Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain for 1.2 tonne cocaine haul buried in Granada and San Sebastian

A KINAHAN cartel member has been arrested in Spain in relation to the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of cocaine in Granada and San Sebastian...

BREAKING: Three Brits busted near Costa del Sol in biggest EVER cocaine bust on Spanish soil

THREE Brits have been in arrested in what police have described as one of the largest cocaine busts ever on Spanish soil. The trio were...

Andalucia gets its first batch of SNOW as temperatures reach -2C

ANDALUCIA has received its first snow of the year. Sierra Nevada ski resort, in Granada, woke up to sheets of white yesterday after a day...

Artists descended onto rocky outpost for three day festival in the sun

Music producer Youth opened his doors for the second Space Mountain Festival as revellers swayed to the tunes of have-a-go-artists.

LONG READ: Hanging with Andalucia’s most notorious hippie commune to see if they spread more than peace and love

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...

Andalucian city cheapest in Spain for supermarket shopping, THOUSANDS of euros cheaper than Madrid

GRANADA is the cheapest city in Spain for grocery shopping. A new consumer report has revealed the yearly grocery costs in the inland hotspot are...

Five TONNES of hash seized and dozens arrested in €10 million Costa del Sol drug bust

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...

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...

Alleged-strangler snared in commune raid

The French expat who allegedly killed his girlfriend had been ‘hiding’ in a famous hippy commune in Granada.

EXCLUSIVE: Punk legends, DJs and musicians to gather for Andalucia’s most exciting festival of the year

A RANGE of DJs, musicians and punk legends are set to gather for one of the most exciting festivals of the year. The organic, esoteric...

REVEALED: The most expensive place to fill up your car in Spain… and it costs even more than the...

THE Balearics have the highest petrol prices in Spain and are even higher than the UK average, according to new reports. Prices on the Spanish...

Brit athlete breaks Ascent Pico Veleta record on Andalucia’s highest road in Europe

Lee Grantham conquered the 50 kilometre Pico Veleta route in an impressive three hours, 45 minutes and 54 seconds

Most intense heatwave in over a decade ‘Lucifer’ hits Spain with sizzling 40C+ temperatures

It's been cited as the worst to hit Europe since 2003

RED ALERT: Southern Spain bakes with record high temperatures expected to near 50C

The weather has been described as 'genuinely extreme' by the AEMET state meteorology service.

Heat warnings for Andalucia as temperatures to soar into the 40s

SPAIN'S weather agency AEMET has issued a weather warning for wednesday as temperatures in Andalucia are expected to reach above 40C.  An orange alert has...

Alcohol and drug checkpoints increased on Spain’s roads this weekend

SPAIN is to see an increase in alcohol and drug checkpoints on its roads this weekend. Checkpoints will be especially increased on conventional roads and...

PRAYER BATTLE: Granada Catholics outraged after Muslim prayers held near Virgin Mary statue

The gathering was sanctioned by the town hall and welcomed by mayor Francisco Cuenca

HEAT ALERT: Warnings for Andalucia as temperatures reach 40C

Sevilla is expected to reach the 40 mark today

British expat urges Spanish police to speak more English

His appeal comes after he was randomly asked to act as an interpreter in crime cases TWICE in two days

Specsaver’s hunt is on for sexiest spectacle wearer of the year with €1,000 cash up for grabs

The lucky winner will become Specsavers Opticas model of the year
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