?
On March 11 of this year, one of the most important auctions in recent years took place at Christie’s – in complete silence. There was no heated bidding, and nothing went under a noisy hammer, but large sums were still changing hands: the artist known as Beeple sold his work “First 5000 Days” for $69.3 […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 23:38:48 +0000
GBP/EUR exchange rate rebounds from two-week low on BoE rate hike speculation
Posted on September 25, 2021 The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate rallied from a two-week low this week, after a hawkish Bank of England (BoE) triggered speculation the bank could raise interest rates early next year.  Pound rallies as BoE expected to hike interest rates in early 2022  The Pound trended lower through the first half of […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:53:00 +0000
Multiple Grammy-winner Alejandro Sanz to get Hollywood Walk of Fame star
POP legend Alejandro Sanz will have a star in his name on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, three decades after his catchy lyrics and ballads began hogging the charts in Spain and then going global.  Alejandro Sanz (photo by Juan Naharro Giménez/Getty Images) will unveil his star on October 1 on the Hollywood Walk of […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:35:55 +0000
Learn the lingo: Maravillas has the Spanish language programme for you
TO get the best from settling into a new life in Spain, it is best to learn the language. Whether it is for business purposes or simply to be able to lead a fulfilling lifestyle with conversational Spanish, Maravillas Programas Internacionales has the exact language course for you. Based in Benalmadena, where it has a […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 22:36:19 +0000
British market shows strain of ‘real Brexit’
Posted on September 25, 2021 The British market has been losing ground fast in 2021, partly due to ‘real Brexit’ that kicked in at the start of the year. The British have long been the biggest group of foreign buyers of property in Spain. Back in 2007 they were 43% of the foreign market, and […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:24:00 +0000
New lava mouth emerges on the Spanish island of La Palma as ‘volcano’ tourists arrive to view the disaster
New volcanic mouth emerges on the Spanish island of La Palma as ‘volcano’ tourists arrive to view the disaster A new volcano lava mouth has emerged on the Spanish island of La Palma causing even more lava flow just as ‘volcano’ tourists begin to arrive. A new eruptive mouth has opened at the Cumbre Vieja […] Sat, 25 Sep 2021 10:23:00 +0000
Software glitch leaves Andalucian pharmacists unable to dispense prescriptions
Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:40:51 +0000