Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Christians and Moors do battle in Benadalid

It takes place at the end of August and coincides with celebrations in honour of the town's patron saint, San Isidro

Thousands gather for Podemos’ ‘Marcha del Cambio’ rally in Madrid

Supporters of the anti-corruption party have been congregating in the capital for today's ‘show of strength’ rally

Ferrari’s race to get in on Barcelona’s PortAventura action

New theme park to be built around car maker's brand

Feeling hungry?

Spanish flag, made from traditional delicacies of chorizo and rice

PICTURE SPECIAL: Life’s a balancing act for death-defying acrobat in Ronda

DEATH-DEFYING Eskil Ronningsbakken has been living life on the edge in Ronda recently shooting a new television series. Scroll down for photos and video... He was...

Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias immortalised taking a dump

Pablo Iglesias joins a long list of defecating figurines which includes the likes of Gareth Bale

PICTURE SPECIAL: Beautiful supermoon pictures captured in Spain

Some of the best come from talented photographers in Andalucia

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

Rocky mounds in Balearics threaten biodiversity along the coast

Some say the mounds have mystical qualities, channelling energy from visitors but with tourism figures reaching new heights, the problem shows no sign of abating.

Dogs may fly

This springy canine has been leaping about the Axarquia

A taste of Bethlehem in Spain

The Belen (live nativity scene) is a common tradition throughout Andalucia during the festive season

Panda-ing to the Queen of Spain

Doña Sofia watches seven-month old Po and De De take their first breath of fresh air

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

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

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

Keira Knightly takes Spanish vacation

The English movie star came to Spain to watch her husband's band perform

EXCLUSIVE: First pictures of Malaga’s newly renovated Caminito del Rey

The Olive Press gains access to 'the world's deadliest walkway' in El Chorro

Mo Farah snaps go viral

Photoshopped pictures of Olympic athlete Mo Farah are spreading fast across the web. Here's the Gold medalist 'running with the bulls' in Pamplona...

Puppies with poppies

Follow the example of these prime pooches and get togged up for Remembrance Day

La Fonda hotel bounces back

The hotel in Benalmadena Pueblo - designed by Cesar Manrique - has reopened its doors

Firefighters tackle blaze in Spain

As Valderrama water hazard put to good use...

Biggest cat fish ever caught in Spain landed by a British angler

Giant creature hooked in the River Ebro near Barcelona

Landmark Cadiz bridge nearing completion

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

Ronda’s Feria de Pedro Romero opens with colourful parade

On Saturday there will be a tribute to Orson Welles and Ernest Hemingway

New animated film featuring Ronda will be the talk of town this Christmas

20th Century Fox’s Ferdinand, the story about a Spanish pacifist bull mistaken as a violent beast will be a real tear-jerker as it depicts Ronda’s famous Puente Nuevo bridge.
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