Friday, 20 October, 2017

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)

Laurence Dollimore (News Editor)
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AT least two are dead following the outbreak of an estimated 146 fires in Galicia.  Some 500 military personnel have been rushed to scenes in northwest Spain to tackle the inferno which began over the...

The European Commision have sent a 'final warning' to Spain for failing to comply with EU air pollution levels.

FRIDAY the 13th is a day of misfortune for many a superstitious expat. But you won't find locals drawing their blinds and running from black cats today. For Spaniards, it's actually Tuesday the 13th that's considered...

IT was a heartfelt plea from Down Under to help find a trace of her vanished father. Now, after Gina Harris, 61, made an appeal to Olive Press readers a month ago, she made the...

A SPANISH woman has defended a store and its customers from a gunman in Sevilla. The unbelievable 1.5 minute clip shows a man in red enter the store donning a helmet and mask. He pulls out...

A DUTCHMAN has denied tricking a British woman he met in Spain into flying to Amsterdam for a ‘pull a pig’ joke. Sophie Stevenson claims she was left ‘humiliated’ after being stood up at Amsterdam...

FOOTAGE has emerged of the crash site of the military jet plane in southern Spain.  The pilot has died the combat jet plane went down near a military base in Albacete.     https://twitter.com/marioruiz_ab/status/918420778743365632   It crashed after taking part...
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A EUROFIGHTER combat jet plane has crashed near a military base in southeastern Spain. It went down after taking part in a parade in Madrid for Spain's national day. "I can confirm a plane has crashed," a...

MORE than 57 million tourists visited Spain up until August this year. The figure is a 9.9% increase on the same period last year. According to the National Institute of Statistics, 10.4 million foreign tourists...

FEWER than one in 10 temporary workers in Spain are ever offered permanent contracts. The shocking figure makes Spain the worst out of 28 EU countries analysed in a study by Eurostat. The UK sees 55.3%...

SPANISH cops have busted a second-hand furniture drug smuggling ring between the Costa del Sol and London. It comes after 59 packets of cocaine and 258 kilos of hashish - worth €4 million - were...

POLICE are probing at least two parks linked to the deaths of over a dozen dogs on the Costa del Sol by poisoning. According to Olive Press sources, detectives have found ‘toxic substances’ at San...

RESIDENTS on the Canary islands are fearing a volcanic eruption after the Spanish archipelago was hit by more than 40 earthquake tremors in just 48 hours.  La Palma was hit by more than 40 seismic movements...

FEARS are growing for a British mother who missed her flight home from the Costa del Sol last week. Linda Campbell, 56, has not been heard from since 8am on Saturday morning. Campbell, from the Scottish...

NEW research shows that Spain’s education system is trailing behind Europe and other world leaders. Figures have revealed that 35% of young Spaniards lack a high-school education, double the OECD average, putting Spain on a...
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A PERSON has died following a motorbike pile up in Marbella. At around midnight last night, several high performance bikes were involved in the accident at kilometre 28 on the A-335. Emergency services were called at...

FEWER than one in 10 temporary workers in Spain are ever offered permanent contracts. The shocking figure makes Spain the worst out of 28 EU countries analysed in a study by Eurostat. The UK sees 55.3%...

A SUSPECTED serial paedophile has been arrested in Marbella. The 22-year-old is accused of sexually abusing at least four children while working as a volunteer for a charity. While acting as a teacher for kids who...

'PET killers' are believed to be operating on the Costa del Sol. It comes after 15 pet dogs have been killed by a 'toxic substance' in La Campana this week. The poison has been discovered in...

LA Duquesa is one of the last standing areas along the Costa del Sol where you can pick up beachfront bargains. Ideally located just 25 minutes from Gibraltar and 30 minutes from Marbella, the up-and-coming...

MORE than five tonnes of marijuana have been seized by the Guardia Civil in a huge Costa del Sol drug bust.  Operation CARISMA saw 28 people arrested from an international crime gang dedicated to selling...

CATALAN leader Carles Puigedemont has said his region will declare independence from Spain in the next few days. It comes after a bloody independence referendum saw more than 800 injured on Sunday. Puigdemont said his government...

AN imam accused of making recruitment videos for the sick terrorist group ISIS can be extradited to Spain, a UK court has ruled.  Birmingham-based Tarik Chalioui, 43, is suspected of recruiting fighters for the war...

A MAN has died after falling from a construction site in Marbella this morning.  The 38-year-old fell from a rooftop at around 8:15 this morning, according to emergency service 112. Authorities were notified to the incident...

A VIDEO of an Irish woman singing about Ryanair in a pub has gone viral AGAIN.  Punters can be heard cheering as Frances Kennedy performs a four-minute song in a packed-out Mike Murts pub in...

THE traffic arm of the Spanish government has released a video tutorial for driving on roundabouts.  https://www.facebook.com/DGTes/videos/1870822792989418/ The 1:30 clip, released by the Direccion General de Trafico, tells drivers which lanes they should be in and...

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