Saturday, August 18, 2018

Could this be a Banksy in Andalucia?

Spotted by Olive Press reader and multimedia artist Jane Jewson on the road from Casares to Gaucin, two lifelike soldiers in battle dress square up to each other on the side of a ruined building

Botellon v. the blackout

Cities across the world turn the lights out for Earth Hour while Spanish students welcome in the spring with a macro botellon

Barcelona sack employee after she was spotted making racist monkey gestures

The woman, who was with Llagostera supporters, was identified by the Catalan club and reported to the police after the game

Chimney fire guts Andalucia’s most exclusive hotel

Firemen used snow cannons in desperate attempt to put out fire at The Lodge Hotel in the Sierra Nevada skiing resort

PHOTO GALLERY: Caminito del Rey

A team of Olive Press journalists took part in an exclusive press day where the finest of Spain's journalist had a preview to the dizzyingly high, but perfectly safe, path

As much use as a cardboard boat!

BUDDING sailors are hoping to keep their heads above water in the Gibraltar cardboard boat race

PICTURE SPECIAL: Competa fire ‘stabilised’ but still active

Homes were evacuated as seventeen aircraft and more than 100 firefighters battled the flames

Ronda Romántica 2016: In pictures

Participants from villages and towns across the Serrania de Ronda created a colourful cavalcade that was occasionally interrupted by a brief skirmishes

Andalucian photographer takes best nature shot of 2015

Francisco Mingorance won the ‘places’ category in National Geographic’s yearly honours for his photo of a marsh in Cordoba partially destroyed by radioactive waste

Eva Longoria hosts charity golf tournament in Marbella

The Desperate Housewives star was all over Marbs last weekend

Ashya King looks happy swimming

Ashya King continues his recovery from proton beam therapy at Marbella hospital

Has Banksy been monkeying in Gibraltar?

Could this image of a monkey be a real Banksy?

Bagpipes, kilts and Robert the Bruce…

It could only be Teba in September

Warning to Costa del Sol speed demons

New speed camera on the A-7

Spanish lorry driver wholly embarassed

Manoeuvre from hell for unfortunate driver

Green tree python blending into Bioparc’s surroundings

They are common in New Guinea, Indonesia and Australia - and Fuengirola

The magic of San Juan in Spain

Why poeple will be jumping over blazing bonfires before heading into the sea for a midnight dip tonight

French photographer captures Spain’s last miners

End of an era as 40,000 workers prepare for unemployment

Daylight robbery at border crossing

With his controversial plan to charge every car five euros to cross the border of La Linea, Alejandro Sanchez is being seen as a bandit

Away in a manger, a sheep for a song

Couple put the perfect Christmas lawnmower up for sale

Landmark Cadiz bridge nearing completion

The largest and heaviest part of the 3,000m long bridge has now been installed

A SIGN of things to come

Olive Press HQ unveils new sign

Spanish Civil War mystery solved

The ‘man behind the barricade’ has been given a name

Lucky escape as huge rock fall blocks Ronda road

Motorists had a lucky escape as a huge rock fall blocked the A397 linking Ronda and the Costa del Sol

Water battle to cool off in scorching Spanish summer

The Fiesta del Agua in JimeRa de Libar has been held for more than 20 years and honours the water wealth of the town

Live Belén in Jimera de Líbar

One symbol of Christmas that still maintains great importance throughout Spain is the belén - a Nativity scene. Photographs by Karl Smallman
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