Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Fascist vandals paint Nazi swastikas on cultural centre in northern Spain

"We will continue to be profoundly antifascist and committed to the rights and freedoms"

CURIOUS YELLOW: An ultralight pavilion set to promote Spain at the next world EXPO

TWO Madrid architect firms have joined forces in a bid to design Spain’s National Pavilion for the EXPO 2020 in Dubai. Their incredible design includes...

Malaga university faces backlash in South Korea for ‘offensive’ film festival posters using Japanese war propaganda

Malaga University's annual film festival has come under fire for its promotional posters featuring the Japanese Rising Sun flag and imperialist iconography

Learn how to cook like a true Andalucian with new expat recipe book

In the third part of our exclusive serialisation, Fiona Dunlop shares two tasty fish recipes from her book Andaluz – a Food Journey through Southern Spain, available on amazon.es at the end of November

The Gaudi Effect – A look at Spain’s most influential architect

ANTONIO Gaudi's iconic Sagrada Familia has finally begun its final phase of construction, more than 100 years after it began. It is just one of...

Tickets selling FAST for British icon Rod Stewart on Spain’s Costa del Sol – get yours here

The singer will perform at the Marenostrum Music Castle Park on 3 July 2019

PACMA slams hunting rituals in Spain where 10-year-old children’s faces smeared with blood (WARNING: shocking images)

"What kind of society are we building when we allow children to participate in animal abuse?"

Shopping centres, hotels and food markets – Spain’s best bullring restorations

As Malaga and Puerto Banus prepare to reimagine their blood-stained plazas de toros, the Olive Press takes a look at the most impressive restoration projects ringing the changes across Spain

McDonald’s lovers in Spain go crazy for NEW Christmas McFlurry and McShake

The additions to the McDonald's seasonal menu will be rolled out across Spain and are expected to rival McDonald's UK's Maltesers Reindeer Christmas McFlurries

WATCH: Topless female protestors in Madrid kicked and punched by Franco supporters

Bare-breasted Femen activists, who had the slogan 'Legal Fascism, National Shame' painted across their chests, stormed Franco remembrance rally

Marbella’s hottest night just got hotter, as it reveals showstopping winter plans…

10 beautiful samba dancers from the Rio 40° group were joined by Brazilian drummers and fashion brand Lisy Fashion Style to light up the revamped restaurant

REVEALED: Spain’s cities rank higher than London in world’s top 50 ‘most liveable’

Both Spanish cities had identical scores for the first three categories, but Barcelona edged ahead with better health and infrastructure rankings than Madrid

Stunning Rio Carnival dancers take over Marbella’s Posidonia restaurant

When people leave this place they won't just have a full stomach, they will have a good feeling of joy

NETFLIX film at 8 Costa del Sol locations for new series Toy Boy about stripper framed for murder

Toy Boy is a story of passion, mystery and murder, where a handsome young man must prove his innocence

EXCLUSIVE : the Olive Press has Breakfast with Berkoff

Giles Brown meets his theatre hero and comes over all starstruck

NOT COOL: Locals in Spain reject having their neighbourhood branded ‘coolest in world’

Not everyone in Madrid’s Lavapies appreciated the neighbourhood being labelled the ‘coolest in the world’, discovers Heather Galloway

Why a trip to Spain’s Ronda is the perfect cultural getaway

‘NICE promenades, good wine, excellent food and nothing to do…’ Thus Ernest Hemingway wrote off the town where he spent numerous holidays drinking the local...

PACMA slam Spain’s government for awarding €30,000 to Andalucia’s bullfighter known as ‘the Pirate’

Padilla nearly lost his life in the bullring in 2011 when a bull ripped his eye out after the animal mauled him on the ground

Police foil Franco supporter’s plot to assassinate Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez

The 63-year-old painted himself as a martyr, writing in the WhatsApp group, 'I am willing to sacrifice myself for Spain'

Heritage homes – a piece of the nation’s heritage in any of these eight historic designer towns

THEY are part of Spain’s living history - towns shaped over millennia by conquering civilisations with architectural styles that can never be repeated.  Everyone from...

MUST READ: First look at Andalucia recipe book by famed British food writer Fiona Dunlop

"I breathe for Málaga…. for Cádiz, for Alcalá de los Gazules, for what is intimately Andaluz." Federico García Lorca, 1924

Promenade promises to create a whole new look for visitors arriving in Palma

OVER 2,000 trees and tens of thousands of plants are set to revolutionise the look of Palma’s seaside promenade. The €20 million project will create...

Discover how Islam has enriched Spain with architecture to worship

SPAIN is undoubtedly one of the most Arab-influenced countries in Europe. From language to art, the Moors left an indelible mark on Spanish culture. But...

WATCH: Man defaces General Franco’s tomb in Madrid with red paint and is dragged away by security guards

The protest was sparked by growing tension surrounding the planned exhumation of the remains of General Franco from the Valley of the Fallen

DON’T GET SPOOKED: Five gruesome mysteries remain unsolved in Spain this Halloween

Suicide, UFOs, disappearance, murder, mutilation - these unsolved mysteries are guaranteed to get Halloween off with a scream!

WINTER WONDERLAND: Andalucia’s Sierra Nevada gears up for ski season amid sub-zero temperatures

THE Sierra Nevada ski resort has officially started preparing for the festive season as temperatures drop to -6 degrees. More than 100 cannons were used...
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