Mexican beauty queen and ‘accomplice’ arrested over theft of WINE worth £1.4m from Spain restaurant

A former Mexican beauty queen and her Romanian-Dutch accomplice have been arrested in Croatia over the theft of £1.4 million worth of prestige bottles of wine from a famous Spanish restaurant after a nine-month police chase across Europe. Priscila Lara Guevara, 28, a one-time ‘Miss Earth’ Mexico contestant, and Constantin Gabriel Dumitru, 47, stole 45 … Read more

Ex-King of Spain wins permission to appeal after losing High Court battle with Danish former lover

The former king of Spain has been given permission to appeal after losing a High Court fight with an ex-lover. Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn, a Danish businesswoman, has taken legal action against Juan Carlos I and is seeking damages for personal injury. She alleges he caused her ‘great mental pain’ by spying on and harassing her. … Read more

Spain FINALLY gives green light for UK tourists to use fast-track eGates amid long passport queues 

At last some good news for British tourists: Spain FINALLY gives green light for UK travellers to use fast-track eGates raising hopes of an end to hours-long passport control queues Brits travelling to Spain will now be fast-tracked through passport control To speed up long queues travellers from the UK will be able to use … Read more

Mika makes a double blunder while hosting Eurovision as Graham Norton leaps in to correct him 

Mika is left red faced as he makes double blunder while hosting Eurovision Song Contest… as Graham Norton leaps in to correct him By Kenzi Devine For Mailonline Published: 00:07 BST, 15 May 2022 | Updated: 14:14 BST, 15 May 2022 Graham Norton had to correct a slightly embarrassed Mika on Saturday evening as he made not … Read more

Exotic bird normally found in Mediterranean could to start breeding in UK as climate warms

Thrill for wildlife watchers as exotic bird normally found in Mediterranean could to start breeding in UK as climate warms The UK’s warming climate means a Mediterranean bird may start breeding here The glossy ibis, often found in Spain, is expected to make ‘wildlife history’ Mild winter weather means a large number of the birds … Read more

Spanish police seize 1,000 stuffed wild animals from private taxidermy collection

Spanish police seize 1,000 stuffed wild animals including 400 protected and extinct species from private taxidermy collection worth £24million on the black market More than 1,000 stuffed animals found in a private collection in Valencia, Spain  Investigator say the finding is worth a whopping 29 million euros (£24 million)  It includes 198 large ivory elephant … Read more

Snowboarding champion Chloe Kim makes history by winning her second Olympic gold medal for Team USA

Chloe Kim made history at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing when she took home the gold medal for the women’s halfpipe event for the second time in a row – becoming the first-ever female snowboarder to win back-to-back gold medals in the event. The 21-year-oldm from Torrance, California, won the event with a score … Read more

Queen Letizia of Spain recycled an outfit worn by her mother-in-law Queen Sofia in 1977

Queen of Letizia paid homage to her mother-in-law’s impeccable sense of style today when she wore a Valentino outfit first donned by Queen Sofia in 1977.  King Felipe VI’s wife, 49. recycled the dress worn by her mother-in-law during a visit to Germany 44 years ago with her husband, the disgraced King Juan Carlos, 84, … Read more

Rafael Nadal ‘can’t guarantee’ that he will compete at next month’s Australian Open

Rafael Nadal ‘can’t guarantee’ that he will compete at next month’s Australian Open despite making his comeback in Abu Dhabi after four-month layoff due to foot injury Rafael Nadal is not sure if he will take part in the Australian Open next month He returned to action at the Mubadala World Tennis Championship in Abu … Read more

‘It’s nothing like blackface’: West Wing creator defends casting Spanish star as a Cuban in new film

‘It’s nothing like blackface’: West Wing creator defends casting Spanish star as a Cuban in new film – saying the notion only someone from his native country could play the role is the ‘mother of all empty gestures’ Aaron Sorkin defended casting Javier Bardem in new film Being the Ricardos The screenwriter said it was … Read more

‘Trawlers land fish in Cornwall too small to keep or sell legally before drive to Spain’ say locals

Now the Spanish are taking our fish! Trawlers are landing fish in Cornwall that are too small to keep or sell legally before driving them back to Spain in lorries, locals say Local fishermen in Newlyn, Cornwall, have made the claims about the catches They say Spanish trawlers are taking the tiddlers back to Spain … Read more

Hero off-duty security guard manages to stop a passenger from opening a plane door

Moment hero off-duty security guard manages to stop a passenger from opening a plane door during a flight from Spain to Hungary Off-duty guard Antonio Quintero stopped fellow passenger opening plane door The unnamed passenger made a lunge for the door on a flight to Budapest He was wrestled to the ground by Quintero and others … Read more

Lionel Messi reinforces he wants to return to Barcelona

‘I would like to help the club in whatever way I can’: Lionel Messi admits he would ‘LOVE’ to return home to Barcelona one day, as he backs his struggling former club to ‘grow’ with Xavi in charge PSG star Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire to go back to Barcelona one day Six-time Ballon … Read more