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‘Lethal jellyfish’ capable of killing humans spotted on Costa del Sol

BE careful of your step Portuguese man-of-war have landed. With long purple tentacles, that sting at best and can be fatal at worst, the floating...

Reservoir dam in Andalucia opened as officials deem it too full

THE reservoir which supplies the western Costa del Sol was opened on Monday after officials deemed it over capacity. The La Concepción reservoir, behind Marbella,...

AMERICAN shellfish could be imported to Spain for the first time in years

US authorities have confirmed that a two-way trading deal could be back on the menu if harvested from Puget Sound or Massachusetts Bay. It could...

An Andalucian olive oil company has scooped gold for the fifth time in a prestigious annual competition.

ORGANIC producer Finca La Torre, in Bobadilla, near Antequera has produced the ‘best extra virgin oil’ for the fifth time in six years. Awarded...

Fools in high places: The people running Mijas are well connected but not plugged in, writes Bill Anderson

I LEARNED about the Peter Principle a number of years ago and it has helped me to better understand the world I live in....

LEGAL EAGLES: Linea Directa’s Legal Assistance Service offers the best expert advice in English

CAR insurance policies from Línea Directa offer customers a diverse team of over 250 lawyers all with expert experience in their specialised field, that...

Not the BBC: A kiss and telly story with lights, camera (when available) and plenty of animal action writes...

IT’S 20 years this month since I landed my first job on the Costa del Sol as a presenter on … well, let’s just...

New Lynx observatory opened in Andalucia

A NEW lynx observatory at the Doñana Natural park has been officially opened by Junta president Susana Diaz. Diaz said the observatory will help ‘spread...

Giles Brown rubs shoulders with the descendants of Malaga’s maestro Pablo Picasso

IN my so far rather colourful journalistic career, I've had the opportunity to interview the good – Rik Mayall was as brilliantly funny as...

EXCLUSIVE: British soldier locked up for killing man in Andalucia pens poems to the Olive Press

IT’S not every day the Olive Press receives mail from an Andalucian prison inmate. At first glance, the letter appeared to be a series of...

Hurrah for salmorejo! As the Andalucian dish is rated a must try by Lonely Planet

IT may not be as famous as gazpacho, but Cordoba’s celebrated Salmorejo soup, is getting recognition by the day. It comes after travel bible The...

Opera star set to dazzle in Andalucia next week

SHE first appeared on stage at the Sydney Opera House at the age of 11 and has sung on various soundtracks, including Baz Luhrmann's...

WATCH: Tornado ripping through Andalucia

THIS is the moment a tornado hit Andalucia - cutting power and damaging buildings. https://twitter.com/aimaigode/status/970387230836641793 Making its way through Huelva on Sunday, the phenomenon caused at least...

Disused bullring on Costa del Sol set to play host to bullfight this summer

ESTEPONA bullring, which has been disused since August 2016, is set to be back in business this summer. The structure, dating back from 1972, is...

Andalucia nuns pay €100,000 fine to Junta for ‘illegal’ organ restoration

THE Junta culture ministry has fined Sevilla nuns €102,000 for restorating a 17th century organ without permission.  It comes after the Santa Ines convent in...

Andalucia fire bosses allegedly embezzled at least €7 million in public funds to ‘line pockets’ and ‘pay for private...

SOME 14 fire bosses have been arrested for allegedly embezzling public funds. The Policia Nacional found that the Consortium of Bomberos Cadiz took out mass...

Serious injuries after Malaga train derails

A TRAIN has derailed after leaving Malaga this morning. The train, carrying around 70 passangers, derailed in Arahal, in Sevilla, injuring at least 21. https://twitter.com/BusinessOnline6/status/935810942130155520   At least...

HOLY MOLY: Junta de Andalucia fines nuns €170,000 for restoring 17th century organ without permission

A GROUP of nuns have been fined €170,000 by the Junta for beginning upgrades on a 17th century organ without permission. The culture ministry has...

Teenage boy arrested on suspicion of butchering his father to death in Cadiz, boy claims he found him murdered

A TEENAGER has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his father to death in Cadiz. Policia Nacional arrested the 18-year-old a day after he handed himself...

A closer look at ‘looky looky’ men

The Olive Press discovers more about the illegal street vendors selling their wares along the Andalucian coastline

Insurance heartache in Spain

EXCLUSIVE: Expat battles insurer for two years to force it to pay for his heart treatment

Please help find my Spanish auntie this Christmas

US woman desperately wants to meet her long-lost Spanish aunt and six cousins

New government for Gibraltar

GSLP Liberal Alliance take control ending 15-year reign of GSD

Debauched Malaga professor to spend a year in prison

The teacher told his pupil she would only pass if she had sex with him

Priest makes soup out of church vermin

The Granada priest insists he has been capturing the pigeons by hand

Spanish bullfighter down, but not out

Blinded in one eye and with a crushed cheekbone... but Juan Jose Padilla vows to fight on
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