Friday, 18 August, 2017

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

TWO armed men have stormed a restaurant in Barcelona after a van ploughed through crowds in the popular Las Ramblas area caused 'fatalities', according to police. Events are believed to be ongoing, according to CNN,...

POLICE have confirmed that they believe the events in Barcelona to be part of a terrorist attack.  It comes after a van who ploughed through crowds of people in the popular Las Ramblas area within...

A MANHUNT is underway to track down the driver of a van who ploughed through crowds of people in Barcelona in the last hour.  https://twitter.com/Planeta_Cero/status/898208148053471236     Several people have been injured after the white van knocked down...

SPANISH police have said a van has ploughed into groups of people in Barcelona. The event is said to have occured in the Ramblas area, popular with tourists. Reports say several are injured. More to follow...

A BRITISH expat has thanked the Olive Press for ‘saving his life’ after he was prescribed the lethal painkiller Nolotil. Trevor Naylor, a 77-year-old retired police officer from Essex, said he was given the drug...

SPAIN'S coastguard has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in just 24 hours. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. According to...

Vause believes the robbery was a double act, as the thief was regularly on the phone

RAFAEL Nadal is set to return to world number one for the first time in three years after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The Swiss star, ranked No....

THE euro will be worth more than the British pound by the end of the first quarter of 2018, analysts from Morgan Stanley has said in a client note circulated on Friday. In the bank's...

SOURCES close to Angeles Muñoz have told the Olive Press she has returned to her position as mayor of Marbella.  It comes after the Partido Popular and the independent Opposition Sampedreña (OSP) registered a motion...

WOULD you want to live well into your 120s? That could become a reality thanks to the world’s first anti-ageing drug, which is being trialled on humans this year. It comes after the Food and Drug...

RODRIGO Alves has revealed his plans for gastric bypass surgery after putting on three stone. The Marbella-based TV personality, known as the 'Human Ken Doll', said his body is unable to handle any more...

POLICIA Nacional are investigating the theft of jewellery worth more than a million euros from a Saudi prince's villa in Marbella. Sources close to the investigation say a deposit box was snatched from the luxury...
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The video shows the migrants disembarking on the shore by the small settlement of Benzu

Three times as many migrants have arrived in Spain so far this year compared to the same period in 2016

Their fines for serious breach of safety laws could cost them €595,000

AN Irish MEP has claimed the UK is 'not brave enough' to hold another referendum on membership to the EU. As rumours suggest Brexit negotiations are in chaos, vice president of the European Parliament Mairead...

A MALAGA restaurant owner has spoken out after a British vegan blasted his salad on Twitter.  “We are not a vegetarian restaurant, never mind vegan,” the owner of the Bahia eatery Ruben Gómez explained to press. “At...
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A clip shared on Twitter shows around two dozen suspected migrants flee the boat as it reaches shore

PHOTOS emerging from the fire blazing in Estepona show roads blacked out by smoke and bright orange flames. In one photo the fires can be seen tearing through an urbanisation, metres away from cars and...

FIREFIGHTERS are tackling a blaze in Estepona. So far, 16 bomberos and two helicopters carrying water have been called to the fire in the El Velerin area. The fire erupted in the Dominio Beach development, which...

The Day Fair attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists
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Ceuta and Melilla have become magnets for African migrants hoping to reach Spain

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