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COUNTDOWN IS ON: More victims of painkiller Nolotil come forward ahead of Spain probe

It comes weeks before a health campaigner is set to take her findings to a meeting with Spain’s top medication governing body in Madrid next month

Spanish politician announces new flights from Spain to ‘Manchester United’ airport

During a TV interview, the president of the region of Murcia confused the city with the famous football team and said tickets are already available to buy

DOSE OF REALITY: Campaign to regulate lethal painkiller Nolotil gathers momentum in Spain

The Olive Press speaks to relatives of victims and campaigners about their hopes of regulating the controversial drug

Potential animal mass grave unearthed in southern Spain after dogs found tortured and dumped in reservoir

DEVASTATED dog owners have found four of their pets mutilated in a stagnant water reservoir.  The heartbreaking discovery came after the dogs went missing over...

Ryanair announces two new routes from Spain for summer

LOW cost carrier Ryanair has just announced they will open a new base in Europe. Dusseldorf will be its 86th base in Europe and 11th in...

Body of missing Austrian expat found in Spain’s Andalucia

After Claudia Hiebler was reported missing by friends on Thursday April 19, her body was found by officials in La Linea yesterday

EXCLUSIVE: Southern Spain hospitals in British expat hotspot issue warning for ‘lethal’ painkiller Nolotil

After the drug claimed countless lives, a health network on the Costa Blanca has issued a recommendation to its medical staff to avoid prescribing Nolotil to Anglo Saxon and Scandinavian expats

Police in southern Spain warn of ‘over friendly’ criminals using an age-old trick to steal your jewellery

SPANISH police have warned of an increase in jewellery thefts using an age old hugging trick.  Guardia Civil in Torrevieja posted a warning on Facebook...

British boy dies on beach in southern Spain after waiting almost an hour for ambulance

A BRITISH boy has died after waiting almost an hour for an ambulance to take him to hospital in Alicante. Witnesses say the nine-year-old collapsed...

Emaciated abandoned horses living among rubbish dumps and manure found by Guardia Civil in Southern Spain

The animals were found with no food or water walking among pitchforks and scissors

Starving and beaten horse rescued from violent thugs in southern Spain

The mare named Beauty was found with 'horrendous' scars and a deformed spine in the Costa Blanca

Malware mastermind behind cyber robberies amassing €1bn arrested in Costa Blanca

The detained is the leader of an organised crime gang which has infiltrated at least 100 financial institutions in 40 countries

Firemen scramble to free hotel guest in southern Spain whose testicles became trapped in plastic folding chair

Two carers tried to assist him but had to call in emergency services for back up

Thirteen foot shark found on Costa beach in Spain

A SHARK has been found washed ashore on a beach in Alicante. The fierce fish measured in at a whopping four metres (13ft) long and...

Alicante hospital employee takes year-long sick leave on 15 different occasions

His story came to light after it was revealed he had been on sick leave for over 4,000 days between 2001 and 2006.

Alleged paedophile pensioner arrested after foiled abduction of eight year old girl in southern Spain

AN alleged paedophile pensioner has been arrested after a foiled attempt to abduct a eight-year-old girl in Alicante while she walked with her mother...

Frost and drought causing widespread shortages in Spanish vegetable crops

FROSTS across Spain are causing widespread shortages of vegetables with suppliers scrambling to find alternatives to avoid a repeat of last year's crisis. The January...

Farmers sign petition to protest destruction of healthy olive and almond trees in Alicante

The farmers, part of The Platform for those Affected by Xylella fastidiosa (AXFA), say current eradication plans mark the ‘beginning of the end of our forests, and of our people’.

WATCH: Moment ‘drunk’ Irish couple dragged off flight from southern Spain to Dublin

THIS is the moment a 'drunk' Irish couple were kicked off a flight from southern Spain to Dublin.  The FR7063 flight from Alicante to Dublin...

‘We are seeing what we already feared’: Farmers in southern Spain facing ruin after increasingly hot and dry seasons

FARMERS in southern Spain fear they may lose their position as the top exporters in Europe after successive hot and dry seasons. It comes after...

Ryanair flight from southern Spain grounded to dump ‘drunk Irish couple’

A RYANAIR flight from southern Spain has been forced to make an unscheduled stop in San Sebastian to dump a 'drunk' Irish couple. The FR7063...

British expat dies in horror plane collision with helicopter in Alicante

Donald Milne, an instrumental figure in the early success of rallying superstar Colin McRae, died on impact as a chopper struck down his helicopter at the private Mutxamel airfield.

Forty arrested in Andalucia child sex trafficking ring that saw minors held in caves

FORTY suspects have been arrested in connection with a sex-trafficking ring covering Andalucia, the Basque country and Castilla la Mancha.  Most of the detained are...

MISSING: Fears for Briton who disappeared from southern Spain three months ago

A BRITISH family are still searching for their 'uncle Rob' after he was last seen at the beginning of August. James Robert Mawson, 51, was...

EXCLUSIVE: British expats lose €20 million in failed pension advisory firm based in southern Spain, British boss flees to...

BRITISH expats who lost up to €20 million in a failed pension advisory firm believe their signatures may have been photocopied onto investment documents. Around...

SOAP OPERA: British passengers flying from Spain accuse Ryanair of ditching soap in plane toilets after cabin crew ‘told...

BRITISH passengers have accused Ryanair of ditching soap in plane toilets. Cabin crew onboard the budget airline are said to have told passengers it is...
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