Saturday, December 15, 2018

ELECTION SHOCKER: Spain’s far-right party Vox win first ever seats in Andalucia as PSOE decimated

It is the first time a far-right Spanish political party has gained seats in a regional election since 1975, when General Franco's death brought the return of democracy

Game of Thrones company shoot new 10-part Netflix series on Costa del Sol

Based on the supernatural manga comics Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn, the show’s plot scenarios will also be set in Andalucia

Axe falls on Spain’s long-running expat newspapers Round Town News (RTN) and Sol Times

Both publications were taken over by the Euro Weekly News Media Group, last year, however initial plans to make the newspapers profitable backfired

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November

Five arrested in Spain’s Andalucia as police bust ‘black magic’ prostitution ring that held 22 women captive

Voodoo or black magic was used to intimidate the women if they refused to have sex and their captors would also fine them €50

WATCH: Fireball shoots across sky over Andalucia

The fragment extinguished around 63 kilometers above the municipality of Pueblo Blanco in Almeria

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

Expats on Costa del Sol raise funds to help homeless pensioner get back on his feet

'It’s really opened both of our eyes over the past few days and it makes you appreciate the little things'

Tourist ‘gassed to death’ in Andalucia hotel as more than 80 evacuated

More than 80 guests were evacuated from Calle Mar Egeo

Andalucian town hall still to fix leaking sewage pipe after NINE years

EXPATS are demanding action after years of raw sewage leaking into a stream just metres from their homes. Colin Evans, 67, has been in...

Andalucian city hoping to win Spanish ‘Gastronomic Capital’ title

The city of Almeria is vying for the title of Spanish Gastronomic Capital 2019 by promoting its tradition of tapas. Signing an agreement to build...

British expats are not registering on the padron and Costa del Sol towns are worried

COSTA del Sol towns popular with British expats are concerned at the rising number of unregistered residents.  It comes after new figures revealed at least...

Spanish man jailed for sexually abusing cousin in Andalucia after plying her with drugs

A 36-year-old Spanish man who sexually abused his cousin while she was unconscious has been sentenced to five years in prison.   The offence, dating back...

Government spends fortune on new treatment plant in Almeria

The small towns of Bajo Andarax and El Bobar will have new plant to help cater for the growing population of Almeria and help solve water shortages.

INDIAN SUMMER: Spain’s autumn to be warmer than usual and with less rainfall, particularly in Andalucia

SPAIN'S autumn will be warmer than usual this year.  It comes after a scorching summer which saw temperature records broken in Madrid and Andalucia as...

HARD ON DRUGS: Cops find HUGE illegal viagra haul as 4.5 MILLION counterfeit drugs seized across Spain in...

GUARDIA Civil have busted more than FOUR AND A HALF MILLION counterfeit pills including viagra, slimming aids and muscle enhancers.  The huge operation against drug...

One in four flights cancelled by Ryanair affect a Spanish airport, airline to lose tens of millions in profits

A QUARTER of all flights cancelled by Ryanair will affect a Spanish airport.  It comes after the budget airline published a definitive list of flights...

Remembering that time the US dropped nuclear bombs on Andalucia

AS the US and North Korea square up with their nuclear toys, Olive Press Mason Cox uncovers the incredible near miss that almost wiped...

‘Terrified’ baby dolphin dies from stress in southern Spain after tourists snatch it from water and pose for selfies

The stranded creature was separated from its mother and spotted by a group of camera wielding tourists who snapped photos of it

Damning report blasts Spain’s treatment of migrants, Malaga facilities labelled ‘substandard’

A DAMNING report by Human Rights Watch has blasted Spain's treatment of migrants. The study, published today, claims asylum seekers and other migrants arriving by...

Four Brits arrested for horrific abduction and murder of fellow Briton in southern Spain

Brennan was found washed up in a sealed plastic bag on Alicante's La Zenia beach in 2014

Almeria and Mijas town halls the ‘least transparent’ in Spain, new study finds

While Almería and Telde have maintained their low level in the annual ranking, Mijas has plummeted

WATCH: Freak hailstorm lashes southern Spain on first day of July

The weather in Murcia is expected to return to normal from today

There are more than twice as many Brits in Spain than Spaniards in UK

The population of British pensioners in Spain has also jumped 'notably'
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