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Spain News in English View all

Jannice Jones’ album launch

Jannice Jones’ album launch

Who doesn’t love music eh? Well with Jannice Jones’ album launch on October 1, you’ll have something new to listen to too! Spain Buddy has…

F.A.C.E. announces its autumn programme

F.A.C.E. (Fundraising in Arboleas, Caring for Everyone) are pleased to announce their forthcoming fund raising events through the Autumn up until Christmas.…

Sidney the Kidney Fundraiser

If you will be on the Canary Island of Lanzarote on October 7 2017 then head along to the Sidney the Kidney Fundraiser to be…

Walk For Life Calendars Now on Sale

On September 5 2017 Museo Pedro Gilabert in Arboleas, Almería, saw the launch of the very first calendar for Walk For Life Arboleas.…

Digital art photography workshop Villamartin

If you’re interested in photography you may be interested to know about a digital art photography workshop with Imelda Bell on November 22 2017 near…

Día de la Bici in Málaga 2017

The 15th edition of Dia de la Bici in Málaga takes place on  September 24, It’s a perfect time to hold the competition with it…

Dames in Turre celebrate 25 years

Dames in Turre celebrate 25 years

The Dames in Turre celebrate 25 years with a lunch on Wednesday September 20th at…

Spain hires more staff at Drug Agency

Spain hires more staff at Drug Agency

This week 40 vacancies were posted to recruit more staff at the National Drug Agency…

Two arrested for blackmailing a former employer

Two arrested for blackmailing a former employer

The Guardia Civil have arrested two people for blackmailing a former employer. The pair had…

Comedy returns to the Adeje stage in September

Comedy returns to the Adeje stage in September

The Adeje department of creative development, under councillor Adolfo Alonso Ferrera, is bringing comedy back…

Licence stripped from holiday sickness firm

Licence stripped from holiday sickness firm

A firm responsible for pressuring people into making holiday-sickness claims has had its licence stripped…

Indian government to donate Gandhi statue to Adeje

Indian government to donate Gandhi statue to Adeje

The Indian government has pledged to donate a sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi to the Tenerife…

The people of Vélez-Blanco

The people of Vélez-Blanco

This evening (August 18 2017) the people of Vélez-Blanco were celebrated in the unveiling of…

Food and Drink in Spain / Easy Spanish Recipes View all

Croquertilla recipe (and background)

Croquertilla recipe (and background)

We are proud to introduce you to a new sensation in Spain. The Croquertilla®.  This croquertilla recipe will enable you to…

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer recipe

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer recipe

The Spain Buddy Rosado Spritzer is probably what I drink the most of when at home. It’s refreshing and light, and…

World Tapas Day 2017: Spain Buddy winners announced.

World Tapas Day 2017: Spain Buddy winners announced.

Today is World Tapas Day 2017 and that means that we can now announce the winners of our “Favourite Tapa” competition…

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

Almogrote recipe – a taste of the Canaries

The almogrote recipe will enable you to enjoy one of the lesser known flavours of the Canary Islands. Imagine a cheesy…

Win a Spain Buddy recipe book

Win a Spain Buddy recipe book

In this latest competition, you can win a Spain Buddy recipe book. Simply pick your favourite tapas dish from the list below to be in with a chance to win.…

Albondigas recipe version 1

Albondigas recipe version 1

Albondigas are Spanish meatballs, often served as tapas, and usually smothered in a tasty tomato sauce. I like to spice mine up a little – so here’s one of the…

From the editors View all

Alan is featured on Dodho

Alan is featured on Dodho

Dodho is a highly respected photographic magazine and website. Following Spain Buddy Alan’s recent project in Vélez-Blanco, he was chosen to be featured.…

SEUR fails to deliver, literally!

The beginning of the end for Ana van der Pluijm?

Instagram competition – July 2017 winner

Celebrity Features View all

Learning Spanish View all

The Spain Buddy Spanish language survey results

The Spain Buddy Spanish language survey results

A couple of weeks ago we posed this question to readers of our website “How good…

Shops and shopping View all

Spend and exchange £ and € easily with a Revolut card!

Spend and exchange £ and € easily with a Revolut card!

Having recently been introduced to the Revolut card and app we can’t sing its praises highly…

Paperwork in Spain View all

No excuses for benefit fraud

No excuses for benefit fraud

A Briton who lived in Mazarrón, in southwest Spain, and claimed that being penniless and homeless…

Latest holiday rental View all

No 9 – Two bedroom modern townhouse in Palomares, Costa Almeria

No 9 – Two bedroom modern townhouse in Palomares, Costa Almeria

Our lovely townhouse is in the village of Palomares, on the Costa Almeria. The area is…