Monday, June 1, 2020


Andalucia to scorch in 34°C heat as Malaga and Granada enter Phase 2 of Spain’s COVID-19 exit plan after...

FOREST fires caused by lightning have capped off May, as Malaga gears up for its first beach day in 11 weeks tomorrow.

Spanish police rescue man who fell down 20 metre well in Catalunya

A MAN has been rescued by the police after he fell into a well in Catalunya.

Young owner of 25 snakes dies after his ‘Asian viper’ bites him in Spain’s Andalucia

A MAN has died after being bitten by his Asian viper in southern Spain. The unnamed 27-year-old from Algeciras,...

PARTY PRINCE: Joachim of Belgium tests positive for COVID-19 after jetting into Spain for 27-person bash in Andalucia

PRINCE Joachim of Belgium has tested positive for COVID-19 after he attended a house party in Andalucia. The 28-year-old...

80% of hotels in Malaga province to be open in July

HOTELIERS in Malaga have announced their plans to have 80% of hotels in the province open in July.

Glitz, glamour and a seething Ronnie Corbett – Giles Brown chronicles his misspent youth as Marbella’s Puerto Banus turns...

YOU can easily dismiss ‘The Port’ as full of the wannabes, the It girls, and the has-beens as well as the brash,...

The Fourth Reich: how Nazis found a safe haven in Spain – including on the Costa del Sol

IN a verdant Elviria urbanisation the smell of jasmine and honeysuckle hang heavy in the air and an anonymous two-bedroom bungalow sits...

Police in Spain can issue fines as high as €3,000 to people who throw their gloves and face masks...

POLICE throughout Spain have started issuing fines to people who throw their used gloves and face masks on the ground.

COVID-19: Costa del Sol to get 900 ‘beach agents’ while one town to clean sand ‘nightly’ in Phase...

MALAGA will deploy 902 ‘beach agents’, while one Costa del Sol town is to conduct nightly sand ‘cleaning’, it has been announced.

RANKED: The 5 coastlines of Spain’s Andalucia ALL worth a visit in 2020

ANDALUCIA is truly a magical place.  The southernmost region of Spain, it boasts world-renowned beaches, stunning landscapes and heaps of historical sites spanning millennia. It's no...

Andalucia works towards motorsport return in July as Jerez lined up as MotoGP and WSBK season opener

WORLD Superbike and MotoGP owner Dorna Sports is pushing to have Andalucia host two of the most popular racing championships in the...

British expats with dream homes built on illegal land may FINALLY be released from property limbo in Spain’s Andalucia...

THE Ecologistas en Accion platform has released a statement to publicly denounce the Spanish Government's plan to reopen rustic land to developers.

Police arrest 16-year-old boy on Spain’s Costa del Sol for sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has been arrested by the police on the Costa del Sol for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl.

Olive farmers in Andalucia face ‘biblical plague’ that could wipe out next season’s harvest

OLIVE Farmers in Cordoba have warned that a 'never seen before' plague of leaf-eating moths could spell disaster for next season's harvest.

International airlines schedule their flights for summer and onward with Spain’s Malaga a key destination

Initial flights are scheduled for late June and early July with Malaga as a key destination.

Rural holiday destinations in Spain’s Cordoba increase by 30% compared to 2019

Beach destinations and holidays abroad are being substituted this year for rural tourism.

80-year-old former councillor wins €3.5 MILLION in wrongful dismissal case after 30-year battle with small town in Spain’s Andalucia

THE town of Torrox has been left reeling after an agreement has been reached to pay compensation to an ex-councilman for wrongful...

Open for business! Splash Pools welcomes customers on the Costa del Sol

IT’S that time of year when the weather is starting to get warmer and despite the coronavirus lockdown people want to take...

Police in Malaga province denounce three bars for allowing their customers to share shisha pipes

POLICIA Local in Malaga have filed a denuncia against three bars that allowed their customers to share shisha pipes.

Malaga province will classify all beaches as either prohibited, dangerous, or safe, in order to reduce the number of...

MALAGA province has announced that it will classify all beaches as either prohibited, dangerous, or safe, in order to reduce the number of drownings.

Fugitive killer who shot police officers while on the run in Spain arrested in SWAT operation

A FUGITIVE who shot two police officers while on the run from a homicide conviction has finally been arrested in Spain.

Police on the hunt for ‘baby-faced’ flasher in Spain’s Andalucia

POLICE in Cordoba are on the hunt for a serial flasher after several reports of incidents of exposure and harassment surfaced online....

Malaga expected to pass into Phase 2 of Spain’s COVID-19 de-escalation plan ‘within days’

‘Malaga has demonstrated in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic an enormous collective responsibility and has lived up to the challenge.' Juanma Moreno, Junta President.

Andalucia’s coronavirus beach vigilantes to make €1,900 per month this summer – almost double Spain’s minimum wage

THE so-called beach vigilantes set to be hired across Andalucia this summer will earn €1,900 per month.  The healthy paycheck is almost double Spain's €1,050...

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the stunning beachside home in Spain’s Mallorca used for hit Netflix series White Lines

Hedonism, drugs and corruption - but the smash hit Ibiza series White Lines is actually mostly filmed in Mallorca, the Olive Press can reveal

Bars and restaurants permitted to open until 3am across Spain’s Andalucia in bid to battle economic impact of coronavirus

ANDALUCIAN bars, restaurants and their terraces are allowed to remain open until 3am throughout the state of alarm in areas that have entered Phase...