Tuesday, February 20, 2018

SOBER OCTOBER FOR CATALUNYA: Cervezas San Miguel moves its headquarters to Malaga

CERVEZAS San Miguel has shocked Catalunya by announcing they have moved their headquarters from Barcelona to Malaga in response to the independence referendum. The company...

AMERICAN DREAM: Former US ambassador said to be looking for a dream home on the island

HE'S credited with the reason the Obama family keep returning to Mallorca. And now, appropriately, America’s former ambassador to Spain, James Costos, is looking to...

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...

UK Foreign Office confirms assisting Spain-based British expat held by police in Thailand since being attacked on New Year’s...

THE UK Foreign Office has confirmed it is assisting the family of a Spain-based British expat who was arrested by police in Thailand on...

YACHT SHARE: Mallorca company to offer cost-effective yacht sharing initiative

PRINCESS has unveiled its new shared-owner programme, 'YachtQuarters', giving access to eight weeks on board the yacht based in Port Adriano. Princess Motor Yacht Sales...

THIRD TIME LUCKY: Micheal Douglas puts his Mallorca estate on the market again

ACTOR Michael Douglas and his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, have put their Mallorcan mansion on the market for a lucky third time. The couple have once...

CONTRACT CRISIS: Spain is Europe’s worst for getting workers into full-time jobs

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...

COIN PICAFORT: Property in Mallorca goes on the market in bitcoin, one of six in Spain

A HOUSE in Can Picafort has been put on the market with the option to buy in Bitcoin. The property is being sold on idealista.com...

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...

Palma Film Office busy with hundreds of shoots as business only grows

PALMA Film Office has managed 217 film and photo shoots during 2017, with companies such as BMW, Cartier, H & M and American Express...

HAVE YOUR CAKE: Ryanair allows ensaimadas on flights for free

IT is one of the most common sights while boarding planes at Palma airport. Now airline Ryanair has agreed to allow passengers to take a...

WANTED: £10,000 reward for British murder suspect hiding in Spain hotspot

BRITISH police have offered a £10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of murder suspect Bradley Blundell who is hiding in Spain. It comes as...

Gibraltar and Spain nautical expert Captain E.S. Geary receives Lifetime Achievemen award

International Maritime Club honours maritime US chartered surveyor

Rocky mounds in Balearics threaten biodiversity along the coast

Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.

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...

Andalucia the fattest region in Spain after study reveals almost 50% of Spaniards overweight

ANDALUCIA has been labelled the fattest region in Spain in a new study on obesity.  The study revealed more than 47% of Spaniards aged 18...

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron promises MPs for expats and accuses Tories of ‘breaking word’

Farron savages 'utter unfairness' of May denying expats vote in election

Balearic coastguards busy with double the activity

THE number of people rescued at sea has doubled in a year. The Maritime rescue services aided over 2,000 people last year around the Balearic...

BREAKING: British Airways flight from Malaga forced to make emergency landing

BRITISH Airways flight #BA2715 from Malaga to London Gatwick has declared an emergency mid-flight. Reports state that it immediately underwent a rapid descent over France...

Mallorca’s first protected wetlands celebrates anniversary with demands for improvements

AS Mallorca's S'Albufera natural park celebrated its 30th anniversary, the GOB demands 'more commitment' and a 'critical analysis' of the park's situation. The park, which...

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...

INCEST map shows where sex between siblings is still legal in Europe, including Spain

AN incest map has revealed where in Europe you can still legally have sex with your siblings.  Shockingly, it is still legal in Spain, France...

Vote in the Olive Press Brexit anniversary poll

It's a year since the historic vote

TOURIST RENTALS: Mallorca estate agents blast proposed holiday rental restrictions

MALLORCA would be ‘shooting itself in the foot’ if it passed new controversial holiday rental laws, some local estate agents have claimed. It comes after...

INCREDIBLE: Up to ONE MILLION people march against independence in Barcelona

UP to one million people took to the streets of Barcelona today in a fervent call for Spanish unity. The march comes after the Catalan...

CARNIVAL TIME: Mallorca festival set to be bigger and better than any other year

REVELLERS will be out in force to celebrate Mallorca’s historical carnival - Sa Rua. Being known around the world as Pancake Day, Mardi Gras, Shrove...
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