Monday, June 18, 2018

The rise of Spain’s new prime minister Pedro Sanchez

After making political history Spain’s new prime minister, Pedro Sanchez - dubbed ‘el guapo’ (the handsome one) - is used to defying all odds

10 things you might not know about Gareth Bale’s life in Spain

HE was the hero of the UEFA Champions League Final in Kiev, scoring what was quickly labelled as one of the best goals in...

REVEALED: Where Cristiano Ronaldo stayed and what he ate during Marbella trip

Ronaldo had arrived via private jet with a group of seven friends and children

Irish holidaymakers warn of fake taxi scam on Costa del Sol

A Spanish man purporting to be sent from the bus company pulled up in a brown Fiat

CHICKEN, RUN!: Costa del Sol park a ‘no go zone’ after invasion of more than 400 hens and roosters

It comes after the budget for park maintenance was cut by €1 million last year

Arnold Schwarzenegger in Andalucia to film new Terminator

The film crew have taken over the small hamlet of Isleta del Moro, in Cabo de Gata

WATCH: Southern Spain’s ‘Narco King’ caged in dawn raid as 100 police officers storm hideout

The youngest Tejon brother, who heads up the biggest and most notorious drug gang in La Linea, was arrested at his home

British expat’s car stolen and found ‘stashed with drugs’ days later in southern Spain

Police found the vehicle abandoned and stuffed full of drugs days later in Sevilla

Man arrested on the Costa del Sol after holding his girlfriend hostage for eight days

The victim, who had travelled from the Dominican Republic, claimed she was sexually abused and was barely given any food while she was locked up in his home for over a week

REVEALED: Will Uber REALLY save you money on the Costa del Sol?

UBER has finally arrived on the Costa del Sol - but is it cheaper?  Well, the Olive Press team has made some calculations and the...

UBER has officially arrived on Spain’s Costa del Sol

The taxi app will be operating between Malaga and Marbella from today

EXCLUSIVE: Gibraltar government will NOT repeal abortion ban, saying it has ‘already dealt with gay marriage’

Gibraltar government says it will not consider revising its anti-abortion laws, despite the results of the recent Irish referendum vote

EXCLUSIVE: Nolotil facing Spain-wide regulation as Madrid health chiefs to probe lethal painkiller

But health campaigner Cristina Garcia del Campo, still needs your help

Young Irish tourist dies after falling 65 feet from apartment balcony in Magaluf

The 20-year-old had arrived on holiday in Mallorca just hours before the incident

69-year-old British mountaineer rescued after found hanging on a cliff edge in Spain

The man had fallen almost 33 feet after taking the wrong turning due to thick fog

Madrid ends direct rule over Catalunya after new government is sworn in

It comes after the region's autonomy was suspended for seven months following the pro-independence referendum

THEY’RE COMING: There will be an ‘invasion’ of cockroaches in southern Spain this summer

It blamed the predicted proliferation on a combination of heavy rains throughout the spring and the steep increase in temperatures forecast in the summer

Ferran Adria set to open food laboratory in iconic former El Bulli restaurant in Spain

El Bulli 1846 will be a centre for creating innovative gastronomic inventions and is set to open next year

Costa del Sol-based British expat chef dishes dirt on cooking for the likes of the Queen, Michael Jackson and...

An expat chef recalls the meals he cooked for celebrities including Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and even the Queen

Sierra de las Nieves could have National Park status by 2019

MALAGA’S  Sierra de las Nieves natural park could have National Park status by 2019. Isabel García Tejerina, Spain’s Minister of Agriculture and Fishing, Food and...

Cirque de Soleil returns to Malaga

AFTER a decade’s absence, popular alternative circus Cirque du Soleil returns to Malaga this month with its new acrobatic spectacular, Totem. Expected to attract...

Iconic Andy Warhol arrives on the Costa del Sol

The exhibition, Warhol. Mechanical Art, promises to take visitors on a ‘journey’ starting with Warhol’s earliest work

BREAKING: Spain officially has a new prime minister

Some 180 MPs voted against Rajoy at this morning's no-confidence vote, making PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez, the new prime minister

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo and girlfriend celebrate Champions League success in Marbella

The couple were spotted at Robert Dinero's swanky Nobu restaurant at Puente Romano

FRIENDS FEVER: Thousands hit Madrid for Spain’s first exhibition of the hit 90s TV show

Tickets for the #FriendsFest exhibition in Madrid sold out online in under 48 hours
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