Thursday, June 21, 2018

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Poultry producer receives RSPCA award for treatment of free-range chickensA FOOD company in Galicia has received the UK's highest accolade for farm animal welfare. The...

Tortoise under threat as super complex given go ahead

A POPULATION of endangered tortoise is under threat after work on one of the largest purpose built tourist resorts in Europe was given the...

U-turn over anthem lyrics

SPAIN’S Olympic Committee has backed down over proposed lyrics for the country’s wordless national anthem. In a volte face, Olympic officials discarded the winning lyrics...

CIA reveals Franco nuclear plans

DICTATOR Francisco Franco wanted to develop a nuclear arms programme to consolidate Spain’s international standing, according to a declassified report by the CIA. In the...

14 held in terror raids

SPAIN is on red alert after police arrested 14 people who were allegedly plotting a terrorist attack on Barcelona. Interior Minister Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba said...

A Gallic put down for Spain’s chefs

SPAIN has been given a grilling in the latest Michelin guide. The French food bible reckons the country has hardly improved at all over the...

Homes benefit from Green cash injection

Three billion euros is what it costs to make Spain more environmentally awareTHE Government has announced a one-billion-euro package in its bid to make...

Top award for UK director

BRITISH film director Ken Loach has won a key Spanish award for his latest film It’s a Free World. Loach, who won plaudits for his...

Building collapse kills three

THREE people died after a residential building collapsed in the northern city of Santander. Rescue workers found the body of a 70-year-old woman soon after...

France and Spain unite in Eta fight

SPAIN and France will create a joint police unit to investigate the Basque separatist group Eta. Spanish PM José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero said the...

Pensioners stop Murcia urban plans

Court suspends road construction after octogenarians win land grab appeal PEDRO CAMACHO looks on victoriously. “If they have to knock down my house then so...

Fun loving bears desperately seeking mate

Spain’s only captive Cantabrian brown bears, Paca and Tola, have been Asturias’ favourite sisters for the past decade - but now it is hoped...

Photographs reveal uncertain future for Spain

A NEW book reveals Spain of the near future to be a desolate place, barely able to support its traditional industries of tourism and...

Amateur film-maker causes stir with anti-construction video

Thousands see footage likening Spain to Palestine A MUEZZIN offers his call to prayer as the camera pans across a wasted desert landscape. In the...

British cannibal jailed

Victim was sent by God, according to killer’s letters A BRITON who claimed to have killed and eaten his girlfriend has been sentenced to 12...

A tale of two species

Spain’s government has contrasting opinions on the soaring numbers of Iberian wolf and lynx

Maddie taken to Morocco by paedophiles

Majority of Spaniards believe McCanns are lying after TV appeal A TOP Spanish detective agency believes Maddie McCann was kidnapped to order by a gang...

Reclaiming the coasts

Government spends five billion euros in demolishing coastline constructionsTHOUSANDS of homes are to be demolished in a revolutionary new plan to save Spain’s coastline. Dozens...

New lynx population found in Spain

Hopes for the future survival of the world’s most endangered cat species have been raised after the discovery of an unknown population of Iberian lynx.

“The countryside is dead”

Following our exclusive pictures last issue showing the destruction caused when golf developers move in, the Olive Press reports on a scheme in the...

Lorca remains could be exhumed under new law

Government promises financial aid to unearth mass graves SPAIN’S darkest secrets, which have largely remained untold for 70 years, could soon be uncovered after a...

Spain remembers “forgotten” past

MORE than 30 years after his death, Francisco Franco’s dictatorship is a step closer to being officially condemned. After a draft was agreed last week...

Bogus police gang busted

Modern day highwaymen posed as police officers to rob unsuspecting travellers - Olive Press exclusive A GANG that passed themselves off as police officers to...

Zapatero asks UN to lead climate change battle

But can Spain meet Kyoto and EU emissions targets as PM promises? AS Spain struggles to keep its greenhouse gas emissions in check, the country’s...

Court suspends Murcia golf course project

JUDGES at Murcia’s top court have suspended a huge scale golf course and residential project after an appeal by local environmentalists. The Zerrichera complex, which...

PNV leader resigns

THE resignation of a moderate nationalist politician has led to fears of a urge in pro-independence feelings in the Basque Country. Josu Jon Imaz stepped...
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