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Sun, 26 Sep 2021 21:36:30
Queen Sofía spends Saturday picking up rubbish from Alicante beach
'QUEEN Mother' Sofía has been at it again: Clearing up after civilians.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 18:26:06
World's longest turrón served up: A holiday staple that's a whole culture in itself
ANOTHER world food record has been smashed in Spain – a fairly typical, or at least very popular one – although some might say it has happened at the wrong time of year.

Sun, 26 Sep 2021 15:07:08
Food and music in Fuengirola castle to raise funds for AECC cancer support
A FOOD fair with dishes and snacks served up by over 70 local restaurants and bars, plus live music all day and fun activities for children is hoped to raise a handsome sum for Spain's main cancer care, support and research centre, according to Fueng...

Sat, 25 Sep 2021 08:26:35
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. 

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 22:48:30
Batman goes to Benidorm for a well-earned beach break
WINGED superhero Batman is 82 years old in 2021, but has not yet retired from his full-time job of saving the world – or from travelling it without having to bother with a passport or check-in queues.

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 21:35:29
Marbella foreign holidaymaker numbers 'nearly at pre-pandemic levels'
EVEN quarantine measures, compulsory PCR tests and passenger locator forms have not had the negative impact on international travel expected – at least, in some parts of the country.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 23:09:05
Spanish astronomers uncover new details about 'Einstein Ring' galaxy: Distance, shape and matter
LEGENDARY scientist Albert Einstein's theory of relativity predicted 'gravitational lensing', where spacetime is distorted by a mass that bends the path of light flow so that it does not move in a linear direction, creating what can look like a fiery...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 20:57:40
'Green Week Marbella': Recycle old electronics for free gifts
THIS week is 'Green Week' in Marbella, and a chance to earn free gifts for recycling old electronics and appliances that no longer work or which have been upgraded with newer versions.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 21:03:29
Correos' rural cashpoint roll-out multiplies
SPAIN'S post office network has dramatically extended its plans to set up cashpoints in remote rural villages and those with no banks – from the initial 109 announced in March, Correos has announced a roll-out of another 1,500.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:34:40
Countries with the longest retirement revealed...and how Spain compares
RETIREMENT was once something that happened when we were too old to work, and the average pensioner did not live for very long after giving up the daily grind – that cut-off age of 60 or 65 was the end of one's active life and the beginning of 'eld...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 22:46:59
No more 'amber list' countries for UK and testing relaxed: Spain gets set for half-term holidaymakers
TRAVELLERS entering the UK from Spain will no longer need to quarantine as long as they are fully vaccinated and will not have to pay for PCR tests, the British Department for Transport (DfT) has announced – a change which airlines and tour operato...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 20:44:26
Andalucía Costa del Sol Open Golf to welcome Europe's top 64 women players
LOS NARANJOS Golf Club is getting ready for the Andalucía Costa del Sol Open scheduled for November, with changes to the layout having been announced and fewer competitors.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 16:29:28
Spanish tennis - the future is bright
The sight of the great Rafael Nadal on crutches this week has yet again led sports journalists to wonder how much longer the Spanish superstar can carry on competing at the top of the game. Whilst nobody dares write him off just yet - he has bounced ...

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:43:07
Valencia on the menu in Paris: is this France’s next gastronomic tourist destination?

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 07:30:23
Product recall – Listeria detected in Quesos Los Vázquez soft cheese
The Ministry of Health in Andalusia has issued an alert and initiated a product recall after the presence of Listeria monocytogenes was detected in a batch of queso fresco produced by Seville-based company Quesos Los Vázquez.