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Spain gets its first beer spa in Andalucia

FOR some the combination of beer and spa treatments is a match made in heaven. But reaching the pearly gates has now got a little...

IN PICS: Spain covered in snow as schools and roads closed across the country

A BLANKET of snow and ice has covered much of Spain with 34 provinces on alert in the  north, centre and south of the...

Earthquake shakes Andalucia hotspot in Spain

AN Andalucia hotspot was shaken by an earthquake last night. The 3.0 magnitude quake hit Granada at around 9.22pm and may have been felt by...

‘Cursed’ book in Spain about Granada orphan thought lost for 400 YEARS published for the first time

A BOOK chronicling the adventures of a Granada orphan during Spain's Golden Age has been published for the first time.  Historia del Huerfano, or The...

Big freeze in Spain as 33 provinces put on red, orange and yellow alerts for SNOW, rain and storms,...

ALICANTE, Murcia, Granada and Jaen are all on yellow alert for snow. Weather agency AEMET has forecast accumulations of between 3 and 5 centimetres. Drivers should...

Teenager in Spain stabs mum after she refuses to turn on wifi in Andalucia home

A TEENAGER has stabbed his mother after she refused to reconnect the wifi. The 14-year-old has been sent to a rehabilitation centre for six months...

Body of newborn baby found inside bag at recycling plant in Granada

Reportedly, between the ages of eight or nine months, the lifeless body was found inside a bag by workers at the plant in Alhendin. 

Alleged ‘environmental terrorist’ arrested after killing 15 Griffon Vultures in Granada

A SHEPHERD has been accused of being an 'enivronmental terrorist' following the deaths of 15 griffon vultures in Andalucia. It comes after the birds were...

Six-month old baby chokes to death in Granada

A BABY has choked to death in Granada. The six-month old tragically died in Baza yesterday after swallowing a plastic ball, according to Efe police...

IN PHOTOS: Red warnings as snow, rain and hail grips Malaga and Andalucia

AN orange alert has been issued for Ronda as 10 centimetres of snow is expected to fall today.  The warning is in effect until 6pm...

Top Granada restaurant wins another accolade

GRANADA'S most famous restaurant, El Claustro, run by head chef Juan Andrés Morilla has entered the Repsol Guide. After 14 years at the helm, the chef...

Date rape drug use in Granada on the rise

UP to 50 people have been raped or sexually assaulted after drink spiking in Granada since 2012, new figures have shown. The startling statistics mean...

British expats claim Andalucia food bank workers raid supplies before locals arrive

BRITISH expats have blasted workers at a food bank for allegedly raiding the much-needed supplies before desperate locals arrive. According to Joe Clark, 62,...

Spain announces its latest ‘most beautiful villages’ – and four of them are in Andalucia

SPAIN has added 11 new villages to its official 'Los Pueblos mas Bonitos de España' list.  The picturesque additions will become part of the government...

18 arrested in Malaga and Granada after cops raid illegal tobacco factory producing TWO MILLION cigs per day

COPS in Granada have raided an illegal tobacco factory capable of producing two million cigarettes per day.  Some 18 suspects have been cuffed in raids...

Kinahan cartel member arrested in Spain for 1.2 tonne cocaine haul buried in Granada and San Sebastian

A KINAHAN cartel member has been arrested in Spain in relation to the seizure of 1.2 tonnes of cocaine in Granada and San Sebastian...

Sevilla property fraudster arrested after dozens scammed on Costa del Sol

A SEVILLA resident has been arrested after allegedly conning at least 28 people on the Costa del Sol and throughout Andalucia. People paid the suspect...

Andalucia gets its first batch of SNOW as temperatures reach -2C

ANDALUCIA has received its first snow of the year. Sierra Nevada ski resort, in Granada, woke up to sheets of white yesterday after a day...

Artists descended onto rocky outpost for three day festival in the sun

Music producer Youth opened his doors for the second Space Mountain Festival as revellers swayed to the tunes of have-a-go-artists.

LONG READ: Hanging with Andalucia’s most notorious hippie commune to see if they spread more than peace and love

Following last month’s police raid on a long-time hippy colony near Granada, the Olive Press sent Jed Neill to discover whether these New Age...

Andalucian city cheapest in Spain for supermarket shopping, THOUSANDS of euros cheaper than Madrid

GRANADA is the cheapest city in Spain for grocery shopping. A new consumer report has revealed the yearly grocery costs in the inland hotspot are...

Five TONNES of hash seized and dozens arrested in €10 million Costa del Sol drug bust

MORE than five tonnes of marijuana have been seized by the Guardia Civil in a huge Costa del Sol drug bust.  Operation CARISMA saw 28...

Alleged-strangler snared in commune raid

The French expat who allegedly killed his girlfriend had been ‘hiding’ in a famous hippy commune in Granada.

EXCLUSIVE: Punk legends, DJs and musicians to gather for Andalucia’s most exciting festival of the year

A RANGE of DJs, musicians and punk legends are set to gather for one of the most exciting festivals of the year. The organic, esoteric...

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble return to Spain for string of concerts

The prolific musicians, all brothers, and sons of jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran will perform at Marbella's La Catarina on September 7

Everything you need to know about this year’s Malaga Feria

The Day Fair attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists
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