Tuesday, February 20, 2018

First Gibraltar, now Spain! As government draws up Bitcoin legislation

Garcia also hinted at a lack of regulation to encourage initial growth in Spain but said 'we want to set up Europe's safest framework to invest in ICOs'. 

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar tells the Olive Press about looking on the bright side of Brexit

IF Brexit threatens to leave the British Territory of Gibraltar between a rock and a hard place, its fiesty Chief Minister has other plans. In...

Penal Colada! Family busted after drug smuggling operation using pineapples

ELEVEN members of the same family have been arrested after police discovered they had been smuggling drugs to Europe inside pineapples. A number of vessels...

Malaga scoops incredible €128 million El Gordo winnings

THE city of Malaga is celebrating a bumper Christmas as residents won €128 million in the annual El Gordo lottery. Thirty-two of the top prize...

Storm Bruno set to bring snow to Andalucia, fierce winds to the Balearics

SNOW is predicted to fall in the mountains of Andalucia tomorrow ahead of a week of inclement weather. Storm Bruno will hit the peninsula hard,...

Seven migrants rescued in the Strait on Christmas Day

THE migrant crisis saw no letting up over the festive period, with seven people rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar on Christmas Day. The migrants...

Santa Claus arrives in the Sierra Nevada for festive frolicks

Santa Claus has paid a Christmas visit to the Sierra Nevada to launch an array of festive celebrations in the resort. St Nicholas successfully navigated...

King of Spain calls for Christmas Catalunya unity

THE King of Spain has used his Christmas message to urge for a peaceful outcome to the Catalunya crisis. Felipe VI emphasised the importance of...

British expat ‘stranded’ in southern Spain after ‘ridiculous’ arrest over marijuana plants

A BRITISH expat is demanding answers after a ‘wrongful’ arrest over marijuana plants has left him unable to work for months. Robbie McMiller, 24,...

Puigdemont vows to obtain independence for Catalunya after regional election success

The deposed former president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, has confirmed he intends to continue his fight for the region's independence. His comments come after yesterday's...

CONFIRMED: British passport will return to blue after Brexit

THE BRITISH passport will no longer include the EU insignia and will change from burgundy to blue following Brexit. Redesigning and producing the document will...

Over three quarters of expats oppose Catalan independence ahead of historic vote

OVER 75% of expats living in Catalunya are vehemently opposed to the region obtaining independence, according to a survey run by Spanish Property Insight. Shockingly,...

Over 100 migrants rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar in just 24 hours

MORE than 100 sub-Saharan migrants were picked up by the Spanish Maritime Rescue Service on Sunday. The group were travelling on several dangerous open dinghy...

Moroccan lorry driver dies after horrific A-7 crash

A LORRY driver has died after crashing through roadside barriers at La Cala de Mijas after losing control of his vehicle. The Moroccan driver, who...

Person feared killed by huge waves in Mallorca as Storm Ana brings severe travel and weather warnings across Spain

ONE person is missing in Mallorca after Storm Ana began to cause devastation across Spain. Maritime Rescue are searching for the individual who is believed...

‘Keep calm and carry on’ is what the EU love about the Brits

THE EU admire the Brits’ ability to keep calm and carry on, by putting the kettle on, when asked what their favourite trait about...

Farage branded a ‘hypocrite’ after he plans to still claim his huge EU pension

Controversial ex-leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, has been ridiculed after stating he plans to take his bumper EU pension. "Of course I would take it....

Seven migrant boats rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar in just ONE day

THE deadly Moroccan-Spanish migrant route is only increasing in popularity with the Spanish coastguard rescuing SEVEN boats on Saturday. Over 150 migrants were pulled from...

Iberian giants set for World Cup showdown with Morocco also in Group B

THE World Cup Group stage has thrown up a few tasty draws, but none more so than in Group B where Iberian rivals Spain...

Three migrants found dead and another missing off coast of Spain

THREE migrant bodies have been recovered from the Straits of Gibraltar.  The Spanish coast guard also saved two migrants in the waters between Spain and...

First picture of ‘beautiful’ murdered Gibraltar mother as suspect recovers in hospital

THE first picture of Gibraltar mother who was murdered earlier this month has surfaced online. Carolina Lishman, 32, was stabbed to death in her home...

SPAIN: Gibraltar heading for abrupt single market exit, British ‘consistently misinterpret’ our Brexit position

A SPANISH source close to the Brexit negotiations has said Gibraltar is heading towards and abrupt exit from the single market. According to the senior...

Spanish authorities criticised after causing THREE HOUR delays at the Gibraltar border

WAITING times at the Gibraltarian border have peaked today after severe delays over the previous few weeks. The Gibraltar Olive Press has received reports that...

Thousands of olives planted by Mallorcan scientists to discover the best strain

SCIENTISTS from Mallorca university UIB are joining forces with engineers to determine the best strain of olive. Researches want to create an olive that can...

Nine men have been arrested following a number of robberies in Calvia

A GROUP of burglars have been rounded up for a string of Calvia robberies. The nine men were rounded up in raids last week following...

Catalunya referendum could lead to recession, fears Bank of Spain

THE Catalan crisis could see Spain’s economic forecast slashed by 60%, bank chiefs have warned. Bank of Spain bosses also believe fears over independence for...
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