Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Algaida Fisherman still lost at sea from Storm Ana

STORM Ana might have done some damage around Mallorca, but none more so than to the Nopere family. Algaida resident Steve Nopere, 34, has been...

Seven migrant boats rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar in just ONE day

THE deadly Moroccan-Spanish migrant route is only increasing in popularity with the Spanish coastguard rescuing SEVEN boats on Saturday. Over 150 migrants were pulled from...

The British teenage anarchist who tried to kill Franco with explosives hidden under granny’s sweater

The scale of his repression, torture and murder made him a natural target for political campaigns and the morally aware, writes Alastair Stewart.

From Russia With Funds: How Russian Mafia are running the Costa del Sol

Over the years, Spanish investigators have found how they established networks of hundreds of companies in the country selling everything to themselves - money laundering.

British expats allowed to stay if no deal is reached, says foreign minister Alfonso Dastis

Speaking on the BBC 1 Andrew Marr show Spain's foreign minister Alfonso Dastis has ensured the lives of British expats are 'not disrupted' in the event of a 'no deal' split from the EU.

RAMPING UP: Tensions flare as farmers plough into Barcelona on tractors ahead of Catalunya referendum

Farmers have descended on Barcelona in their tractors to park them in front of polling stations ahead of Sunday's vote.

EXCLUSIVE: The Olive Press interviewed Azahara Munoz before winning open title

The Olive Press caught up with Azahara Munoz before she went on to retain Costa del Sol Open title

Mayor of Barcelona calls on EU to intervene on Catalunya referendum

Barcelona's Mayor Ada Colau has called on the European Union to intervene in Catalunya's referendum and blames Rajoy's government for worsening the situation.

Police raid takes down Russian gangs who laundered €30 million through Marbella

Police arrest 11 Russians during a raid last night, one of which has links to one of the most powerful mafia men on the run in the world.

Alleged-strangler snared in commune raid

The French expat who allegedly killed his girlfriend had been ‘hiding’ in a famous hippy commune in Granada.

Spanish PM Rajoy flies to the US in last minute bid to halt referendum

Spanish PM flies to the US for a working lunch with President Trump to discuss the upcoming referendum in Catalunya, the EU and NATO.

WATCH: Bull runner gored to death after getting trapped in doorway during Spanish festival

Man dies from injuries after being gored to death by a bull at the Bous al Carrer, Valencia.

Expat group Bremain in Spain blast Theresa May’s Florence Brexit speech

A group campaigning for the rights of British citizens in Spain, responds to Theresa May's Brexit speech that took place today in the historic city of Florence, Italy.

WATCH: Gang shooting near school in Spain leaves three injured

Five people have been arrested following the shooting between two gipsy gangs outside a school left three people seriously injured. 

British schoolchildren rushed to hospital following gas leak in Spain

Nine British schoolchildren have been taken to hospital after a suspected carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in northern Spain.

Expert claims Francisco Correa rigged contracts in latest development of Gürtel case

Correa, a businessman accused of bribing PP officials, supposedly reached out to 37 companies, all of which have affiliations with the PP, giving them a competitive edge through hand-me-down documents,

SHOCKING: Protected building to make way for a petrol station

The historic 100-year-old farmhouse, one of the last left between Fuengirola and Mijas, is set to lose its listed status.

DETECTIVE PERRO: Spanish dog can sniff out lung cancer with amazing accuracy

A Spanish Labrador has been trained to sniff out lung cancer with a 95% success rate.

Spain’s comes out on top with restaurants voted some of the best in the world

Many of Spain's top restaurants are being voted among the best in the world by both critics and diners.

2016: What a year!

A look back at one of the most dramatic years in memory

Ill-gotten gains of Marbella’s disgraced town planning advisor go under the hammer

Roca was convicted of being the ringleader of the Malaya Plot, which saw 53 officials across dozens of Andalusian municipalities tried for embezzlement of public funds, breaches of trust, influence peddling and more

Last British member of the Spanish Civil War’s International Brigade dies aged 98

Seaman Stan Hilton jumped ship in Alicante to fight for British Battalion

The court case for Spain’s biggest political corruption scandal in 40 years begins

As proceedings begin in the biggest political scandal to hit Spain in over 40 years, Rob Horgan takes a look at who is standing in the dock

Photojournalist releases collection on the Mediterranean migrant crisis

Among the many articles in the 592-page tome, is an Olive Press story

Guadix in all its glory

SAUNTERING merrily between two rows of fairytale cave homes, we could so easily have been in J.R. Tolkien's mythical Shire for short people. Except there...

Perils at sea: The heart-wrenching stories of migrants crossing the Straits of Gibraltar into Southern Spain

The drowning of seven African migrants en route to Tarifa this month highlighted again the 21st century’s biggest crisis, writes Joe Duggan
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