Thursday, August 16, 2018

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...

British businessman and critic of Vladimir Putin arrested on ‘Russian arrest warrant’ in Spain

The London-based hedge fund manager has been battling with Moscow for years

Why Students Should Have Credit Cards

There has always been a debate whether students in the tertiary education system, usually entering their adulthood, should have access to credit cards or...

Project to build €8 billion underwater tunnel connecting Spain and Africa is BACK ON

High speed trains in the tunnel would make cargo journeys between Madrid and Marrakech up to three times shorter

SUMMER STRIKES: Ryanair facing chaotic holiday season as cabin crew in Spain and Europe threaten walkout

Unions representing flight attendants across Europe are calling on the budget airline to stop using Irish labour laws

Activists propose daily tax for Balearic cruise ship passengers

MALLORQUIN activists have stepped up their opposition to ‘out of control’ tourism by demanding that the authorities introduce a daily tax on cruise ship...

Chinese film industry eyes up purchase of Spanish locations

LEADING figures from the Chinese movie industry - dubbed ‘Chinawood’ - are looking to snap up filming locations across Mallorca. ‘Chinawood’ is booming domestically but...

Podemos leader faces confidence vote after ‘luxury’ home purchase

THE members of Spain’s anti-austerity party Podemos are to vote on whether it's leader should step down after buying a €600,000 ‘luxury’ home. The party’s...

Balearic president to meet with airlines to safeguard resident discounts

THE President of the Balearics has vowed to prevent airlines increasing their prices after new resident discounts look likely to come into force from...

Gibraltar denies one of its biggest employers is ‘moving to Malta’ thanks to Brexit

Bet365 has an annual revenue of GBP1.5 billion and around 23 million customers worldwide

Love dogs? Learn how you can stay in homes for FREE across Spain and the world

The company has proven a hit, growing at a rate of 80% year-on-year since its inception

Spain shatters weapons exports record as sales to Saudi Arabia soar 133%

The bulk of all sales were aircraft assembled at a plant in Sevilla

Cursach bows to public pressure and vows to re-open Megasport gym

EMBATTLED business mogul Tolo Cursach has confirmed that he will reopen his Megasport gym after former employees and members protested. More than 500 people took...

MAY DAY: More than 70 protests planned across Spain today for better working conditions as union bosses warn of...

DOZENS of protests are planned across Spain today to demand better working conditions. Organised by the country's main labour unions UGT and CCOO, the more...

Aguas Channeled brothers avoid sentencing after paying back €3 million

THE FOUR brothers who run Alcudia's Aguas Channeled water company have been absolved of 'their' tax crimes after paying more than €3 million in...

Balearic residents earn significant windfall from Air BnB last year

AIRBNB hosts earned on average €7,000 in 2017 from renting out rooms or flats for an average of two months in Palma. The city hosted...

H&M employees in Spain stage huge walkouts

Unions claim bosses are not complying with agreed workers' rights in Madrid

Buses in Mallorca must now have WiFi to boost connectivity

NEW buses in Palma must now have WiFi on-board and access to a USB for charging mobiles in an attempt to increase business productivity on...

Primark to open two new stores in Andalucia

Spain is the company's second-biggest market in terms of sales

‘Butcher of Hama’ and uncle of Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad to make MILLIONS from sale of Gibraltar building

A GIBRALTAR office building owned by the uncle of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad is being bought in a knock-down deal by a company linked...

Amazon accused of firing more than 100 workers for going on strike in Spain

UNIONS in Spain have accused Amazon of firing more than 100 workers because they went on strike for better working conditions. The CGT labour...

Spain will not meet its deficit targets and debt is too high, warns IMF

SPAIN will not meet its deficit targets for this year or the next, the IMF has predicted. The international body, headed by Christine Lagarde,...
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