Thursday, January 17, 2019

Spain voted Europe’s MOST humble country and one of most welcoming to Muslims

The immigration of Muslims to Spain is a very current issue in the minds of Spaniards. especially as Andalucia prepares to go to the polls in December

BOOK REVIEW: Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s The Labyrinth of the Spirits

In the second part of our new book review section, Alicia Duggan immerses herself in the long-awaited final instalment of the Zafon quartet that began with The Shadow of the Wind

Government officials and Franco family involved in row over ownership of sacred pilgrim statues in Spain

A Madrid court has given the Franco family until November 19 to prove their ownership

Archaeologists call on officials to turn historic Andalucian 2,300-year-old winery into tourist centre

Fears have grown over the preservation of the historical remains, with motocross fanatics using the area as a practice circuit

Invaluable 16th Century Titian painting torn after falling from wall in Madrid

Conservation experts from the Museo del Prado, to mend the ‘considerable horizontal tear’

Come and see Basil Fawlty in Gibraltar this November at the Faulty Towers Dining Experience

The original, much-loved BBC series was the brainchild of John Cleese and Connie Booth

WATCH: Bull breaks legs and drags itself along floor after being forced to jump from van in Spanish festival

As the bull smacks down onto the concrete its two back legs snap instantly and the large animal then drags itself helplessly along the street

Six Andalucian villages officially among Spain’s prettiest: how many have you visited?

These beauty spots are included for their history, architecture and culture and show that Andalucia really does have it all

Don’t miss the annual Oktoberfest festival at Bar Allioli

THE Oktoberfest festival at Bar Allioli, in Jimera de Libar, will kick off this Saturday. Music is planned from 1pm until 11pm and there are...

Tile with style – Spain Awards is open for entries

THE Tile of Spain Awards is open for entries - and it’s cooler than it sounds. Architects, interior designers and students are invited to submit...

Photographer reveals amazing world of Andalucia’s cave dwellers

A CHILEAN photographer has spent two weeks in Andalucia documenting hundreds of cave dwellers and their fascinating homes. As part of her project, Tamara Merino...

Podemos calls for referendum on bullfighting in Spain

Iglesias said he wanted to ‘democratise’ discussions about the future of bullfighting, but did not comment on other events using bulls, such as those in Pamplona’s San Fermín festival.

How a Toledo synagogue became a symbol of anti-Semitism in Spain

As anti-Semitism continues to top Britain’s political agenda, the Olive Press visits a curious monument symbolic of this age-old conflict in Spain

Anthony Bourdain’s anticipated final TV series premieres with an emotional episode in Spain

The father-of-one had travelled to Spain and Catalunya multiple times

Malaga exhibition combines illustration, music and stories to remember Picasso’s untold connection to flamenco

The works tell the fascinating tales of the Cubism maestro’s real encounters with characters Piyayo, Trini and Juan Breva

Explicit Antoni Miro sculptures ‘endangering children’, say community leaders in Spain

COMMUNITY leaders in Valencia are demanding the withdrawal of Antoni Miro’s latest explicit art exhibition in a bid to ‘protect children’ in the city. The...

World’s most colourful festival coming to Spain’s Costa del Sol

HOLI Colours, a global event attracting revellers throwing coloured powder, water and paint at each other, is coming to San Pedro de Alcantara on...

How an Andalucian weed promoted literacy in Victorian Britain

“THE English ceased to be one of the most aggressive, brutal, rowdy, outspoken, riotous cruel and bloodthirsty nations in the world and became one...

‘One-of-a-kind’ Moorish frescoes unearthed at Granada’s Alhambra palace in €3 million restoration project

The works were commissioned by Muhammed V of Granada, using leather, ceramics, glass and plasterwork

Down syndrome girl from southern Spain makes history by walking at New York Fashion Week

A SPANISH Down syndrome model from Spain has made history by catwalking during New York Fashion week. Marian Avila, 21, rocked a red dress and...

MONKEYING AROUND: All you need to know about Gibraltar’s mischievous macaques

The macaques have been residents since the 12th century as they are depicted in paintings of the period

SPAIN’S ROBIN HOODS: Retracing the steps of famous Andalucian bandits who took from the rich and gave to the...

In Andalucia during the 18th and 19th centuries, bandits were flamenco dancers, bull-fighters, smugglers and travellers, writes Diana Tang and Grace Lee

Secret location art festival takes over Malaga

The location for each show will be kept a secret until 24 hours before

The beef about The Story of Ferdinand – Spain’s most controversial children’s book

Franco banned it, Hitler burnt it and Gandhi loved it. How a loveable Spanish toro in a children’s book has raised hackles all over the world

Hit Netflix series The Crown to begin filming on Spain’s Costa del Sol

HIT Netflix series The Crown is set to begin filming in Andalucia. The period drama - which won a host of awards last year -...
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