Sunday, February 18, 2018

Spain’s movie production nearly doubles, according to new report

The report charts the level of production between 2007-8 and compares that to 2015-6 and comes in behind Britain, France and Germany which came first, second and third respectively. 

INCEST map shows where sex between siblings is still legal in Europe, including Spain

AN incest map has revealed where in Europe you can still legally have sex with your siblings.  Shockingly, it is still legal in Spain, France...

Manhunt in Spain for mum and granddad who abducted 12-year-old and want to live ‘an alternative lifestyle’

POLICE in the UK have launched another appeal for a British boy who was abducted by his mother on the Costa del Sol four...

Historic 3.5 tonne cocaine haul hidden in salt on Costa del Sol ‘easily exceeds value of €120 MILLION’

A HUGE 3.5 tonne cocaine haul discovered on the Costa del Sol could easily exceed €120 million in value, Spanish cops have said.  The mammoth...

Andalucia boy, 14, arrested for attempted rape of two women in broad daylight in town centre

A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested in Cadiz for the attempted rape of two women, aged 23 and 42. The alleged attacks happened within six...

Girl, 10, dies from suspected meningitis in Andalucia, the region’s second death from the disease in under a month

  A 10-YEAR-OLD girl has died from suspected meningitis in Andalucia. The young girl died at the SAS hospital in Jerez, Cadiz, and if confirmed, she...

Palma Film Office busy with hundreds of shoots as business only grows

PALMA Film Office has managed 217 film and photo shoots during 2017, with companies such as BMW, Cartier, H & M and American Express...

IN PICS: Spain-based Danniella Westbrook ‘releases own revenge porn photos before her stalker does’

SPAIN-based Danniella Westbrook has released her own revenge porn photos in a bid to undermine an alleged stalker who she claims stole the photos...

WATCH: Tourists abandon boat off coast of Spain before it EXPLODES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3dGJ_mLvr6s THIS is the moment a boat carrying tourists off the coast of Spain burst into flames before exploding.  Five tourists jumped and swam for their...

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar tells the Olive Press about looking on the bright side of Brexit

IF Brexit threatens to leave the British Territory of Gibraltar between a rock and a hard place, its fiesty Chief Minister has other plans. In...

Palma proposes new terrace restrictions that could cripple Santa Catalina

LAST week the city of Palma proposed new and drastic measures against terrace seating in the city, removing up to 40 percent of Santa...

Spain ‘will consider’ banning children from bullfights after UN voices concerns of ‘exposing kids to extreme violence’

THE UN has called for a ban on children witnessing bullfights in Spain and attending bullfighting schools.  The Committee on the Rights of the Child...

Dog rescue centre in Spain in peril after British expat owner dies suddenly from brain aneurysm

DOZENS of dogs are in danger after their British expat owner died suddenly from a brain aneurysm.  Hope for Podenos, in Albacete, urgently needs €120,000...

Brits shun Spain for Middle East holiday rivals after Spanish hotels push up prices

BRITISH holidaymakers are looking east this summer after Spanish hotel bosses put up their prices to cash in on the recent surge in demand.      Thomas...

General Franco’s grandson jailed in Spain for deliberately ramming police car

GENERAL Franco's eldest grandson has been sentenced to 30 months jail for deliberately crashing into a police car. Francisco Franco Martinez-Bordiu, 63, was sentenced to...

Man in Spain rescued after spending eight days trapped in snow-covered hut

But the snow meant officers had to ski down to the hut because it was too thick to land nearby to rescue the stranded man.  

Protected nature reserve in Spain’s Andalucia set on fire for its own good

A NATURE reserve has been set on fire in a bid to regenerate growth.  The Laguna de Fuente de Pierda nature reserve in Andalucia was...

Hitman in Spain’s Andalucia smashes into police car to intercept chase of drug dealers, cops said it was ‘like...

TWO Spanish policemen have been injured after their car was purposefully smashed into to intercept a high-speed chase.  The Guardia Civil agents were chasing a...

Boy in Spain, 9, ‘gang raped’ by group of teenage students at Andalucia school

POLICE in Spain are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 9-year-old boy by a group of older students at a school in Andalucia. Four...

Balearic Islands propose limiting the number of cars to cope with tourism

Formentera town hall say the draft bill will limit the number of cars in circulation and cap the number of rental cars and motorbikes.

Cold snap in Spain going nowhere as temperatures reach -15C, Friday to be the coldest day of the winter...

THE cold snap affecting most of Spain shows no signs of abating with 31 provinces still on alert for low temperatures. Weather agency AEMET has...

Man in Spain fined for photoshopping his face onto Jesus Christ’s in Jaen

Daniel Serrano put his face - complete with a ring through the septum - onto that of Christ and posted it on his Instagram.

Romanian pimp brothers in Spain ‘cut off prostitute’s arm with samurai sword’ and ‘put metal balls in penises to...

A COURT has heard how Romanian brothers in Spain allegedly cut off one of their prostitute's arms and forced them to eat money.  The Sandulache...

New reality TV show recruiting homeowners across the Costa del Sol

Every episode tells a different story with different people, also featuring their estate agents who are helping them buy or rent a property.

Ryanair threatens strikes this Easter thanks to ‘laughable demands’ from pilots in Spain and Europe

RYANAIR has said there may be strikes this Easter thanks to 'laughable demands' from its pilots in Europe who want conditions similar to high-cost...

Palma art exhibit boasts 62 local artists together for charity showcase

RIALTO Living are hosting Art Per A La Vida 2, a charity art exhibition with 62 local artists showcasing their works. Ten years after the...
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