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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:25:25
'Name a guide dog puppy' competition outcome revealed: Why your entry was important
A COMPETITION to name a puppy whose future career as a guide dog is mapped out for him or her from the moment of conception attracted a huge cross-section of Spanish and non-Spanish residents and regular visitors this autumn, causing a flurry of crea...

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 23:47:29
Number of mortgage applications 'highest in over a decade'
NEW mortgage applications soared by 57.7% in the last year, showing a returning keenness among would-be homebuyers – and the highest figure in more than a decade.

Tue, 30 Nov 2021 22:14:25
Iggy Pop live in San Sebastián for 2022 summer festival
ROCK legend Iggy Pop will be the star of the show at next year's Jazzaldía Festival in San Sebastián, a whole 31 years after he last performed in the Basque coastal city.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 23:18:25
Finding top Spanish wines at bottom prices – with professional tasters' help
NOT all top-rated wines will set you back a week's salary if you buy them on home turf – and, in fact, six of Spain's best are on sale in mainstream supermarkets for between €2 and €9.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 22:33:41
Spain's 'tallest restaurant' opens in Madrid
SPAIN'S highest-up restaurant has just opened in Madrid, offering panoramic views of the capital and traditional Basque dishes but with a haute cuisine flair.

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 21:10:22
Spanish-made 'flying taxi' could be taking off 'within five years'
A 'FLYING taxi' unveiled at the World ATM Congress in October could be transporting passengers as early as five years' time, inventors Umiles have revealed.

Fri, 26 Nov 2021 23:08:14
Buying versus renting: Which is cheaper, and where?
WHICH is more economically viable in the short to medium term – buying a home with a mortgage, or renting?

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:05:28
Foreign holidaymakers on Costa del Sol up sevenfold last month
OCTOBER turned out to be an unexpectedly good month for the Costa del Sol tourism industry – especially among international holidaymakers.

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 16:54:58
Government funding for small business tech solutions announced
SMALL and medium-sized businesses will soon be able to seek government grants for 'digitalisation' – ranging from creating a website through to online security and a long list of other solutions.

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 11:53:21
Torrox Christmas fête is back on the street
AFTER a two-year absence, Torrox's huge Christmas fête will be back on the streets over the December bank holiday week – meaning residents and visitors can still do some festive shopping even when everywhere is shut.

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 23:20:20
Málaga's scenes in 'The Crown' through to European Film Location Awards finals
A COSTA del Sol city has been crowned finalist in the European Film Location Awards after it featured in scenes from a world-acclaimed British saga on Netflix.

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 12:15:10
Madrid-to-Galicia high-speed AVE to open by Christmas: Tickets on sale for €15
IF YOU missed your chance to get an early 'Black Friday' cut-price rail ticket for travel in 2022, you can still get one from today (Tuesday, November 23) – although this time, only for trips between Madrid and the far north-eastern region of Galic...

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 23:41:32
Two world champions and one reserve in karate...and a triple crown for Sandra Sánchez
SPAIN has proven itself almost unbeatable in karate this year – female world number one Sandra Sánchez has clinched a triple crown, and two of her compatriots are now world champion and reserve champion respectively.

Mon, 22 Nov 2021 22:32:58
Second jab optional for recovered Covid patients travelling to countries where 'one is not enough'
RESIDENTS in Spain who have recovered from Covid in the last six months and have been given one jab instead of two can request a second dose if they plan to travel abroad, health authorities have confirmed.

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 23:17:42
Retail giants seek extra staff for Christmas rush
DEPARTMENT stores, supermarkets and hypermarkets across Spain are among the companies actively seeking new employees right now to cover the pre-Christmas through to January sales rush.