Spain now cancels reopening of borders with France and Portugal
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Spain now cancels reopening of borders with France and Portugal

The Spanish government have reneged on their decision to open the borders with neighbours France and Portugal. It was reported earlier that Madrid were planning to reopen the country to outsiders on June the 22nd but have now said it won’t occur until July the 1st at the earliest. We reported early this morning that […]

ZERO coronavirus deaths in Spain yesterday for first time since pandemic starts
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ZERO coronavirus deaths in Spain yesterday for first time since pandemic starts

Spain did not add any deaths from coronavirus to it’s register yesterday for the first time since the outbreak began in Europe at the start of the year. According to data released Monday by the Ministry of Health in its daily report of the impact of the coronavirus, there were ZERO deaths and only an […]

Spain releases today's coronavirus figures - drastic drop in numbers
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Spain to reopen country to other nations with ‘low’ coronavirus rates

Spain’s tourism minister today declared that preferential treatment should be given to visitors from countries where coronavirus is ‘low’. Maria Reyes Maroto said her country wanted “territories with a similar epidemiological situation” to be opened up to each other. Her comments have come at the start of 10 days of national mourning for the country’s […]

German tourists allowed to return to France and Spain amongst 31 other countries
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German tourists allowed to return to France and Spain amongst 31 other countries

German government to lift the worldwide travel warning for tourists for 31 European countries from June 15th including France and Spain. Images of people rushing to claim their sun loungers from the German nation are usually born with resentment amongst holidaymakers. However, with the tragedy of the corona pandemic and the banning of international travel […]

Golf rules for players in Spain confirmed - plus which courses are now open?
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Golf rules for players in Spain confirmed – plus which courses are now open?

As golf courses reopen in Spain and the ‘Costa del Golf’ we look at the new rules in place for residents and British tourists looking to hit the greens this summer. Professional golfing bodies such as the PGA, the Royal Spanish Golf Federation and the Golf Society of Great Britain, have been working with governments […]

Malaga police start issuing fines for people not wearing masks
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Malaga police start issuing fines for people not wearing masks

Malaga police have stated  that they have started issuing fines to local residents not wearing face masks, with 23 people already fined from yesterday to this Friday morning. The rule came into force earlier yesterday and the police have been out on the streets handing out obligatory fines to anyone breaking the law. 132 incidents […]

Breaking: British travellers to Spain must quarantine for 14 days - Andalucia fights back
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Breaking: British travellers to Spain must quarantine for 14 days – Andalucia fights back

The Vice-President of Andalusia and the Spanish Prime Minister have butted heads over whether a 2 week quarantine should be in place. Andalusia VP, Juan Marin, has told the Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez, that it ‘makes no sense’ to keep the quarantine and curtail tourism. Only three days ago, Spain spoke out about how it […]

Expat bars on Spain's Costa del Sol say they 'cannot reopen'.
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Expat bars on Spain’s Costa del Sol say they ‘cannot reopen’.

Whilst larger restaurants across the region look to reopen, smaller terraced ‘ex-pat’ bars say they cannot reconsider reopening. Whilst some bars and restaurants welcome the news of opening their doors with open arms some have some that it is ‘not viable’. Owners of these establishments, many from foreign climes who have emigrated to the Costa […]

Spain: Vomit in Street and fist fights, used tissues thrown on floor - Welcome to Malaga's phase one
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Spain: Vomit in Street and fist fights, used tissues thrown on floor – Welcome to Malaga’s phase one

Shocking images have revealed how ‘dozens’ of people became involved in a mass brawl, which left a man ‘wounded’ on the ground. Witnesses also saw people vomiting in the street and also urinating. The incidents occured in Malaga’s Paseo de Pedregalejo near Playa de las Acacias in Malaga’s east side last night, as most of […]

Morning Mask rush across Spain's Costa del sol and Costa Blanca
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Morning Mask rush across Spain’s Costa del sol and Costa Blanca

Supermarkets on the Costas have seen a last-minute rush to buy masks as mandatory rules to wear them in public are enforced from today. Hour-long queues twisted in the morning Spanish sunshine for those who hadn’t yet purchased their protective masks. The wearing masks of is being made compulsory in Spain both indoors and out […]

Spain PM wins backing to extend "brutal confinement" for the 6th time
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Spain PM wins backing to extend “brutal confinement” for the 6th time

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has just won the parliamentary backing to extend the lockdown for another two weeks from today, despite opposition from his rightwing opponents. There were also protests from opponents who feel his minority coalition government have far too much power regarding national rules. In fact, the opposing parties have labelled the […]

Spain's Costa Brava to open 400 car drive-thru cinema next month
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Spain’s Costa Blanca to open 400 car drive-through cinema next month

The drive-in cinema and music venue will be open to the public at the Rabasa-enclosure in Alicante. It will boast the biggest cinema screen in all of Europe of 500 square metres and can fit 400 cars. CEO and founder of Cinemacar, Nando Coderch, has said that “With this opening we can enjoy the culture […]

Spain bans sale of menthol cigarettes with 10,000 euro fines for people from today
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Spain bans sale of menthol cigarettes with 10,000 euro fines for people from today

Menthol-flavoured cigarettes are to be banned in Spain from today, aswell as the rest of the EU, it has been confirmed. The European Union Revised Tobacco Products Directive (2014/40/EU) makes it an offence for manufacturers to produce menthol cigarettes and retailers to sell menthol cigarettes from 20th May 2020 (today). Fines for retailers selling the […]