Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

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CLASHES have erupted after cops in Catalunya began removing medieval artefacts in an ownership battle with neighbouring Aragon. The operation, which started at 4 am,...

On this day last year, all of my worldly possessions were floating under a metre and a half of water in my mother's basement when the floods hit the coast and I penned my first column for the Olive Press.

BULLFIGHTERS can kill again on Mallorca. It comes after the constitutional court suspended the Balearic law against the mistreatment of animals, which was approved last...

If you are an autonomo, you will also know that is the time that you have to get in any monies owed before Christmas.

THE Junta culture ministry has fined Sevilla nuns €102,000 for restorating a 17th century organ without permission.  It comes after the Santa Ines convent in...

WE’VE all heard of dating apps to help you find the perfect partner, but a brand new app aims to match up users with...

A MARBELLA rapper has been found guilty of ‘glorifying terrorism’ by a court in Madrid. Ivan Leszno, 25, and fellow members of the La...

THE festive period is here again, with a full diary of Christmas events and office parties. The time of year when you can let...

FURIOUS concert goers have blasted Starlite after still not receiving their refund for a cancelled gig in August. It comes four months after the Marbella...

Missing Spanish masterpiece thought lost forever turns up in British castle,
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THE TV governing body of Andalucia has denounced a a male presenter for 'unlawful conduct' after he cut off his female co-star's skirt. The Consejo...

EVERY year the world's leading cities fight it out to be the most Instagrammed place on the planet. Last year, London took the crown as...

A COSTA del Sol artist is giving away a free mural in a special Olive Press Christmas competition.  Tony Faulkner, 48, from Barnsley, is a...

WHILE the season can mean colder temperatures and the odd day of rain, everyone loves a trip to the Christmas market. And on the Costa...

MANILVA is to host its first ever gastronomic fair next month. Taste of Manilva will be held on December 8 and 9 in Plaza Vendimia.   Friday...

Since the poster was released by the Association of Belenistas last Saturday, locals have taken to social media in their droves to criticise the design

A HUGE Christmas bauble is coming to the Costa del Sol in a bid to boost Christmas sales figures. Some 12 metres in diameter, the...

From December 1, Mundo Mania in Estepona is giving away gifts including Mundo Mania day passes, toys, sweets and much more.

A SPANISH photographer has won an esteemed international panoramic photography competition. The Epson International Pano Awards received more than 5,300 entries from professional and amateur...

Dali styled it on the moustache of Velazquez, one of the artists he most admired ... and went on growing it. At its max it measured 25 centimetres and reached up to his eyebrows.

THE Serra de Tramuntana mountain range is the third most popular Unesco World Heritage sites in Spain. The rugged range falls only behind the Roman...

GET your mittens out and head into Palma for the annual Christmas market, ice rink and shining holiday festivities. Last night it all kicked off...

TICKETS to walk the Caminito del Rey next spring will go on sale next week.  Some 100,000 tickets will be available on the official website...

City breaks have become the most popular form of holiday in the UK, accounting for over half the market. Palma is quickly growing as...

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