Tuesday, 22 August, 2017

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UPDATE: Man shot dead confirmed as suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan-born, who officers believe was the driver in last week's Barcelona terror attack. ARMED police have 'shot a man wearing a suicide belt' in Subirats,...

FANS of hit fantasy series Game of Thrones are all too familiar with the show's newest filming location. The current seventh season sees Daenerys Targaryen return to Dragonstone, the abandoned castle where she was born...

DESPACITO is the first Spanish song to top the US’s Billboard 100 in more than 20 years. The ‘song of the summer’ in dozens of countries has been at the number one spot for 15...

AS the US and North Korea square up with their nuclear toys, Olive Press Mason Cox uncovers the incredible near miss that almost wiped out Andalucia during the last Cold War “But all of a...

FESTIVAL promoters are demanding bigger fines for safety breaches after high-profile incidents in Spain this summer. The death of an acrobat at Madrid’s Mad Cool and a fire that sent 20,000 revellers fleeing from Barcelona’s...

  THE AUTHORITIES are finally beginning to clamp down on the huge growth of illegal pirate taxis in Andalucia. Olive Press sources claim that hundreds of illegal drivers are touting their services from bus and train...
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THIS is the moment Spanish cops shot at a group of terrorists in Cambrils late last night.  Police killed the five men in order to stop another van attack. They were all wearing explosive belts and...

The movement away from meat products is surging – veganism alone has increased by 500% since 2014

SPANISH police have said a van has ploughed into groups of people in Barcelona. The event is said to have occured in the Ramblas area, popular with tourists. Reports say several are injured. More to follow...

Series of 25 all-day strikes to paralyse Spanish airports over holiday periods

A BRITISH expat has thanked the Olive Press for ‘saving his life’ after he was prescribed the lethal painkiller Nolotil. Trevor Naylor, a 77-year-old retired police officer from Essex, said he was given the drug...

SPAIN'S coastguard has rescued 600 migrants crossing from Morocco in just 24 hours. The rescued migrants were in 15 vessels including toy paddleboats and a jet ski and included 35 children and a baby. According to...

RAFAEL Nadal is set to return to world number one for the first time in three years after Roger Federer withdrew from the Cincinnati Masters with a back injury. The Swiss star, ranked No....

Migration experts warn post-Brexit deal may make it harder for retirees to make EU move
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The video shows the migrants disembarking on the shore by the small settlement of Benzu

Three times as many migrants have arrived in Spain so far this year compared to the same period in 2016

Their fines for serious breach of safety laws could cost them €595,000
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Ceuta and Melilla have become magnets for African migrants hoping to reach Spain

A BRITISH vegan's reaction to a salad she was served on the Costa del Sol has gone viral.  Georgina Jarvis ordered the salad on advice of the restaurant in Malaga while dining with her sister...

BUYING a property in Spain for non-residents can be difficult, but not impossible. Some Spanish banks may not lend money to people living abroad, whether they be Spaniards or Brits, but many others will. It is...

The UAE has seen the largest increase in the number of trips by British tourists in the past two decades

ANDALUCIA'S 'Smurf Village' has been ordered to remove all references to the popular blue characters that have been a major source of income.  It comes after heirs to the creator of the Smurfs demanded 12%...

The elderly, sick and in particular the poor will be biggest hit

It's been cited as the worst to hit Europe since 2003

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UPDATE: Man shot dead confirmed as suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, a 22-year-old Moroccan-born, who officers believe was the driver in last week's Barcelona terror attack. ARMED police...

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