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More cycling lanes and pedestrianised areas planned for 2019-09-16 15:13:16ESTEPONA town hall will be promoting the use of bicycles and the importance of pedestrianisation at an event for European Mobility Week next week.&nbs

15 factory workers SACKED as listeria outbreak in 2019-09-16 14:56:08Other companies are now also considering layoffs at a time when they should be hiring more people to cope with the vital Christmas campaign. 

British author in Alicante pens wartime novel to 2019-09-16 12:56:53A BRITISH author residing on the Costa Blanca has enjoyed such ‘amazing success’ with her debut novel she’s already begun work on nu

WATCH: Guardia Civil helicopter comes to rescue three 2019-09-16 12:06:20THIS is the moment a Guardia Civil helicopter rescued three people trapped in the house after devastating floods rocked the Costa Blanca. Subscribe to

BREAKING: Surprise Gibraltar elections called for October 2019-09-16 09:58:40Together Gibraltar told us they are 'ready' for the upcoming elections in another exclusive.

Expat and Marbella resident returns to golf after 2019-09-16 09:27:55Suzzan Pettersen had been away from the sport on maternity leave for two years. Many doubted that she should even be selected, having only played in t

Businesses on Spain’s border with Gibraltar asked to 2019-09-16 08:57:49BUSINESSES which operate on Spain’s border with Gibraltar have been asked to remain closed during a planned protest against Brexit.  The As

Warning as parasite worm which can give humans 2019-09-16 08:35:46Two specimens were found in hedgehogs from different parts of the island last year

At least 25,000 people affected by devastating floods 2019-09-16 07:55:03LAST week’s devastating floods have affected at least 25,000 people and will see more than €140 million paid out in insurance claims. 

Drug lord known as ‘Messi of Hashish’ brought 2019-09-16 07:15:11Some 6,060 kilograms of hashish, five high-speed vessels - which have been valued at €1.5m - 17 stolen vehicles, a whopping €480,000 euros i

WATCH: British family with two toddlers ‘trapped’ for 2019-09-14 15:00:21A BRITISH family holidaying with their two toddlers in Alicante have been rescued by the Spanish army following flash floods that left them trapped in

British father with two 10-year-olds describes ‘fleeing for 2019-09-14 13:42:21A BRITISH father-of-two has described the moment he ‘fled for his families’ life’ after flash floods hit his home outside Dolores, i

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Superblocks: How Barcelona's car-free zones could extend lives New! 2019-09-17 05:53:06The 'superblocks' are expected to have massive benefits for health and well-being – but it takes good governance.

'A horrendous mistake': UN apologizes for attributing Guernica New! 2019-09-17 03:17:19The United Nations has apologized to Spain for having mistakenly attributed the devastating 1937 bombing of the town of Guernica to Spanish Republican

Gibraltar to hold general election on eve of New! 2019-09-17 03:08:10Gibraltar's chief minister on Monday dissolved parliament and called a general election next month, saying the territory needs "strong leadership"

Spanish word of the day: 'Bellota' New! 2019-09-17 03:00:45It won't belong before you hear this word in Spain, especially if you enjoy jamon.

Spain rejects US bid to extradite Venezuela ex-intel 2019-09-16 09:55:45A top Spanish court on Monday said it had denied a US request to extradite Venezuela's former military intelligence chief on drug trafficking charges

Satellite images reveal how the worst storms in 2019-09-16 08:25:43Satellite images reveal the extent of damage done to much of Spain’s southeastern regions, with Alicante and Murcia bearing the brunt of the sto

Dutch national missing in Spain's flooded Alicante 2019-09-16 07:29:22Rescuers were on Monday searching for a Dutch national reported missing in the town of Dolores in Alicante province, police said. Spain's worst storm

Spain's king opens talks to break political impasse 2019-09-16 06:41:39Spain's King Felipe VI began meeting parliamentary leaders Monday in an eleventh-hour bid to form a government and head off what would be the country

Spain breaks up drugs ring run by 'Messi 2019-09-16 05:52:19Spanish police said Sunday they had broken up a major drugs ring run by a Moroccan known as the "Messi of hashish", who is now on the run.

Spain's PM visits flood-hit regions as death toll 2019-09-14 12:00:43Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Saturday visited the country's flood-stricken southeastern regions as the death toll rose to six and train an

Will Podemos yield? Spain's Sanchez in race to 2019-09-14 03:17:34Spain's Pedro Sanchez has just nine days left to resolve a political crisis that could drag the country to its fourth elections in as many years. Eve

Your answers: The best apps for life in 2019-09-13 09:50:13We asked you, our readers, to tell us which apps you use to make life in Spain that little bit easier. Here are your best recommendations.

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Classmates march for Chloe: Marbella schoolgirl with rare 2019-09-13 12:49:52PUPILS at a Costa del Sol school are taking part in a sponsored hike in support of their classmate Chloe, who suffers an extremely rare neurodegenerat

Women's carbon footprint in transport is 'six trees 2019-09-13 09:31:22WOMEN are more likely than men to use public transport and leave their cars at home, and their carbon footprints - in mobility terms - are 9% ...

Spanish policeman in Egypt saves drowning woman 2019-09-13 07:55:22AN OFF-DUTY Spanish National Police officer saved a woman from drowning off a beach in Egypt, according to diplomatic sources.

Sanchez says 'no more Brexit concessions' in EU-UK 2019-09-12 05:40:10CARETAKER president of Spain Pedro Sánchez says he does not believe there is room for any further negotiations on a Brexit deal, and has urged

Catalunya regional day celebrations see shrinking crowds 2019-09-11 18:00:08CATALUNYA celebrated its 'regional day' today (Wednesday, September 11), which always includes a huge procession down the main streets of its ...

IFEMA exhibition centre set for massive expansion 2019-09-11 12:52:43MADRID'S huge IFEMA exhibition centre is set to be expanded into the next town with three new pavilions at a cost of €180 million.

Spain goes back to school...even the Royal sisters 2019-09-11 11:24:13CHILDREN, teens and young adults across Spain have been going back to school and college this week, and parents digging deep in their pockets to find

Just two in 10 Spaniards check out from 2019-09-10 17:59:04ONLY two in 10 Spaniards take a complete break from social media when they are on holiday, according to a recent study - in fact, many of the ...

Success for new My112 App: Lost hiker found 2019-09-10 12:13:20A NEW mobile phone App linking users to the 112 emergency hotline has turned out to be highly effective - as a recent rescue on the famous Camino ...

Valencia picked as World Design Capital 2022 2019-09-10 09:49:30VALENCIA has been chosen as World Design Capital 2022, taking over from Lille, France and joining former capitals Helsinki, México DF, Taipei a

Storms to hit Mediterranean Spain mid-week 2019-09-09 12:08:34ANOTHER depression is on its way across mainland Spain, bringing torrential rain to the east coast over tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday.

Carolina Marin is back: Injured badminton star plays 2019-09-09 10:23:01BADMINTON ace Carolina Marín is back in play - just nine months after a snapped ligament in her right knee forced her to leave court midway ...

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